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Position Vacant - Youth Ministry Coordinator Part-Time

Frenchs Forest Catholic Parish is seeking a Youth Ministry Coordinator (initially 8 hrs p.w.) to plan, resource and implement an interesting program of youth activities for youth aged 12-18, and young adults aged 18-35. Hours are flexible, but will include some evening and weekend work.

You’ll be a good organiser, with excellent people skills and a keen interest in developing young people within the context of the Catholic Church.

Applications close Sunday 19 August 2018. For more info including the selection criteria ring 9451 5097 or email parishoffice@ffcp.org.au

The successful applicant will be required to comply with the relevant provisions of the Commission for Children and Young Persons Act 1998.

St Teresa of Avila: The Journey to God

St Teresa’s ‘Way of Perfection’ is full of a rich and timeless wisdom that is still very relevant today as a guide in the spiritual life. Most Rev David L. Walker will lead us over two sessions in exploring the spirituality of this great Spanish 16th century Saint and Doctor of the Church.

Presenter: Most Rev David L. Walker, Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Broken Bay
Date: Tuesdays 7 and 14 August 2018
Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Venue: Caroline Chisholm Centre, Building 2, 423 Pennant Hills Rd, Pennant Hills
RSVP: By Friday 3 August faith.formation@bbcatholic.org.au or Pina Bernard 8379 1627

Celebrating Disciples of All Nations

Celebrating Disciples of All Nations – 18 August 2018

To mark the 104th World Day of Refugees and Migrants, a Diocesan event “Celebrating Disciples of All Nations” will be held at the Cathedral / The Light of Christ Centre, 23 Yardley Ave Waitara, on Saturday 18 August 2018. We welcome Most Rev Vincent Long, Bishop of Parramatta, who will be joining us for the afternoon as we celebrate our multicultural Christian community.

The afternoon includes:
• 1:00pm – 3:00pm A showcase of international food and live entertainment at the Light of Christ Centre (gold coin donation on arrival to be donated to charity)
• 3:00pm – 4.30pm An expert Panel Discussion on the theme “Welcoming, Protecting, Promoting, and Integrating Migrants and Refugees”. Includes a personal address by Most Rev Vincent Long.
• 5:00pm – 6:00pm Mass at the Cathedral, celebrating the richness of gifts that each in our faith community brings
Be part of this inaugural diocesan multicultural event. To register, or for more information please email faith.formation@bbcatholic.org.au or contact Cristina Gomez on 8379 1628.

 

July Safeguarding Message

“Recruitment and selection procedures for new employees and volunteers should clearly signal the organisations commitment to children safety.” (Final Report, Royal Commission).

Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School Wyoming celebrates 40 years

 

Marriage Enrichment Weekend

Take the time to step back from everyday distractions and rediscover your relationship! 

17 – 19 August at Mt Carmel Retreat Centre, Varroville, NSW 

Book online at  www.wwme.org.au

Alternatively contact Adrian and Janet Sullivan: on 0490 774 419 or adrian.janet1@bigpond.com

PLENARY COUNCIL 2020

Pope Francis has approved the Australian Bishops’ decision to hold a Plenary Council in Australia in 2020 and 2021.This gathering of all the local churches or dioceses of the nation will invite us to reflect on the question: “What do you think God is asking of us in Australia?”

Find out more about the Plenary Council 2020 at the new website now online: www.plenarycouncil.catholic.org.au and in the upcoming April Broken Bay News with a message from Bishop Peter and a special four page guide highlighting our local plans here in the Diocese of Broken Bay, to play our part in this national conversation.

Through its listening and dialogue sessions, the Plenary Council will give all people the opportunity to say what is on their mind and in their heart. It is a chance to speak boldly but also listen with an open and humble heart. The official launch of the Plenary Council will be at Pentecost this year, May 20. That gives us time to prepare, to “Listen to what the Spirit is saying” and to consider how we can take part in this important process.

Catholic Diocese of
Broken Bay

Building 2, 423 Pennant Hills Road
Pennant Hills NSW 2120

PO Box 340
Pennant Hills NSW 1715

Phone 02 9847 0000
Fax 02 9847 0001
news@dbb.org.au

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