Upcoming Parish Events

Bishop Brian’s Pastoral Message Oct. 2018:

Bishop’s Pastoral Messge National Apology 2018

21st Oct 5

PowerPoint Prayer of Healing and Hope, Adult 2018

PowerPoint Prayer of Healing and Hope, Children 2018

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Thurs 1st November:

All Saints Mass, 12 Noon and 5pm

School building opening & blessing

Fri 2nd November:

All Souls Mass, 9:30am, 5:30pm

Sat 10th November:

Baptism preparation for parents at 3pm, in the Narthex of the Church.

2nd – 4th November 2018

GROWING GOOD MEN – DIOCESE OF WOLLONGONG FATHER AND SON CAMP

A life changing father and son weekend will be held from Friday 2 – Sunday 4 November 2018 at Cataract Scout Camp, Appin. Spots are limited to just 15 fathers with their son aged between 12-16. 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 gifts as they take their place in the world. 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. You don’t get this time back so make this opportunity a priority! Contact Jude Hennessy on Ph: 4222 2407 or jude.hennessy@dow.org.au to register or ask any questions.

Saturday 24th November – Saturday 1st December 2018

SIX FULL DAY GUIDED RETREAT

To be held at Hartzer Park, 25 Eridge Park Road, Bowral. Theme: “Turning to God” Presenter: Fr Aloysius Rego ocd Cost: $650

The Retreat begins with the evening meal at 6pm on the 24 November and concludes after breakfast on Saturday 1 December 2018. RSVP by 10 November Phone 48613223 or email hartzprk@bigpond.net.au

SACRAMENT OF FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 2018

Sunday, 25th November at 10:30am and

Sunday, 2nd December at 10:30am

(Enrolments for First Holy Communion will go out at the end of term 3)

 

Easter Triduum 2018

EASTER TRIDUUM – CEREMONIES – St. Joseph’s BULLI

Palm Sunday 25th March: 8:30am Mass, 5:30pm Mass

Holy Thursday 29th March: Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7:00pm – followed by Adoration until 10:00pm.

Good Friday 30th March: Stations of the Cross – 10:00am (followed by Reconciliation)

Passion of the Lord – 3:00pm (followed by Reconciliation)

Saturday 15th April: Easter Vigil Mass 7:00pm

(Daylight saving finishes).

Easter Sunday 1st April: Easter Sunday Mass 8:30am  (NO evening Mass at Bulli)

Bell Tower Update

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Church Bell Tower

Work has been progressing behind the scenes to ensure that we have our new bell tower in place before the end of the year. So far we have completed the following tasks:

  • Removal of old bell tower in January 2013. Mr. Vince Boland and sons.
  • Dismantling of bell mounting and swing mechanism. Mr. Vince Boland.
  • Renovation (cleaning up) of the historic bell. Undertaken by Mr. Vince Boland.
  • Agreement made on design and location of the new structure. Parishioners.
  • Structural Engineer, Peter Lockhart engaged.
  • Engineering drawings completed. Peter Lockhart.
  • Meetings with key personnel and builder.
  • Quote received from the company to provide the zinc coating on the structure.
  • Development application submitted to Wollongong City Council, now waiting for response.

Michael Barnett

Project Coordinator

Church Bell Tower

Following our successful submission to the NSW Government for a grant under the Community Building Partnership Program 2013, we are now in the planning stage for our new bell tower.

The parishioners voted overwhelmingly for us to build a replica of the original historic bell tower out of galvanised steel. The new tower will be situated near to the front of the church on the grassed area just outside the sacristy. That is near the South Western corner of the church building. Peter Lockhard is busy completing the structural engineering drawings that we will then take to the builder and Wollongong City Council for a Development Application.

We thank everyone for voting on the design and location.

Michael Barnett

Pastoral Council

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