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21 July 2010

DIOCESAN YOUNG ADULT RETREAT – Friday 30 July - Sunday 1 August
"Planted and built up in Jesus Christ, firm in the faith". If you are aged 16-30, then grab this opportunity to meet up with other young people for a weekend retreat at The Hermitage in the beautiful Southern...

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16 July 2010

VENUE ANNOUNCED FOR PASTORAL PLANNING GATHERING
The second plenary session on Saturday, 18 September (10.00am-2.30pm) will be held in the hall at Saint Patrick’s College, Campbelltown (4 St John’s Road).
Working Groups developing actions for the goals will be...

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08 July 2010

NEW DATE FOR PASTORAL PLANNING GATHERING
The date of the second plenary date has been moved to from 21 August to SATURDAY 18 SEPTEMBER. This is to give more time to those who are working on developing actions for the diocesan goals proposed at the first plenary. There was an...

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30 June 2010

OVER 300 PEOPLE GATHER TO DRAFT GOALS FOR DIOCESE.
Our first diocesan pastoral plenary session was held on Saturday, 26 June at St Mary Star of the Sea College, Wollongong. Over 320 people were in attendance to pray together and prioritise the issues which emerged from...

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23 June 2010

DATE CLAIMER: Diocesan Celebration for the Canonisation of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop - Sunday 31 October 2010, 2.30pm.
This is a wonderful opportunity for us to publicly witness to our faith and to celebrate the first Australian to become a canonised saint of the...

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16 June 2010

YOUR VOICE IS NEEDED AT OUR DIOCESAN GATHERING
Over 2000 people in our Diocese have participated in close to 70 consultations. Emerging issues have included: addressing the absence of young people and the ageing of clergy, religious and committed parishioners; dealing with...

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02 June 2010

WORLD YOUTH DAY 2011 INFORMATION NIGHTS.
Tuesday, 8 June 7.00pm – 9.00pm St John the Evangelist Parish Hall, Cordeaux St, Campbelltown and Thursday, 17 June 7.00pm – 9.00pm at Ss Peter & Paul Parish meeting room, Manning St, Kiama. Dinner included. For more...

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26 May 2010

THINKING ABOUT DIOCESAN PRIESTHOOD.
This gathering will be held at Gerringong, on 30 July to 1 August (5.30pm Friday to 11.00am Sunday). Conducted by the Wollongong Vocations Office, it is a time to consider the possibility of a priestly vocation. $30 contribution is...

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19 May 2010

AFFINITY INTERCULTURAL FOUNDATION
is hosting an interfaith panel to bring together friends from different religions and culture backgrounds, with a focus on people from the three major Abrahamic faiths – Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Peaceful Co-existence from a...

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05 May 2010

BEGINNING THEOLOGY INFORMATION SESSIONS. Do you want to study your faith at a deeper level? This certificate level course requires no previous theological background. Find out more at information sessions to be held on Thursday, 27 May 2010 at Albion Park, St Paul's Parish...

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28 April 2010

DIOCESAN LITURGICAL MUSIC WORKSHOPS.
Regional Workshops for all involved in Parish liturgical music conducted by members of the Diocesan Liturgical Commission and other guest musicians. Saturday, 8 May, 9.30am – 12.30pm at St John’s Parish Hall Campbelltown OR Saturday,...

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21 April 2010

DIOCESAN LITURGICAL MUSIC WORKSHOPS.
Regional Workshops for all involved in Parish liturgical music conducted by members of the Diocesan Liturgical Commission and other guest musicians. Saturday, 8 May, 9.30am – 12.30pm at St John's Parish Hall Campbelltown OR Saturday,...

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07 April 2010

DIOCESAN LITURGICAL MUSIC WORKSHOPS.
Regional Workshops for all involved in Parish liturgical music conducted by members of the Diocesan Liturgical Commission and other guest musicians. Saturday, 8 May, 9.30am – 12.30pm at St John’s Parish Hall Campbelltown OR Saturday,...

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31 March 2010

DIOCESAN LITURGICAL MUSIC WORKSHOPS
Regional Workshops for all involved in Parish liturgical music conducted by members of the Diocesan Liturgical Commission and other guest musicians. Saturday, 8 May, 9.30am – 12.30pm at St John's Parish Hall Campbelltown OR Saturday, 15...

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24 March 2010

NATIONAL eCONFERENCE: MARY – FIRST DISCIPLE
Tuesday 18 May 2010. It's free and fantastic. Connect with friends in your parish and watch this live webcast. It's perfect for parishioners, teachers, catechists and students as a faith formation day. To find out more go to

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17 March 2010

POSITION VACANT
Ministry Support Coordinator, Diocese of Wollongong
Bishop Ingham invites applications for the position of Ministry Support Coordinator for the Diocese. Working as part of a team led by the Director of Parish Services, the successful applicant will...

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10 March 2010

‘BORN FOR THIS’
Don’t miss your chance to see this contemporary, moving presentation of the Way of the Cross. Come along and support this young cast, who have begun the journey of taking this story across our diocese throughout Lent.
19 March - St Michael's...

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18 February 2010

TAKE THE CHALLENGE – DO THE REFLECTION.
You are invited to take part in an on-line Lenten reflection using the lectio divina. Our Bishops will offer their own insights into the Gospels. The website is thereflection.vividas.com

'BORN FOR THIS' OPENED TO...

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03 February 2010

RITE OF ELECTION.
At the Rite of Election all those seeking to become Catholic are formally acknowledged by Bishop Peter. You are most welcome to join this celebration which takes place within a Liturgy of the Word on Sunday 21 February in St Francis Xavier's Cathedral at...
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