March 21, 2023
Last Friday 17 March, Bishop Michael Kennedy was installed as the ninth Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle.
March 17, 2023
Bishop Michael Kennedy has officially taken up his role as the Ninth Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle.
February 03, 2023
The Holy Father has appointed Bishop Michael Kennedy, currently the Bishop of Armidale, as the ninth Bishop of the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.
January 04, 2023
On Wednesday night, members of our faith community gathered in Sacred Heart Cathedral to farewell Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. The concelebrated mass was an opportunity to mourn, commemorate and celebrate his eternal life.
A Requiem Mass for the Repose of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI will also be hosted in St Peter’s Square tonight from 7.30pm AEDT. It will be presided over by Pope Francis. You can watch a livestream of this on the Vatican News Facebook page, website (https://www.vaticannews.va/en.html) or YouTube (www.youtube.com/vaticannews). You'll also be able to view it on the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference page. The livestream will be available from 6.40pm.
October 25, 2022
“The Bishop's Award is an opportunity for our parish communities and diocese to promote and support students and young people and acknowledge their commitment to their faith.”
July 07, 2022
The Council brings together Catholics of many different backgrounds, seeking the guidance of the Holy Spirit to discern what God is asking of the Church in Australia.