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St Agnes’ Catholic Parish schools back full-time from 25 May

St Agnes’ Catholic Parish schools back full-time from 25 May Students enrolled at St Agnes’, St Joseph’s and St Peter’s primary schools and St Joseph’s Regional College, MacKillop College and Newman Senior Technical College will return to school classrooms full-time from Monday, 25 May. Coordinating Executive Officer for St Agnes’ Parish Education, Stephen Pares, says the staged [...]

2020-05-22T09:40:28+10:00May 22nd, 2020|

New ‘Parish Giving’ webpage launched

New 'Parish Giving' webpage launched The Coronavirus Pandemic restrictions have required all of us to adapt to many new ways of doing things. Our Parish Giving is no exception – we have created a new webpage on our website for both our Planned Giving Program and our fundraising for Special Appeals. Our current Appeal (which should be [...]

2020-05-21T08:02:26+10:00May 21st, 2020|

Jesus chose to walk

Jesus chose to walk A short reflection on the Ascension by Sr Anne Hannigan RSM I think perhaps it is no small thing that Christ – even in his resurrected form – chose to spend his last days walking on terra firma with his friends and family. Often in the scriptures, (the Gospels) we read of Jesus [...]

2020-05-20T09:22:01+10:00May 20th, 2020|

The Road to Emmaus

The Road to Emmaus As we move towards the end of the Easter Season, with the Feast of Pentecost on 31 May, it is appropriate to be reminded of, and to celebrate, the story of the disciples on the road to Emmaus (Luke 24:13-35). This story known as the Road to Emmaus or the Walk to Emmaus [...]

2020-05-13T15:18:10+10:00May 13th, 2020|

Pastoral Care during COVID-19

Pastoral Care during COVID-19 The St Agnes’ Care & Lifestyle Pastoral Care team has done an amazing job adapting the way they are working at the Parish’s residential aged care services during COVID-19 restrictions. During COVID each member of the Pastoral Care team has been assigned a particular area. Beth Anderson and Paul Smith work in Emmaus; [...]

2020-05-14T07:44:08+10:00May 13th, 2020|

Enquiries about new admissions welcome

Enquiries about new admissions welcome Despite the changing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, our Catholic Care of the Aged services - Residential Care, Respite Care, Home Care and Independent Villages - remain operational, taking new admissions, welcoming and supporting individuals and their families at their time of need. As always the health, safety and wellbeing of our residents, clients, team [...]

2020-05-06T08:27:44+10:00May 5th, 2020|

Plan underway for students’ return to St Agnes’ Parish classrooms

Plan underway for students’ return to St Agnes’ Parish classrooms St Agnes’ Parish primary school and secondary college students will begin to return to school classrooms in a staged approach from Monday, 11 May. Coordinating Executive Officer for St Agnes’ Parish Education, Stephen Pares, says St Agnes’ Catholic Parish schools had worked with the Catholic Schools Office [...]

2020-05-04T12:28:04+10:00May 4th, 2020|

Have you ever heard the expression Easter people?

Have you ever heard the expression Easter people? It is something often said about Christians. Have you ever wondered what that looks like and how we, as Christians, can be Easter people? In the scriptures it talks about the way of life of people in the time of the apostles and even then, they were Easter people. [...]

2020-04-22T13:28:45+10:00April 22nd, 2020|