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Dialogue in the secular age

Dialogue in the secular age

Added to my ‘to do’ list after listening to Rev Dr James McEvoy speak in Raymond Terrace recently was “Read Gaudium et Spes”. This is one of the documents of the Second Vatican Council, properly titled Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World (1965).

Be informed about Australian Catholic Youth Festival

Be informed about Australian Catholic Youth Festival

The Diocesan Council for Ministry with Young People (DCMYP) would like to invite you to join the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle in Sydney this December at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival.    

Telling the stories of sacred spaces

Telling the stories of sacred spaces

As I walk through the grounds of the Convent of Mercy, Singleton, I am struck once again by the gracious and elegant lines of this very beautiful building. In the half light of evening we crunch our way across the gravel paths to the welcoming light of the front door.

What's so special about Special Religious Education?

What's so special about Special Religious Education?

The children file into the room under the guidance of their watchful teacher.   They settle on the carpet and greet the visitor who stands before them. The class comprises some 20 Kinder and Year 1 students and they come together every week at this time.  The visitor is a regular weekly guest who is becoming familiar to the group.

What's core Catholicism and what's cultural Catholicism?

What's core Catholicism and what's cultural Catholicism?

Recently I gazed, with combined feelings of pity and annoyance, at a contemporary photo of a large group of priests.

Student leaders urged to “go out of your comfort zone”

Student leaders urged to “go out of your comfort zone”

Since World Youth Day was held in Sydney in 2008, senior student leaders of diocesan secondary schools have gathered for a retreat early in their term as leaders.

Bishops staff day: Introduction, Information, Inspiration

Bishops staff day: Introduction, Information, Inspiration

Staff from the across the diocese braved a chilly autumn morning on Tuesday 30 May to take part in the Bishop’s Staff Day pilgrimage walk. More than 130 members of staff completed the 13km journey from Corcoran Parish Centre, George St, Morpeth to St John the Baptist Chapel, Cathedral Street, Maitland.

We gather, we remember, we entrust

We gather, we remember, we entrust

There is a line in spiritual writer Joyce Rupp’s “A Psalm of Happy Transition” that says: “I relish this happy transition now shaping my days.”

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