21st Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019

Bulletin 2019-08-25

Aid to the Church in Need is an international Catholic Charity that supports suffering and persecuted Christians. Currently over 200 million Christians worldwide cannot freely exercise their faith; Christians are persecuted, discriminated against or oppressed in more than 40 countries. The primary work of Aid to the Church in Need is focussed on providing spiritual and pastoral support to keep the Catholic faith alive. We support projects at the request of bishops and religious superiors who have nowhere else to turn. We invite you to stay informed by receiving news from the suffering Church. Visit www.aidtochurch.org and click ‘subscribe’. If you prefer to receive our newsletter via post, call 1800 101 201 during business hours to arrange.

Men’s Retreat Weekend: 30 August – 1 September 2019

St Mary’s Towers Retreat Centre, Douglas Park

Presenter: Mr Paul White

Join other men of faith exploring how, the power of “Yes!” changes circumstances in dark times; how we can live in the light of God’s truth which can bring much joy to our lives and much needed peace and harmony. Come, relax and enjoy God in tranquillity at St Mary’s Towers Retreat Centre. Cost $230 RSVP Ph:4630 0233 or email contact@towersretreat.org.au

website: http://towersretreat.org.au

Growing Good Men Father and Teenage Son Weekend Experience

25–27 October 2019 Cataract Scout Camp Appin

One of the most important influences in the lives of men is the relationship they had with their father or significant father figure. The encouragement and affirmation that this relationship could, and should, provide, is a key ingredient for how young men view themselves and embrace their faith and gifts as they take their place in the world. Don’t miss this life changing father and son weekend! Spots are limited to just 15 fathers with their son aged between 12–16 years. This is a unique opportunity for dads and their sons to embark on a quest of discovery with Robert Falzon and the team from menALIVE. Register online www.menalive.dow.org.au

or contact Jude Hennessy on 4222 2407 jude.hennessy@dow.org.au

Position Vacant—Administration Assistant

Lumen Christi Catholic Parishes Wollongong

Casual one (1) day per week on Thursdays

As casual administration assistant, you provide a range of clerical and administrative duties to ensure the smooth and effective operation of the parish office for the parishes of St Francis Xavier Cathedral Wollongong, St John Vianney Fairy Meadow/Mater Dolorosa Balgownie and St Brigid’s Gwynneville. Closing date is 4pm Friday 6 September 2019. For further details and a full position description, please contact Frances. This position is also advertised at www.dow.org.au

Your application should include a cover letter and resume.

Completed applications should be emailed to Frances Van Leerdam at frances.vanleerdam@dow.org.au

Edmund Rice College Parents & Friends Association

“Building the Resilience and Wellbeing of young people” a free community event. Expo and refreshments 6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Guest speakers 7:00 p.m.–8:30p.m.

 

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