YOUR DIOCESE

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Project Compassion 2021

February 16, 2021 Rosemary McAllister

This year due to COVID restrictions some of our communities are unable to meet face to face for the Project Compassion Launch. Our Diocese has had a long history of supporting Caritas and this year we invite you to access the number of resources produced locally.

LITURGY MATTERS

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LITURGY MATTERS: Grief Matters

February 16, 2021 Louise Gannon rsj

In the past couple of years, we have experienced three miscarriages in our family. Beyond the grief of the present moment, this took me back more than thirty years to when one of my brothers and sisters-in-law experienced two miscarriages before having my now grown and larger than life, almost infamous nephews.

FAITH MATTERS

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FAITH MATTERS: 'Be More' - See, Judge, Act

February 22, 2021 Mandy Greaves

Last month, I read The Dead Eye and the Deep Blue Sea: A graphic memoir of Modern Slavery written and illustrated by Vannak Prum.

LATEST IN OPINION & COMMENT

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TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Women on Tuesday

February 23, 2021 Helene O'Neill

2021 has the makings of a huge year in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. There is the Synod, Lenten, and Advent programs, the return of parish sacramental programs, a Safeguarding audit and the list goes on. However, already one giant step for women has been achieved with Bishop Bill giving his blessing to the formation of the Council for Women.

AURORA

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Comes a time

February 12, 2021 Felicity Lee

The first book of the Hebrew scriptures and the last gospel of the Christian scriptures both open with the same phrase, "In the beginning". Both scriptures imply there was nothing before the “beginning” they go on to describe. For us, as humans, it is very difficult to conceive or imagine nothingness. We are made of flesh and we live in a world of matter.

LATEST IN CHURCH

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Project Compassion Week 1: Jamila from Bangladesh

February 22, 2021 Caritas Australia

Twenty-two-year-old, Jamila, is a single mother, living in the world’s largest refugee camp in Bangladesh. A Rohingya woman, she fled the armed conflict in Myanmar’s Rakhine State to save herself, her elderly mother and eight-month-old baby daughter. Having been abandoned by her husband, she faced life in the camp on her own.

LATEST IN SOCIAL SERVICES

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A recipe for success

December 03, 2020 Ashleigh Banks

Big things are on the horizon for CatholicCare’s Food Programs, who have recently partnered with St Pius X High School to secure the use of their commercial kitchen to cook meals for those in need.

MN YOUTH

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A life-changing experience

June 02, 2020 Rose-Marie Mahoney

It was late at night on the day the Pastoral Placement Program application was to close that I decided to apply for the position.

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.  

YEAR IN REVIEW

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Partnership puts belief in leadership

December 12, 2019 Dermot Nestor

In an effort to develop leadership through the prism of theology, the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is partnering with Australian Catholic University to offer a Graduate Certificate in Mission and Culture (GCMC) in 2020.