TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Powerful Words IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Powerful Words

April 02, 2019 Teresa Brierley

We have begun the fourth week of Lent with Laetare Sunday, coming from the first words of the Entrance Antiphon:

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Prudence IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Prudence

March 26, 2019 Teresa Brierley

I find myself in Canberra for the weekend, with my son and his family, to attend Grandparent’s Day at Marist College, Canberra, which is on Monday 25 March, the feast of the Annunciation.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: everyone belongs IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: everyone belongs

March 18, 2019 Teresa Brierley

Transform us as you transfigured,
stood apart on Tabors’s height.
Lead us up our sacred mountains,
search us with revealing light.
Lift us from where we have fallen,
Full of questions, filled with fright.

These are the words of a hymn which we sang at our Cathedral this weekend, for the Second Sunday of Lent. The words were written by David Haas in his Song of the Transfiguration.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Learn Serve Belong IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Learn Serve Belong

March 05, 2019 Brian Lacey

In 2007 the Catholic Bishops of NSW and the ACT released a Pastoral Letter titled Catholic Schools at a Crossroads where they stated, “the Catholic school system is one of “the jewels in the crown” of the Catholic community in our region, with few parallels overseas”.  Twelve years on this Pastoral Letter still defines and guides our Catholic schools today.  

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Speaking the truth in love IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Speaking the truth in love

February 26, 2019 Tracey Edstein

At the front of a folder containing material relating to the Council for Australian Catholic Women I keep – protected by a plastic sleeve – a page called “Speaking the truth in love”.

Tuesdays With Teresa: A Message IMAGE Opinion & Comment

Tuesdays With Teresa: A Message

February 19, 2019 Teresa Brierley

What an amazing and awesome week of commitment in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: year of vision and hope IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: year of vision and hope

February 12, 2019 Teresa Brierley

The week ahead is going to be a busy one for many in the diocese, and if you check out the diocesan calendar, which now is a regular feature in Dio Update, you will see the following events:

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Post traumatic growth IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Post traumatic growth

February 05, 2019 Teresa Brierley

I have finally made it to my desk on this Sunday evening, partly due to my lack of motivation to do so, and also because of our viewing of the program on the ABC about ten years on from the Black Saturday bush fires in Victoria in 2009.