Parish meetings & gatherings remain suspended until NSW reaches the 95% double dose target (likely to be December 2021).
For Directives from Diocese of Wollongong - Click Here.
Stay safe, get vaccinated, monitor for symptoms and if unwell get tested and stay at home.
Christmas Mass Schedule - CLICK HERE
Second Rite of Reconciliation
Wednesday 15th Decemeber at 7:00pm - St Michael's, Nowra
Thursday 16th December at 7:00pm - Holy Spirit, Vincentia
Vincentia Parish online Mass - Mass for Christ the King
For Directives from Diocese of Wollongong - Click Here
To read the full Plenary Council Concluding Statement - Click Here
To read the Time Between Assemblies - Click Here
To read this week's PARISH BULLETIN - Click Here
Resources for Advent
Families are invited to use this wonderful advent resource in preparing primary aged children for Christmas. It is full of games, activities, stories, and music - https://issuu.com/ccressnsw/docs/2021_adventchristmas_sre_family_resource_wollongon
Advent in 2 minutes - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eC0FGQLBp7w
International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPWD) will be celebrated on Friday 3rd December
Prayer for the 2021 International Day of People with Disability - CLICK HERE
Bishop Sproxton's Message - CLICK HERE
Managing Covid Fatigue - Click Here
CatholicCare Assistance - Click Here
Parishioners and visitors are required to adhere to the directives from the Office of the Bishop and NSW Government orders:
- Wear your mask or show your exemption
- Sanitize hands when you enter and exit the Church
- "Check In" and "Check Out" using the Service NSW App
- When in the Church or on Church grounds, maintain a social distance of 1.5 metres from non family members
- No congregational singing
- Holy Communion distributed in the hands and not on tongue
- Offer a verbal exchange of peace, no shaking of hands
- Enter and leave the church at a social distance from non family members
- No congregating on Church grounds
- Follow the advice of the Mass Monitors at all times
Churches in the Diocese of Wollongong including St Michael's Parish may not remain open for private prayer.
To read the currect Office of the Bishop Directives please follow the link - FaithfulDirectives
Confessions / Reconciliation
Nowra - Tuesday morning after 8:00am Mass
Berry - Tuesday evening after 5:30pm Mass
Culburra – Thursday evening before 5:30pm Mass
Bomaderry - Friday before after 5:30pm Mass
Vincentia – Saturday 4pm
St Michael's Parish is now on Facebook @stmichaelsparishnowra
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the nations upon whose land our Catholic parish is built.
We recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their Elders - past, present and emerging.