February 10, 2021
Taken in all, 2021 truly promises to be the beginning of a new phase in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle’s ongoing journey in demonstrating that we are a “safeguarding Church”.
December 07, 2019
The past year has been momentous for those who work in the field of child protection in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.
May 07, 2019
On the evening of 27 March 2019, a memorial was dedicated to the survivors, victims and families of historical institutional child sexual abuse perpetrated at Marist Brothers High School Hamilton. The memorial’s context is unique - the particular institution to which it relates is no longer in existence, albeit that some of the physical structures remain. The Marist Brothers are a religious order whose presence in the region has almost passed but whose historic presence is an intrinsic part of Diocesan history, for good and ill.
January 04, 2017
2016 has been a year of both summation and continuation for child protection in the diocese.