Invitations & Events

Message from Catholic Schools about Support:

Would you like to receive a quality Catholic Education for your child? Is the cost of sending your child to a Catholic School holding you back from this?

We are here to assist you however we can.

Do you live in government housing?

Do you hold a current Health Care Card?

Is your only source of income Centrelink?

You could be eligible for heavily reduced fees.

If you don’t satisfy the above eligibility no need to panic, you still may be eligible for a reduction in your child’s school fees, if you are a low income worker.

We will also help you set up payment plans for the small amount of fees you may be required to pay.

All you will need to do is ask and our staff at your local Sydney Catholic School will be ready to assist you with this process, with the upmost of confidentiality.

For enquires: Please contact Sydney Catholic Schools - Southern Region Office:

Mr Simon Wilson, Professional Officer - Assistant to the Regional Director (02) 9772-7000

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Audio Divina Podcast

Audio Divina is a lectio-divina inspired Podcast that features high-quality, meticulously researched reflections provided by world-renowned biblical scholar Rev. Professor Francis J. Moloney SDB AM

It will update every Wednesday with content related to the following Sunday's gospel.

Visit https://www.salesians.org.au/podcast to listen to a podcast now.


Pilgrimage of Mercy

PILGRIMAGE: HOLY SPIRIT PILGRIMAGE 


(20Days of Central Europe Marian Pilgrimage of Mercy) TOUR TO: Vienna, Slovakia, Poland, Czech Rep, Hungary, Croatia,Medjugorje for $6,430 +PLUS+ 11Days Optional Extension to: Fatima, Salamanca, Lourdes, Avignon, Nerves, and Paris for $2,250 from 23/09/2019-23/10/2019. Spiritual Director: Fr Emmanuel-tv. Contact us ASAP for more info/itinerary: 0417999553, (08)93413079, (08)93413131;  holyspiritp@gmail.comfremmanueltv@hotmail.com

VISITING ROME?



STAY AT DOMUS AUSTRALIA IN ROME


Domus Australia is a 32 room guest house established by the Australian Catholic Church, welcoming travellers to Rome seeking comfortable accommodation and an ideal base from which to explore historical and cultural sites of the Eternal City. Centrally located with a magnificently restored Chapel featuring daily Mass in English, Domus Australia is the perfect oasis in the heart of Rome for Aussie pilgrims. Enquiries: reservations@domusaustralia.org www.domusaustralia.org.

Interested in volunteering to help seniors?

Volunteering with CatholicCare


Interested in volunteering to help seniors?

Based at our Liverpool office, we need callers to phone people waiting for government funded home care to check on their wellbeing.

 

Interested in volunteering to help children?

Based at our Lewisham office, we need people to help at playgroups for young, vulnerable mothers and their babies.

 

Call CCareline on 13 18 19 to find out more.

 

Twilight Talks

Twilight Talks
Let's act!

- Tues 7th May - Lets Act On ... Waste to Landfill
-Tues 6th August - Lets Act On... Fast Fashion
-Tues 3rd September - Lets Act On... Food Waste
- Tues 1st October - Lets Act On... Plastic Pollution

Venue: The Grail Centre- 22 McHatton St, North Sydney. Easy to reach via public transport. Street parking available.

Tickets: $10 each or $30 for the entire series
Contact: grailsec@ozemail.com.au
 

Night of Prayer and Reparation

A Night of Prayer and Reparation

Friday 28th June, 2019

A night of prayer and reparation for peace in the world and the welfare of Australia is being held at; St. Dominic’s Parish Flemington (Cnr. The Crescent & Hornsey Road, HOMEBUSH WEST.  Car-park off Hornsey Road Church doors open at 8pm) on the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart and the Feast of the Immaculate Heart. Divided into two sections with a short break, the program commences with Mass at 9pm on Friday the 28thJune and conclude Saturday 1.30am, with Rosary and Mass to honor the Immaculate Heart of Mary.  


All welcome. Parking available. 

Enquiries: World Apostolate of Fatima Ph 02-9984-8988”.


