News in Brief June 2017

STEWARDSHIP
What are your gifts which you can place at the service of our faith communities? There are lots of things to be done in each of our churches to ensure that the message of God’s love is proclaimed in word and deed to the very youngest as well as the most senior. Talk to either Cathy Zamroz or Fr Ron at the Office to discern the ways you can become more involved in the day-to-day activities of our church communities. On 26th September at 7.30pm in the Saint Brigid’s Church, all parishioners who are directly involved in ministries and activities in the parishes are invited to participate in our annual “Stewardship Mass”. Set this date aside.

2017 SIGNIFICANT MARRIAGE ANNIVERSARIES MASS
If you are celebrating 25, 40, 50 or 60 years of marriage this year and would like an invitation to the Mass to be celebrated by Bishop Peter Ingham at St John Vianney Co-Cathedral, Fairy Meadow on Sunday, 13 August 2017 at 2.00pm, contact Helen Bennett 4222 2403 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at the Office of the Bishop by Monday 10 July and an invitation will be sent to you.

CATECHIST RETREAT 
St Mary Star of the Sea, 166 Fern St, Gerringong. Friday, 30 June, Time: 10am- 2.00pm.For bookings or questions please contact Cindy Oliver by 23 June on 4640 8550 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. There is no cost involved. Morning tea is provided. Please bring your own lunch.

RETREAT CENTRES 
Mt Carmel Retreat Centre, Varroville Website: www.carmeliteretreats.com.au
St Mary's Towers Retreat Centre, Douglas Park Website: www.towersretreat.abundance.org.au

CHURCH CLEANING
The Church at Gwynneville has been cleaned by a faithful number of parishioners for many, many years. We need help from other parishioners who have a couple of hours on a Saturday morning to assist with the cleaning. Many hands make lighter work. Please help out!