St Agnes’ Catholic Parish

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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 [...]

June 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 [...]

June 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 [...]

June 1st, 2022|

RSS Supporting the community and local businesses

RSS Supporting the community and local businesses The Recovery Support Service (RSS), which winds down on 31 May, hosted three wellbeing days to support flood effected victims in our community.Not-for-profit organisation, GIVIT, support the days by funding the total cost ($4,500) to fill gifts bags with items purchased from local market businesses, which continue to be affected [...]

May 26th, 2022|

RSS Wellbeing Day at The Francis Retreat sparks joy

RSS Wellbeing Day at The Francis Retreat sparks joy While for many the floods of March 2021 seem a long time ago to those who experienced the devastation first hand it may take them years to recover. The Wellness ‘Returning to joy’ workshop held at Francis Retreat on Tuesday 26 April was the second in a series [...]

May 18th, 2022|

‘Rejuvenate Garden & Mind’ workshop hits the mark

‘Rejuvenate Garden & Mind’ workshop hits the mark Toni Holmes from the Parish Recovery Support Service (RSS), in partnership with Head Heart and Hands and Port Macquarie Community Gardens Inc “The Lost Plot’, developed the ‘Rejuvenate your Garden and Mind’ Workshop, free for RSS clients as part of community recovery efforts, tapping into research that shows gardening [...]

May 10th, 2022|

Newman College Set To Commence Building Upgrades Thanks To Parish And Grant Funding

Newman College Set To Commence Building Upgrades Thanks To Parish And Grant Funding Newman Senior Technical College is set to construct specialised learning spaces to replace current demountable accommodation thanks to a significant Parish funding contribution and a grant of $2,298,886 from the NSW Government’s Building Grants Assistance Scheme. Newman Senior Technical College Principal Mark Nunan said the building [...]

April 14th, 2022|

Harry Takes Our Shoes To Feet That Need Them

Harry Takes Our Shoes To Feet That Need Them On Thursday 24 March 2022, Harry Harris, a support worker at IMAGE House (which is part Community Services at St Agnes’ Care & Lifestyle) reached out to the Parish’s Communications team asking for help to promote a drive to collect shoes and take them to people who needed them [...]

April 14th, 2022|

New Street Library At Joey’s House Connects Community And Makes Reading Fun

New Street Library At Joey’s House Connects Community And Makes Reading Fun Four-year-old Elijah Fuller was the first official borrower from the new street library launched by Joey’s House Early Education Centre (JHEEC) in Warlters Street, last Monday morning (11 April). Elijah was joined by his mum Tara Fuller, Angie Hazleton-Kelly from Community Place with Port Macquarie Hastings [...]

April 14th, 2022|

RSS Wellness Day Brings Joy to Telepoint Community After Tough Year

RSS Wellness day brings joy to Telepoint Community after tough year The St Agnes’ Recovery Support Service (RSS) hosted its first Wellness Workshop at Telegraph Point on Sunday 3 April as another step in the community’s recovery process after last year’s floods.During the day, twenty-three people aged from 5 to 75 years participated in a range of activities designed [...]

April 14th, 2022|
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