St Agnes’ Catholic Parish

Praying the Rosary

Praying the Rosary Many of us would recall from our childhoods, family members clasping their rosary beads and sitting quietly in prayer each day. We may even own a set or two ourselves (some being precious family heirlooms). The Rosary is primarily a scriptural prayer. This was summarised by Pope Pius XII (papacy: 1939- 1958) who said [...]

2022-12-06T09:24:49+10:00October 25th, 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|

Emmaus Village on Track to Deliver Innovative Model of Care

Emmaus Village on Track to Deliver Innovative Model of Care St Agnes’ Catholic Parish’s realisation of an innovative care model that answers the needs of people living with dementia is on track for completion in mid-2023 says St Agnes’ Catholic Parish CEO Adam Spencer. Previously known as the ‘Memory Support Village’, the name was recently changed to link [...]

2022-12-06T09:25:24+10:00August 25th, 2022|

Fr Paul celebrates 15 years as Police Chaplain

Fr Paul celebrates 15 years as Police Chaplain Fr Paul received some unexpected recognition when he recently attended the annual training conference for the NSW police chaplains, who were gathering in person for the first time since the COVID pandemic began in early 2020. While at the conference all Chaplains who served between 1 July 2019 and 31 [...]

2022-12-06T09:26:45+10:00August 17th, 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|
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