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Mercy has ‘pitched its tent'

Mercy has ‘pitched its tent'

Mercy has travelled the roads of our diocese during this ‘Year of Mercy’. Mercy has “pitched its tent” at churches without a resident priest, to be present and available to the local people. Many have welcomed mercy into their lives.

Good people telling good news in good ways

Good people telling good news in good ways

When he teaches adult groups under the auspices of the Tenison Woods Education Centre (TWEC), Michael O’Connor, parishioner of Wallsend, describes himself in terms of “four Xes”.

St Patrick's Women's Guild celebrates 50 years

St Patrick's Women's Guild celebrates 50 years

The St Patrick’s Women’s Guild was founded in 1966 and in the fifty years since has made significant contributions to the Singleton community and beyond.

Opening community doors during the Year of Mercy

Opening community doors during the Year of Mercy

Opening the Door of Mercy in celebration of the 2016 Jubilee Year of Mercy on Sunday 13 December, 2015, was a catalyst for Morisset parishioner, Frances Dunn, in strengthening her community relationships and opening doors across the diocese.

On the same path but perhaps on a different road

On the same path but perhaps on a different road

According to websites dedicated to the various pilgrimages on offer around the globe − and there are many I can tell you − a pilgrim ‘is a traveller who has come from afar who is on a journey to a holy place or gathering who often makes their journey on foot’.

Hospitality begins at home

Hospitality begins at home

The House of Hospitality first opened its doors to men recovering from alcoholism in 1991, and since then has evolved into a drug and alcohol-free, safe place for families and individuals experiencing homelessness to stay while they search for accommodation.

Fr Phil Doyle CSSp: “One talk, for an hour”

Fr Phil Doyle CSSp: “One talk, for an hour”

Some of us are old enough to remember ‘vocations talks’ at school. Lest anyone doubt the effectiveness of these, reflect on the vocation story of Spiritan priest, Philip Doyle, currently ministering at Raymond Terrace and this year celebrating his golden jubilee of ordination.

Catholic Development Fund - making things possible

Catholic Development Fund - making things possible

The Catholic Development Fund (CDF) has been established in the diocese for almost 60 years. In that time, with the support of its many members, the CDF has enabled the diocese to make a real difference in the lives of countless people within our region.

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