The July edition of our monthly magazine Aurora is included in The Newcastle Herald and The Maitland Mercury today; in The Scone Advocate on Thursday 3 July and in The Manning River Times, The Singleton Argus and The Muswellbrook Chronicle on Friday 4 July. Don’t miss your copy!
Our cover image this month features members of the ASPIRE cast who are performing later in July in A Night in the Forest. Reserve your seats now!
In “My Word”, Bishop Bill reflects thoughtfully on his recent Vinnies Sleepout experience. “Many life experiences have contributed to my facility in sleeping on the ground. I’ve never been properly homeless, as it happens, and I acknowledge that one night in the rough is nothing like what some poor unfortunates go through night after night, under bridges and in doorways up and down the country. Still, I’ve had many nights on the earth.”
Bishop Bill and Bishop Emeritus Michael Malone both respond to the report of the Special Commission of Inquiry headed by Margaret Cunneen SC.
There is a report on new and developing models of parish leadership in Gloucester and Krambach, and the outcomes bode well for a future with – at least for a while – fewer priests in active ministry.
As school holidays begin, Rosalind Dunn of St Mary’s High School Gateshead offers practical strategies for enthusing reluctant readers.
Young writer Ashleigh Green shares “How my Muslim friends made me a better Catholic”.
There is so much more to read, so don’t miss your copy of the July Aurora. To subscribe for only $25, please contact the editor, Tracey Edstein, 4979 1288.
It has come to our attention that when Aurora is machine inserted into copies of The Newcastle Herald, an occasional copy misses the insert. When buying The Herald (or any other participating newspaper) please check that Aurora is included. If you have The Herald (or any other participating newspaper) delivered and Aurora is missing, please contact Newcastle Newspapers directly on 4979 5000, and a copy of Aurora will be posted to you.
You can read a selection of Aurora stories online now!