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FAITH MATTERS: Living Well Dying Well

June 21, 2022 Rosemary McAllister

Having travelled to Sydney for the June long weekend I was amazed by the sheer volume of people on the streets. So many families were out and about, it seems that COVID is a thing of the past.

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FAITH MATTERS: Church Crawl

June 08, 2022 Reverend Christine Sheppard OAM

Our Diocesan Ecumenical and Interfaith Council members have just had a wonderful time at the Newcastle Lord Mayor's Prayer Breakfast held on Friday 3rd June.

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FAITH MATTERS: Family

June 06, 2022 Rosemary McAllister

In today’s contemporary society the family unit can no longer be viewed as one that is only nuclear. To do this, would exclude a large portion of the population.

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Family Celebrations

May 23, 2022 Rosemary McAllister

As we have slowly moved out of a period of isolation, we have welcomed opportunities to gather with family and friends. Recently two events within the Diocese have seen people come together to celebrate during the Easter season.

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FAITH MATTERS: The Teaching of Kindness is on her Tongue

May 10, 2022 Mandy Greaves

Before our eldest child was born, I read voraciously about how to be a good mother – I was determined to do the best job I could!

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FAITH MATTERS: The Soldier

April 26, 2022 Rosemary McAllister

Writing this piece on the eve of Anzac Day I am filled with mixed emotions. Tomorrow we wake up before the sun sunrises and gather to pay respect to those who have sacrificed their lives to war.

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FAITH MATTERS: Sacred and the secular

April 12, 2022 Rosemary McAllister

It feels like it was about eight years ago that I was astonished to find hot cross buns on the supermarket shelf on Boxing Day. At the time I needed to check my calendar as I thought I had time travelled to Holy Week. I was left confused as I was sure I had celebrated Christmas the day before.

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FAITH MATTERS: Don't be afraid to speak

March 29, 2022 Guest Contribution

Gloria Peacock from St. Joseph’s Parish, Kilaben Bay, Toronto, was inspired by the words "Don’t be afraid to speak. Be afraid of what will happen to the whole truth if you don’t" from Sr Joan Chittister and speaks of how this value and an ecumenical outlook, has played out in her own faith journey.