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The Catholic Diocese celebrates Volunteers | Gallery

June 07, 2019 Brittany Gonzalez

To celebrate National Volunteer Week, the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle - in conjunction with Events Cinemas, Kotara - hosted a premiere screening of POMS.

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Mission makes us forever young

May 30, 2019 Mark Toohey

Recently, I travelled from Hamilton to Sydney Central. Over the past 40 years, I have made this train trip more times than I wish to remember, but interestingly most of the significant events in my adult life have been prefixed by this trip south. I remember leaving home at the age of 19 to join the missionary Franciscan Order, which I pursued for some years until I felt God calling me elsewhere.

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Old stone church fires imagination

May 30, 2019 Brooke Robinson

Imagine Newcastle in the late-1800s. A book came across my desk recently that caused me to ponder what life was like as a Catholic in 1876.

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Listen to the Spirit and Sing

May 28, 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.

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Vessel on a mission

May 21, 2019 Brooke Robinson

An important Newcastle international ambassador was given a rousing send-off on Monday 20 May as it departed for Townsville en route to Papua New Guinea.

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Diocesan Neophyte Mass and Celebration

May 20, 2019 Louise Gannon rsj

Let’s start the June long weekend by gathering as a diocesan community to celebrate with our neophytes. St Benedict’s Inner Newcastle is hosting this year’s Neophyte Mass. All details are found here. Come along – everyone is welcome.

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Plenary Council could spark change

May 10, 2019 Brooke Robinson

More than 220,000 people from throughout the country shared their stories and considered the question, “What do you think God is asking of us in Australia at this time?”

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Catastrophic damage reported in Puri after Cyclone Fani

May 09, 2019 Mark Toohey

As Cyclone Fani tore through India’s Odisha state over the weekend, over one million people were evacuated to thousands of shelters. Tragically, despite effective planning and communication, over 40 deaths have been reported amid massive infrastructural damage.