1st Sunday of Advent 2019

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“Songs of Joy” 15th December at SS Peter and Paul Church Kiama 2:30 p.m.
A combined chorus of over 180 singers from Sydney and the South Coast are joining together for a sensational afternoon of song.
Entry to the concert is by donation with all proceeds going to Charity “The Homestead of Hope”. A proud collaborative endeavour by Kiama Churches to support those in need within our community.

The Journey Catholic Radio Show — airs 1st December 2019.
This week on the Journey we have an exceptional lineup. Kicking off advent we involve our local priests and reflect on the Gospel each week with reflections from our Advent Reflection book, The Way. This week, Fr. Gregory Pine OP takes us on a journey from the Gospel of Matthew. We also hear from Pete Gilmore, Mother Hilda Scott and Sam Clear, just to name a couple of the great inputs on the show. Go to http://www.jcr.org.au or http://www.itunes.jcr.org.au and to ensure that you never miss a show it can be sent to you each week as a podcast via email – for free.

2020 Sisterhood National Catholic Women’s Conference: Anointed. 20–22 March 2020, Tops Conference Centre, Stanwell Tops.
Early Bird Tickets Available Now! Only $239 includes food and accommodation. Limited tickets available. The special price is available only until 30th November 2019. Book your spot at http://www.trybooking.com/BFQZP.

Christmas Mass times 2019:

Vigil: 6:00pm, 9:00 pm

Christmas Day: 8:30am

There will be NO evening Mass on Christmas night. 

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019

Bulletin 2019-11-10

Position Vacant | Manager—Communications, Media Engagement and Marketing
Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong are looking for an experienced media and communications professional to fulfil the permanent full time role of Manager—Communications, Media Engagement and Marketing: responsible for internal and external communications, media relations and marketing strategy, in support of the diocese’s evangelising mission, particularly as expressed through Catholic education and the local Church. For more information and to apply for the position, visit: https://dow.sh/cedow

Position Vacant | OOSH Educators CatholicCare are seeking Out of School Hours (OOSH) Educators for their services at:
• • Good Samaritan, Fairy Meadow
• • St Pius X, Unanderra
• • Ss Peter and Paul, Kiama
• • St Patrick’s, Port Kembla

CatholicCare offer a flexible work schedules, salary packaging and a range of other benefits.
For further information contact Annette Rearden on 0439 110 838 or Kate McInerney on 0409 745 563.
To apply visit catholiccare.dow.org.au

Position Vacant | OOSH Coordinators
CatholicCare are seeking Out of School Hours (OOSH) Coordinators for their services at:
• • Good Samaritan, Fairy Meadow
• • St Pius X, Unanderra
• • Ss Peter and Paul, Kiama
• • St Patrick’s, Port Kembla

We also have a position at St Therese, West Wollongong that is to commence as soon as possible.
CatholicCare offer a flexible work schedules, salary packaging and a range of other benefits.
For further information contact Annette Rearden on 0439 110 838 or Kate McInerney on 0409 745 563.
To apply visit catholiccare.dow.org.au

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Bulletin 2019-10-20

Growing Good Men Father and Teenage Son Weekend Experience 25th – 27th October 2019 at 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

Called to ministry? Upcoming liturgical ministry training events 

Have you considered serving your parish as an extraordinary minister of holy Communion, adult altar server, or minister of Communion of the sick and homebound? The 2019 diocesan training courses in these ministries are scheduled as follows:

Extraordinary ministers of holy Communion and adult altar servers 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

 • Saturday 23rd November2019 at Xavier Conference Centre, Wollongong

Members of the Diocesan Liturgical Commission will lead two sessions in the morning covering the common ministry of extraordinary minister of holy Communion and one session after lunch for servers. Morning tea and lunch provided.

For further information visit www.liturgy.dow.org.au or contact Paul Mason at liturgy@dow.org.au or 4222 2462. Registration essential to Anthony Rewak on 4222 2465 or anthony.rewak@dow.org.au.

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019

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A Walk Through Rosemeadow Church” is now available

Beautiful hardcover book on the theology and spirituality underpinning the design of the church written by Fr. Christopher Sarkis. It contains full colour pictures of all the windows, statues & art works, as well as photos from the Mass of Dedication. It is a spiritual synthesis of what we believe as Catholic Christians in words and pictures making it an ideal gift. Also available is the Dedication Mass DVD. If you would like to order a copy of book or DVD, please visit website www.olhcrosemeadow.org.au, or contact Rosemeadow parish office on 02 4628 1385.

Growing Good Men Father and Teenage Son Weekend Experience 25th – 27th October 2019 at 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

 

Called to ministry? Upcoming liturgical ministry training events 

Have you considered serving your parish as an extraordinary minister of holy Communion, adult altar server, or minister of Communion of the sick and homebound? The 2019 diocesan training courses in these ministries are scheduled as follows:

Extraordinary ministers of holy Communion and adult altar servers 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

 • Saturday 23rd November2019 at Xavier Conference Centre, Wollongong

Members of the Diocesan Liturgical Commission will lead two sessions in the morning covering the common ministry of extraordinary minister of holy Communion and one session after lunch for servers. Morning tea and lunch provided.

For further information visit www.liturgy.dow.org.au or contact Paul Mason at liturgy@dow.org.au or 4222 2462. Registration essential to Anthony Rewak on 4222 2465 or anthony.rewak@dow.org.au.