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Highest honour awarded to local parishioner

February 09, 2021 Ashleigh Banks

St Brigid’s at Raymond Terrace was the venue for a significant event in December last year. Local parishioner Lidy Waanders received a special award from Pope Francis – the Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice (for Church and Pope).

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Perfect time to seek our truth

February 09, 2021 Rosemary McAllister

It seems only fitting that Bishop Bill formally convoked the Diocesan Synod of Maitland Newcastle on the feast of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop. One of the well-known sayings from Australia’s first saint is “Never see a need without doing something about it”.

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New beginnings

February 09, 2021 Bishop Bill Wright

Let us be frank: many people who know me, including friends and family, can get a little bemused or even concerned when my head seems to be stuck more in the sixth century (or the 14th or 19th or any other really) than by what “everyone thinks” now or by the latest research out of America says.

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Kinder surprise

February 08, 2021 Liz Baker

Tessa Evans is as excited as every other child starting Kindergarten at St John Vianney, Morisset, but her life experiences aren’t those of your average five-year-old.

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Airborne ASPIRE swoops again

December 19, 2020 Anna Kerrigan

"This is it; it's my turn. It has to be." 

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Josephite tradition will endure

December 18, 2020 Lizzie Watkin

When much-loved and respected Sr Bridgette Davoren rsj retires from her position as pastoral care worker at All Saints’ College in Maitland this year, it will mark the end of era.

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Care Talk: We can hope for better days

December 17, 2020 Gerard Ogle

As we wind down the clock on 2020, many individuals within our communities may be filled with uncertainty. The impacts of the year are overshadowing the season of festivities and celebrations.

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Boomers hungry for work

December 11, 2020 Darrell Croker

Ageing population is an unprecedented global phenomenon and carries substantial social, economic, and ethical implications.  

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