TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Wisdom and resilience IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Wisdom and resilience

March 02, 2021 Teresa Brierley

The end of summer, the beginning of March and this is my first message for the year. Some of you may be wondering where I have been since the beginning of February. I have been fulfilling my role as mother and grandmother. One of our daughters, Angela, gave birth to Levi Arnold on 15 January.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Women on Tuesday IMAGE Opinion & Comment

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.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: The Diocesan Council for Ministry with Young People (DCMYP) IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: The Diocesan Council for Ministry with Young People (DCMYP)

February 16, 2021 Mary-Anne DeLuca

The DCMYP serves as an advisory body to the Bishop to foster a passionate, imaginative and vibrant community of faith-filled people. The Council seeks to provide initiatives within the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle that give young people opportunities to experience, explore and grow in their faith with other like-minded young people. 

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Council for Mission IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Council for Mission

February 09, 2021 Lawrie Hallinan

Our Diocese is a good example of the Second Vatican Council’s vision of the Bishop collaborating with laity and clergy in Christ’s mission of sanctifying, governing and teaching.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Walking together  IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Walking together

February 02, 2021 Patricia Egan rsj

On the feast of St Mary MacKillop, 8 August 2019, Bishop Bill convoked our diocesan synod, to be held over three sessions in November 2019, November 2020 and November 2021.  It would take place in association with our National Plenary Council 2020-2022.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Goodbye to 2020 IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Goodbye to 2020

December 22, 2020 Teresa Brierley

Here is my last message for this year, a year that has challenged us in ways we could not have conceived a year ago. I am very conscious of how weary people are feeling, and hoping and praying that the year ahead will see a reprieve from the pandemic.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Making a difference IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Making a difference

December 15, 2020 Teresa Brierley

Our weekend reading from the prophet Isaiah (61:1-2, 10-11) serves as a reminder of who we are anointed to be, and what it means to be wrapped with the cloak of integrity.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Be on your guard, stay awake IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Be on your guard, stay awake

December 01, 2020 Teresa Brierley

Welcome to December, to Advent and the Year of Mark, who is reminding us to be ever watchful for God in our lives.