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Our Lesley is Port’s Local Woman of the Year

Our Lesley is Port’s Local Woman of the Year Congratulations to long time parishioner Lesley Tierney who has been honoured as the 2021 Local Woman of the Year for the Port Macquarie electorate. The NSW Local Women of the Year are chosen by Members of Parliament.  These local women are recognised for their outstanding contribution to their [...]

2021-07-13T11:10:44+10:00July 13th, 2021|

Language no barrier to learning for Ratchanee at John Henry Institute

Language no barrier to learning for Ratchanee at John Henry Institute When Ratchanee Swinnerton first enquired about learning through John Henry Institute (JHI) she was concerned that her English reading and writing skills would not be good enough for the Certificate III Individual Support course. Ratchanee came from Thailand where she met her husband on holiday, moving [...]

2021-07-13T12:16:41+10:00July 13th, 2021|

Prayer is our Sanctuary

Prayer is our Sanctuary Prayer opens the door through which you enter a sanctuary of strength and safety, protection, and renewal. Times of prayer, of conscious contact with God, provide you with sustenance and renewed vigour so that when you are ready you can face the world again – uplifted, refreshed and empowered. Prayer is a fundamental [...]

2021-06-23T15:22:24+10:00June 23rd, 2021|

Carers – Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term and Casual Roles

Carers Permanent Part Time, Fixed Term and Casual Roles Multiple opportunities available WHO ARE WE? St Agnes' Care and Lifestyle as part of St Catholic Agnes’ Parish, is one of the largest employers on the Mid North Coast, caring for older Australians for more than 40 years. We are embarking on a journey of [...]

2021-06-22T08:36:37+10:00June 22nd, 2021|

Psalms come to life at Parish Retreat

Psalms come to life at Parish Retreat About 50 parishioners gathered at The Francis Retreat in Bonny Hills on Friday 21 May for the Parish Retreat, the theme of which was ‘Drawing comfort and strength from the Psalms’. Facilitator of the retreat was Rev Dr Elio Capra SDB, a Salesians of Don Bosco priest, who lectures in [...]

2021-06-04T12:14:47+10:00June 3rd, 2021|

National Mass Celebrating 200 Years of Catholic Education 

National Mass Celebrating 200 Years of Catholic Education St Agnes' Catholic Parish secondary school leaders and Principals joined with schools across the diocese to celebrate 200 Years of Catholic Education at a Mass held at St Carthage’s Cathedral in Lismore. This National Mass was held in cathedrals across Australia.  In the Bishop's absence, Fr Paul Gooley as [...]

2021-05-25T09:42:38+10:00May 25th, 2021|

Latest on Parish Flood Recovery efforts

Latest on Parish Flood Recovery efforts (as at 23 May 2021) St Agnes’ Catholic Parish Recovery Support Service Resilience NSW has entered into an Agreement with St Agnes’ Catholic Parish to establish and run for an initial 12-week period a recovery centre located next to our Pop Up Pantry in William Street. The centre will open from [...]

2021-05-21T08:44:46+10:00May 21st, 2021|

Mass enjoyed by all

Mass enjoyed by all Last Wednesday, for the first time since 2019, the Parish was able to gather at an uplifting, joyful Mass to celebrate and thank its volunteers for their contribution. In his homily, Fr Paul drew on the words of Pope Francis, ‘You are among the most precious things the church has. You, who every [...]

2021-05-19T13:47:00+10:00May 19th, 2021|

St Agnes’ Catholic Parish Retreat

St Agnes' Catholic Parish Retreat Drawing comfort and strength from the Psalms: Presented by Fr Elio Capra When: Friday 21 May 2021 Where: Francis Retreat 2 Thomson Place Bonny Hills Time: 8.45am Check-in 9.00am -2pm Morning Tea & Lunch provided Register for the event here

2021-05-06T13:24:52+10:00May 6th, 2021|
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