A work space for Confirmation liturgy preparation in the Upper Hunter IMAGE Your Diocese

A work space for Confirmation liturgy preparation in the Upper Hunter

March 26, 2019 Sharon Murphy

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.

Bishop's Staff explore ministries across the Diocese IMAGE Your Diocese

Bishop's Staff explore ministries across the Diocese

March 22, 2019 Brittany Gonzalez

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.

St Oscar Romero to be honoured at Way of the Cross IMAGE Your Diocese

St Oscar Romero to be honoured at Way of the Cross

March 22, 2019 Brooke Robinson

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.

Sisters of faith gather to celebrate women in leadership IMAGE Your Diocese

Sisters of faith gather to celebrate women in leadership

March 22, 2019 Brooke Robinson

Around 85 women gathered in the Victor Peters Suite in Hamilton on Tuesday night to celebrate being sisters of faith.

Calvary Mater Newcastle: collaborating for a cure IMAGE Your Diocese

Calvary Mater Newcastle: collaborating for a cure

March 20, 2019 Calvary Mater Newcastle

Local charity Hope4Cure Foundation and public hospital Calvary Mater Newcastle have joined forces to support women and their families experiencing ovarian and gynaecological cancer in the Hunter region.

More than 68,000 take part in Plenary Council’s first stage IMAGE Your Diocese

More than 68,000 take part in Plenary Council’s first stage

March 18, 2019 Brooke Robinson

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.

Rite of Election welcomes those becoming Catholics IMAGE Your Diocese

Rite of Election welcomes those becoming Catholics

March 15, 2019 Brooke Robinson

 “You are here today because something has drawn you. God is working with you and will continue to do so.”

Statement from Bishop Bill Wright regarding Cardinal George Pell's conviction and appeal IMAGE Your Diocese

Statement from Bishop Bill Wright regarding Cardinal George Pell's conviction and appeal

February 26, 2019 Bishop Bill Wright

Dear all,

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.