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Coffs Harbour: A Holiday Mecca
From the Big Banana to the Pet Porpoise Pool Coffs Harbour has so much to offer.
Great Location Sandcastles Holiday Apartments are located opposite main beach, Park
Beach bowling club, close to restaurants & shops
1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments - spacious, fully self contained with own private balconies
and air conditioning.
12m Heated Pool - & hot spas, sauna, BBQ s & U/C security parking
Plus Austar, and free broadband* - *Conditions Apply
63 Ocean Parade, Coffs Harbour - 6652 6599
Freecall 1800 025 163
Saturday, 25th June ~ 9am - 2pm
~ Celebration Cakes
(Wedding, birthday, christening &
all other special occasions)
~ Cake Tin Hire
~ Cake Decorating Supplies
Come along for a sausage sizzle
& cake sampling!
Ph: 4933 9990
Shop 108 High Street East Maitland
DATES TO REMEMBER
5-12 Australian Week of Prayer
for Christian Unity
Handing on Ritual of
Company of Mary Health
Care at SHC 5.30pm
Confirmation -- Toronto
Parish at 7.00pm
DioSounds, Civic Theatre
Newcastle at 6.30pm
14 Confirmation -- Sugarloaf
Parish at 7.00pm
15 Father William Wright will
be ordained the eighth
Bishop of Maitland-
Newcastle at SHC at 7pm
21 Confirmation -- Boolaroo/
Warners Bay at 7.00pm
22 BER Opening/Blessing
at St Joseph's Primary
School, Kilaben Bay at
22 Confirmation -- Boolaroo/
Warners Bay at 7pm
25-26 menALIVE weekend host-
ed by Wallsend-Shortland
Parish at Our Lady of
Victories Hall Shortland
28 BER Opening/Blessing
at Holy Spirit Primary
School at 10.30am
SRE Reflection Day at
Kotara at 10am
Mass for WYD Madrid
Pilgrims at SHC at
For more information on
any of the above please P the
Diocesan Office 4979 1111
OUT OF THE WOODS: TENISON WOODS
• Walking the Daily Journey Retreat Evening:
Friday 17 June 5.30pm for 6.00pm.
Light meal included. Cost $20.
• NAIDOC Gathering:
Friday, 8 July 5.30pm for 6.00pm
Light meal and Prayer. Cost $15.
P Margaret or Colleen on 4930 9601
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 at "Catholic Youth of the Hunter"
CHILD PROTECTION COURSES
8 June: SLC Broadmeadow: Update Course:
9am--2.00pm; Introductory Course: 3pm--5pm.
For information P 4979 1329
SEASONS FOR GROWTH
Change, Loss and Grief are a normal and valuable
part of life. The Seasons for Growth program works
with children and adults to help them understand
and express their experiences of change. It is an
educative process that utilises symbolism drawn
from the different seasons of the year to provide
a framework to explore feelings, memories, loss
and grief in a safe and creative way. The Diocese
of Maitland-Newcastle co-ordinates the Seasons
for Growth program in the Hunter. Companioning
Young People Training 22-23 June, 16-17 November;
Suicide safeTALK Presentation 8 June.
Bookings are essential. For more details
P Benita or Jenny 4961 0579 or visit
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 4943 2861.
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 or www.shoalbayresort.com.
For conference information P Linda McNeil on
49791303 or E firstname.lastname@example.org
SINGLETON REUNION TO CELEBRATE CENTENARY
St Catherine's College (Singleton) Ex-Students
Association Reunion will be held on Saturday
18 June. The date has been brought forward to
commemorate the centenary of the blessing and
opening of the first wing of the 1910-1911 boarding
facilities and High School, known as St Catherine's
College. For further details P Pam Como
9524 7354 or Nicky Cathcart 4968 4628.
BAG IT! ENVIRONMENTAL DOCUMENTARY
This award winning documentary examines the
effects of plastic bag use in our environment.
Screening at Lake Macquarie Performing Arts
Centre Warners Bay 7 June at 7pm, Civic Playhouse
Newcastle 9 June at 7pm.
P Tim Silverwood 0420 668 114 or E
email@example.com or www.timsilverwood.com
Annual showcase of musical talent of the diocesan
secondary schools, Civic Theatre, Newcastle
on Wednesday 8 June at 6.30pm. P Ticketek
4929 1977 -- adults $20 / students $10
HARVEST PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND
Departing 8 September for 14 days.
Cost: from $4995.
For information P 1800 819 156 E har vest@
pilgrimage.net.au or www.harvestpilgrims.com
THE JOURNEY JOURNAL
With Karen Adler
In these workshops, participants will use drawing,
journaling techniques and creativity exercises to
look at their lives to enable positive change in their
lives. Materials are not supplied. Thursday evenings,
6.00pm - 9.00pm for 5 weeks, 2 June to 30 June at
Maitland Regional Art Gallery. Cost: $150 members
/$165 non members. Bookings required.
For information P Karen Adler 0420 593 121 or
Hosted by the Wallsend-Shortland Parish. 25-26
June at Our Lady of Victories Hall, Shortland.
Cost: $50 per person (concessions available).
Cost includes workshops, morning & afternoon
tea and a BBQ dinner. For information P Fr Brady
4955 9575 or Greg Walker 4955 0254.
DAY OF REFLECTION AND PRAYER
For SRE teachers and assistants: Friday 1 July at St
Philip's Church, Kotara; Friday 8 July at St Stephen's
Church Tea Gardens. Please bring lunch to share.
For information P Jennie Nolan 4979 1382 or
E firstname.lastname@example.org or P Loretta
Heffernan 0414 572 749 or
Upper Hunter Conservatorium of Music Concert
featuring Amelia Farrugia with Newcastle Festival
Opera. Saturday 28 May at 7.30 at Singleton
Sacred Spaces Chapel.
For bookings P Conser vatorium office 6541 4888.
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