National Child Protection Week is coming up – Here’s how you can get involved IMAGE Catholic Schools

National Child Protection Week is coming up – Here’s how you can get involved

August 20, 2021 Alexander Foster

National Child Protection Week is a campaign held annually across Australia to raise awareness of child abuse prevention. This year’s campaign will be held between 5 – 11 September.

Lighting a candle for Afghanistan IMAGE Your Diocese

Lighting a candle for Afghanistan

August 19, 2021 Fr Greg Barker

For many of us fortunate enough to live in the Hunter, it's hard to fully fathom the sight of people desperately clinging to aircraft as the pilots inside prepare for takeoff. Yet, in recent days disturbing images like these, beamed from Afghanistan, have caused distress, confusion, and a general sense of uneasiness in the local community. 

Australian Catholic Men's Gathering 2021 IMAGE Your Diocese

Australian Catholic Men's Gathering 2021

August 10, 2021 Brendon Mannyx

​​​​​​​On Saturday, 31st July, the Australian Catholic Men’s Gathering was launched online. Hundreds of men and men’s groups have already signed up to be a part this inspirational event. The gathering aims to encourage all men with a vision for personal discipleship, service and mission in the family, church and the world.

Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor IMAGE Your Diocese

Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor

August 10, 2021 Dr Sandie Cornish

Right now, the Earth and the poor are calling out for help, and we cannot ignore this call. Whether it be bushfires across our country, flooding rains flowing into our towns and cities, rising sea levels pushing our neighbours from their lands, prolonged and extreme droughts destroying crops, stock and livelihoods, or the extinction of thousands of native animals, the call to listen to the cry of the Earth and the cry of the poor has never been louder.

National Day of Prayer - The Church Together IMAGE Your Diocese

National Day of Prayer - The Church Together

August 10, 2021 Sarah James

The team at the National Day of Prayer & Fasting, in consultation with many church leaders and prayer networks, is calling Australia to united prayer in the light of the current COVID-19 crisis.

Enriching Young Minds: Inspiring the leaders of tomorrow IMAGE Your Diocese

Enriching Young Minds: Inspiring the leaders of tomorrow

August 10, 2021 Sarah James

At CatholicCare’s Refugee Hub, we support people from refugee, asylum-seeker, and vulnerable migrant backgrounds to settle into life in Australia.

150 Days of Action IMAGE Your Diocese

150 Days of Action

August 03, 2021 Guest Contribution

The Gospel tells us that Joseph, Mary and Jesus fled from their homeland for safety.
Pope Francis has recently named St Joseph as “the special patron of all those forced to leave their native lands because of war, hatred, persecution and poverty.”