Pope Francis names new Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle IMAGE Your Diocese

Pope Francis names new Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle

February 03, 2023 Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle

The Holy Father has appointed Bishop Michael Kennedy, currently the Bishop of Armidale, as the ninth Bishop of the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.

 A statement from our Diocesan Administrator about the death of Cardinal George Pell IMAGE Your Diocese

A statement from our Diocesan Administrator about the death of Cardinal George Pell

January 11, 2023 Fr Greg Barker

We pray for the repose of the soul of Cardinal Pell, comfort for his family and for all of those who loved him.

Simbang Gabi returns to Sacred Heart Cathedral IMAGE Your Diocese

Simbang Gabi returns to Sacred Heart Cathedral

December 13, 2022 Elizabeth Symington

This week you’re invited to join the Filipino community within our Diocese for Simbang Gabi.

Community invited to journey together and reflect on the Continental Stage for the Synod of Bishops IMAGE Your Diocese

Community invited to journey together and reflect on the Continental Stage for the Synod of Bishops

November 22, 2022 Elizabeth Symington

As the Church around the world has entered the Continental Stage for the Synod of Bishops on Synodality, Australians have been invited to create small groups and reflect on the Working Document for the Continental Stage.

Why did a chicken, goldfish and sheep visit St Joseph’s, East Maitland?  IMAGE Your Diocese

Why did a chicken, goldfish and sheep visit St Joseph’s, East Maitland?

November 08, 2022 Elizabeth Symington

Vee the Sheep, Bubbles the Goldfish, Bruno the Chihuahua, and Johnny Cash the Bantam Hen were just a few of the animals which had an experience as unique as their names last month when they were ceremonially blessed at St Joseph’s, East Maitland.

Interfaith Dialogue explores leadership and community IMAGE Your Diocese

Interfaith Dialogue explores leadership and community

November 07, 2022 Elizabeth Symington

What does leadership look like in a Catholic, Jewish, Anglican or Buddhist community?

Say hello to the Catholic Community Fund IMAGE Your Diocese

Say hello to the Catholic Community Fund

November 01, 2022 Elizabeth Symington

“Investing with the CCF is a commitment to the community in which you live and work, whilst taking care of your own financial future.” 

Beyond the Wall: Stories of LGBTIQ+ spirituality & transformation IMAGE Your Diocese

Beyond the Wall: Stories of LGBTIQ+ spirituality & transformation

October 25, 2022 Lizzie Watkin

An inclusive, interfaith event is being held this Saturday at the Hunter Wetlands Centre, which encourages attendees to reflect on their own faith journey and listen and learn from others’ experiences.