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www.mn.catholic.org.au Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle
World Health Day
13-17 Diocesan Clergy Seminar
Holocaust Memorial Day
World Heritage Day
Bishop Bill celebrates
diocesan RCIA Mass, Sacred
Hear t Cathedral, 9.30am.
Bishop Bill par ticipates in
Anzac Day ser vice in Civic
26 World Day of Prayer for
Bishop Bill confers
Communion at St Joseph's,
Day of Remembrance for All
Victims of Chemical Warfare
1 St Joseph the Worker/
International Workers Day
3 World Press Freedom Day
Bishop Bill confers
at St Paul's, Rutherford.
5-6 NSW Association of Pastors &
Pastoral Associates Conference
Ser vice of Remembrance -- Dietrich
To mark the death of Dietrich Bonhoeffer 70
year s ago, a Vigil Ser vice will be held 9 April at
6pm at Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle.
Anglican Bishop of Newcastle Rt Rev'd Greg
Thompson will deliver the blessing. For fur ther
infor mation Fr Stephen Moore P 0411 406 522
or E firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Wednesday 15 April there will be prayer at
7pm at Sacred Hear t Cathedral, 841 Hunter St,
Newcastle West. S@ SH is a monthly gathering
of young people for Adoration of the Blessed
Sacr ament. The liturgy involves music, moder n
and tr aditional hymns, silence and the Word
of God. It is a great oppor tunity to spend time
in per sonal and communal pr ayer. After wards,
gather for refreshments . Check out S@SH on
Facebook or P Elroy Aguiar 0434 283 004.
Seasons for Growth:
Adult training Newcastle 22-23 April, 5-6
August. Young People's tr aining Newcastle
18-19 November, Taree 27-28 July. This
tr aining is essential for those wishing to facilitate
the Seasons for Growth progr am with young
people or adults. P Jenny or Benita 4947 1355
to find more about becoming a Companion.
Enrolments for training ar e completed at
safeTALK is a suicide prevention awareness
program. Date and venues are : 24 April
(Woodberry), 5 May (Gateshead), 21 M ay
(Edgewor th) and 12 Ju n e (Singleton Heights).
To register E email@example.com or
P 4979 1355.
Ecumenical Prayer Service in the Spirit
This is held on the second Sunday of every
second month, ie 12 April, 14 June, 9 August,
11 October and 13 December, St Columban's
Catholic Church, Church Street Mayfield, 7-8
pm. All are welcome to join in prayer followed
Harry's House Family Car Rally
Between 10 and 16 April, travel 1300 km
from Maitland to Bathurst, Grenfell, Dubbo,
Coonabarabran, Tamworth and back to
Maitland, enjoying the attractions on the
way. The road trip is to r aise funds for Harry's
House. Cost $500 minimum per family plus
expenses. Sponsor ship welcome. Limited to
20 families. Visit harr yshouse.com.au, P 0427
490 793 or E firstname.lastname@example.org. au.
RCIA -- Come and celebrate with our
new Catholics !
On Sunday 19 April at the 9.30am Mass at
Sacred Hear t Cathedral, all those baptised
or r eceived into full communion at Easter or
any time in the last year will be welcomed
into our diocesan faith family by Bishop Bill. A
Commissioning liturgy will be held after the
Mass with morning tea to follow. All welcome.
Australian Catholic Historical
The next meeting is Sunday 19 April at
2.00pm in the Cr ypt Hall of St Patrick 's
Church (Grosvenor Street) The Rocks. Book
Launch: Prof James Fr anklin, co-author of The
Real Archbishop Mannix: From the Sources by
J Franklin, G O Nolan and M Gilchrist. At
2.30pm a presentation will be given, "Canon
Law on child sexual abuse through the
ages" by Kieran Tapsell, lawyer and author of
Potiphar's Wife, a recent study of Canon Law
and clerical abuse. For infor mation, E john.
Living Waters Christian Meditation
Deepen your prayer life with meditation on
Saturday 2 May 9.30am -- 12 noon. Come to
the chapel, 25 Farquhar Street The Junction
(enter via laneway). Cost $5, morning tea
provided. E email@example.com or
P 0407 436 808.
Exploring the Interior Castle
A seminar to mark 500 year s since St Ter esa
of Avila was born will be held on first
Mondays of the month, 4 May, 1 June, 6 July, 3
August, 6 September, 12 October (note 2nd
Monday) 2 November and 7 December at
Living Water s , 34 Kenrick Street The Junction,
9.30 am-noon. P Sr Car mel Moore
0412 122 297.
Mums' Night Out (TWEC)
Enjoy drinks and dinner united with other
Mums and led by Sally Lavis, Jennie Nolan and
Benita Tait at West Wallsend Workers Club,
Carrington St, West Wallsend on Wednesday
6 May at 5.30pm for 6pm until 9pm. No cost
but donation welcome. To RSVP by 30 April,
P 4930 9601 or E firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tenison Woods Education Centre
This annual event will be held Friday 8 May
6.30pm for 7.00pm at the Therr y Centre,
New England Highway, East Maitland. Guest
speaker is Phil Glendenning, Director of the
Edmund Rice Centre and Pr esident of the
Refugee Council of Austr alia. Topic: "Fir st
and Last Peoples : Challenges to the Nation
and what we can do about it." Cost $60 per
per son, all inclusive. To RSVP by 30 April, P
4930 9601 or E email@example.com.
Celebrate 120 years : St Patrick's and
St Brigid's Church, Cooranbong
This church has a special connection to St
Mar y of the Cross MacKillop. Tuesday 19 M ay
marks 120 year s since her attendance at Ma ss
in the then timber building. Mass will be held
at 9.30am in the church, 6 Mar tinsville Road,
Cooranbong. MacKillop memorial plaques
and garden and an historic timeline plaque will
be dedicated, followed by morning tea . RSVP
1 May, E morparish @mn.catholic.org.au
or P 4973 6859.
Called by Name
Weekend retreats are held for women aged
18-35 to discern their vocation to religious life
on the last weekend of each month at the
Sister s of the Holy Family of Na zareth, 116
Quaker s Road Marayong. P Sr Margaret 0420
754 727 or E margaretcsfn @gmail.com.
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