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An Absolute Privilege

October 12, 2020 Louise Carson

Jenny Worley has spent over 30 years serving the Hunter region in residential aged care and the community. She is passionate about helping others and says her current role as a Community Worker with Catholic Healthcare, assisting clients to stay independent at home for as long as possible, is an absolute privilege.

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National Carers Week 11-17 October

October 06, 2020 Elizabeth Doyle

Carers Week in Australia will be celebrated from Sunday 11 to Saturday 17 October 2020.  In recognition of the many carers in our parishes, the Bishops Commission for Social Justice invites you to celebrate and acknowledge carers. 

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Father Nicholas King SJ presents: Bring the Gospel to Life & Mark, The Strangest Gospel

October 06, 2020 Rosemary McAllister

2020 has been a year of learning, COVID-19 has taught us many lessons about the importance of relationships, the dignity of the human person and how we can work together to build the kingdom of God. The teachings in Matthew’s Gospel have equipped us on our 2020 journey.

Safeguarding in parishes training scheduled for last half of 2020 IMAGE Your Diocese

Safeguarding in parishes training scheduled for last half of 2020

September 29, 2020 Zoe Marr

This training is for all parish workers (employees and unpaid helpers) in child-related work.

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‘What am I supposed to be doing with my life?’

September 17, 2020 Natasha Brotherton

This is a question that most people must contend with from time to time. We are often caught between the pressures of external sources and internal longings.

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Focus is firmly on caring for our common home

September 16, 2020 Clare Vernon

The powerful message of Pope Francis’s encyclical Laudato si’ brings the realisation that now, more than ever with climate change and COVID fundamentally reshaping global society, is the time to act for the future of our planet.

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Diocesan Synod to draw on National Governance Report

September 14, 2020 Lawrie Hallinan

Reform of Diocesan and Parish governance was a strong call at the first session of the Maitland-Newcastle Synod on 23 November 2019.  Synod organisers have heard and are acting upon the call for governance that is more: inclusive, participatory, accountable, and humble.

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Women for the World and for Each Other

September 10, 2020 Natasha Brotherton

"She is more precious than jewels, and nothing you desire can compare with her."

Proverbs 3:15