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Down to Erth approach pays off

August 07, 2020 Anna Kerrigan

Dinosaurs, a rhinoceros, the mask for an ogre, various sets of wings, more dinosaurs – the workshop at Erth is a treasure trove of inspiration.

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Mini advocates socially aware

August 06, 2020 Lizzie Snedden

Three decades after St Vincent de Paul first established Mini Vinnies in conjunction with the Catholic Schools Office in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, the program continues to gain traction.

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Giving is receiving

August 05, 2020 Darrell Croker

Newcastle is at its best when backs are against the wall.

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Hello in there

August 04, 2020 Brooke Robinson

Life Church Pastor Rick Prosser believes there was already a pandemic in our community before COVID-19 hit, and that pandemic was loneliness.

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Together as Church

August 03, 2020 Bishop Bill Wright

When this issue of Aurora was beginning to coalesce around a theme of partnerships in Church ministries and how we are “stronger together”, I knew I wanted to write about the great partnership at the heart of Church life, that between the clergy and the laity.

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Book Review - Sorry Day

July 31, 2020 Ben McCarthy

“Long ago and not so long ago …”

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Communication needs breaking down

July 30, 2020 Darrell Croker

The ban on mass gatherings has forced the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle to assess its Mass-centricity. Coronavirus is a pandemic for the ages, pushing pastoral prerogatives to the forefront, and the movement of people to “modern” digital communication allows parishes to revert to being the “communities of old”.

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Fertile research

July 29, 2020 Brooke Robinson

Research shows one-in-six Australian couples experience infertility. A team from the University of Newcastle, Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and the University of Western Sydney, believe mobile phone apps may be key to improving women’s fertility knowledge. 

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