Who followed Fr Therry to Maitland? IMAGE Your Diocese

Who followed Fr Therry to Maitland?

September 19, 2019 Judy Healey

When Fr Therry was suspended as official Catholic Chaplain, Rev Fr Daniel Power was appointed to replace him.

Statement from Bishop Bill Wright: Volume IV of the Cunneen Commission IMAGE Your Diocese

Statement from Bishop Bill Wright: Volume IV of the Cunneen Commission

September 13, 2019 Bishop Bill Wright

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.

You can be a Local Animator for Plenary Council: Listening and Discernment  IMAGE Your Diocese

You can be a Local Animator for Plenary Council: Listening and Discernment

September 06, 2019 Teresa Brierley

The Diocese are seeking Animators to assist the diocesan community in the second stage of preparing for the Plenary Council, through Listening and Discernment.

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The Atonement: Lina’s Project

September 02, 2019 Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle

The Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle facilitated The Atonement: Lina’s Project in 2017 on behalf of Lina, a victim of child sexual abuse at the hands of a member of clergy.

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Statement from Bishop Bill Wright: Cardinal Pell appeal outcome

August 21, 2019 Bishop Bill Wright

In December 2018 Cardinal George Pell was convicted for the sexual abuse of two choirboys at St Patrick’s Cathedral in 1996 and 1997. It was the second trial, after the first trial’s jury failed to reach a verdict.

Communion Rite – it’s the same everywhere, isn’t it? IMAGE Your Diocese

Communion Rite – it’s the same everywhere, isn’t it?

August 20, 2019 Sharon Murphy

There is a certain comfort in the familiarity of the structure of our Mass. It is pretty much the same regardless of where Mass is celebrated. We are one holy, catholic and apostolic church and our Missal embodies this unity.

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Bishop Bill convokes a Diocesan Synod

August 08, 2019 Brooke Robinson

Having consulted with the Presbyteral  Council  (CIC c. 461 § 1), and consulted the Diocesan Council for Mission (CIC c. 511), and in anticipation  of the Plenary Council of Australia 2020, and in responding to the question of the plenary council - listen to what the spirit is saying,  and the need to renew the Diocesan Synod of 1992-1993, I hereby convoke the Synod of the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle  (CIC cc. 460ff). The Diocesan Synod will be conducted according to the diocesan synodal directory.

The growth of the Singleton Catholic community IMAGE Your Diocese

The growth of the Singleton Catholic community

July 30, 2019 Michael Sternbeck

Emigrants from a potato famine-ravaged land of Ireland where the Catholic faith was tolerated but oppressed in practice; those who escaped political and religious turmoil in Europe; the offspring of Catholic convicts who were transported in the first couple of decades of the 19th century — these diverse peoples were the Catholic pioneers of Singleton from the mid-1830s.