Nazareth Catholic Parish

Grovedale, Torquay and Anglesea

News and Events


Appearing on the 2020 Plenary Council Facebook page

"A group of parishioners in the Grovedale Parish in Melbourne were keen to get involved in the Plenary Council. So they sought, with the support of their parish priest Fr Linh Tran, the involvement by their local Bishop Mark Edwards OMI. Bishop Mark spent an hour with them and spurred their enthusiasm to get the rest of the parishioners on board to become part of the listening and dialogue process."
 
Our participation in the Listening and Dialogue Process for the Plenary Council has begun!


OZANAM Conversation: What it means to be a Catholic welfare organisation in a post Royal Commission World

In his preliminary Address, prior to joining into conversation with  Geraldine Doogue, Bishop Long commented on the crisis now facing the institutional church in Australia in the post-Royal Commission era, noting that it will be a catalyst for much needed change.
 
Bishop Long likened the situation facing the Church today to that of St Paul, after his experience on the road to Damascus. ‘Not only did Paul fall from his high horse,’ said the bishop, ‘but he entered, like the Church, his own period of darkness. He had to become humbled and docile to God’s word. He had to be led. So do we.’


Pizza Night Think Tank - Young Adult Vinnies

VINNIES YOUNG ADULT CONFERENCE

The St Vincent De Paul Society is holding a Pizza Night Think Tank about building a Young Adult Conference in Geelong


Holiday Mayhem!

Well, perhaps not mayhem, but certainly by the smiles we can see these kids had a good time, 


Come and see how we celebrated the Easter Triduum in photos

Oh what a night, what a night it truly was!


PARISH LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP

EVERYONE LEADS was a phrase used at the end of the second Master Plan meeting, so this invitation is for everyone.


Do you like the hymn "Open My eyes Lord"?

It was written by Jesse Manibusan, and is often one that speaks to different people on many levels.


Prayer does marvellous things!

"Break Open the Word" Prayer Group


Struggling with the cost of education? Vinnies may be able to help.

CASH-STRAPPED  parents are struggling with “education cost shock” as the price of kitting out kids with school equipment continues to surge.


Celebrate the RITE OF ELECTION 2018 with our Catechumens

On Jan 28, during the Torquay Mass, we welcomed Lloyd and Elise as catechumens, and Jayne as a candidate, for admission to the Catholic faith. On Sunday, Feb 18. 2018, they will travel to St Patrick's Cathedral to participate in and celebrate the RITE OF ELECTION.


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