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.
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The Parish Pastoral Council is developing a new website for our Parish, which will make it easier to connect with us.
Fifth Sunday of Easter - 19th May 2019
"I will praise your name for ever, my king and my God."
Feast of Our Lady Help of Christians Patroness of the Church in Australia – Friday 24th May.
May Is Craft-Tea Characters’ Birthday Month – and we’re turning 4! Come and join us on 29th May 2019 for birthday cake. We gather in the St Michael’s Parish Centre from 9:30-12:00. Come along and meet new people, learn a craft, have a cuppa and a laugh. That’s really what we’re about - Making Connections Louise 0438 218 728 or Karen 0408214 031
The needs of our Sisters in Fiji. On our 4th Birthday this month and we would like to celebrate by giving the gifts of bras (new or gently used) and basic toiletries to our sisters in Fiji who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.
We will have a donation box available (Parish Centre) for any donations you would be able to make to our Appeal. Please contact Karen Sweeney 0408 214 031 for more information.
You are invited to Mary Help of Christians feast day celebration on Saturday 1st June at the Culburra Beach bowling club. $25.00per person, tickets available after Mass. Payment must be made prior to 25th of May.
St Vincent de Paul Society – Winter Appeal. We will not be holding a doorknock appeal this year. Instead, there will be Church collections in Nowra/Bomaderry on the weekend of 1-2 June. We also need volunteers to assist us collecting donations at shopping centres on that same weekend – anyone able to assist, please leave names on forms at the Church doors or contact Mary on 44210717 or 0421834846 or Ivor on 44210929.
Jean Vanier, the founder of L’Arche, in 1964 the international community for people with disabilities, died in Paris last week at the age of 90. L’Arche International now has 150 sites around the world. He co-founded Faith and Light with Marie-Hélène Mathieu in 1971. This is an international network for those with learning disabilities, and families. It now has more than 1,500 communities in 81 countries.
Holy Spirit Parish Auxiliary AGM will be held on Sunday 26th May after the 9.30am Mass. At this meeting Office Bearers will be elected. These are: President, Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Treasurer, and two representatives to the Parish Pastoral Council. Anyone who wishes to nominate either themselves or another, please advise Fr Leo or the current Secretary, Sharon Johnson (0431 457 441). Nominations will also be accepted at the meeting.
Nowra Community Meeting - a brief summary from the last meeting of the Nowra Community Group is on the notice board in the side foyer of St Michael’s for Nowra parishioners.
Samaritan Group Reminder: Remember the Nowra community offers emergency meals to people in times of special need. Let us know if you are aware of someone who might need this short-term care. New volunteers also welcome.
Sue or Bev 44212260 or Bernadette 0402136691.
Holy Spirit Catholic Church - call for choir members. If you have an interest in singing and would like to assist at the 9.30am Mass on Sundays, please have a word after Mass or ring Deirdre on 44437825.