UPCOMING EVENTS IN OUR PARISH
Friday 22nd March - Culburra Family Group gathering - at Tilbury Cove at 2:00 pm for a 'Green afternoon Tea'. Wear something green; bring some green Irish food/drink to share.
Sunday 24th March - Sunday Roast – at North Nowra Tavern from 12 noon. All welcome! Cost $12.
Sunday 24th March - Youth Group for those in Years 5-8! Sign in 4pm at St Michael’s Hall and pick up occurs after the 6pm Youth Mass.
Tuesday 26th March - Easter Choir Rehearsal - at 6.30pm at St. Michael’s Parish Hall. New singers always welcome
Gathered around the Cross - Join us for three Fridays in Lent at St Michael’s, Nowra
Friday 29th March 7:00pm - An hour of quiet reflection around the Cross using Scripture, sung chants, prayer & symbols.
Friday 5th April 7:00pm - We unite ourselves with the sufferings of our contemporary world, with prayer in the spirit of the Way of the Cross.
Friday 12th April 7:00pm - We reflect on the Paschal Mystery in art imagery, concluding with Friday Vespers, the official Evening Prayer of the Church.
24 Hours Adoration for the Lord in preparation for Easter. Begins with 6pm Mass Friday 29 until 6pm Vigil Mass on Saturday 30 March at Immaculate Conception Parish Unanderra. All are welcome to spend some silent time before the Blessed Sacrament to pray especially for our families, parishes and the world.
Praying with St John of the Cross
April 6: 10:00 am – 4:00pm
Cost: $30 (please remember to bring your lunch). Pick-ups from Minto train station at 9:30am and 10:00am.
Presenter: Barbara Stenning OCDS
“For well I know the spring that flows and runs although all is night.”
Finding life and joy in today’s world: A retreat using worship from Taize
April 12 – April 14.
Cost: $300 (concessions apply)
Facilitated by Annemarie Nichol
“The light shines in the darkness and the darkness has not overcome it”
Holy week and Easter
April 17 – April 21
Cost: $500 (concessions apply)
Presenters: Carmelite Team
The Carmelite Community at Mount Carmel Retreat Centre, Varroville invites you to come, prepare and celebrate with us the Most Holy Triduum of the Lord’s Passion, Death and Resurrection. The retreat begins with dinner on Wednesday 17 April and concludes after morning Mass on Easter Sunday, 21 April.
LIGHT TO THE NATIONS 2019 18th -21st April - is an Easter Pilgrimage event for Catholics (singles & families) aged 16+. Camp under the open skies with 1,000 other young people as we celebrate the Easter Triduum. Held in the grounds of Chevalier College, Bowral. Visit www.lttn.org.au for more information and register today.
REGULAR EVENTS IN OUR PARISH
Tuesday mornings at St Michael's Catholic Church, Nowra
All are welcome to share in morning tea following 8:15am Mass every Tuesday.
All are welcome to come pray the Rosary together every Tuesday at 9:30am in St Michael's Catholic Church.
Holy Hour Friday mornings at St Michael's Catholic Church, Nowra
Exposition begins at 10:30am, followed by Rosary and quiet prayer before the Blessed Sacrament. Benediction just prior to the 11:30am Mass. All welcome.
Craft-Tea Characters Wednesdays 9:30am to 12:00pm
There’s more to it than craft you’ll see; like coffee, laughs, community, conversation and more, if you’ll just walk in through the door. Give it a go and then you’ll know, all you need to do is show.
Enquiries: Louise 0438 218 728
St Michael’s Playgroup
Monday mornings (during school term) 9:00am – 10:30am in foyer of St Michael's School Hall. Parents, grandparents and carers all welcome! Please bring your child’s snacks and drinks and a gold coin donation.
Coffee morning Sacred Heart Catholic Church Bomaderry - 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month
A number of Bomaderry Parishioners visit the Bomaderry Bowling Club for morning coffee, following 9:30am Mass. Some even stay for lunch. All welcome!
Please contact Mary Dunn 4421 0717 for further information.
Sunday Morning Tea St Michaels Nowra
All are welcome to share in morning tea, in the Parish Centre, following 9:30am Mass every Sunday.
Vincentia Social Group - 1st Friday of the Month
You can enjoy the fun, games and friendship of Vincentia Social Group on the first Friday of each month. The Social Group meets at 6:00pm in the Holy Spirit Parish Hall, Vincentia. All welcome!
Please contact Brian - 0412 465 040 or Eileen 4443 8008.
Social Bowls - Every 2nd Tuesday (check the Upcoming Events for dates)
Join fellow Parishioners, from at the Bomaderry Bowling Club for social bowls. Everyone is welcome, so come along and have some fun. Wear flat soled shoes. The cost is $5.00 for bowls hirs and use of the green. 'Cheap Tuesday' dinner at the club, optional after the game. Contact Sylvia Palmer 0437 267 245 for further details.
Blokes’ Night Out - 1st Friday of the Month
Blokes' of all ages and interests, come together to enjoy a meal, watch sports or play pool at the Bomaderry Bowling Club from 6:30pm. All Blokes' welcome!
Call Nigel Porter 0430 365 383 for further details.
Sunday Roast - 4th Sunday each month.
Come with a friend or on your own and meet up with fellow Parishioners, at the North Nowra Tavern from 12 noon, to enjoy a roast dinner in great company. All welcome! Cost $12.
Children’s Liturgy Sundays
9:30am (during the school term) 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.