Welcome

St Michael's Parish 

Welcome to St Michael's Parish. Here you will find details about the Parish by using the menu along the top of the page - our Churches, Mass times, services and ministries, history and contacts. 

Click here to download the latest parish bulletins.

Click here to download Documents.

To find out what is happening in St Michael's Parish and the Diocese, make sure you check out the events page. You might also like to visit the Diocese of Wollongong Website. 

The Parish Pastoral Council is developing a new website for our Parish, which will make it easier to connect with us. 


THIS WEEK


19th August 2018 - 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Yr B)
"Taste and see the goodness of the Lord." 


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January 2019 Pilgrimage - join Emeritus Bishop Ingham on a 23-Day Pilgrimage of a lifetime through the Holy Lands of Jordan, Palestine and Israel. Departs 30th January 2019, $800 deposit required on booking.  Click here for full itinerary.


Click here to download Nowra Rosters for August and September. 

Can you help our Parish? Can you spare a few hours a month? St Michael's Chuch requires cleaners to help with Church cleaning, once a month on a rotating roster. Please contact Bernadette Pullen 0402136691 if you can help. 


 

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Plenary Council 2020: All Australians are invited to engage in an open and inclusive process of listening, dialogue and discernment about the future of the Catholic Church in Australia. Learn more about our Diocese’s involvement http://dow.org.au/plenary-2020.


 

 

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St Michael’s Parish Dinner, in conjunction with our Parish Feast. All Parishioners are invited to gather at the Nowra Golf Club, Wednesday 26th September, 6:30pm for 7:00pm to celebrate our Parish Feast Day. Cost $33pp, includes main meal and dessert. Please advise of any dietary requirements when booking. For catering purposes, payment should be made to the Parish Office, when booking. Bookings and payments need to be finalised by 10th Sept

 


 

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Spring Fashion Parade - Hosted by CWL Nowra at St Michaels’ School Hall. Cost :$8.00, afternoon tea included. Click here to view/download Invitation 


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SVdP Door Knock Appeal – will be held over the next 2 weekends - Sat/Sun 17th & 18th Aug and Sat/Sun 25th & 26th Aug. We are looking for volunteers to assist at shopping centres and door knocking. Please call Mary Dunn 0421 834 846 / 44210717 if you can assist. Sign up sheets are available at Sacred Heart, Bomaderry and St Michael's Nowra.


Creating a Child-Safe Church from within: A leading German theologian and psychologist will present on Friday 31st August (mainly for those working with children) and Saturday 1st September (open to all) in Campbelltown Catholic Club. For more info or to register go to www.hanszollner.dow.org.au


In the near future the driveway at Bomaderry Church will be concreted, as it has badly eroded over the years. At St Michael’s the two steps, from the footpath to the Church grounds, at North Street entrance will be removed and replaced with a ramp. 


Are you noticing the needs of your fellow parishioners & neighbours in times of sickness or other household emergencies? Remember the Parish Samaritan Group has volunteers happy to provide a meal. Contact us through the parish office 44231712 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


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Pray As You Go and Sacred Space are free Apps, available to download from iTunes and Google Play. You can listen in the car, out walking or any time of day. It offers a reflection on the daily Scripture reading and a reflective review (examen) of your day before you go to sleep.


St Michael’s Playgroup - Runs each Monday during the school term from 9:00am–10:30am in foyer of St Michael's School Hall. Parents, grandparents, carers, all welcome! Please bring your child’s snacks and drink. Gold coin donation.


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Children’s Liturgy Sundays 9:30am St Michaels - children aged 4 and up gather together with our volunteer teachers to receive God's Word on their own level, in a fun and interactive way.



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Let your light Shine! Catechists ensure that children hear of God’s love for them. Can you give 1 hour of your time per week to teach or help out in a classroom? Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or speak with our Catechist Coordinator, Frances Fairs 4423 1712. 


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Craft-Tea Characters - Clean and useable knitting, crocheting, sewing and general craft materials are gratefully accepted. Don’t forget you are welcome to join us on a Wednesday 9:30ish-12:00ish. Making connections through craft, cuppas and company.
Pop in or contact Louise 0438218728.


  

Bomaderry Waratah RSL Day Club offers social support and friendship to older people who are still living in the community but who are unable to attend more active programs. For further information please phone Rosemary on 4423 3330. Click here to download poster.


NEED HELP AT HOME OR KNOW SOMEBODY WHO DOES? CatholicCare offers practical in-home aged care services, so you or someone you love can continue living a happy and healthy life in the comfort of their own home. For more information please call 42549342 or visit www.catholiccare.dow.org.au


 

The home is the heart of the Church. CAtHFAMILY brings you a selection of activities, prayer rituals, crafts and recipes for free from their website www.cathfamily.org. Don't miss CathKids, weekly interactive experience with a two minute animated reflection on the Sunday reading. Families in the Diocese of Wollongong are encouraged to utilise these resources at home to share faith with kids.


St Joseph’s House of Spirituality & Hospitality Batehaven – offers a quiet environment for prayer, reflection and hospitality for individuals or small groups. For further information or outline of 2018 program, contact Sr Carmel Drew 4472 4021 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


SVdP Piety Stall

SVdP Piety Stall, Berry Street Nowra is a great place to visit for all your religious gifts. Items can be ordered from the catalogue.
If you have any enquiries, please call the stall on 4421 7395.


JourneyCatholicRadio

"The Journey" is a weekly program developed by the Catholic Diocese of Wollongong aired on a growing number of Christian Radio Stations around Australia. Each week, there is a reflection on the Sunday Gospel reading. Add to that some great music and interviews with people doing amazing things right around the globe and you’ve got a show that is all about faith, hope love and life. The Journey is produced and hosted by Mr Jude Hennessy in partnership with Pulse 94.1FM. The Journey Catholic Radio Program – Airs Weekly.
Go to www.jcr.org.au or www.itunes.jcr.org.au where you can subscribe to weekly shows by email. 


Sacred Heart Church Bomaderry Piety Stall – Open after 9:30am Sunday Mass. For all your Confirmation and Communion and religious gifts and cards. Other items by special order from the catalogue.
Contact Suzie Alamango: 4448 6219 / 0419 249 008.


 2018 Bulletins