Catholic Women's Conference

Heart Catholic Women’s Conference

Date: 20th - 22nd June 2019

Venue: Fairfield RSL Club

 

A time to come together as women to be refreshed and renewed

In our busy lives. Spoil yourself. Dream again. Feel loved,

Honoured and cared for. Invite your daughters,

Mothers, sisters and friends!

Men – What woman in your life can you spoil by sending them to

Heart 2019?

Register: Heart.TheCatholicGuy.com

Email: heart@TheCatholicGuy.com

Phone: 1300 734 880






Mary MacKillop National Pilgrimage 2019

In the Footsteps of Mary MacKillop

25th Anniversary National Pilgrimage

The Sisters of St Joseph invite you to join the 25th anniversary National Pilgrimage, giving you the opportunity to journey to places in Australia made holy by St Mary MacKillop. 

The Pilgrimage commences in Melbourne 22 October, visiting Penola, Adelaide and other significant places, and concludes in Sydney 2 November 2019.

Cost $3,575 – $4,390 (twin share) depending on capital city of departure (Australia or New Zealand).

Single supplement for all areas $685 pp.

For a brochure, application form or further information please email national.pilgrimage@mmp.org.au or call Sr Therese Leydon rsj on  0417 683 123, or Sr Annie Bond rsj on 02 8912 4818.




Catholic Bushwalking Club

Catholic Bushwalking Club

Are you are interested in

Bushwalking, Camping, Canyon and Ski Trips?

Apply for Membership with the CBC

via website www.cbcnsw.org.au

or contact Adriana on 0422 688




St Patrick's College 50th Anniversary.

St. Patrick’s College Sutherland 

HSC Class of 1969 and any student who studied with us 1961 (4th Grade) to 1969 (6th Form).  50-year reunion, Mass at St. Patrick’s Sutherland then Dinner & Catchup at TRADIES Gymea, Saturday 20 July 2019

(50 years since man walked on the moon). For details please contact, Mark Adams, shark.auditing@gmail.com, or Trevor Romer romers@optusnet.com.au



Holy Spirit Retreat Day


Retreat Day - The Holy Spirit
Father Hugh Thomas, Redemptorist
Date: Saturday 22nd June. Start:Hall open 0830am, Mass: 9am, Finish: 3pm
Location: Saint Raphael's Parish Hall, 84 George St, South Hurstville.
Theme: The Holy Spirit in the Sacred Scriptures, in the Church and in our lives.
Coffee and Tea provided. Please bring something to share for morning tea 
and a sandwich for lunch. For further info please contact, Gary and Ronnie Cartmer 0418 781 777
All welcome!

Holy Family Parish, Menai

Holy Family Parish Menai invite you to Dr Debra Snoddy's talk on Mary of Nazareth. Dr Snoddy is a Biblical Studies lecturer at the Catholic Institute of Sydney.

Date:Sat. 22 June 2019

Where: Holy Family Parish, Menai meeting rooms

Time: 10.30 for coffee & tea  /  Prayer, Talk, Discussion: 11.00—3.00  

RSVP: menaihfp@bigpond.net.au

Please bring a plate to share for lunch

Donation box available  



Day Retreat

Day Retreat
22nd June 2019
Benedictine Abbey, 695 Jamberoo Mountain Rd, Jamberoo
Centering Prayer and Lectio Divina

Desire and love lie at the heart of centering prayer and centering practice. A silent day retreat spent in the practice of centering prayer and exploration of the desire and love which calls us ever more deeply into the heart of our God. We will use poetry, Scripture and the writings of the mystics as keys to open the door to the world of longing and love within. Limited places.

All talks are given in the conference room situated at the retreat cottages.
Time: 10am-3.30pm (with the option of Mass at 9am and Vespers at 5pm).
Presenter: Sr Magdalen Mather osb
Cost: $30

Morning and afternoon tea provided. Please bring your own lunch. Tea and coffee available.
Bookings: Phone 02 4236 0533 (between 10am and 4.30pm)
Email: cottageretreats@jamberooabbey.org.au


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