Here are a few event notices from around the diocese that can't wait until our September youth enoticeboard:
WYD REUNION PICS AND FLICKS: All 7 minute films and photographs are due next Friday 29 August. Anyone who went to WYD08 from our diocese can enter! Great prizes include a digital camera, video camera, WYD merchandise, mobile phones, phone credit, rugby league merchandise and more! Successful film and photograph entries will be shown at the WYD Reunion on Friday 19 September 6.00pm to 9.30pm at McKinnon Theatre, University of Wollongong. Competition details are online at www.youth.dow.org.au in the 'what's on' section.
ARC DAY: Saturday 30 August from 11am to 4pm. This is an awesome time for youth (14 – 18 years) to hang out with Youth Mission Team. Boys will be having a BBQ and playing footy and cricket on Austinmer beach (meet at Surf Lifesaving Club) Cost: $5. Girls will be having a picnic, playing soccer etc at Wollongong Botanical Gardens (meet in the carpark) – bring some food to share. RSVP by Friday 29 August to YMT Guys: 4284 3013 or YMT girls: 4285 2539. More details at www.youth.dow.org.au
DIOCESAN MASS FOR REFUGEE AND MIGRANT SUNDAY. Sunday, 31 August at St Francis Xavier's Cathedral Wollongong at 2.00pm. The Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Peter followed by a concert, cultural displays and food sampling offered by various ethnic communities in the St Mary's College Hall. "As a multicultural community, this celebration is for all ethnic groups, including Anglo-Australians. I particularly ask that we make a special effort this year to search out and extend our invitation to any new refugees in our parishes." Bishop Peter Ingham. All are welcome. Enquiries: Kim Mannix Diocesan Parish Services 4253 0985
NOWRA PRAISE AND WORSHIP NIGHT: 7.00pm Saturday 6 September at St Michael's Hall (20 North Street Nowra). Help keep the spirit of WYD alive as we join in a night of music, dancing, testimonies, WYD photos and loads more. Bring yourself, a family member, a friend or a bus load of people - EVERYONE! And join in the experiences of what WYD was like!!!
World Youth Day films and photos have already started to arrive for our Diocesan WYD Reunion: Pics and Flicks– make sure you keep Friday 19 September 6.00pm to 9.30pm free, so that we can celebrate WYD08 together at McKinnon Theatre, Wollongong University. Hope to see you there!
Youth & Young Adult Coordinator
Catholic Diocese of Wollongong