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Thursday, May 14, 2009

FAITH & LIFE EVENTS - REMINDER

Dear Friend in Faith

I offer a reminder of some of the special events coming up in our diocese over the next couple of months.

I hope you may be able to attend some of these offerings.

Please RSVP as it assists with catering and set up.

We also depend on you to communicate these offerings to others in your own network.

Thank you for your support.

Peace

Richard McMahon
Director of Parish Services, Office of the Bishop
Catholic Diocese of Wollongong

Thursday, 21 May
BEGINNING THEOLOGY INFORMATION SESSIONS
Do you want to study your faith at a deeper level? This certificate level course requires no
previous theological background. Find out more at information sessions held on
Thursday, 21 May 2009 at Albion Park, St Paul's Parish meeting room, 10.30am – 12.30pm
and Campbelltown, St John the Evangelist Parish hall, 7.30pm – 9.00pm. 
Contact Jane Edwards on 4253 0900.

 Saturday, 23 May
Justice, Peace, Ecology and Faith Gathering
"To act justly, to love tenderly and to walk humbly with your God." Micah 6:8 
What are the issues affecting our diocese and wider world in the areas of justice, peace and ecology?  How are we called to respond in faith as individuals and communities? What support is available?  Gather with our Diocesan Justice, Ecology and Peace Council to share our wisdom and consider the way forward.  3 Bond Street, Bellambi, 23 May, 10.00am – 12.30pm with morning tea.
RSVP to Jane Edwards on 4253 0900 or jane.edwards@woll.catholic.org.au

Saturday, 6 June
BIBLICAL SPIRITUALITY, LIVING A LIFE OF FAITH TODAY
Presented by international guest speaker Barbara Bowe rscj, Professor of Biblical Studies, Boston College. Saturday, 6 June 2009, St Mary Star of the Sea College Library, Wollongong.  10.00am – 3.00pm.   Gold coin donation.  Please bring own lunch.  RSVP jane.edwards@woll.catholic.org.au or 4253 0900.

Tuesday, 30 June
YEAR OF ST PAUL NATIONAL E-CONFERENCE
The Man, his mission and message today presented by Brendan Byrne SJ, Michelle Connolly RSJ and Richard Leonard SJ. 10.00am – 4.00pm. 
TWO VENUES: Catholic Church Offices, 86-88 Market St, Wollongong
RSVP jane.edwards@woll.catholic.org.au OR
Magdalene Catholic High School (Library), Smeaton Grange Road, Narellan
RSVP jane.mcdonald@ceowoll.catholic.edu.au .  Please bring your own lunch.
Gold coin donation.

Thursday 2 & Friday 3 July
STEWARDSHIP – TWO DAY CONFERENCE
Stewardship continues to inspire people across Australia in their life of faith.
It offers a down to earth way of responding to God in our everyday life.
The two day conference at Campbelltown Catholic Club offers two streams,
one to those starting the stewardship journey, the other for those who are already
living stewardship as a way of life. This national event draws upon the international
experience of Leisa Anslinger, as well as experienced presenters from our Australian context.
Cost $250.00 excluding accommodation.
Contact Helen Bennett on 4253 0934 for more information.

Saturday, 4 July
FORMING GENEROUS HEARTS
– IN THE SPIRIT OF VATICAN II
Presented by international guest speaker, Leisa Anslinger who will explore principles of parish life that lead to living discipleship and stewardship and look at effective pastoral practices that contribute to forming generous hearts in individuals and the community of faith. This day continues our seminars in the spirit of the Second Vatican Council. All welcome at Chevalier College, Bowral, 10.00am – 3.00pm.  $30.00/$15.00 or by donation.  Morning tea and lunch included. 
RSVP ESSENTIAL – contact Jane Edwards on 4253 0900 or email jane.edwards@woll.catholic.org.au


CONTACT DETAILS
Catholic Diocese of Wollongong
Marian Centre, 86-88 Market Street, Wollongong
PO Box 1239, Wollongong NSW 2500
http://www.dow.org.au
Tel: +61 2 4253 0900
Email: info@dow.org.au


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