Suggested Bulletin Notices and
Notes from the Chancery
Notes from the Chancery:
1. National eConference host sites update
The National eConference, Vatican II An Event of Grace will be held on
Wednesday 10 October from 10.00am – 3.00pm at the following diocesan
Maitland – Chisholm Regional Office, 2 Cathedral Street (Anne Maher & John
Donnelly – hosts) RSVP 4979 1328.
Broadmeadow – St Laurence Centre, Broadmeadow Road (Jennie Nolan –
host) RSVP 4979 1328.
Forster – Holy Name Parish, 33 Lake Street (Loretta Heffernan – host) RSVP
Morisset – Callinan Centre, 60 Yambo Street (Uta France – host) RSVP 4973
Newcastle – City Region Catholic Centre, 25 Farquhar Street, The Junction
(Moira Gordon – host) RSVP 4963 2046.
Lambton – St John’s Parish Hall, Dickson Street, RSVP 4960 8010.
Toronto – St Joseph’s Parish Meeting Room, 140 Wangi Road (Anne Moylan
rsj – host) RSVP 4959 2777.
Suggested Bulletin Notices:
We suggest you add “see bulletin notice board for more information” at the
end of the appropriate notices.
1. Hunter Educare invites carers, families, health professionals, service providers,
teachers and assistants to the 2012 Expo for Carers on Thursday 11 October
from 9.30am – 3.30pm at Cardiff Panthers, Cnr Pendlebury & Munibung Rds,
Cardiff. For more information contact Educare on P: 4921 4895 E: Educare-
2. Holy Trinity Parish invites you to a Eucharistic Celebration to mark the Golden
Jubilee of the Second Vatican Council and the opening of the Year of Faith on
Thursday 11 October at 7.00pm. His Eminence Idris Edward Cardinal
Cassidy will be the principal celebrant and light refreshments will follow the
Mass. For more information please P: 4960 8010 ext 2.
3. Come along for High Tea on Saturday 13 October from 2.00pm – 5.00pm at
St Joseph’s School Hall, Union Street, The Junction. Proceeds will go to
Penola House in Hamilton to assist refugees in our community. Entertainment
by the Pacific Palm Court Orchestra and guest speaker Sr Diana Santleben
OP. Cost of $60 per head includes champagne on arrival and a gift. RSVP by
5 October to St Joseph’s school office or via email email@example.com.
For more information contact Kerrie Davis on P: 0411 844 768.
4. Were you, your parents, family members or friends married at St John’s,
Lambton, St Therese’s, New Lambton or Corpus Christi, Waratah? If so, then
come and join our parishioners for a Mass of Thanksgiving on the weekend of
Saturday – Sunday 13 - 14 October. Each participant will be presented with a
Commemorative Certificate. To help us organise please contact the parish
office on 4960 8010 ext 4 and leave your contact details or pick up a form
available at all the Holy Trinity churches or visit the website
5. Penola House will be holding a garage sale on Saturday 20 October from
10.00am – 2.00pm at 57 James Street, Hamilton. Lots of bargains are
available and all are welcome to attend.
6. There will be a 60th Reunion for the Former British Child Migrants who arrived
in Australia on the S.S.Ormonde in 1952 and were placed in the Murray Dwyer
Orphanage. The Reunion will be held on Sunday 21 October at Sacred Heart
Cathedral, 841 Hunter Street, Newcastle West at 9.30am followed by morning
tea, lunch and a plaque dedication ceremony. All are welcome to attend.
7. Celebrate Often & Celebrate Well will be held over two consecutive days and
offers an experience in practical liturgy fashioned for Religious Education
Leaders, Faith Development Co-ordinators, Principals, Pastors, musicians and
teachers. The first on Wednesday 24 October focuses on the basics of liturgy
and worship for secondary schools and the second on Thursday 25 October
is for primary schools. Both days will be jam-packed with creative ideas,
contemporary and quality music and user-friendly techniques. Cost is $60
which includes morning tea and lunch. Both days will be held at the
Augustinian Centre for Spirituality, 2 Hewitt Avenue, Greystanes, Sydney from
9.30am – 4.00pm. For more information contact Paul Skippen on P: 0412 850
883 E: firstname.lastname@example.org.
8. Malcolm and Nerida Drake of Inner Solutions will be hosting a Digital Detox
Day on Saturday 27 October from 10.00am – 2.00pm at Adamstown Uniting
Church (Barnes Room). Spend a day away from your electronic devices to dip
into the depth of self-knowledge and relationship with the sacred. For more
information P: 4920 9878 E: email@example.com.
9. Seasons for Growth is offering a 2 day group, Exploring the Seasons of Grief,
on Thursday - Friday 1 - 2 November from 9.30am – 3.30pm at Catherine
McAuley Building, Rear 841 Hunter Street, Newcastle West. This educational
program provides an opportunity to better understand and manage your
particular loss experience. For more information contact Jenny Harris on P:
4979 1355 E: firstname.lastname@example.org.
10. The Tenison Woods Education Centre invites you to spend a reflection day
with Michele Connolly rsj exploring The Face of Jesus in Luke’s Gospel on
Saturday 10 November from 9.30am – 3.00pm. Morning tea provided, BYO
lunch. RSVP by 6 November to Margaret or Maureen P: 4930 9601 E:
11. The Mater Graduate Nurses Reunion will be held on Sunday 11 November at
Sacred Heart Cathedral, 841 Hunter Street, Newcastle West at 9.30am. All are
welcome to attend this beautiful ceremony. A Mass for the Deceased Nurses
will be held on Friday 23 November at 12.00pm at the Cathedal. For more
information contact Colleen Canny on P: 0427 327 611.