Our liturgical year will come to a close in November. Over the liturgical seasons many have journeyed with our parishes, schools and agencies through their preparation of liturgies that nourish and transform us in the mystery of Jesus Christ. That journey is to be celebrated by all.
This Friday 28 September the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle will launch the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC) Social Justice Statement 2018-2019 A Place to call Home: Making a home for everyone in our land. The statement reflects the deep concern that the Bishops have about the number of homeless people in Australia and the insecurity of housing.
The Christian Formation Course is a great way for individuals to explore their faith or prepare for ministry.
The first step in the Plenary Council 2020 and Diocesan Synod process is now complete. This involved formation and training sessions for animators with 15 sessions held in August and September across the Diocese.