YOUR DIOCESE

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Become a scripture teacher

December 05, 2019 Hunter SRE

Who created God?

Who was Jesus?

When did the world begin?

LITURGY MATTERS

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LITURGY MATTERS: The church building matters

December 03, 2019 Louise Gannon rsj, Fr Andrew Doohan

The theme of the Synod Gathering Day on Saturday November 23 was ‘Building the Kingdom of God Together in the Church of Maitland-Newcastle.’ What a day it was. At the Mass at the end of the day celebrating the Feast of Christ the King, Bishop Bill presented each Regional or Parish Office with two wonderful new Australian documents which focus on our church buildings. It was fitting to present these to the community at our Synod Mass because the church building is designed for those critical liturgical celebrations which shape the church community for ecclesial and missionary life. These documents belong to us all so it is important that we all know about them. Following is the letter from Fr. Andrew and the Diocesan Liturgy Council which begins to explain their importance and provides advice from Bishop Bill on a relevant local issue.    

LATEST IN OPINION & COMMENT

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TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: A time of waiting

December 03, 2019 Teresa Brierley

What a joy the past week has been. Many have written to me and the Diocesan Synod Working Party speaking positively of their experience of the Diocesan Synod that began on Saturday 23 November. It seems to have been the spark of hope we needed, and how appropriate to have this encounter with hope as we begin the liturgical year.

LATEST IN CATHOLIC SCHOOLS

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St Joseph’s go back to the 80s

December 06, 2019 Chelsea Carr

St Joseph’s High School, Aberdeen entertained more than 1300 people over three nights in the Upper Hunter at the start of December with its production of Back to the 80s.

LATEST IN EARLY EDUCATION

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Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle continues to expand its education network

July 03, 2019 Elizabeth Snedden

The Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is expanding its education network, with the official launch today of St Nicholas Pathways.

Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, CEO, Sean Scanlon, said the initiative was established to create meaningful pathways to employment and in particular, support the growing demand for early childhood educators.  

LATEST IN SOCIAL SERVICES

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Back from the edge

September 30, 2019 Lizzie Snedden

In 2005 there was a period when you couldn’t open a newspaper or turn on a television without hearing the name John Brogden. At only 36 he was the leader of the NSW Liberal Party and widely expected to become the next premier of NSW.

MN YOUTH

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Maitland-Newcastle heads to ACYF: Day 3 (Mass at St Mary's Cathedral)

December 07, 2019 Alexander Foster

“We’re very lucky to be able to have mass tonight at St Mary’s Cathedral,” Maitland-Newcastle’s Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) group coordinator, Samantha Hill said to us tonight, and how right she was!

AURORA

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When Greta was the world

November 29, 2019 Darrell Croker

With a port city and industrial hub, Newcastle and the Hunter have played an intrinsic role in Australia’s migrant history.

Living, learning, growing THUMB

Living, learning, growing

November 20, 2019

Life options from literacy THUMB

Life options from literacy

November 15, 2019

In the steps of Jesus THUMB

In the steps of Jesus

November 14, 2019

Service of the sick THUMB

Service of the sick

November 14, 2019

LATEST IN CHURCH

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Australian churches unite to help millions fleeing conflict and disaster

November 24, 2019 Deborah Ivison

1300 churches spanning 15 denominations across Australia have come together to stand-up to injustice and respond to the urgent needs of men, women and children who are fleeing conflict and disaster worldwide.

YEAR IN REVIEW

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From strength to strength

December 07, 2019 Lizzie Snedden

St Nicholas Early Education grew to three areas during the year. These were: Early Education centres, which provide care and education to young children in the years before schools; OOSH, which is care for school-aged children before and after school and during vacations; and the third area, St Nicholas Pathways, which is the training of students to work in the early education sector.

DARA – Year in Review  THUMB

DARA – Year in Review

December 07, 2019

Message from Teresa Brierley THUMB

Message from Teresa Brierley

December 07, 2019

Message from Graham Heath THUMB

Message from Graham Heath

December 07, 2019

Message from Gerard Mowbray THUMB

Message from Gerard Mowbray

December 07, 2019

Message from Gary Christensen THUMB

Message from Gary Christensen

December 07, 2019

Message from Sean Tynan THUMB

Message from Sean Tynan

December 07, 2019