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Death of Bishop Bill Wright

Bishop William (Bill) Wright died on Saturday 13 November, in Maitland Hospital, having succumbed to lung cancer at the age of 69.  Bishop Bill announced his ill-health and confirmed he had submitted his resignation to the Holy Father, Pope Francis, in September this year.  Whilst he had confirmed his ill health, the speed of Bishop…

Children’s Liturgy

While Children’s Liturgy is on hold during this current period of restrictions, our Pastoral Placement Participant, Adele, has prepared some take away activities for the kids. Copies of these resources will be available in the church each weekend, or you can download them from here. Feel free to take a copy for a young person.

CatholicCare Meal Home Delivery

CatholicCare is providing, free meal home delivery around the Newcastle, Maitland and Toronto areas. All who require food support are welcome to receive a weekly meal delivery. Visit CatholicCare or call 4979 1339 (during office hours) to register your details.

2022 Pastoral Placement Program

The Pastoral Placement Program offers participants an experience of ministry in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. The purpose of this program is to enable participants the opportunity to experience different workplaces and ministries across the diocese. These ‘on the ground’ ministry work placements help participants explore the opportunities that are available to them to serve God…

Plenary Council Assembly

After much preparation, and a delay due to the COVID pandemic, the First Assembly of the Australia’s Plenary Council will start on October 3rd 2021. The pandemic also means the Assembly will be held with a combination of in-person and online delivery. One of our parishioners, Bernadette Gibson, has been chosen to represent our diocese…

Perpetual Day of Remembrance

This Sunday throughout the Diocese we commemorate Perpetual Day of Remembrance. This is an occasion for us to stand in solidarity with survivors who continue to suffer, and together be a sign of hope, committing to ensure that the past is never repeated and that the Church will be a safe place for all into…

Lighting a candle for Afghanistan

Dear parishioners,Earlier in the week, Fr Greg Barker invited his Parishioners to join him in lighting a candle each night in prayerfully solidarity with the people of Afghanistan. I will be lighting a candle at St Joseph’s tonight to join him in prayer and invite you to also light a candle in your home. Christopher…

Amen Camino

The purpose of pilgrimage is journey. You are invited to join the aMeN caMiNo journey and let your storiesand experiences meet others. Camino has a long and established Christian history, it means ‘road’ or ‘way’.