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From surviving to inspiring

September 03, 2022 Elizabeth Symington

“A lot of the time you’re living through the bad days to hope for one good day, and you can’t keep doing that to yourself because it’s physically and mentally destroying.”

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A lesson in friendship

September 03, 2022 Lizzie Watkin

Lucy Harvey and Maree Jones can be heard giggling like schoolgirls as they make their way through the wrought iron gates that decorate the entrance to St Joseph’s College in Lochinvar.

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A world of love, learning and laughter

September 03, 2022 Elizabeth Symington

Discover how foster care has changed Lisa and Geoff's lives for the better. 

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Childcare subsidies welcomed, but at what cost?

September 03, 2022 Sean Scanlon

Early childhood education and care is currently a hot topic in Australia.  Governments at all levels are throwing money at childcare consumers. 

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Listen to what the Spirit is saying

September 03, 2022 Fr Greg Barker

The second session of the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia should be remembered as an event featuring many blessed defining moments. The session, which concluded on 9 July 2022, was a success, however, there is a risk that the silent protest regarding the statement, ‘Witnessing to the Equal Dignity of Women and Men’, will be remembered as having overshadowed the final outcomes of the Council. The protest was a defining moment creating a shift in thinking and a more synodal opportunity for the Church in Plenary.

 

 

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St Mary’s Catholic College, Gateshead officially unveils new works

September 01, 2022 Lizzie Watkin

The St Mary’s Catholic College community came together in Gateshead earlier today, as the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle’s Administrator, Fr Greg Barker, celebrated the blessing of its newest buildings.

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Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle recognised for its Excellence in Design

July 25, 2022 Lizzie Watkin

The Catholic Diocese of Maitland Newcastle's innovative design of St Bede's Catholic College has secured it a spot in the finals of a prestigious awards event.  

The Urban Development Institute of Australia's (UDIA) NSW division recently announced the Diocese as a finalist in its Excellence in Design category, with the winner to be announced in Sydney on 12 August. 

 

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Appreciating Aboriginal Art

June 30, 2022 Cherie Johnson

Many question the fine line between appreciation and appropriation of any art form, and this is especially so when it comes to Aboriginal art. To fully appreciate and be inspired by Aboriginal art, we must first understand its purpose.

 

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