LATEST IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

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Walk Safely to School Day

May 17, 2021 Bernadette Duggan

Walk Safely to School Day (WSTSD) is an annual event that encourages primary school children to walk to school. The national initiative informs families that they need to closely supervise their young children, in all road environments, holding hands when near or crossing the road.

LITURGY MATTERS

LITURGY MATTERS: Christian Initiation celebrates a love story IMAGE Liturgy Matters

LITURGY MATTERS: Christian Initiation celebrates a love story

May 10, 2021 Louise Gannon rsj

After Mass on Saturday night a young woman I used to work with came bounding down the aisle to say hello. We‘re often at the same Mass but there has not been such bounding before. What prompted the bounding?

FAITH MATTERS

FAITH MATTERS: Ecological Conversion - So Simple but So Hard! IMAGE Faith Matters

FAITH MATTERS: Ecological Conversion - So Simple but So Hard!

May 18, 2021 Mandy Greaves

Pope Francis said on Earth Day, “When this destruction of nature is triggered, it is very difficult to stop it. But we are still in time. And we will be more resilient if we work together instead of doing it alone.”

LATEST IN OPINION & COMMENT

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TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Let the Synod Unite Us

May 18, 2021 Teresa Brierley

The weekend of Pentecost was deliberately chosen for the second session of our Diocesan Synod, with the continued hope that we will listen to, and be guided by, the Holy Spirit. We now know that there will be about 300 people gathered in the six hubs across our diocese, discerning if the content of the five foundations will provide us with a spiritual framework from which to imagine a way forward, to build the Kingdom of God together in our Diocese.

AURORA

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Consenting to change

May 10, 2021 Darrell Croker

The issue of sexual consent is shaking the foundations of Australian society, from federal parliament to elite Sydney schools. People are calling for action – through legal reform and better education.

Let nature nurture THUMB

Let nature nurture

May 06, 2021

Moving forward THUMB

Moving forward

May 03, 2021

Neatly packaged care THUMB

Neatly packaged care

April 23, 2021

Taking the initiative  THUMB

Taking the initiative

April 14, 2021

LATEST IN CHURCH

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Project Compassion Week 2: Margaret from Solomon Islands

March 02, 2021 Caritas Australia

Margret, 39, is a teacher at a vocational school for deaf students in the Solomon Islands. She was born deaf, so she knows the challenges it poses to education and employment.

LATEST IN SOCIAL SERVICES

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Volunteer Week movie night

May 11, 2021 Darrell Croker

In recognition of its over 6,000 volunteers, the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is hosting a movie night for these wonderful people on Thursday 20 May at Events Cinemas, Kotara.

MN YOUTH

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A life-changing experience

June 02, 2020 Rose-Marie Mahoney

It was late at night on the day the Pastoral Placement Program application was to close that I decided to apply for the position.

LATEST IN EARLY EDUCATION

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Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle continues to expand its education network

July 03, 2019 Elizabeth Snedden

The Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is expanding its education network, with the official launch today of St Nicholas Pathways.

Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, CEO, Sean Scanlon, said the initiative was established to create meaningful pathways to employment and in particular, support the growing demand for early childhood educators.  

YEAR IN REVIEW

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Partnership puts belief in leadership

December 12, 2019 Dermot Nestor

In an effort to develop leadership through the prism of theology, the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is partnering with Australian Catholic University to offer a Graduate Certificate in Mission and Culture (GCMC) in 2020.