Listen to the Spirit and sing IMAGE Your Diocese

Listen to the Spirit and sing

July 10, 2019 Sharon Murphy

The Australian Pastoral Musicians Network 4th National Conference ‘Listen to the Spirit and Sing’ will celebrate liturgical, catechetical and religious music for parishes, schools and beyond.

NAIDOC Week opener reflects powerful theme IMAGE Your Diocese

NAIDOC Week opener reflects powerful theme

July 10, 2019 Brittany Gonzalez

Yidaki (didgeridoo) and clapping sticks welcomed the crowd arriving at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Newcastle West for the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle’s Sunday Service that kicked off NAIDOC week.

Trek, Ride and Stride for Mission IMAGE Your Diocese

Trek, Ride and Stride for Mission

July 09, 2019 Mark Toohey

Life can offer some amazing opportunities for those willing to step out of their comfort zone into new possibilities. Dungog grandmother and librarian, Lyn Barham stepped out to join six other intrepid adventurers as they strapped on their walking boots in January 2019 to trek through the stunning mountainous countryside of Myanmar.

A childhood dream close to fulfillment IMAGE Your Diocese

A childhood dream close to fulfillment

July 01, 2019 Kizito Chukwuemeka Ogbonna

Kizito Chukwuemeka Ogbonna is a seminarian in the Good Shepherd Seminary, Homebush. He recalls the journey that brought him 15,263km to follow his call:

The Catholic Church in Maitland - a brief history IMAGE Your Diocese

The Catholic Church in Maitland - a brief history

June 27, 2019 Judy Healey

“To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history?” -Marcus Tullius Cicero

Women rekindling their story at St Joseph’s IMAGE Your Diocese

Women rekindling their story at St Joseph’s

June 25, 2019 Tracey Edstein

Rekindle their Story was the theme of the recent get together for women from the Upper and Lower Hunter women for an event held under the auspices of the Maitland-Newcastle contact group for the Council for Australian Catholic Women (CACW).

Australian bishops meet Pope Francis IMAGE Your Diocese

Australian bishops meet Pope Francis

June 25, 2019 Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

Pope Francis has given his apostolic blessing to the Australian Catholic bishops and encouraged them to explore new ways of being missionary in Australia at this time.

Calling for Catholics to minister at John Hunter Hospital IMAGE Your Diocese

Calling for Catholics to minister at John Hunter Hospital

June 21, 2019 Brooke Robinson

A rewarding new opportunity exists for Catholics to minister at John Hunter Hospital.