People hear when the heart sings IMAGE Aurora

People hear when the heart sings

June 11, 2021 Sarah James

At first look, you might not think there is much in common between Maltese-born Father Rob Galea and the 1,200 students at All Saints’ College, Maitland.

Marking time IMAGE Aurora

Marking time

June 11, 2021 Guest Contribution

The Archibald portraits, embroidered silk vestments, glass rosary beads, and wooden cabinets filled with leatherbound editions that line the hallways of Cathedral House are as beautiful as they are important markers of time.

The Good Oil 2021 Writers' Award IMAGE Your Diocese

The Good Oil 2021 Writers' Award

June 08, 2021 Sarah James

The Good Oil 2021 Writers’ Award is an initiative of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan. The award aims to support and encourage the development of emerging and published writers.

Finding God in Australia | Fr John Hill IMAGE Your Diocese

Finding God in Australia | Fr John Hill

June 01, 2021 Sarah James

Father John Hill will be holding a retreat at St Clement's Galong from 6-8 August, 'Finding God in Australia'.

Alive in the Spirit Conference IMAGE Your Diocese

Alive in the Spirit Conference

June 01, 2021 Sarah James

Alive in the Spirit (8th-10th July) is an innovative online conference, offering a next-level experience to participants through a variety of keynote speakers, home-grown workshops and enriching prayer and worship experiences.

Reconciliation Week: More Than A Word IMAGE Your Diocese

Reconciliation Week: More Than A Word

June 01, 2021 Sarah James

In honour of National Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June), staff from across the Diocese have been taking steps to embody the 2021 theme ‘More than a word. Reconciliation takes action’.

Newcastle Unity in Diversity World Food and Music Festival IMAGE Your Diocese

Newcastle Unity in Diversity World Food and Music Festival

May 25, 2021 Sarah James

Celebrate the start of Refugee Week by coming along to the Newcastle Unity in Diversity Festival being held at Newcastle Foreshore.

 Australian bishops formally convoke Plenary Council IMAGE Your Diocese

Australian bishops formally convoke Plenary Council

May 25, 2021 Sarah James

The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has formally convoked the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia, with its president Archbishop Mark Coleridge signing the required decree on Pentecost Sunday.