Maitland woman attends UN Commission focusing on rural women IMAGE Aurora

Maitland woman attends UN Commission focusing on rural women

May 05, 2018 Comments

Aberglasslyn’s Madeleine Banister recently represented the Catholic Women’s League of Australia at the 62nd United Nations Commission for the Status of Women. She shared her experiences with Aurora.

 

Doctors of Education shape the future of All Saints’ College IMAGE Aurora

Doctors of Education shape the future of All Saints’ College

May 05, 2018 Comments Gabrielle Sutherland

The students of All Saints’ College, St Mary’s Campus, Maitland, are fortunate enough to have four Doctors of Education – Kylie Harris, Bryan Maher, Daniel Belcher and Christopher Mooney – contributing to the development and strategic nature of the senior curriculum at the college.

West Papuans cry out for freedom IMAGE Aurora

West Papuans cry out for freedom

May 05, 2018 Comments Australian Catholic Social Justice Council

After more than 50 years of repression, the indigenous people of West Papua hold on to the belief that one day they can reclaim their country.

Norman Thomas Gilroy: An Obedient Life IMAGE Aurora

Norman Thomas Gilroy: An Obedient Life

May 05, 2018 Comments Nick Mattiske

Norman Cardinal Gilroy was one of Australia’s most influential churchmen, but his talent for administration rather than controversy and tendency to hide his private thoughts and feelings has meant that he is neglected in historical evaluation, a lack John Luttrell’s Norman Thomas Gilroy: An Obedient Life addresses.

Pea and ham soup IMAGE Aurora

Pea and ham soup

May 05, 2018 Comments Bartholomew Connors

As the temperature drops, soup season begins! This is a tasty traditional favourite.

Do you think liturgy might be your thing? IMAGE Your Diocese

Do you think liturgy might be your thing?

May 03, 2018 Tracey Edstein

Do you have a passion for liturgy?  Do you find yourself wondering why we do what we do in the liturgy?  Do you have ideas about how liturgical celebrations might be more nourishing?  Do you want to deepen your knowledge of, and participation in, the liturgy?  Then this is an opportunity for you!

Local response to Pope Francis’ environmental call IMAGE Your Diocese

Local response to Pope Francis’ environmental call

May 03, 2018 Comments Tracey Edstein

An event to be held in Newcastle on 17-20 May is effectively part of a response to the call of Pope Francis in his encyclical letter Laudato Si’ (2015) for ‘care for our common home’. Pope Francis wrote, “Young people demand change. They wonder how anyone can claim to be building a better future without thinking of the environmental crisis and the sufferings of the excluded.” (#13)

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

The Doohan Discourse: Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year B

April 30, 2018 Fr Andrew Doohan

My homily for the 5th Sunday of Easter(Year B) as preached during the 9.30am Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton. The readings for today were Acts 9:26-31; 1 John 3:18-24; John 15:1-8.