Events

UPCOMING EVENTS IN OUR PARISH

Sunday 23rd September - Youth Group for Year 5 to Year 8 - from 4pm at St Michael’s school hall. Pizza, fun, and faith - and this month Youth Mission Team Wollongong will be joining us!

Sunday 23rd September - Sunday Roast – at North Nowra Tavern from 12 noon. Come with a friend or on your own and meet up with fellow Parishioners to enjoy a roast dinner in great company. All welcome! Cost $12.

Tuesday 25th September - Social Bowls – from 4:00pm at Bomaderry Bowling Club. Everyone welcome. Contact Sylvia Palmer; 0437 267 245 for further details.

Wednesday 26th September - St Michael’s Parish Dinner - our annual Parish Dinner at the Nowra Golf Club.

Thursday 27th September - PLENARY 2020: The Diocesan co-ordinator of Plenary 2020, John Tubridy, will be coming to lead our first local Plenary session from 7pm St Michael’s School Hall, Nowra. It would be wonderful to see parishioners from all of our communities there.

Saturday 29th September - Holy Spirit Vincentia Spring Fair Click here to download flyer

Saturday 20th October - Significant Wedding Anniversary Mass and Luncheon - Mass will be celebrated at 10.00am at St Michael’s followed by lunch. If you would like to celebrate your significant Anniversary; 25th, 40th, 50th, 60th or 65th please RSVP by the 8th October to Judy Thompson 44218565 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or the Parish Office 44231712.

Sunday 11th November - St Michael's School Fete - save the date. More details to follow over the next few months. 

Tuesday 11th December - CWLA Nowra Branch - Nepean River Cruise (Nepean Belle Paddle Wheeler) $125per person. Morning tea and lunch included. Booking or for more information call Gwen Batchelor 0413 483 165 or Judy Thompson 4421 8565. RSVP: 9th October.


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.
Contact Bernadette Pullen 0402136691 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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 Robyn - 0488930425 or Nancy - 0402626419.


Social Bowls - Every 2nd Tuesday (check the Upcoming Events for date)

Join fellow Parishioners, from 4:00pm 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.
Call The Parish Office: 4423 1712 for further information or to arrange transport.


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.


Other Events

Mt Carmel Retreat Centre

September Retreats

Where:  247 St Andrews Road, Varroville, NSW, 2566
Phone:  8795 3400
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www.carmeliteretreats.com.au

Deep into the thicket 
September: 28 - 30
Cost:  $250 (concessions apply)
Deep into the thicket
Presenter: Sr Nory Ordiz, CM
St John of the Cross is our guide in the journey of love which calls us to enter deeply into God’s fullness.

Exploring God’s love with Julian of Norwich 
Oct 6:  10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Presenter: Sheila Upjohn
Cost:  $30
Pick-ups from Minto train station at 9:30am and 10:00am
Please remember to bring your own lunch.

“All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well”.
Guided retreat: A week with St Therese of Lisieux 
Oct 8: 6:00 pm – Oct 14: 9:30 am
Presenter: Fr Aloysius Rego, OCD
Cost:  $750.00.  Concessions apply.

Gregorian Chant workshop and retreat 
Oct 19:  6:00 pm – Oct 21:  1:30 pm
Presenter: Tony Vaughan, (Director, Schola Cantorum of Brisbane)
Cost:  $250.  Concessions apply.
A weekend learning Gregorian Chant, suitable for both beginners and those familiar with singing chant.

The Baptisimal call to service of the world 
Oct 26:  6:00 pm – Oct 28:  1:30 pm
Presenter: Fr David Orr, OSB
Cost:  $250.  Concessions apply.


 

September 28th to 30th September - More Human, More Alive, silent guided retreat conducted by Verbum Dei Missionaries based on Pope Francis "Gaudate Et Exultate". Hartzer Park, Bowral. All ages welcome. Information - Maria 0402 452 342 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Growing Good Men – Diocese of Wollongong Father and Son Camp 2nd-4th November. A life changing father and son weekend at Cataract Scout Park, Appin. Spots are limited to just 15 fathers with their son aged between 12-16 years. Contact Jude Hennessy 4222 2407 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register.

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