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Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle
7 125th anniversary of death
of Fr Julian Tenison Woods,
co-founder with St Mary of the
Cross MacKillop, of Sisters of St
10 World Mental Health Day
11 International Day of the Girl
12 Anti-Poverty Week begins.
15 International Day of Rural
16 World Food Day
17 International Day for Eradication
19 World Mission Sunday
24 United Nations Day
1 All Saints Day
2 All Souls Day
On Wednesday 8 October there will be
prayer at 7pm at Sacred Hear t Cathedr al,
841 Hunter St, Newcastle West. S@ SH
is a monthly gathering of young people
for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.
The liturgy involves music, modern and
tr aditional hymns, silence and listening
to and discussing the Word of God.
After wards, everyone is invited to gather
for refreshments. Check out S@ SH on
Facebook or P Elroy Aguiar 0434 283 004.
Seasons for Growth for Adults
This small-group progr am will begin at the
Newca stle Calvary Mater on Friday 10
October from 10am to 12.30pm. The
program will run for 2.5 hours on 10, 17,
24 and 31 October. To register
E Carolyn.Nichols@calvarymater.org.au or
P Carolyn 4014 4687. See story page 20.
Gresford's annual Youth Off The Streets
charity dinner and auction will be held in
the Gresford School of Ar ts on Saturday
11 October. Viewing of auction lots from
6.30pm, dinner at 7pm. Tickets $45, byo
drinks. P Des 4938 5445 or Maureen
0428 388 019.
To be held at St Michael's School Hall,
Nelson Bay on Saturday and Sunday 18 and
19 October. Men/ALIVE is an enjoyable
and encouraging experience to share insight
and help men focus on life's essentials,
including faith. Fur ther infor mation available
at St Michael's parish office, P 49811 1069.
See story page 19.
RCIA Inser vice Day for Parish Teams
This will be held on Saturday 18 October,
Corcoran Centre Morpeth, 10am-3pm.
For infor mation P Loretto 4933 7425 or
E loretto.lynch @exemail.com.au.
Australian Catholic Historical
The next meeting will be held on Sunday
19 October in the Crypt of St Patrick's
Church Grosvenor St The Rocks, 2.30 pm.
Speaker is Emeritus Professor Clive Kessler,
School of Sociology UNSW on "Children
of Abr aham : Jews, Christians and Muslims
in history - one another's". For enquiries,
E President Dr John Car mody, john.
Two Bishops' Dialogue
An oppor tunity to gather as an Ecumenical
and Inter faith community with Bishop Greg
and Bishop Bill, who invite you to share
questions and concer ns and explore ways
to fur ther develop our relationships as a
Christian community. Tuesday 21 October,
6-9pm at St Thomas' Anglican Church,
Thomas St Cardiff. Light refreshments will
be served. RSVP Friday 17 October to
Silent Weekend Retreat
A silent weekend retreat is being held
at St Joseph's Convent Lochinvar 24-26
October. The theme is "Inner Peace in
Darkness and Light". Arrival from 4pm
Friday and depar ture af ter lunch Sunday.
Cost: $175.00. P 0412 122 297,
E firstname.lastname@example.org or visit
Seasons for Growth
Exploring the Seasons of Grief: 25
October/1 November at Newcastle.
This two day program assists individuals
to under stand their grief experience as a
normal and natural response to change
and loss. Bookings essential. Please visit
w ww.mn.catholic.org.au/agencies-ser vices/
seasons-for-growth or P Jenny or Benita,
Companioning Young People Tr aining 19 -20
November at Newcastle. This tr aining is
essential for those wishing to facilitate the
Seasons progr am with young people. Phone
as above, enrol for tr aining at
w w w.goodgrief.org.au.
125th Anniversary, St Paul's,
St Paul's Church was opened on 6 October
1889. The Glendonbrook community
will be celebr ating this milestone on the
weekend of 25-26 October. Of simple
timber constr uction, St Paul's ha s always
surprised visitor s with the unusual beautiful
stencil painting of the interior. Celebrations
include a Ball in Glendonbrook Hall, an
Ecumenical Ser vice at St Paul's at 11.30am
and a picnic in the Hall, where a display of
memorabilia will recall some of the church's
past. Ever yone is welcome, especially those
with past associations with St Paul's and
Glendonbrook. If you have memorabilia to
share, please P Bev Janssen 6577 6128. For
infor mation, P John Drinan 6577 6156.
Spring Retreat at TWEC
Australian Jesuit Richard Shortall will lead
par ticipants in an oppor tunity to pr ay and
reflect in silence and ponder the possibilities
Spring offer s . Come to the Tenison Woods
Education Centre, Lochinvar, on Saturday
1 November 9.30/10.00am-3.30pm. Cost
$20, concession $10. RSVP 28 October.
To register and learn more, P 4930 9601 or
50th Anniversary -- Our Lady of
Victories Church, Shortland
Celebr ations will be held on Sunday 9
November with Mass at 11am. Lunch
ser ved in the school grounds, followed by
enter tainment and a display of memor abilia .
For catering or enquiries P 4965 6537.
Applications ar e invited for the position
of a par t-time Liturgy Co-ordinator in
collaborative ministr y with the Parish Priest,
the Liturgy Team and the Parish Pastor al
Team at St Michael's, Nelson Bay. View job
description at w ww.nelsonbaycatholicchurch.
com or P Parish Office 4981 1069. To
apply, please E resumé to stmichaelsnb@
mn.catholic.org.au or post to PO Box 7,
Nelson Bay 2315.
For more events, please visit
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