News & Bulletin

TRANSPORT REQUIRED TO AND FROM MASS

A Parishioner who is now unable to drive, requires transport to and from Sunday morning Mass. If you can assist, please contact Maria at the Parish Office on 9663 1070.

Charitable Works Fund Appeal (CWF)

The appeal will be held next weekend, 1/2 August 2015. Donations to this appeal from our parishioners are crucial in assisting the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney with its charitable and pastoral works, and we ask you to support it generously. Thank you.

VIGIL FOR MARRIAGE FRIDAY, 7 AUGUST

An all-night Vigil for Marriage will take place in St Mary’s Cathedral from 6pm Friday 7 August, until 6 am Saturday 8 August. All are warmly invited to pray in adoration before the Blessed Sacrament for the upholding of the true meaning of marriage in Australia and the protection of all marriages. To register and sign up for a half-hour, hour or whatever time that you might be able to spend, please go to www.facebook.com/lifemarriagefamily, telephone 9307 8403 or email LMFevents@sydneycatholic.org.

MASS FOR PREGNANT MOTHERS

ARE YOU EXPECTING A BABY OR KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS? YOU ARE WARMLY INVITED TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL MASS FOR PREGNANT MOTHERS to be celebrated by Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP at St Mary’s Cathedral on Sunday, 23 August at 10.30am. Morning tea will follow in St Mary’s Cathedral Chapter Hall. RSVP and enquiries can be directed to LMFevents@sydneycatholic.org or call 9307 8404.

RETREAT FOR WOMEN | 21-23 AUGUST 2015

Join Sr Mary Rachel OP, Francine Pirola, Fr Epeli Qimaqima, Sr Judy Bowe MGL, Elizabeth Arblaster and others for an inspiring retreat. This event is for any single woman (18-35 years) who is seeking to enter into a deeper relationship with God and take a step towards a fuller sense of the purpose of her life. Retreat includes talks on prayer, scripture, discerning your vocation, marriage, consecrated life and more. There will also be opportunities for private spiritual guidance, confession, adoration and Mass. Cost:$190. Takes place at the beautiful Mt Schoenstatt Retreat Centre at Mulgoa. Enquiries/bookings: elizabeth.arblaster@sydneycatholic.org or 9307 8425.