Members of the Catholic Schools Maitland-Newcastle community filled Sacred Heart Cathedral on Tuesday night for the annual Called to Serve Mass. The theme for this year’s Mass was Encounter: Journeying Together.
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.