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The Epiphany Pilgrimage: The Journey of the Magi

Are you looking for a different way to start the 2019 new year? Maybe to meet some new people, get fit and conclude the Christmas season on a spiritual high? The Epiphany Pilgrimage is a not-for-profit, 7 day, 110 km Catholic pilgrimage through the Blue Mountains which coincides with the Feast of the Epiphany in early January. The pilgrimage begins at Our Lady of the Way Parish in Emu Plains on 2 January, 2019 and finishes at the Chapel of the Magi in Bell on 8 January, 2019. Throughout the journey pilgrims walk through the beautiful Blue Mountains bushland, engage in daily Mass, prayer and reflection and enjoy the fellowship and hospitality of the Blue Mountains parishes. For further information and to register see or for general information and current news see

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Yearning for Peace

Bookings for the tour to South India “Yearning for Peace” are due to close shortly. If interested, please contact Marie as soon as possible. The highlight of this tour is a five night’s retreat led by Fr Joe Pereira that includes daily mass, meditation and yoga. For further information, please contact: Marie Fonseca: 0418 265 117. Email: | Website: Andre Rasquinha: 0403 569 079 Email:

World Rosary

Countries around the world are joining to hold Rosary Rallies across the world on 7th October, the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. Together we are calling upon God, through the powerful intercession of Our Lady of the Rosary. Each nation has been asked to pray for its own intentions on the day. To sign up for the email feed to To Register in Australia:

Centum Octoginta Lecture III OF XII

To celebrate the 180th Anniversary of St Benedict’s Parish, Broadway, the third lecture titled ‘SILENCE – WHAT IS IT?’ given by Fr. Ed Trevors MSC, will be on 27 Sep (Thurs) in St Benedict’s Building-Level 2 Theatre starting at 7pm. RSVP for catering: Enquiries:

Vocations Camp for Men

“Discover what the Lord wants of you” (EPHESIANS 5:10)
Join us for a weekend camp of Mass, good food, bush walks, swimming, sports including archery onsite and hear talks from priests from the various dioceses including keynote session from Most Rev. Bishop Terry Brady. You will have the opportunity for a Q&A session with a vocations panel of seminarians from the Good Shepherd Seminary, Homebush and Holy Spirit Seminary, Harris Park. This weekend is for young men who are seeking an adventure and a deep exploration of their spiritual life. You don’t want to miss out! COST: $75 | RSVP by Friday 28 Sept 2018. Note: Participants of this retreat must be 18-30 years old. For more details on the program visit us at or to register Online Registration. Have some questions or simply want to inquire? Call us on (02) 9307 8424 or email