Vicar General’s Christmas Message IMAGE Your Diocese

Vicar General’s Christmas Message

December 21, 2018 Fr Andrew Doohan

With Christmas fast approaching, we take a moment to focus on the importance of change and to celebrate the coming of God among us.

Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle one of 27 dioceses to join National Redress Scheme IMAGE Your Diocese

Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle one of 27 dioceses to join National Redress Scheme

December 17, 2018 Brooke Robinson

About 90 per cent of all parishes, diocesan schools and ministries have now officially joined the National Redress Scheme.

Triduum Take 3 will focus on Good Friday IMAGE Your Diocese

Triduum Take 3 will focus on Good Friday

December 10, 2018 Alexander Foster

What to do about Good Friday? Of the three parts of the one Triduum liturgy, Good Friday is the most popular. The 3pm service is that religious moment that still attracts significant numbers of people who wish to mark Easter in some way. Come along on Saturday 23 February to explore together the key pastoral and liturgical issues parishes face in preparing and celebrating Good Friday.

Discover Christmas Mass times differently IMAGE Your Diocese

Discover Christmas Mass times differently

December 04, 2018 Brooke Robinson

There is a new way to discover Christmas Mass times this year.

Loretta Heffernan awarded by Education Minister IMAGE Your Diocese

Loretta Heffernan awarded by Education Minister

November 26, 2018 Brooke Robinson

Loretta Heffernan, Family Ministry Coordinator at Myall Deanery, has received an award from the NSW Education Minister, Rob Stokes, for service to Special Religious Education (SRE) in government schools. 

The Doohan Discourse: Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe IMAGE Your Diocese

The Doohan Discourse: Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

November 26, 2018 Fr Andrew Doohan

My homily for the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe (Year B) as preached during the 5.30pm Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. The readings were Daniel 7:13-14; Revelation 1:5-8; John 18:33-37.

The Doohan Discourse: Festal Evensong - Feast of Christ the King IMAGE Your Diocese

The Doohan Discourse: Festal Evensong - Feast of Christ the King

November 26, 2018 Fr Andrew Doohan

Over the weekend, Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton, once again hosted the community of the Anglican Cathedral - Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle - to help mark their Feast of Title with the celebration of Festal Evensong.

Homilies: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B IMAGE Your Diocese

Homilies: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

November 19, 2018 Fr Andrew Doohan

My homily for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B) as preached during the 9am Mass at St Joseph’s Church, The Junction. The readings were Daniel 12:1-3; Hebrews 10:11-14; Mark 13:24-32.