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Position Vacant - Events & Conference Coordinator (part time), Diocese of Broken Bay

The Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay extends from Sydney’s Northern Beaches, the North Shore and up to the Central Coast. This is a part time role for 3 days per week. The role is a fixed term contract for 12 months.

Reporting to the Director, Office of Communications (DOC), the primary purpose of the Events & Conference Coordinator (ECC) is to provide event and conference coordination services to the Diocese.

The ECC will develop events and conference project plans, coordinate specific events, attract sponsors, manage risks, develop external networks and manage event and conference budgets.

If you are interested in applying for this position or wish for further information, please contact Mr Tony Davies, Chancery Human Resources Manager at recruitment@dbb.org.au or on 02 9847 0446. | m: 0439 930 926.

Applications close on Friday, 29 September 2017.

 

Two Bishops in Dialogue 2017

Bishop Peter A Comensoli (Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay) and Bishop Peter Stuart, Assistant Bishop in the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle will engage in an Episcopal Dialogue this year. The topic is: “What unites us is much greater than what divides us” (Pope St John XIII)

In your view what are the areas of faith and life in which we, as Anglicans and Catholics, are most united, and in which are we most divided? And is what divides us greater than what unites us?

The evening will be held at Christ Church Anglican Church, Mann St, Gosford on Tuesday 26 September at 7.30pm (concluding by 9pm). All very welcome.

Broken Bay Bible Conference 2017 The Gospel of Matthew: Journey into Discipleship

Broken Bay Bible Conference 2017
The Gospel of Matthew: Journey into Discipleship

As we explore the Jewish-Christian tapestry of Matthew’s Gospel, we discover again for ourselves who we are really called to be. Why are we called? To whom are we sent? Matthew will be the guide on our journey into discipleship.

Presented by: Rev Dr Chris Monaghan CP (Lecturer in Biblical Studies and President, Yarra Theological Union) and Dr Debra Snoddy (Lecturer in Biblical Studies, Catholic Institute of Sydney), with participation by Bishop David Walker and Bishop Peter A Comensoli
Date: Friday / Saturday 6 - 7 October 2017
Venue: Caroline Chisholm Centre, Building 2, 423 Pennant Hills Road, Pennant Hills
Cost: $66 for 2-day Conference, or $33 per day. Lunch and morning/afternoon tea is included.
RSVP: http://www.trybooking.com/QDGZ by 3 October, enquiries faith.formation@dbb.org.au 9847 0474
Further information www.dbb.org.au/bible

Position Vacant - National Director Apostleship of the Sea

The Apostleship of the Sea is seeking applications for a National Director (part time 22.5 hours max per week for a maximum term of 1 to 2 years) to oversee the pastoral work of the AOS in accordance with the Motu Proprio Stella Maris and to lead the Apostleship to attain a strong national presence and focus on its ministry to seafarers who visit Australia’s ports.

The role can be based in any Australian city.

Full details of the role, requirements and process for applications can be found at the Office for Employment Relations website: www.employmentrelations.catholic.org.au

Enquiries should be directed to Alison Burt on email: pastoral.life@catholic.org.au, Phone: 02 6201 9865
Applications close at 5.00pm Friday 6 October 2017

 

Positions Vacant for 2018– Family Educators

Applications are invited for the position of Family Educator based in a number of systemic Catholic primary schools across the Archdiocese of Sydney.

https://sydcatholicschools.nsw.edu.au
Click on Employment , Positions Vacant.

Applications close September 28, 2017.


For further information contact meredith.lemos@syd.catholic.edu.au

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: 24th -26th November, 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

 

Postal plebiscite on “same-sex marriage” announced

The Australian Government has announced there will be a postal plebiscite on whether the definition of marriage in the Marriage Act 1961 should be changed to include “same-sex marriage”. Ballot papers will be sent out to households on Tuesday, 12 September and all votes must be received back by Tuesday, 7 November. If you are not enrolled to vote, or if you need to update your postal address, go to www.aec.gov.au/enrol/ before the cut-off date of Thursday, 24 August. Vote No, to keep marriage as a unique relationship between a woman and a man.

Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017

noeuthanasia.org.au

Do you know the facts? The ‘Hope’ website provides compelling and greatly needed information and formation around the delicate issue of Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia. It is vital that we understand how the most vulnerable members of our community will be affected by this proposed legislation and to know what we can do to stop this life threatening bill from being passed. Now is the time to act. To get involved please contact Steven Buhagiar 0415 600 290 or email steven.buhagiar@dbb.org.au

For more information visit www.dbb.org.au

Every Story Has a Family: Telling the Christian Story of Family Life

The Bible is full of families, births, love stories and family crises. This is true from its very first page…” (Amoris Laetitia #8)

Presenter: Most Rev Dr Peter A Comensoli, Bishop of Broken Bay
Date: Thursday 12 October 2017
Time: 10:30am – 12:00pm
Venue: The Parish Centre, The Entrance Parish, 239 The Entrance Rd, The Entrance
RSVP: By Tuesday 10 October 2017 to registrations@dbb.org.au or 4332 9825 / 9847 0448
 

 

Download a flyer here ([pdf/774kb])

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: 24-26 November, 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

Seventh Annual Gathering in Solidarity

In September at Terrey Hills, we will be holding our seventh annual Gathering in Solidarity with victims and survivors of abuse. As the title implies, this gathering is an opportunity for people who have experienced abuse and for those who wish to show their unity and support, to come together in a warm, accepting and prayerful space.

Wednesday 20 September 2017, St Anthony in the Fields Church, 46 Myoora Road Terrey Hills commencing at 7.30pm

RSVP not necessary - Supper will be held afterwards.


For further information relating to both events: Anne Lanyon 0408 279871 and Brian Norman 0434 852 001

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: 18 to 20 August 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

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.

Kimberley Catholic Volunteer Service

URGENTLY WANTED: VOLUNTEER WORKERS

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
news@dbb.org.au

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