From strength to strength IMAGE Year in Review

From strength to strength

December 07, 2019 Lizzie Snedden

St Nicholas Early Education grew to three areas during the year. These were: Early Education centres, which provide care and education to young children in the years before schools; OOSH, which is care for school-aged children before and after school and during vacations; and the third area, St Nicholas Pathways, which is the training of students to work in the early education sector.

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DARA – Year in Review

December 07, 2019 Gary Christensen

In Pope Francis’s apostolic exhortation Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel) he said: “At the very heart of the Gospel is life in community and engagement with others. The content of the first proclamation has an immediate moral implication centred on charity.” As I reflect on the year in review for the Development and Relief Agency, I am confident we have responded to Pope Francis’s call to be focused on charity and engaged with our local community in a manner that has had a positive impact for those in need.

Message from Teresa Brierley IMAGE Year in Review

Message from Teresa Brierley

December 07, 2019 Teresa Brierley

“Synodality” and “discernment” are two words that have been used a great deal in church circles this year, and particularly in Australia as we continue our journey towards the Plenary Council of 2020 and 2021, and our own diocesan Synod of 2019-20-21.

Message from Graham Heath IMAGE Year in Review

Message from Graham Heath

December 07, 2019 Graham Heath

The Catholic Development Fund (CDF or fund) had a continued solid performance for the financial year.

Message from Gerard Mowbray IMAGE Year in Review

Message from Gerard Mowbray

December 07, 2019 Gerard Mowbray

The Catholic school system in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle remains one of the most robust in NSW. 

Message from Gary Christensen IMAGE Year in Review

Message from Gary Christensen

December 07, 2019 Gary Christensen

As the official social services agency of the Diocese of Maitland Newcastle our vision is to build inclusive, just, and strong communities where all people feel safe, heard and validated.

Message from Sean Tynan IMAGE Year in Review

Message from Sean Tynan

December 07, 2019 Sean Tynan

The past year has been momentous for those who work in the field of child protection in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.

Take the opportunity to learn IMAGE Year in Review

Take the opportunity to learn

December 07, 2019 Sean Scanlon

Protected in my air-conditioned office when I began writing this review, I could see the sky outside filled with smoke and a blood red sun.