As part of an awareness campaign this Lent, the Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans (ACRATH) is drawing attention to the use of child slavery in West Africa, which produces cocoa beans for chocolate.
Parish liturgy teams will know the pain of refining liturgies by email communication. The time taken to develop the liturgy this way lacks the benefit of personal dialogue or accessing a wider wisdom.
Each year the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle’s Bishop, Bishop Bill, graciously provides staff from across Curia – Chancery, Catholic Schools Office, CatholicCare Social Services, Shared Services, St Nicholas Early Childhood, DARA and the CDF – with the opportunity to experience the many facets of the Diocese at a local level.
As Easter draws closer, the community is invited to join in the tradition of the Church by walking the Way of the Cross at Kilaben Bay on Sunday 7 April. In praying the stations, we imagine ourselves accompanying Jesus on his journey.
Around 85 women gathered in the Victor Peters Suite in Hamilton on Tuesday night to celebrate being sisters of faith.