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WORLD YOUTH DAY BLOG: Pilgrimage day 14

WORLD YOUTH DAY BLOG: Pilgrimage day 14

Cardinal Timothy Dolan speaks to Maitland-Newcastle pilgrims on day 14.

Caritas welcomes Prime Minister's call for Royal Commission into juvenile detention

Caritas welcomes Prime Minister's call for Royal Commission into juvenile detention

Caritas Australia has welcomed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s announcement this morning of a Royal Commission, to investigate the evidence presented in this week’s Four Corners program about juvenile detention in the Northern Territory.

Fasting and feasting

Fasting and feasting

It was a wonderful month.  I thoroughly enjoyed it.  I was out most nights. I met lots of old friends.  I made new friends.  We shared meals.  We had a great time.  But we didn’t drink any wine! 

More than $208,000 raised for Project Compassion: Learning more, creating change

More than $208,000 raised for Project Compassion: Learning more, creating change

In 2016, more than $11 million was raised nationally for Caritas Project Compassion, with more than $208,000 contributed by the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.

WORLD YOUTH DAY BLOG: Pilgrimage day 11 green group

WORLD YOUTH DAY BLOG: Pilgrimage day 11 green group

Maitland-Newcastle pilgrims depart for Poland on day 11.

World Youth Day is a catalyst for renewal in youth ministry, Australian bishops say

World Youth Day is a catalyst for renewal in youth ministry, Australian bishops say

World Youth Day in Sydney changed the landscape of youth ministry nationally, the Australian bishops said today during a national gathering of Australian pilgrims currently participating at World Youth Day (WYD) events in Krakow, Poland.

Richard Leonard: Mercy in the Movies “We need to ask for the grace to want to forgive!”

Richard Leonard: Mercy in the Movies “We need to ask for the grace to want to forgive!”

Participants in a seminar led by Richard Leonard sj know that they will be enthralled from the outset, and that was certainly true of the recent Mercy in the Movies. Continually alluding to the theme, Richard beckoned us into the experience of mercy, through an interweaving of words and stories from gospel witnesses, scripture, society and culture – notably the media.

Third variant of Roman Rite offered in Newcastle

Third variant of Roman Rite offered in Newcastle

Many Catholics would be unaware that there are three forms of the Roman Rite: the Ordinary form experienced in our parishes; the Extraordinary form which is the 1962 Mass in Latin and the form known as Divine Worship, approved in 2015.

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