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One of Newcastle’s own ordained as the new Bishop of Wollongong

March 07, 2018 Ashleigh Banks

The Most Rev Brian Mascord DD, the fifth Bishop of Wollongong “wasn’t overly keen on the priesthood” as a young man and never expected to be appointed a bishop.

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Take the pressure down

March 07, 2018 Comments Joanne Isaac

Is parenting harder in 2018 than it was last century? And does it really matter?

Our perspective as parents is shaped by our experiences as children.

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One man’s meat….

March 07, 2018 Comments Bishop Bill Wright

OK, we’re going back in time. Not very far, but you’re reading this in March while my head is still in February. I’m going to one of our high schools this afternoon to have a conversation with its student leaders, and I have a trick question to put to them.

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Nurse on a mission!

March 07, 2018 Comments Kevin Wilson

St Paul’s, Rutherford, parishioner Sue Bartlett has embarked on a two-year mission in Kiribati through Palms Australia. After applying in 2017, Sue was prepared for this challenge at the orientation course in January.

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Q&A with Geraldine Doogue

March 07, 2018 Comments Tracey Edstein

Renowned journalist and broadcaster, Geraldine Doogue, shares some of the things that matter.


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Each one lives on

March 07, 2018 Comments Margaret Walker

As she stood at the foot of the cross, the dust swirled at her feet. The noise of the jeering crowd seemed distant as a cocoon of silence enveloped and crushed her. Her sadness was solitary and pierced at her heart, wishing every breath she took could give life to her dying son, limp on the cross.

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Hope floats, truly

March 07, 2018 Comments Tracey Edstein

A local woman has responded to the death of her husband by establishing a social support group for others in the same situation.

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Explore the myth of the power of one

March 07, 2018 Comments Tracey Edstein

Rev Graham Long, Pastor and CEO of Sydney’s Wayside Chapel, will visit Newcastle in May to speak at the Spiritual Care Australia (SCA) National Conference. Long’s topic seems set to challenge the cult of individualism that has long held sway, and there is no disputing his credibility in terms of ‘hands on’ experience with those most in need of support.