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Diocesan Neophyte Mass and Celebration

May 20, 2019 Louise Gannon rsj

Let’s start the June long weekend by gathering as a diocesan community to celebrate with our neophytes. St Benedict’s Inner Newcastle is hosting this year’s Neophyte Mass. All details are found here. Come along – everyone is welcome.

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Plenary Council could spark change

May 10, 2019 Brooke Robinson

More than 220,000 people from throughout the country shared their stories and considered the question, “What do you think God is asking of us in Australia at this time?”

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Catastrophic damage reported in Puri after Cyclone Fani

May 09, 2019 Mark Toohey

As Cyclone Fani tore through India’s Odisha state over the weekend, over one million people were evacuated to thousands of shelters. Tragically, despite effective planning and communication, over 40 deaths have been reported amid massive infrastructural damage. 

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Simple yet significant cuppa

May 09, 2019 Brooke Robinson

A wonderful sense of unity was present during a multi-faith morning tea at St Patrick’s Primary School, Wallsend, on Thursday 2 May.

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Catholic Mission called upon to support Sri Lanka through “darkest hours”

May 07, 2019 Mark Toohey

The International Pontifical Mission Societies has called upon its agency in Australia, Catholic Mission, to support recovery efforts in Sri Lanka in the wake of the Easter Sunday terror attacks.

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5 things you may have not noticed in Sacred Heart Cathedral

May 02, 2019 Brooke Robinson

Sacred Heart Cathedral in Hamilton NSW is a welcoming place of worship, which acts as both the Hamilton Parish church, and the Cathedral for the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. Both inside and outside the Cathedral, there are beautiful details in the design that are worth the time to stop, notice and contemplate.

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Deacon Kevin Gadd ordained at Shortland

April 30, 2019 Brooke Robinson

Surrounded by friends and family, Wallsend-Shortland parishioner Kevin Gadd was ordained to the deaconate on Saturday. 

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A sign of our care for people and the environment

April 30, 2019 Lawrie Hallinan

Tighes Hill Catholics are one of a growing number of church communities calling for action on climate change.