Last September the diocese facilitated a launch event for Lina’s Project at Newcastle City Hall. Over 500 people, including victims and survivors, their families and friends, clergy, religious, parishioners, principals, teachers, diocesan staff and members of the wider community were in attendance.
The Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is proud to announce that our Vice Chancellor Administration, Sean Scanlon, was a baton bearer for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay this past Saturday.
“I love skating. I couldn’t imagine doing anything else. Really, it’s just living a daily dream everyday.”
Up to 4,500 people are expected to attend the Ordination of Brian Mascord as the new Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Wollongong - including the Papal Nuncio Australia, His Excellency Most Reverend Adolfo Tito Yllana.
Late last year, the Holy Father, Pope Francis, announced that Fr Brian Mascord VG had been nominated as the fifth Bishop of Wollongong.
The arrival of the New Year is like the turning of a page. It’s a time of renewal and of fresh starts.