For over a century Kurri Kurri has been synonymous with coal mining in the Hunter Valley. It is a town with a rich and prosperous history, surrounded by the hugely productive South Maitland Coalfield, which at the advent of Federation was the richest coalfield in the Southern Hemisphere.
The Federation of P & F Associations, the peak parent body for Catholic schools in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, last night hosted an anniversary dinner and welcomed Her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, Governor of New South Wales to join in celebrating its 40th Anniversary.
Members of the Catholic Schools Council, Catholic Schools Office and school staff filled Sacred Heart Cathedral on Wednesday for the annual Catholic Schools Week Liturgy. The theme for this year’s Liturgy was Fully Alive.