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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 

Bishop Vincent Long’s Pastoral letter on the same-sex marriage postal survey

Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv Pastoral letter on the same-sex marriage postal survey Dear sisters and brothers, As I write to you, the national debate on same-sex civil marriage is in full swing. It is an issue that many feel passionate about and hence, it has potential to polarise the community. I appeal to all Catholics in… Read More ›

POSTAL PLEBISCITE-A CHANCE TO HAVE YOUR SAY

Vote No, to keep marriage as a unique relationship between a woman and a man! For Resources from the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference go to https://www.catholic.org.au/plebiscite If you believe that the traditional definition of marriage has served society, families and children well, and should continue to be protected under the law, but maybe feel as… Read More ›

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 ›

Natural Fertility Services

Natural Fertility Services We offer access to three different natural fertility awareness methods  – The Billings Ovulation Method® – The Sympto-Thermal Method – The Creighton Model FertilityCare™ System used in conjunction with NaPro Technology which aims to assess the causes of infertility and restore fertility. Whether you are a married couple, an engaged couple preparing… Read More ›

“Waiting for Gabriel” Seminar for Couples Hoping to Conceive – 20th November

Find out about the three main methods provided by natural fertility services. The Sympto Thermal Method; The Billings Ovulation Method®; The Creighton Model FertilityCare System/NaPro Technology

Celebrate the Journey Marriage Anniversary Mass

The Life, Marriage and Family Office recently organised the Celebrating the Journey Mass on Sunday, September 18 at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta. At the Mass, 42 couples, who were celebrating their 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 45th, 50th and subsequent anniversaries, renewed their wedding vows. The Mass was celebrated by Bishop Vincent Long who praised the… Read More ›

Theology of the Body Retreat with Fr Thomas Loya – Mt Schoenstatt

To book your place, visit www.trybooking.com/214195

“Two Men Talk About Marriage” Book Launch

The Family and Life Office, Parramatta is proud to host the Official Sydney Book Launch of “Two Men Talk About Marriage” by our own Sydney-based authors, Jeremy Bell and John McCaughan. To celebrate the release of their newly published book, the authors will be presenting a talk on the topic at their launch event. John and… Read More ›

The Greatest Commandments – A 40 Week Spiritual Program for married couples

THE GREATEST COMMANDMENTS – A 40 Week Spiritual Program for married couples is a ground-breaking program for married couples, produced and presented by Deacon Harold Burke-Slivers who takes married couples on a journey within their married journey as husband and wife. This 40 week spiritual program is recommended to be undertaken in the first two… Read More ›