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John 13:34

love one another as I have loved you

John 13:34

Monday, August 27, 2007

WYD08 Meeting Notes

Notes from the WYD08 Meeting
Sunday 26 August 2007 at 6pm
St John's Parish Hall Meeting Room

Please let me know if there are any amendments required.
Next Meeting Date:  Sunday 9th September at 6pm

1. "Receive the Power" anthem - lyrics distributed and sung

2. The home stay co-ordinators will be Pat and Mick Webb. Anyone wishing to offer their homes for visiting pilgrims should contact Pat or Mick.

3. Calendar - Upcoming events

***  8th September Saturday - Youth Leadership Training

Youth Leadership Training - a day to inform and train people of any age interested in Catholic youth or young adult ministry. This is particularly important for those currently involved in leading a Catholic youth group, youth events or youth retreats or those intending to be involved in leading in the future.

Saturday 8 September 10.00am - 4.00pm at Xavier Centre Bond Street Bellambi

The day will include: Child Protection Information for youth groups, youth weekends & youth events, and Public Speaking and witnessing to your faith - a workshop on sharing your faith journey. Cost – gold coin donation. Lunch is provided. Contact Christy Honeysett for further information on

*** 22nd September Saturday - St John's Fete

A stall is to be organised and manned through the day. Carolyn Baragry will make enquiries about getting a stall. Youth required to man on the stall.

*** 26th March 2008 Wednesday - Journey of the Cross (Heads Up)

The WYD cross will be in the Campbelltown area from 24th to 28th March 2008, but specifically in Campbelltown on 26th March. It will move from St Gregory's in the morning, to UWS at lunch, St Patrick's in the afternoon, then the Art Gallery for the main celebrations at 6pm, and then overnighting at St John the Evangelist. The cross will then move on to Narellan.

4. Support Teams - Co-ordinators

Home Stay - Pat and Mick Webb
Publicity/Fundraising - Greg Simoni -
Auxilliary/Functions - Carolyn Baragry -

Positions still to be filled
Treasurer - Anyone good with accounts?
Transport - Arranging transport for those with no car

5. Promotions

*** Kerry McDonald will investigate contacts and opportunities for in-school promotions. Past WYD attendees to be asked to speak (please contact us if you know anyone who has attended).

*** Shirts - The WYD shirt selection was viewed and it was agreed that Campbelltown would use the bright blue collared shirts. These stand-out and will be readily identifiable as WYD. The Youth Group will also use these shirts until after WYD for consistency. Sean Donovan will lodge a request for a fundraiser code which will entitle us to a discount (percentage to be confirmed).

*** Greg Simoni tabled a draft WYD letter to be sent. We will apply for approval to use the WYD logo for the youth group. Greg advised that the Youth Group will meet next Sunday at 3pm. Greg will also contact the youth group co-ordinators at neighbouring parishes to find out what they are doing and arrange joint events.

6. Other items

*** Various newsletters and notes distributed
*** Prohibited Persons declaration forms will be available at the next meeting
*** It was agreed that meetings will be held each fortnight on Sunday at 6pm

Next Meeting Date:  Sunday 9th September at 6pm

Following the WYD meeting there was a talk by members of Cursillo ahead of their retreat next weekend. It was suggested that this may also be a good option for those wishing to experience grass-roots Christianity. The WOLLONGONG CATHOLIC CURSILLO will be running a weekend for MEN from 30 August to 2 September, and for WOMEN from 28 September to 1 October. Further details ring Kevin & Margaret French on 4628 9250.

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