Here is the story of Fr Edmund Mahony, whose sacrifice set a standard for the future priests of Australia.
Tighes Hill Parishioners participate in School Students for Climate - Strike, Rally and March at Newcastle
Rosie and John Hayes, and Lawrie Hallinan – all parishioners at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church at Tighes Hill – were very pleased to join 10,000 school students and adults at the SS4C - School Students for Climate – Strike and Rally in Civic Park, Newcastle 20 September; and then to March - with the full support of the police, leaving the park, and following a route along King, Union, Bull, and Darby Streets, and then back to the park. These streets were lined by many hundreds of people who waved and clapped in support.
When first asked about the calls for a Royal Commission into the history of Child Sexual Abuse in this diocese, I said that I would welcome a public inquiry.
The Diocese are seeking Animators to assist the diocesan community in the second stage of preparing for the Plenary Council, through Listening and Discernment.