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Blooming marvellous

November 12, 2019 Lawrie Hallinan

Nature is doing its thing at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Tighes Hill, and parishioners and neighbours alike are enjoying the new garden surrounding.

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Win a double pass to The Spirit of Spain and Tango

November 08, 2019 Brooke Robinson

A wonderful duo are coming to Singleton on Sunday 24 November, and you have a chance to win a free double pass to hear them play.

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Unshakable faith born of calamity

November 01, 2019 Brooke Robinson

Fr Joseph Figurado has endured an unimaginable amount of trauma in his life.

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An extraordinary celebration of global mission

October 29, 2019 Mark Toohey, Brittany Gonzalez

Teachers, students and their families from across the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle gathered on October 23 at St Joseph’s Catholic Parish in Toronto for the 2019 Diocesan Mission Mass. They came together to celebrate the prayerful and practical support generated by their school for children like themselves around the world — children often living in difficult and life-threatening circumstances caused by poverty, disability, racial discrimination, community conflict and war. 

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On a path to making a difference

October 21, 2019 Teresa Brierley

Almost 23 per cent of Australia’s population identified as Catholics in the 2016 census. There are about 1.3 billion Catholics in the world. So, would your coming to the Diocesan Synod on Saturday, 23 November really make any difference to how we live our lives in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle as Catholics, and would that make a difference to our local communities, the life of Australians or indeed the global community?

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Partnership puts belief in leadership

October 21, 2019 Dermot Nestor

In an effort to develop leadership through the prism of theology, the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is partnering with Australian Catholic University to offer a Graduate Certificate in Mission and Culture (GCMC).

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Celtic music comes to Newcastle

October 15, 2019 Jenny Hartley RSM

Deirdre Ní Chinnéide, an internationally acclaimed singer and composer of Celtic Music, will perform in Newcastle on Tuesday 5 November.

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Fr Mahony’s sacrifice for the people of East Maitland

October 14, 2019 Judy Healey

Here is the story of Fr Edmund Mahony, whose sacrifice set a standard for the future priests of Australia.