The Most Rev Brian Mascord DD, the fifth Bishop of Wollongong “wasn’t overly keen on the priesthood” as a young man and never expected to be appointed a bishop.
The Refugee Hub is a place of welcome for both the newly arrived in Newcastle as well as to those who have been in Australia for some years. We aim to “walk the path” with the newly arrived, empower them, teach them and give them a pathway to independence.
One cannot help but notice the many church buildings which form part of our landscape, either for worship, education or community services.
The Catholic Church is providing Australians with the opportunity to define the future of the Church in Australia with the Plenary Council 2020.
For the past 10 years, a successful initiative between Mai-Wel LabourForce Solutions (Mai-Wel) and the Catholic Schools Office (CSO) has been helping students with a disability who are about to leave high school, find an employment path that is right for them.