This Week Around the Diocese

Holy Week at East Maitland

The Parish of East Maitland shared these great photos from Holy Week.

MU Lady Day

The Parish of Nelson Bay shared these photos from the Mothers’ Union Lady Day held at Christ Church Cathedral on April 9.

Taize 2018

The Parish of Nelson Bay came together for Taize this week, check out these great photos.

Fun and Games at Bishop Tyrrell Place

The students from Manning Valley Anglican College recently teamed up with the residents from Anglican Care’s Bishop Tyrrell Place for some fun and games. The students dressed up as famous people for the residents to guess who they are. A great example of the strong partnerships between our schools and Anglican Care.

Easter Day

The Parish of Harrington-Coopernook shared these great photos from Easter Day held at St Mark’s Mitchell’s Island.

Easter Craft

Great Easter craft made by the Christ Church Cathedral mainly music families last week.


God is light

The kids at the Parish of Forster Tuncurry loved experimenting with black paper and yellow paint last week as they thought about how God is light. Plus some of the parish volunteers at the Bunnings BBQ last week.

Learning Stories and Traditions

The Samaritans Early Learning Centre recently welcomed Uncle Bill for a smoking ceremony. Uncle Bill shared his stories and traditions with children, parents and staff.

Cardiff Community Lunch

Great photos from the recent St Thomas Cardiff Montly Community lunch.

Former Prime Minister John Howard visits East Maitland

The congregation at Saint Peter’s Church, East Maitland, were delighted to welcome former Prime Minister, the Hon John Howard, OM, AC, to the Sung Mass of Easter. Mr Howard, together with other members of his family, were holidaying in the Hunter Valley and travelled to East Maitland to worship at Saint Peter’s where he was made very welcome. Mr Howard spent time with other members of the congregation following the service.