Dad's the word IMAGE Aurora

Dad's the word

October 06, 2021 Lizzie Watkin

For years Meg Southcombe’s bright smile hid a dark, family secret.

Aunty Mary's incredible gift IMAGE Aurora

Aunty Mary's incredible gift

October 05, 2021 Lizzie Watkin

Lucia Minto, 12, has been announced as the winner of the 2021 Australian Catholics ‘Young Voices’ competition for her powerful digital story, The cover is not the book.

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James Drinkwater

October 04, 2021 Brittany Gonzalez

James Drinkwater is a Newcastle born and based artist whose practise traverses painting, sculpture, assemblage and collage. His work explores place, intimacy, and memory.

Roll up, roll up, it’s family time IMAGE Aurora

Roll up, roll up, it’s family time

October 01, 2021 Helene O'Neill

As the 2021 COVID-19 stay-at-home orders came into place, the Diocese’s family ministry coordinators developed ways to encourage families to purposefully remain connected with each other, and other families in the community.

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The Journey to the Grand Final

September 28, 2021 Lucy Janik

Earlier in the year, twenty-three budding chess enthusiasts from St Joseph’s Primary, Kilaben Bay took part in the local heat of the Interschool Chess Challenge at Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College.

Meet Andrew Roberts: Virtual Academy Teacher IMAGE Catholic Schools

Meet Andrew Roberts: Virtual Academy Teacher

September 27, 2021 Andrew Roberts

I am delighted to join the Virtual Academy after working for nearly 16 years in public and independent schools in the Hunter Valley.

Meet Rebekah Stokes: Virtual Academy Teacher IMAGE Catholic Schools

Meet Rebekah Stokes: Virtual Academy Teacher

September 24, 2021 Rebekah Stokes

I joined the Virtual Academy in Semester 2, 2021. Since graduating from the University of Newcastle, I have worked in a number of schools across our Maitland-Newcastle Diocese. 

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Adele Martin

September 23, 2021 Brittany Gonzalez

Adele Martin is a Newcastle-based, award-winning financial adviser and the founder of The Savings Squad podcast and My Money Buddy.