National Sorry Day 2018: Don't be sorry - DO sorry IMAGE Your Diocese

National Sorry Day 2018: Don't be sorry - DO sorry

May 22, 2018 Jennifer Rumbel

We would all acknowledge that our memories are very powerful; incredibly, years after an event, we can be transported back in time to a location or occasion, complete with a full depth of emotion.

Catholic Professionals Luncheon: a story of hope, strength and perseverance IMAGE Your Diocese

Catholic Professionals Luncheon: a story of hope, strength and perseverance

May 18, 2018 John Kingsley-Jones

Lauren Parker, whose highly-promising career as a triathlete took a decidedly different and unplanned path following an accident just over one year ago, was the guest speaker at a recent Assembly of Catholic Professionals luncheon held at Fort Scratchley in Newcastle.

Calvary Mater Newcastle's campaign to end PJ Paralysis IMAGE Your Diocese

Calvary Mater Newcastle's campaign to end PJ Paralysis

May 18, 2018 Britten Thompson

When staff of Calvary Mater Newcastle arrived at work in their pyjamas earlier this month, it was all for a good cause - it  was part of the hospital’s recently launched campaign: #endPJparalysis. The goal of the campaign is to encourage hospital patients who are able to get up, get dressed and get moving, to do so.

Putting breast cancer patients at the heart of treatment IMAGE Your Diocese

Putting breast cancer patients at the heart of treatment

May 16, 2018 Calvary Mater Newcastle

Breast cancer patients will soon receive more precise and potentially life-saving radiation therapy thanks to a unique program being developed at Calvary Mater Newcastle.

God is Us IMAGE Aurora

God is Us

May 09, 2018 Comments

As I write, I know that you will be reading this long after I have written it.

Pints with a purpose: there is joy in knowing salvation is on offer IMAGE MN Youth

Pints with a purpose: there is joy in knowing salvation is on offer

May 09, 2018 John Kingsley-Jones

The meaning of joy was the subject of a presentation by Fr Greg Barker, Parish Priest of Forster Tuncurry at the Pints For A Purpose event held earlier this week.

 

Reimagining the future IMAGE Aurora

Reimagining the future

May 05, 2018 Comments Tracey Edstein

There’s a butter churn in the dining room of Rita Gee’s home, “Dalara”, at Jerry’s Plains in the Upper Hunter. Rita recalls that she used it as a girl, growing up on a succession of Hunter Valley dairies run by her parents.

New ambulance the most vital delivery yet for Uganda maternity hospital IMAGE Aurora

New ambulance the most vital delivery yet for Uganda maternity hospital

May 05, 2018 Comments Mark Toohey

It wasn't quite the delivery they are used to, but for Sister Mary Goretti and her small staff at St Luke Health Centre in Bujuni, it is one that will save hundreds of lives. The maternal health centre, located three hours from Kampala, can finally celebrate the arrival of its long-awaited ambulance, which supporters in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle helped to fund during last year's Catholic Mission Church and Schools Appeal.