Events

Advent Resources

There are a number of resources and formation opportunities on offer to assist parishes in their preparations for the joyous season of Advent --- which is much closer than you think! Includes templates for Christmas postcards, pull-up banners, giving tree tags and real estate boards.  

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Forum: Celebrating the Sacraments with People with Disability (16 November)

Creating an inclusive parish community involves ensuring that the delivery of sacramental formation and the celebration of the liturgy are as accessible
as possible for those with a disability. This parish forum offers participants an overview and insights into the practical application of the Guidelines for the Celebration of the Sacraments with People with Disability.

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2018 Planning and Events

Many parishes have already begun planning and thinking about their formation and offerings in 2018. To assist, we have prepared a '2018 calendar planning tool' for parishes to download and adapt (MS Word). These templates have been prepared as a free, editable resource and are pre-designed and populated with the liturgical seasons, memorials and major feast days.


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World Day of the Poor (33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time)

In his apostolic letter to close the Year of Mercy, Pope Francis suggested the Catholic Church set aside one day each year when communities can “reflect on how poverty is at the very heart of the Gospel.” He designated this day as the “World Day of the Poor.”
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Geelong Deanery Formation (21 November)

To support to all those working in Catholic parishes, schools and agencies in the Geelong area, the Archbishop’s Office for Evangelisation Melbourne, in collaboration with the Geelong Deanery, is offering a formation day with formation for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion during Mass and Readers of God’s Word, personal reflection and formation and an evening meal.
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The Advent Heart: Preparing for the Season of Advent

Tuesdays 10 & 17 October - In the first session, participants will be guided through the Gospel of Mark by renowned Australian scholar Rev. Frank Moloney sdb. The following week will focus on the practicalities of the season: the Advent readings, music selection and preparing the liturgical environment. 


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Preparing for the Year of Youth

To help parishes prepare for the Year of Youth, the Archdiocesan Office for Youth is hosting a workshop day especially for parishes, offering strategies and models for youth engagement and formation.

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The Reader of God’s Word: 10 tips to improve your proclamation

Involved in liturgical ministries at your parish? This short video provides lectors - new or existing - with practical tips for improving their proclamation of the word.

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Video: How to use The Summit Online

New to The Summit Online? Watch this brief video to gain an overview of the online resource and learn how to access and download the various elements on the webpage. 

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Ask. Seek. Knock: Joyful Encounters of RCIA

Saturday 26 August --- Guest speakers including Bishop Mark Edwards OMI and Fr Rob Galea offer insights on being 'joyful missionary disciples' and how to attract young people to embark on the exciting RCIA journey. Workshops will explore the pastoral and practical aspects of the RCIA.
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