Nazareth Catholic Parish
Grovedale, Torquay and Anglesea
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2020 Plenary Council
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Momentum is growing for the Plenary Council
Stories of Faith are Shaping the Council
by Lana Turvey-Collins
ACU SHORT COURSE: "Listening to the Spirit: Towards the 2020 Plenary Council" (Wednesdays 1, 8, 15 & 22 August)
ACU is hosting a four-week short course on exploring the future of the Church in Australia, with a specific focus on the 2020 Plenary Council. Topics covered include the future of Catholic education (by Dr Paul Sharkey Director, Catholic Education Services, Catholic Education Melbourne), the mission of the Church in the 21st century, and a week four listening and dialogue session led by Dr Joel Hodge.
Several Parishioners are intending to get to several of the sessions so if you are interested you won't be alone! Seniors of course get their train travel subsidised, and those driving will be able to park in the Uni Car Park.
Our Young Men and Women - Confirmed in the Spirit
On Sunday July 22, 2018 Bishop Mark Edwards confirmed many of our young men and women of the Parish. Wonderful celebrations were held in both Torquay and Grovedale and this year we are highlighting the Grovedale community.
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
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
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!
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