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October – Month of the Rosary

October - Month of the Rosary By tradition, the Catholic Church dedicates each month of the year to certain devotions. The month of October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary, one of the best known of all Catholic devotions. October includes the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary (October 7). The Rosary is believed to have [...]

2022-12-06T09:24:53+10:00October 19th, 2022|

Bishop drops into Trainee check-in workshop

Bishop drops into Trainee check-in workshop  Ten students from Newman Senior Technical College, who are part of the Parish’s School-based Traineeship program, attended a Check-in Workshop held in the Parish Hall at the Parish Administration Centre on Thursday 15 September.   The event coincided with a visit to the parish by Bishop Greg Homeming, who was pleased [...]

2022-12-06T09:25:00+10:00September 28th, 2022|

National Police Remembrance Day: Fr Paul Gooley reflects

National Police Remembrance Day: Fr Paul Gooley reflects  National Police Remembrance Day (29 September) is a day for police and our community to pause and honour officers whose lives have been lost while performing their duty. It is also a time to remember police officers who have lost their lives through illness or other circumstances. Police Remembrance [...]

2022-12-06T09:25:19+10:00September 21st, 2022|

Residents’ visit Newman to see trainees on their own turf

Residents’ visit Newman to see trainees on their own turf A small group of residents from Emmaus and St Agnes’ Site (SAS) visited Newman Senior Technical College on Monday 5 September accompanied by Lifestyle coordinators, Geri Buckland (Emmaus) and Liz Charles (SAS) and Leonie Wardrop (Parish Human Resources), who works closely with the Parish’s school-based trainees.   Invited [...]

2022-12-06T09:25:23+10:00September 8th, 2022|

Three Parishes participate in Images of Jesus Virtual Learning course

Three Parishes participate in Images of Jesus Virtual Learning course Thirteen parishioners from Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Alstonville, Macleay Valley Catholic Parish and St Agnes’ Catholic Parish are participating in a Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation (VLCFF) course called ‘Images of Jesus’. The five-week course is being facilitated online by Julie Worch who lives [...]

2022-12-06T09:26:53+10:00August 4th, 2022|

Sue joins JHI as Health Trainer

Sue joins JHI as Health Trainer Sue Creech is new to the John Henry Institute (JHI) and is excited to be working part-time as the Health Trainer. She is a mum of two and grandma to two lively youngsters. She lives in the bush between Port and Kempsey, along with her hubby, dogs, cats and chickens, not [...]

2022-12-06T09:27:05+10:00June 8th, 2022|

MacKillop College acknowledges Sorry Day with Mass

MacKillop College acknowledges Sorry Day with Mass On 26 May, MacKillop College commemorated National Sorry Day with a Mass that allowed staff, students and families to come together to acknowledge the strength of Stolen Generations survivors and to reflect on how all Australians can play a part in the healing process. The volunteers for the Mass, who were [...]

2022-12-06T09:27:09+10:00June 7th, 2022|

As office closes, RSS team’s amazing work will be long remembered

As office closes, RSS team's amazing work will be long remembered The Recovery Support Service (RSS) office closed on 31 May after more than 12 months assisting people who were affected by severe flooding in March 2021. A huge thank you to the RSS team for the amazing work you have done during this period. The ripple [...]

2022-12-06T09:27:12+10:00June 2nd, 2022|

Parish Community gathers to appreciate our volunteers

Parish Community gathers to appreciate our volunteers The St Agnes’ Catholic Parish community gathered for midday Mass on Friday 27 May, as part of National Volunteers’ Week celebrations, to recognise the contribution volunteers make to the life of our Parish. The Mass, beautifully celebrated by Fr Roland Agrisola, and subsequent light refreshments were attended by about 100 [...]

2022-12-06T09:27:16+10:00June 1st, 2022|

Fr Paul’s 8 tips to feed your faith

Fr Paul’s 8 tips to feed your faith Faith is like a seedling; without food, water, and protection it will always struggle to grow to maturity. It is not a rigid, solid, never-changing thing; Faith is fragile and precious. For those who are unsure who God is, and what faith might mean to them, it can be [...]

2022-12-06T09:28:21+10:00May 31st, 2022|
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