YOUR DIOCESE

‘What am I supposed to be doing with my life?’ IMAGE Your Diocese

‘What am I supposed to be doing with my life?’

September 17, 2020 Natasha Brotherton

This is a question that most people must contend with from time to time. We are often caught between the pressures of external sources and internal longings.

LATEST IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

The show goes on IMAGE Catholic Schools

The show goes on

September 25, 2020 Lizzie Snedden

Thirteen budding thespians, who attend schools in the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, took centre stage at the Playhouse in Newcastle last night to present their original play "I Hope: Thoughts on a Pandemic".

LITURGY MATTERS

LITURGY MATTERS: A feast of information and opportunities for YOU! IMAGE Liturgy Matters

LITURGY MATTERS: A feast of information and opportunities for YOU!

September 22, 2020 Louise Gannon rsj

Because there are so many things happening at the moment, today’s Liturgy Matters offers you a feast of opportunities and information which you might like to consider over a cup of coffee.  Explore! Read! Ponder! Act!

FAITH MATTERS

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FAITH MATTERS: Chris Lee

September 15, 2020 Mary-Anne DeLuca

“For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord, plans for peace and not for disaster, plans to give hope and a future.”  Jeremiah 29-11

LATEST IN OPINION & COMMENT

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Leadership and Structure IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Leadership and Structure

September 22, 2020 Teresa Brierley

I trust that many of you took time to mark International Day of Peace on Monday 21 September, observing a commitment for the people of the world to pledge to a culture of peace.

AURORA

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New rhythms spring to life for Earth’s Jubilee

September 24, 2020 Bernadette Gibson

What is a Jubilee? In the tradition of the Church, life has an age-old rhythm. It begins with the story of creation and the rich theology of Sabbath found in the Book of Genesis. After all the work creating the world, “God rests” (Genesis 2:3). Well-known Catholic priest and writer Ronald Rolheiser describes this as the first sabbatical. Sabbath, he tells us, means seventh day.

Waste not, want not THUMB

Waste not, want not

September 24, 2020

Shelter from the storm THUMB

Shelter from the storm

September 21, 2020

Friends in need THUMB

Friends in need

September 21, 2020

Food Talk THUMB

Food Talk

September 16, 2020

School sews stewardship seeds THUMB

School sews stewardship seeds

September 15, 2020

LATEST IN CHURCH

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Shaping Peace Together

September 24, 2020 Caritas Australia

“Shaping Peace Together” is the theme of this year’s International Day of Peace, which took place on September 21.

LATEST IN SOCIAL SERVICES

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A community kitchen for all

September 22, 2020 Ashleigh Banks

In response to the growing need to support the vulnerable and disadvantaged, coupled with hardship resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Forster Tuncurry Community Kitchen launched in July 2020.

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 DARA

This one’s from the heart IMAGE DARA

This one’s from the heart

June 18, 2020 Brooke Robinson

A collaboration between the diocesan Development and Relief Agency (DARA), Soul Café, and Collective Heart initiative resulted in the making of a tasty meal for families the agency supports including asylum seekers, refugees and those struggling to provide food for their families due to COVID-19 job losses.

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.