Breast cancer patients will soon receive more precise and potentially life-saving radiation therapy thanks to a unique program being developed at Calvary Mater Newcastle.
My homily for the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord (Year B) as preached during the 9am Mass at St Joseph’s Church, The Junction. The readings for today were Acts 1:1-11; Ephesians 1:17-23; Mark 16:15-20.
The meaning of joy was the subject of a presentation by Fr Greg Barker, Parish Priest of Forster Tuncurry at the Pints For A Purpose event held earlier this week.
My homily for the 6th Sunday of Easter(Year B) as preached during the 5.30pm Saturday evening Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. The readings for today were Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48; 1 John 4:7-10; John 15:9-17.
It wasn't quite the delivery they are used to, but for Sister Mary Goretti and her small staff at St Luke Health Centre in Bujuni, it is one that will save hundreds of lives. The maternal health centre, located three hours from Kampala, can finally celebrate the arrival of its long-awaited ambulance, which supporters in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle helped to fund during last year's Catholic Mission Church and Schools Appeal.
‘Have you been here before?’ they all seem to ask, conscious that their corner of the world has not been high on the tourist bucket list. And I am revelling in being able to say ‘Yes, but not for 50 years.’ Papua New Guinea was even more remote from the jetset in 1968, but the schoolboy that I was then had indeed spent a fortnight or more on a tour with his father of the incipient banking industry of the soon-to-be nation. Many things I remember vividly.