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Feast of St Joseph Men’s Breakfast – March 19

February 11, 2016

The event will begin with 8am Mass for the Feast of St Joseph. The event will then move to the Cathedral Hall for breakfast where Paul Ninnes will address the gathering. Small group discussion will follow and the event will end with morning tea. A range of Men’s groups will be present to promote their… Read More ›

Mercy and the Feminine Genius – March 12

The Anima Women’s Network and Family and Life Office invites you to explore how women can make a unique contribution to the Year of Mercy. Women’s Anima Network event Speaker: Karen Doyle from Choicez Media Topic: Mercy and the Feminine Genius Date: Saturday 12th March Time: 9:30AM – 12:00PM Place: St Patrick’s Cathedral Hall RSVP:… Read More ›

Family based Lenten/Easter Program starts today

Cleansing our Hearts with Your Mercy Lenten/Easter Program  On Ash Wednesday 1983, a huge bushfire ripped through South Australia and Victoria. This event forged in my young mind a connection between bushfire and Lent. As Australians our experience of living though major bushfires, either personally or as a community, illustrates clearly the transitory nature of… Read More ›

Reflection Day for Women: Saturday, 28 November

Looking for some quite time to prepare for Advent and the Year of Mercy? Then this day is FOR YOU! Cost is $25 and includes morning and afternoon tea, BYO lunch. From 9.30am-3.30pm at Family Hall, Mt Schoenstatt, 230 Fairlight Road, Mulgoa. Bookings: tel (02) 4773 8338, info@schoenstatt.org.au  

Women’s Retreat: Tuesday, 8 December 2015

We are pleased to let you know that the Sisters of Life from New York will be leading this year’s Women’s Retreat at Notre Dame! Taking place on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception and the first day of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Retreat is a wonderful way to prepare for the coming… Read More ›

National Family Conference: 8-10th April 2016

The National Family Conference is organised by the National Association of Catholic Families. It will be held from Friday 8th – Sunday 10th April 2016.  This Conference is an opportunity for Catholic families to come together for mutual spiritual, moral and social support in a fun holiday environment. It is designed to cater for whole families with… Read More ›

The Annual Mass of the Holy Innocents-Monday, 28 December 2015

This will be celebrated by Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv, Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 8 Diana Avenue, Kellyville. When: Monday, 28 December 2015 Time: 11am   This will be followed by a Rosary procession to the Franciscan Shrine of the Holy Innocents, 8 Greyfriar Place, Kellyville. Lunch… Read More ›

Discovering the Feminine Genius

By: Annabelle Bhandoo, Admin Assistant, Family and Life office The Family and Life Office, along with a small team of women organised a Women’s event on Saturday, October 24th, 2015. Approximately 60 women gathered to hear about ‘The Feminine Genius’, a term which St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross (Edith Stein) wrote abundantly about and… Read More ›