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Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017

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October 19, 2017

An update from Mr. Greg Donnelly MLC regarding the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017…. Parliament of New South Wales The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 is currently before the Legislative Council. The following link will take you to the webpage relating to the bill https://www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/bills/Pages/bill-details.aspx?pk=3422. Further debate on the bill was expected yesterday, but did not… Read More ›

Waiting for Gabriel-Seminar for Couples hoping to conceive

Waiting for Gabriel-Seminar for Couples hoping to conceive The Life, Marriage & Family Office will be hosting a seminar entitled Waiting for Gabriel – A seminar for Couples Hoping to Conceive. This topic is of particular interest to couples that are trying to conceive a child where they may have infertility issues and are seeking… Read More ›

Weekly Prayer Intention for the Month of October

Nationwide Month of Prayer & Fasting for Marriage & Families Visit http://www.acmfc.org.au  for more information.  Week 1 Month of Prayer and Fasting for Marriage and Family: This week we pray for the flourishing of marriages and families in Australia. Please make this your intention during Mass, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, parish rosaries and prayer… Read More ›

National Month of Prayer & Fasting for Families-October 2017

The Australian Catholic Marriage and Family Council (ACMFC), a Council of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, produced great resources: posters, prayers, bulletin notices, information and social media graphics that will provide parishes, schools and community groups with many opportunities to raise awareness for the Nationwide Month of Prayer and Fasting for Marriage and Families in October.. The resources… Read More ›

It’s OK to VOTE ‘NO’

#itsOKtoVoteNo

Time for Us to have a Family Weekend

Note registrations required by this Sunday 24th September.  Contact: juliebrcar@gmail.com, 0408 738 334 Mount Schoenstatt, 230 Fairlight Rd, Mulgoa             http://www.schoenstatt.org.au 

Postal plebiscite on “same-sex marriage” announced

The Australian Government has announced there will be a postal plebiscite on whether the definition of marriage in the Marriage Act 1961 should be changed to include “same-sex marriage”. Ballot papers will be sent out to households on Tuesday, 12 September and all votes must be received back by Tuesday, 7 November. (ABS strongly encourages… Read More ›

URGENT: Please sign the petition!

Parishes across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains will this week be receiving information packs around a proposed bill – Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill 2017 – that is expected to be introduced into the New South Wales Parliament sometime during the second half of 2017. These packs include posters, information material and a petition to… Read More ›

Men, Women & the Mystery of Love

2017 FAITH IN MARRIAGE SEMINAR Men, Women & the Mystery of Love Guest Speaker: Dr Edward Sri, American Theologian, author of many books and Catholic speaker When: Friday 8th September, 7.30pm sharp  Address: St Patrick’s Cathedral Hall Parramatta Suggested donation: $10 per person To register, please contact the Life, Marriage & Family Office on (02)… Read More ›

POSTPONED: Launch of Preparation for World Meeting of Families 2018

**IMPORTANT UPDATE** Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Launch of Preparation for the World Meeting of Families event at Mt. Schoenstatt set for this coming Sunday, 27th August has been POSTPONED  to a later date. The date is yet to be advised. Every effort has been made to contact those who have registered. Enquiries to Life,… Read More ›