Plenary Council 2020 Update - 150 animators trained IMAGE Your Diocese

Plenary Council 2020 Update - 150 animators trained

September 14, 2018 Brooke Robinson

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.

Women for the World - Caritas Australia fundraising event IMAGE Your Diocese

Women for the World - Caritas Australia fundraising event

September 12, 2018 Jessica Ward

Every day women throughout the world experience levels of discrimination and inequality which deprive them from the opportunity to learn, earn and lead.  

Diocese's Plenary Council journey is underway IMAGE Your Diocese

Diocese's Plenary Council journey is underway

September 12, 2018 Teresa Brierley

The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle’s journey towards the Plenary Council is under way with a series of 15 meetings having been held in August and September.

Ignite the Spark: RCIA National Conference 2018, Melbourne 11-13 October IMAGE Your Diocese

Ignite the Spark: RCIA National Conference 2018, Melbourne 11-13 October

September 11, 2018 Louise Gannon rsj

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is one of the Church’s most amazing treasures.  It is the process by which we as a community accompany adults who feel called by God to become members of the Catholic Church. The Church envisages RCIA as the centre of parish life; the model of life and ministry.

The Doohan Discourse: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B IMAGE Your Diocese

The Doohan Discourse: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B

September 05, 2018 Fr Andrew Doohan

My homily for the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B) as preached during the 5pm Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. The readings were Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8; James 1:17-18, 21-22, 27; Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23.

The Pastoral Placement Program is back! IMAGE Your Diocese

The Pastoral Placement Program is back!

September 03, 2018 Zoe Marr

The Pastoral Placement Program returns in 2019, and applications are now open.

Diocese commits to 15 September as Day Of Remembrance IMAGE Your Diocese

Diocese commits to 15 September as Day Of Remembrance

September 02, 2018 Fr Andrew Doohan

“In 2017, at the launch of Lina’s Project, Bishop Bill made a public commitment to an annual Day of Remembrance for those who have suffered abuse at the hands of members of the Church, especially priests. Many of you will know better than I the awful history of our Church in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, and the stories of abuse, of cover-up, and of silence that have had such devastating impact on the life of survivors and their families.

Greg Flint Chief Executive Officer at  Calvary Mater Newcastle retires IMAGE Your Diocese

Greg Flint Chief Executive Officer at Calvary Mater Newcastle retires

August 30, 2018 Calvary Mater Newcastle

Greg Flint, Chief Executive Officer at Calvary Mater Newcastle, will retire from his position at the end of August 2018.