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Diocese of Broken Bay e-Bulletin
Issue 46  |  28 March 2017
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There were smiles all round at the official opening on Friday 24 March at the St John the Baptist Early Learning Centre at Woy Woy. The Hon. Sarah Mitchell MLC, NSW Minister for Early Childhood Education, officially opened the new centre. Also present was Trish Devlin, Executive Director of CatholicCare, Diocese of Broken Bay and Fr Timothy Raj, Administrator at Woy Woy Parish, who gave a special blessing.

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Palm Sunday is officially World Youth Day in the Catholic Calendar. Join Bishop Peter for Palm Sunday Mass at 6pm at Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral, Waitara, followed by the CYBB launch of the Australian Catholic Youth Festival.

 

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Take time out this Lent to renew your faith. The Light is On is an initiative where Catholic Churches are open for quiet prayer and Reconciliation on certain evenings during Lent. All are very welcome to simply drop in and spend time in prayer. For those who wish to take an extra step in restoring their relationship with Jesus, the Sacrament of Reconciliation will also be available.

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Assisted Suicide is not the most common subject for musical comedy shows – and that’s exactly why British actor, comedian and activist, Liz Carr, was so passionate about bringing the topic to the stage.

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A three-day meeting, just concluded at the Catholic Leadership Centre in East Melbourne, drew participants from around Australia to explore a renewed approach to the celebration of the liturgy in the local Church.

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The Catholic Life and Faith Formation team are running an Encounter Course throughout April and May for those who ever wondered "How do I evangelise?"

To evangelise is the essential identity and mission of a parish. This course, over two sessions, explores what it means to evangelise – to bring Jesus to the world, and to call people into a relationship with Christ and to active discipleship.

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Semiti grew up in an informal, or ‘squatter’, settlement in Fiji. More than a quarter of Fiji’s people live in these settlements, with little hope of finding permanent housing and land. Their situation is particularly vulnerable – many live in unstable shelters, and there is a constant threat of extreme climate events. Children have few opportunities for education, and unemployment levels are high. There is little access to public services such as roads, water supply, electricity and garbage collection.

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Pastoral care of migrants and refugees will be top of the agenda for the Church in Australia later this year as Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana and Cardinal Orlando Quevedo from the Philippines arrive in Melbourne to give keynote addresses at a national conference on the issue.

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Professor vanThanh Nguyen SVD, one of the leading New Testament scholars in the Catholic Church will be conducting a series of face-to-face workshops at BBI in May aimed at teachers, parishes and religious communities.

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