Bulletin Notices

Download information for parish newsletters and bulletins here from the Diocese of Broken Bay and beyond. All information is updated on a weekly basis. 

Mary Magdalene Movie

A new film starring Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix opens on 22 March. Go to www.marymagdalene.com.au  to watch the trailer, find resources and more.
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Position Vacant - Confidential Secretary to the Bishop of Broome

Based in Broome, this role requires high quality, accurate and professional assistant to the Bishop. The successful applicant will support the ethos of the Catholic Church and develop a clear understanding, appreciation of and commitment to the charism and mission of the Catholic Church of the Diocese of Brooke and the Kimberley. Applications close on Friday 9 March. For further information contact Anneliese Rohr 08 9192 1060 or kcp@broomediocese.org

The Joyful Vision of Love, Marriage and Family

The Joyful Vision of Love, Marriage and Family: A time of marriage enrichment, practical discussions, and family focused prayer

Date: Sunday 4 March 2018
Venue: Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish Terrigal

10.00am Parish Mass
11.00am Family Hospitality
11.30am Marriage enrichment talk and discussion
1.00pm Family prayer time
1.15pm Close

Child minding available during talk
Enquiries: steven.buhagiar@dbb.org.au or 0415 600 290

Lenten Retreat Afternoon for Families of all ages

Time for Us – To Prepare our Hearts for Lent

Date: Sunday 25 February
Venue: Mt Schoenstatt Shrine & Retreat Centre Mulgoa
2pm: Talk for Adults: JOY in SUFFERING including Testimonies
3pm: Prayer, Adoration, Confession and Benediction
4pm: Afternoon Tea

Children's Program and Babysitting available

Free event but registration is essential for catering and planning purposes
Registration: Sr. M Julie Brcar juliebrcar@gmail.com


Bible Society 'Bibles for Bubs' promotion

As part of their Bicentenary celebrations, The Bible Society Australia is giving 1000 children born in Australia between 1 January 2017 and 7 March 2018 a free Read and Share Toddler Bible. This will be followed by yearly birthday cards, as well as a Big Rescue Bible when they turn 5. Parents, grandparents or carers can apply for the Bible at www.biblesociety.org.au/bubs/


Divine Mercy Lenten Reflection

Divine Mercy Lenten Reflection with St Faustina Relic on tour 2018
Saturday 17 February 2018, 9am - 4pm
Harrington Hall, Our Lady of Dolours Parish, Chatswood

Rachel's Vineyard Retreat

Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat is a journey of spiritual healing to help women and men overcome the painful effects of an abortion experience. The retreat offers a sanctuary in which to renew, rebuild and redeem hearts broken by abortion in a safe, supportive, confidential and non-judgmental environment. The weekend retreat is facilitated by professionally trained spiritual counselors and priests.

The retreat we offer is a service for all who seek spiritual healing and wholeness in their lives. The next retreat will be held 13 - 15 April 2018. The other retreats to be held this year will be: 10 - 12 August and 16 - 18 November.

You could assist those who might benefit from Rachel Vineyard's Ministries support by asking the parishes to run the following bulletin notice over the coming weeks and months making available the details of the retreats and how to contact us.

Rachel’s Vineyard Ministries, Sydney offers regular healing retreats for those who have experienced an abortion. The retreat offers a sanctuary in which to renew, rebuild and redeem hearts broken by abortion in a safe, supportive, confidential and non judgmental environment. Information and a brochure can found at: www.rachelsvineyard.org.au or call us on our confidential voicemail number 0400 092 555 or email info@rachelsvineyard.org.au. The next retreat will be on April 13-15, 2018.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend

A Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend is a Marriage Enrichment experience for married couples – set in peaceful, picturesque surroundings, away from the distractions of everyday life. During the weekend, couples have a unique opportunity to reconnect, rekindle and refresh their relationship. Take time out of your busy schedule, to invest in your most precious asset . . . your Marriage!

Weekend date: 27 – 29 April at Mt Carmel Retreat Centre, Varroville, NSW
Bookings online at www.wwme.org.au or
Adrian and Janet Sullivan: on 0490 774 419 or adrian.janet1@bigpond.com



Grief to Grace

Healing the Wounds of Abuse – is a spiritual retreat for anyone who has suffered degradation or violation through physical, emotional, sexual or spiritual abuse.

The retreat will be held April 8th – 13th 2018. To request an application contact Anne by emailing info@grieftograceaus.org.au or phone 0407704539. For more information visit www.grieftograce.org

Celebrate Youth: The Life You're Living!

Jessie Manibusan
Catholic Evangeliser, Iternant Witness, Music Missionary, Comic Storyteller, Catholic Ninja, Joy Cultivator is touring Australia next year to celebrate the Year of Youth.

Download the flyer for more information.

POSITIONS VACANT - 2 Positions Available

Receptionist/ Senior Customer Service Officer, Pennant Hills Full-Time
Receptionist/Customer Service Officer, Pennant Hills Part-Time Monday-Friday 8.30am-1.30pm

The Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay seeks two highly personable Customer Service Officers to welcome and assist visitors and colleagues in the Diocesan offices at Pennant Hills as well as providing general administration support, including purchasing of supplies and mail room duties. Applications can be made by email recruitment@dbb.org.au 


Kimberley Catholic Volunteer Service


The Diocese of Broome, WA, requires volunteers to assist with the work of the local Church on Aboriginal Missions. We are currently seeking a couple to manage the Warmun Retreat Centre in February. There are several other roles also available including a couple in Balgo to assist the priest in the running of the parish.

Placements are preferred for a period of 6 months.
For further details, and an application form, please contact:
Volunteer Coordinator Anneliese Rohr: 0415 526 142
Email: volunteers@broomediocese.org
Web: www.broomediocese.org
Mail: PO Box 76, BROOME WA 6725


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

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