20th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2018

Bulletin 2018-08-19

PLENARY COUNCIL 2020 – LISTEN TO WHAT THE SPIRIT IS SAYING. Local animators of the Plenary Council 2020 for the Diocese of Wollongong were welcomed and encouraged at Mass celebrated with Bishop Brain Mascord at St John Vianney Co-Cathedral, Fairy Meadow, on Saturday 18 August 2018. All animators are in the process of completing training to lead this process right across the Diocese, in parishes, schools and CatholicCare. As individuals and parish communities in the Diocese of Wollongong, there are some simple but important things you can do right now. Visit the website www.plenarycouncil.catholic.org.au which provides great resources that will enable individuals and groups to learn more, pray for guidance, commence dialogue and subscribe for regular updates.


This week on The Journey our Gospel reading is John 6:60-69. Sr Hilda from the Abbey shares her wisdom with us yet again, Fr Dave Callaghan in his God spot, encourages us to ask, “What’s under the Bonnet”? and our very own Trish McCarthy talks to us about Motivation & Discipline in her Milk and Honey segment. Our diverse music selection is such a gift to Journey Catholic Radio program, where faith, hope, love and life come together. Go to WWW.jcr.org.au or www.itunes.jcr.org.au where you can listen anytime and subscribe to weekly shows by email.


Refugees: Pray regularly for refugees and asylum seekers: Pope Francis showed us how deeply he is touched by the plight of asylum seekers. We can follow his example by remembering those displaced around the world in our daily prayers, with family and friends, and by encouraging our parishes to include them in the Prayers of the Faithful at Mass.

BE AWAKE NATIONAL CATHOLIC MEN’S CONFERENCE 19-21 October 2018, Stanwell Tops Conference Centre

MenALIVE and the Young Men of God Movement (YMG) have united to host a life changing event for the men of this nation. The time has come to bring together over 30 years of powerful ministry experience and capability led by the most passionate and dedicated leadership team ever assembled in men’s ministry.

Be inspired, be transformed. This will be an extraordinary event THAT IS DEFINITELY NOT TO BE MISSED!

Registration now open https://dow.sh/BeAwake2018

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