Who was Fr Therry?  IMAGE Your Diocese

Who was Fr Therry?

July 16, 2019 Judy Healey

Fr John Joseph Therry was born in County Cork, Ireland in 1790, the son of John Therry and Eliza Connolly.  He was ordained a priest in 1815 and was assigned to parochial work in Dublin and then Cork, where he became secretary to the bishop.

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New clergy welcomed to the Diocese

July 16, 2019 Brooke Robinson

We welcome to the diocese Fathers Collins Nwokeocha, Christian Onukwugha and Christogonus Okoro.

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Calvary St Joseph’s Celebrates 60 Years of Care within the Hunter

July 11, 2019 Calvary

Calvary St Joseph’s has just marked a significant milestone, with the home celebrating over 60 years of care throughout the Hunter Region. Key stakeholders, residents and staff both past and present all joined for a morning of reflection and celebration.

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Listen to the Spirit and sing

July 10, 2019 Sharon Murphy

The Australian Pastoral Musicians Network 4th National Conference ‘Listen to the Spirit and Sing’ will celebrate liturgical, catechetical and religious music for parishes, schools and beyond.

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NAIDOC Week opener reflects powerful theme

July 10, 2019 Brittany Gonzalez

Yidaki (didgeridoo) and clapping sticks welcomed the crowd arriving at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Newcastle West for the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle’s Sunday Service that kicked off NAIDOC week.

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Trek, Ride and Stride for Mission

July 09, 2019 Mark Toohey

Life can offer some amazing opportunities for those willing to step out of their comfort zone into new possibilities. Dungog grandmother and librarian, Lyn Barham stepped out to join six other intrepid adventurers as they strapped on their walking boots in January 2019 to trek through the stunning mountainous countryside of Myanmar.

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A childhood dream close to fulfillment

July 01, 2019 Kizito Chukwuemeka Ogbonna

Kizito Chukwuemeka Ogbonna is a seminarian in the Good Shepherd Seminary, Homebush. He recalls the journey that brought him 15,263km to follow his call:

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The Catholic Church in Maitland - a brief history

June 27, 2019 Judy Healey

“To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history?” -Marcus Tullius Cicero