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Migrant and Refugee Sunday 2016

Migrant and Refugee Sunday 2016

In this Year of Mercy, with many newly arrived migrants and refugees in Australia, we must enact a culture of encounter, welcome and acceptance in practical, personal and communal ways, says Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv.

Caritas network responds to earthquake in central Italy

Caritas network responds to earthquake in central Italy

Local Caritas staff, partners and volunteers, part of the Caritas international network, are already responding with emergency assistance and support to those on the ground, following a powerful 6.2 magnitude earthquake that struck north-east of Rome, 11 km from Norcia, Italy.

Promoting a fairer world with Caritas

Promoting a fairer world with Caritas

Participants in the Pastoral Placement program have spent the last three days attending the Caritas Young Adults Global Justice Workshop in Sydney. The workshop is open to young adults from all over the country and is intended to provide participants with a deeper knowledge and understanding of the work CARITAS carries out globally.

Family Faith Forum 2016

Family Faith Forum 2016

Faith formation is often achieved through gently accompanying another on their journey. As parish communities we have many opportunities to walk with children, families, individuals and couples through significant times in their lives.

RIO in Raymond Terrace

RIO in Raymond Terrace

On Thursday, 11 August, the Olympic village of St Brigid’s Primary School, Raymond Terrace, came alive for the opening ceremony of the 2016 Mini Olympics.

WORLD YOUTH DAY BLOG: Pilgrimage days 19-20

WORLD YOUTH DAY BLOG: Pilgrimage days 19-20

Maitland-Newcastle pilgrims depart for Kalwaria Zebrzydowska and Wadowice on days 19-20.

Richard Lennan delivers inaugural Cathedral Lecture

Richard Lennan delivers inaugural Cathedral Lecture

It was entirely fitting that the inaugural Cathedral Lecture, initiated by Dean of Sacred Heart Cathedral, Rev Andrew Doohan, should be delivered by Rev Dr Richard Lennan, Professor of Systematic Theology at Boston College, and a priest of the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.

Mark your religion on the 2016 Census

Mark your religion on the 2016 Census

Faith is not in decline around the world. Religious affiliation is growing and faith remains a vital part of the life, culture, thinking and behaviour of individuals in Australia, positively impacting society and culture in many and varied ways. 

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