Putting breast cancer patients at the heart of treatment IMAGE Your Diocese

Putting breast cancer patients at the heart of treatment

May 16, 2018 Calvary Mater Newcastle

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.

The Doohan Discourse: The Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, Year B IMAGE Your Diocese

The Doohan Discourse: The Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, Year B

May 15, 2018 Fr Andrew Doohan

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.

God is Us IMAGE Aurora

God is Us

May 09, 2018 Comments

As I write, I know that you will be reading this long after I have written it.

Pints with a purpose: there is joy in knowing salvation is on offer IMAGE MN Youth

Pints with a purpose: there is joy in knowing salvation is on offer

May 09, 2018 John Kingsley-Jones

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.

 

The Doohan Discourse: Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year B IMAGE Your Diocese

The Doohan Discourse: Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year B

May 07, 2018 Fr Andrew Doohan

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.

Reimagining the future IMAGE Aurora

Reimagining the future

May 05, 2018 Comments Tracey Edstein

There’s a butter churn in the dining room of Rita Gee’s home, “Dalara”, at Jerry’s Plains in the Upper Hunter. Rita recalls that she used it as a girl, growing up on a succession of Hunter Valley dairies run by her parents.

New ambulance the most vital delivery yet for Uganda maternity hospital IMAGE Aurora

New ambulance the most vital delivery yet for Uganda maternity hospital

May 05, 2018 Comments Mark Toohey

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.

Sea of Possibilities IMAGE Aurora

Sea of Possibilities

May 05, 2018 Comments Bishop Bill Wright

‘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.