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BISHOP MICHAEL MALONE'S
All are welcome at Sacred
Heart Cathedral on Sunday
29 May at 1.30pm followed
by afternoon tea.
OUT OF THE WOODS: TENISON WOODS
• Annual Dinner: Friday 6 May at 6.30pm
for 7.00pm, at the Therry Centre, East
Maitland with guest speaker, Donna
Mulhearn. Donna will ask: How can we
be peacemakers in an age of violence?
Tickets at $55.00 include drinks, canap s,
main meal and dessert.
• Mum's Time Out: Wednesday 11 May,
5.30 for 6.00pm--9.00pm. Guest speaker
Child & Family Psychologist, Gloria
Peacock, will reflect on the enduring ability
of mother's love to make one flourish.
Cost: $30 (includes dinner).
• Mum's Day Out: Thursday, 12 May,
9.30am for 10.00am-2.30pm to share
leisurely time to reflect on being mother
and enjoy a home-cooked meal together.
• Autumn Retreat: Saturday, 28 May,
9.30am for 10.00am-3.30pm, offers time
to settle in to Earth's wisdom as she waits
quietly for the regeneration of life's cycle.
For information on all activities
P Margaret or Colleen on 4030 9601 or
CATHOLIC YOUTH OF THE HUNTER
www.catholicyouth.net.au has been
developed to put teenagers and young
adults in touch with what is happening in
our region for them. It provides news, a
conversation forum and blogs. Currently
on the site you will find a wealth of
information about World Youth Day 2011
in Madrid and you'll even be able to chat
with someone from C ceres, Spain who
is willing to help you learn some Spanish
before your trip. People who are interested
in supporting Youth Ministry are also
invited to log on and contribute. Register as
a user at www.catholicyouth.net.au and
find us as "Catholic Youth of the Hunter"
CHILD PROTECTION UPDATE COURSES
Tea Gardens 24 May at St Stephen's Hall.
Date Claimer: Children's Ministries
Conference on Thursday 2 June at
Lochinvar with special guests Rina Wintour
and Carole Danby from Archdiocese
E firstname.lastname@example.org or
P 4979 1329.
ECUMENICAL PRAYER SERVICE IN THE
SPIRIT OF TAIZ
5 June at St Columban's Catholic Church,
Church St Mayfield 7-8pm. A gold coin
donation assists to cover costs. P Anna or
John Hill 4967 2283.
SEASONS FOR GROWTH
An educational, small group program
bolstering resilience and emotional
literacy in children and adults who have
experienced significant change and loss.
Activities focused on meaning-making,
problem-solving, communication, decision-
making and choice empower individuals
to move beyond their challenges.
Launched in 1996, it has reached over
150,000 children/young people, as well
as thousands of adults in Australia and
overseas through schools and community
organisations. The Diocese of Maitland-
Newcastle supports the co-ordination
of the program across the Hunter.
Introduction to Change, Loss and Grief 3hr
Seminar 24 May; Companioning Young
People Training 22-23 June; Experiencing
the Seasons of Grief Adult Group 1-2 June;
Suicide safeTALK Presentation 8 June;
more details. Bookings are essential for
all activities. P Benita or
Jenny 4961 0579.
The Holy Spirit: Giver of Life, Thursday
19 May. 10.30am--3.15pm. Keynote
Educators: Fr Denis Edwards and
Sr Janette Gray RSM.
P Annie Carrett 9847 0724 or
FEDERATION OF P&F ASSOCIATIONS
30th Anniversary Conference: Pearls of
Wisdom 23--24 June, Shoal Bay Resort
& Spa, Shoal Bay. Conference is open to
all parents, carers, grandparents, school
principals, executives, teachers, staff and
Catholic Schools Office personnel. Cost:
Full Conference (includes dinner) $225;
Saturday and Sunday (excludes dinner)
$140; Saturday only $90; Sunday only
(includes lunch) $50; Dinner only $85.
For accommodation fees and bookings
P Shoal Bay Resort and Spa on 4981 1555
For conference information P Linda McNeil
on 4979 1303 or
CURSILLO OF CURSILLOS
An invitation is extended to all existing
Cursillistas to participate in a 'renewal'
weekend from Friday evening 8 July to
Sunday 10 July, Toohey Room, Diocesan
Office, Hamilton. For information P Anne
Moloney 6555 8918 or Rick McCosker
BAG IT: ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTARY
This award winning documentary examines
the effects of plastic bag use on our
environment (see p 8). Screening in
Newcastle: 26 May 7pm at Newcastle
Community Arts Centre, 9 June 7pm at Civic
Playhouse. Central Coast: 5 June 5.30pm
at Avoca Beach Cinema.
P Tim Silverwood 0420 668 114
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