YOUR DIOCESE

10,000 Decades for Healthcare Workers IMAGE Your Diocese

10,000 Decades for Healthcare Workers

November 26, 2021 Guest Contribution

Across the COVID-19 pandemic anyone watching daily news reports, would be aware of the great work being done by our front-line healthcare workers.

LATEST IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

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Speaking to EMMAUS recipient, Ryan Gato

November 12, 2021 Ryan Gato

The Emmaus Awards are a very rich part of the culture of Catholic schools. They recognise and celebrate the significant contribution made by our staff in the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.

LITURGY MATTERS

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LITURGY MATTERS: Lead Kindly Light

November 23, 2021 Louise Gannon rsj

These words were seared onto my heart and mind by Bishop Bill’s final pastoral message to us announcing his terminal illness and resignation. And now the kindly light of God’s love has led Bishop Bill to fullness of life and peace.

FAITH MATTERS

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FAITH MATTERS: Waiting in Joyful Hope

November 26, 2021 Rosemary McAllister

Having recently visited the DoMN library to assist Mandy Greaves the Diocesan Librarian sort through the thousands of donated books, I came across several books on Advent.

LATEST IN OPINION & COMMENT

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Happy days with Helene

November 26, 2021 Helene O'Neill

When Confucius said, “choose a job you love, and you'll never have to work a day in your life,” he must have had in mind the role of the Family Ministry Coordinator (FMC) in the Diocese.

AURORA

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The great divide

November 23, 2021 Guest Contribution

The idea that supporting euthanasia is progressive, and opposing it is conservative, is obsolete. In fact, any thoughtful progressive should be worried about where the rush towards voluntary assisted dying (VAD) is taking us.

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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It takes a village to raise a child

September 14, 2021 Sarah James, Liz Baker

Through no fault of their own, there are a significant number of children and young people who need a loving, safe home because they are unable to stay living with their family for safety reasons.

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.