REGULAR EVENTS IN THE 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 & gold coin donation.
Coffee morning Sacred Heart Catholic Church Bomaderry - 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month
A number of Bomaderry Parishioners have commenced visiting 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.
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.
Barefoot Bowls - Every 2nd Tuesday
Join fellow Parishioners, every second Tuesday, from 4:30pm at the Bomaderry Bowling Club. The evening is guaranteed to be a lot of fun. There is no need to book, simply meet with the group at the club. Play in bare feet or wear a pair of soft soled shoes and bring $5 for registration. All welcome!
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.
NEW EVENTS IN THE PARISH
Sunday 18th March - Nowra-Bomaderry Choir Rehearsals for Lent and Easter seasons after 9.30 Mass at Sacred Heart Church, Bomaderry. New singers welcome.
Monday 19th March - Mass at the Farm - 12:30pm, followed by lunch, at Jim Da Silva Farm. All welcome!
Tuesday 20th March - Barefoot Bowls – from 4:30pm at Bomaderry Bowling Club. Contact Sylvia Palmer: 0437 267 245for further details.
Friday 23rd March - Taize’ Evening in the Chapel of St John’s High School, 7:30pm. Bring a friend and come and see what all the quiet is about.
Sunday 25th March - Youth Group - for young people from Year 5 to Year 8, drop off and sign in at St Michael’s school hall 4:00pm, leading in to 6:00pm Youth Mass at the Church.
Sunday 25th March -Culburra Family Group: Morning tea and visiting Joan & Greg at Berry. Contact Marg/Paul: 4446 4117 to confirm a lift. Meet at Arch-gate Cnr Coonemia Rd & Culburra Rd at 9:10am.
Sunday 25th March - Sunday Roast – North Nowra Tavern from 12 noon. All welcome! Cost $12. Call the Parish Office: 4423 1712 for further information or to arrange transport.
Saturday 7th April - Mass with a Difference - will be held in St Michael’s Hall at 6:00pm.
Sunday 8th April - Save the Date! – Sacred Heart Church, Bomaderry Autumn BBQ after 9:30am Mass, in Church grounds.
Saturday 19th May - St Michael’s Parish Retreat – 9:30am. St Michael’s School Hall. More details available in the coming weeks
Events in the Diocese
Wednesday 28th March - Invitation to The Chrism Mass – 7.30pm. Each year during Holy Week the Chrism Mass is celebrated at St Francis Xavier Cathedral. During the Mass, the Priests of the Diocese renew their commitment to priestly service. Everyone is warmly invited to join Bishop Brian and our clergy to celebrate this significant event in the life of the Church.
Sunday 22nd April - CELEBRATING OUR CATHOLIC FAITH - Come and be inspired and challenged as you listen to the amazing personal witness, faith testimony of our very own Sr Hilda Scott OSB from the Benedictine Abbey. Sr Hilda is a renowned and highly sought after speaker around Australia and is extremely popular with the youth as well as people of all ages.
Time: 3pm start
Where: Ss Peter & Paul Parish Hall
Enjoy tea, coffee & refreshments afterwards in the Hall. Gold coin donation. Everyone is invited and most welcome to attend!
Events at Mt Carmel Retreat Centre
Mt Carmel Retreat Centre
247 St Andrews Road Varroville NSW 2566
Ph: 02 8795 3400
(10% discount for shared accommodation, pensioners and unemployed)
Holy Week and Easter Retreat
March 28: 6:00 pm – April 1, 9:30 am
Holy Week and Easter Retreat
Presenters: Carmelite Team
We invite you to accompany the Carmelite Community as we enter the Most Holy Triduum of the Lord’s Passion, Death and Resurrection.
Faith Circles Weekly Resource for Small Groups. Small faith-sharing groups are a fun way to build relationships. They provide a place where each person can grow in their faith journey. They focus on the ways in which the Spirit is calling us to live a more active, loving and joyful relationship with God, our Church and our World. Weekly free small group resource called Faith Circles is available based on the Sunday Gospels with two reflections (including one by Pope Francis) as well as accompanying questions and prayer points. It is available to download at www.faithcircles.dow.org.au or have it sent to you each month via email subscription.
2018 Events at Mt Schoenstatt Spirituality Centre
14-15 April, 2018 - Being and Becoming a WOMAN - A Retreat for Young Women on Womanhood following the example of MARY
When: Saturday 14th April 10am - Sunday 15th April 2pm 2018
Where: Mount Schoenstatt Spirituality Centre, 230 Fairlight Road, Mulgoa 2745
Investment: $130 - Registration and Payment by 8th April