Parish liturgy teams will know the pain of refining liturgies by email communication. The time taken to develop the liturgy this way lacks the benefit of personal dialogue or accessing a wider wisdom.
Each year the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle’s Bishop, Bishop Bill, graciously provides staff from across Curia – Chancery, Catholic Schools Office, CatholicCare Social Services, Shared Services, St Nicholas Early Childhood, DARA and the CDF – with the opportunity to experience the many facets of the Diocese at a local level.
As Easter draws closer, the community is invited to join in the tradition of the Church by walking the Way of the Cross at Kilaben Bay on Sunday 7 April. In praying the stations, we imagine ourselves accompanying Jesus on his journey.
Around 85 women gathered in the Victor Peters Suite in Hamilton on Tuesday night to celebrate being sisters of faith.
Plenary Council 2020 President, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB, has expressed his gratitude for the faith, energy and generosity of all those who took part in the first stage of preparation for the Plenary Council which closed on 6 March.
“You are here today because something has drawn you. God is working with you and will continue to do so.”
It is now public knowledge that Cardinal Pell has been convicted on five charges relating to sexual abuse of minors, concerning two people, boys at the time of the alleged offences, one living and one now dead. The matter has become public because a second trial, on other offences, has been abandoned, removing the risk of the present verdict influencing another jury’s thinking.