Message from Father Matthew Muller IMAGE Year in Review

Message from Father Matthew Muller

January 08, 2018 Fr Matthew Muller

This time last year I was just beginning my new role. I would like to take this opportunity to share some of the achievements that have occurred since then.

Hitting the right note at Morpeth IMAGE Year in Review

Hitting the right note at Morpeth

January 07, 2018 Tracey Edstein

Morpeth’s Edith Walz could be called the matriarch of the music ministry team at Immaculate Conception Church, since she’s been playing the organ there for 61 years.

Inaugurating the Magdalene Award IMAGE Year in Review

Inaugurating the Magdalene Award

January 07, 2018 Helene O'Neill

“We need to create still broader opportunities for a more incisive female presence in the Church….This presents a great challenge for pastors and theologians, who are in a position to recognise more fully what this entails with regard to the possible role of women in decision-making in different areas of the Church’s life.”

Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium, n103/104.

The tree belongs to them and they to the tree IMAGE Year in Review

The tree belongs to them and they to the tree

January 06, 2018 Helen Whale

Each year at the Opening School Mass of St Joseph’s Primary School, Merriwa, we pray for:

God’s blessing upon us all, that like a young tree, we will grow, not just through the learning and wisdom we receive, but especially through the love, care and support we give to one another in our community at St Joseph’s School and as part of St Anne’s Parish.

Meet Mr & Mrs Music! IMAGE Year in Review

Meet Mr & Mrs Music!

January 06, 2018 Michael O’Connor

Basil and Annette Morrow’s lives, and their music ministry, have settled on the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.

Message from Bishop Elect Brian Mascord IMAGE Year in Review

Message from Bishop Elect Brian Mascord

January 05, 2018 Fr Brian Mascord

There is a saying, “How time flies when you’re having fun.” I can’t say it’s all been fun, but 2017 has certainly flown.

The priceless gift of family life IMAGE Year in Review

The priceless gift of family life

January 04, 2018 Lizzie Snedden

Sitting down to afternoon tea with Belinda, Crystal and Lily was like most conversations involving a five-year-old − plenty of questions, laughter and cake crumbs on the floor. Yet in many ways the discussion that unfolded was anything but typical.

DARA offering Relief where it's needed IMAGE Year in Review

DARA offering Relief where it's needed

January 02, 2018 Barry Urwin

In July this year Bishop Bill advised the establishment of a new agency, called the Development and Relief Agency (DARA).