The latest statements and media releases from the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle are listed below including those from the Catholic Schools Office, CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning and the Catholic Development Fund.
Please direct any media enquiries or requests for interviews to the Communications Team on 0419 263 901.
The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is pleased to report well attended mass services throughout the region this Easter season.
Many people worshipped the stations of the cross on Good Friday at Sacr…
The ancient Hebrew people, like every other human society, had to try to make sense of their world. And like every society, part of what they saw around them was a certain prevalence of greed, selfish…
Following approval by the Hunter Joint Regional Planning Council last week, the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is pleased to confirm its development of the former 'Empire' site in Newcastle's…
Bishop Bill Wright has confirmed that a priest of the diocese has been charged with historic child sexual offences. The charges related to matters alleged to have occurred in the 1970's.
From March 5 – 11, Catholic schools across our region will open their doors to families, friends and community members to celebrate Catholic Schools Week 2017. This year's theme, 'Catholic schools: Gr…
CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning is proud to bring renowned Autism guru, Dr Tony Attwood to Taree for free information sessions on Friday 3 March.
One session is aimed at parents of childr…
To the Catholic People of the Maitland–Newcastle diocese.
My dear people,
As I'm sure you know, the 50th case study of Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse began today…
The Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle has this morning announced the launch of the Diocesan Protection and Safety Council – a new body formed to advise the Bishop.
The Diocesan Protection and Sa…
People from throughout the community have spoken with their feet, with large numbers attending both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Masses at Parishes across the diocese.
Bringing people together to…
As Bishop Bill is unwell, this year we are pleased to have Vicar General, Fr Brian Mascord share his Christmas message to the people of the diocese, Newcastle, Hunter and Manning regions.