Ignite Conference

Just ONE week to go until the first Ignite Conference in Sydney from October 3 to 6. The Ignite Conference is one of Australia’s most powerful Catholic youth and family conferences, drawing together high schoolers, young adults, ministry leaders, families, teachers, priests and religious from around the country, sending them out with a passion for mission and authentic faith in Jesus.

Students from all Sydney Catholic Schools are offered a heavy discount ($50 for high school, free tickets for primary), special packages for families and weekend only tickets are available. For more information, visit or contact the team at Sydney Catholic Youth on (02) 9307 8152 or info@sydneycatholicyouth.org

St Francis Way Photo Exhibition

In the footsteps of St Francis of Assisi is a captivating photographic exhibition which captures the life, times and the unique spiritual expression of St Francis. Prints are available for purchase for $180 each. All proceeds will go to Mary Immaculate Church.
Where: Parish Centre of Mary Immaculate Church, 45a Victoria Street, Waverley.
When: Fri 4 Oct (Feast of St Francis) 6pm-8pm; 5 & 6 Oct 9am-7pm; 12& 13Oct 9am-7pm.

Jesus Light of the World Communities ‘Mercy Mission’ Healing Retreat & Healing Masses

Celebrant: Rev Fr “Joey” Ayala Faller

Formation Retreat
Date: 12 October (Saturday)
Time: 9.30am -5.30pm
Venue: St Joseph’s Parish Hall, Walz St, Rockdale NSW (entrance via Parker St). Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea is served, booking essential,
Registration $30.

Healing Mass
Date: 13 October (Sunday)
Time: 2.30pm
Venue: St Joseph Church, Walz St, Rockdale NSW (entrance via Parker, St)

Enquiries to Ida: 0424 267 500 or Helen: 0433 455 114

Reflection Day for Women – ‘In the Habit of Love and Suffering’ Eileen O’Connor, Servant of God with Dr Jocelyn Hedley, Author of ‘And Here Begin the Work of Heaven: The Spirituality of Eileen O’Connor’.

A day for women of all ages to pause and give time for personal prayer and reflection. The day includes Mass, time for personal prayer, Q&A, rosary and opportunities for small group discussions over great food.

There is Holy Hour – Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament (with Reconciliation) with the Parish at 8:15am, followed by Holy Mass at 9:15am.

DATE: Saturday 12 October 2019

WHERE: St Michael’s, Meadowbank (45 Maxim Street, Meadowbank)

TIME: 8:15am – 2:45pm

COST: FREE *donation

For more information and to register, please go to https://www.vocationcentre.org.au/events/reflection-day-for-women-eileen-oconnor-servant-of-god/

Aid to the Church in Need

On the 18th of October Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) is inviting children worldwide to take part in the campaign “One Million Children Praying the Rosary.” For more information and for prayer resources visit, www.millionkidspraying.org.

Archdiocesan Social Justice Gathering – ‘Making it Real Genuine Human Encounter in Our Digital World’

Come and join us for our last Social Justice Gathering of the year. We will have speakers on a variety of topics related to the 2019-20 Social Justice Statement, ‘Making it Real Genuine Human Encounter in our Digital World’.  Speakers will talk about risks posed by social media and digital technologies as well as a general overview of Catholic Social Teaching.

We will also have copies of the Statement and practical resources to take home with you. Our full line-up of speakers will be announced shortly!

Lunch and refreshments throughout the day. All welcome.

WHEN: Saturday 19th October 2019, 10:30 for11:00am-3:30pm

WHERE: St Columba’s Parish Hall, 213 Elswick St, Leichhardt North

COST: Free

RSVP: Essential for catering: email jpoinfo@sydneycatholic.org or call 9307 8465

Vocations Camp for Men – “Discover what the Lord wants of you” (Ephesians 5:10)

Join us for a weekend camp of Mass, talks, good food, bush walks, sports and prayer for young men who are seeking an adventure and a deep exploration of their spiritual life.

DATE: Friday 15 – Sunday 17 November 2019

WHERE: BXVI Retreat Centre

TIME: 5pm (Fri) – 3pm (Sun)

COST: $75 pp
*Age: 18 – 30

*Registration closes: 6 November 2019

For more information and to register, please go to https://www.vocationcentre.org.au/events/vocations-camp-for-men-2019/

Contact us: www.vocationcentre.org.au, (02) 9307 8424 or vocations@sydneycatholic.org

Save the Date : Walk with Christ 24th Nov @ 2.30 pm

When: November 24 at 2.30pm
Where: Meet at the corner of Martin Place and Pitt Street

Retreat at St Clement’s

An explanation of what humanity is when it is in touch with God through Jesus Christ. Led by Carmel Moore rsj and Jan Wylie, NSW co-ordinator of

Christian Meditation at St Clements’s Retreat and Conference Centre, Galong.

Enjoy the benefits of inner silence as you continue your journey into self-knowledge. Attend for either the weekend or for six days

Weekend: 6.00pm Friday 29th November to after lunch on Sunday 1st Dec. Cost: Ensuite room $300.00, shared facilities $260.00.

Six days: 6.00pm Friday 29th November to after breakfast on Friday 6th December. Cost ensuite room $650.00, shared facilities $550.00.

Further enquires or to book email info@stclement.com.au or 02 6380 5222. If you would like to attend or need further information please contact St Clement’s directly on 02 6380 5222 or email info@stclement.com.au 

Healing mass every first Thursday of the month at St. Joseph Camperdown

Praise & Worship, Divine Mercy, Healing Mass

Every first Thursday of the month at St. Joseph church, 2 Missenden Road, Camperdown NSW 2050

Time: 7pm – 8:45pm

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