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PRAYERS IN TIME OF PANDEMIC

Monday 11 October

9am – Decade of the Rosary (The Joyful Mysteries)

12pm – The Angelus

3pm The Magnificat

Tuesday 12 October

9am – Decade of the Rosary

12pm – The Angelus

3pm – Prayer to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Wednesday 13 October

9am – Decade of the Rosary (The Glorious Mysteries)

12pm – The Angelus

3pm – Salve Regina

Thursday 14 October

9am – Decade of the Rosary (Luminous Mysteries)

12pm – The Angelus

3pm – Offering to Mary

Friday 15 October

9am – Decade of the Rosary (The Sorrowful Mysteries)

12pm – The Angelus

3pm – The Memorare

Saturday 16 October

9am – Decade of the Rosary (The Joyful Mysteries)

12pm – The Angelus

3pm – Hail Holy Queen

Sunday 17 October

9am – Decade of the Rosary (The Glorious Mysteries)

12pm – The Angelus

3pm – Pope Francis Prayer to Our Lady Help of the Sick

JESUS I TRUST IN YOU RETREAT

 

Join us for this life-changing discussion & retreat group coming up about the book by Sr Faustina Maria Pia of the Sisters of Life! Based on the profound Litany of Trust, this 30-day retreat will include 5 Zoom meetings beginning on Wednesday, September 1, at 7:30 pm and continuing each Wednesday.

Date: Every Wednesday, 8 – 29 September
Time: 7:30 – 8:30 PM
Platform: Zoom registration

For more information, contact Sydney Catholic Youth at info@sydneycatholicyouth.org

UPPER ZOOM FORMATION ON ST PADRE PIO 

 

Join us on the Feast of St Padre Pio, where Fr Bernard Mary will be reflecting on this great saint – his stigmata, his suffering, his incredible life – and teaching us how we can learn from Padre Pio for our own lives.

Date: Thursday, 23 September
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Platform: Zoom registration here

For more information, contact Sydney Catholic Youth at info@sydneycatholicyouth.org

THINK TANK – NAVIGATING TOUGH QUESTIONS

 

Join this open forum of ideas and advice among fellow youth leaders. We’ll share new initiatives, troubleshoot hurdles, and brainstorm creative ideas to reach new young people in today’s climate.

Learn and share:
– The importance of sharing Truth in Love
– How to be a role model towards young people
– The need to challenge young people to think critically

Date: Monday, 27 September
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Platform: Zoom registration here

For more information, contact Sydney Catholic Youth at info@sydneycatholicyouth.org

EVENING WITH MARY – FEAST OF OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY

 

Join us on the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, where we will be reflecting on this feast day and the importance of Mary in our Catholic life.

Date: Thursday, 7 October
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Platform: For Our Lady of the Rosary event- Register here

For more information, contact Sydney Catholic Youth at info@sydneycatholicyouth.org

SCY COMMUNITY NIGHT – ESCAPE ROOM

 

Come join your SCY Community in escaping your room virtually, despite the lockdown! Are you feeling a bit disconnected? Trapped? Bored? Don’t miss out on this awesome chance to share some laughter and bust your brain with these amazing puzzles planned!

Date: Wednesday, 13 October
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Platform: For SCY Community Night Escape Room- Register here

For more information, contact Sydney Catholic Youth at info@sydneycatholicyouth.org

UPPER ZOOM FORMATION ON ST JOHN PAUL II

 

Join us on the night before St John Paul II’s feast day, where we will be reflecting on the incredible life and service of JP2. We will discover how this great saint contributed to building the kingdom of God through his many acts of heroic virtue.

Date: Thursday, 21 September
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Platform: Via Zoom, Register here

For more information, contact Sydney Catholic Youth at info@sydneycatholicyouth.org

TRAILBLAZER – KERYGMATIC MINISTRY

 

Calling all youth leaders and ministers! Come join us in a night of learning and understanding how to apply the kerygma, the core message of the Gospel, to your ministry!

Date: Wednesday, 27 October
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Platform: Via Zoom, Register here

For more information, contact Sydney Catholic Youth at info@sydneycatholicyouth.org

ANNUAL MARCH FOR LIFE MASS SYDNEY

Please join us for the Inaugural March for Life Mass Sydney where the main celebrant will be His Grace Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP. The Mass will be livestreamed from St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney.

Date: Sunday, 26 September 2021
Time: 10:30 AM
Platform: St Marys Cathedral YouTube Channel

AN EVENING RETREAT FOR MARRIED COUPLES: SESSION 1 . IN THE BEGINNING – MARRIAGE IN THE DIVINE PLAN   

An online retreat for married couples that provides for a marriage enrichment opportunity, couple’s prayer and reflection, and quiet time with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, closing with Benediction.

Date: Sunday, 03 October
Time: 8:00 – 9:00 PM
Platform: Livestreamed on Facebook here

AN EVENING RETREAT FOR MARRIED COUPLES: SESSION 2. THE GREAT MYSTERY AND THE CONCRETE REALITY

An online retreat for married couples that provides for a marriage enrichment opportunity, couple’s prayer and reflection, and quiet time with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament, closing with Benediction.

Date: Sunday, 31 October
Time: 8:00 – 9:00 PM
Platform: Livestreamed on Facebook here

RCIA COORDINATORS’ DEANERY GATHERING

An online forum facilitated by Simon Yeak for RCIA Coordinators in the Archdiocese of Sydney to network, receive formation, and to share ideas and resources for this key ministry in the mission of evangelisation.

Date: Mondays, 27 September, and 11 October
Time: 7:30 PM
Platform: Zoom – via email invitation

Enquiries: simon.yeak@sydneycatholic.org

SACRAMENTAL COORDINATORS DEANERY GATHERING

An online forum facilitated by Simon Yeak for Sacramental Coordinators to network, receive formation, and to share ideas and resources as they prepare others for initiation into the life of Christ and His Church.

Date: Mondays 20 September, 4 and 18 October
Time: 7:30 PM
Platform: Zoom – via email invitation

Enquiries: simon.yeak@sydneycatholic.org

ZOOM TRAINING FOR RCIA COORDINATORS  

An online training facilitated by Simon Yeak for RCIA Coordinators in the Archdiocese of Sydney to learn how to use the Zoom platform and how it can be utilised to accompany RCIA catechumens and candidates as a mode for the mission of evangelisation.

Date: Part I: 18 and 21 September; Part II: 25 and 28 September
Time: Part I: 10 AM and 6:30 PM; Part II: 10 AM and 6:30 PM
Platform: Zoom – via email invitation

Enquiries: simon.yeak@sydneycatholic.org

MAXIMUS: TAKING A STAND ON HOT-BUTTON ISSUES

In this episode our discussion will focus on how to engage with some of society’s most divisive issues. Special attention will be paid to the threat of euthanasia that we are currently facing in New South Wales.

Date: Friday, 17 September
Time: 4:00 PM
Platform: via Life, Marriage and Family Facebook and Maximus Men Sydney Facebook and The Mustard Seed Bookshop Facebook

MEN OF VIRTUE SERIES

All men are invited to join Chris Da Silva for two inspiring and motivational formation sessions on how to grow in virtue and holiness, and how to invite our family and friends to do the same. Sessions will include a presentation, small group discussion and prayer.

Dates: 21 and 28 September
Time: 7:30 PM
Platform: Zoom – Register via email

During this time of lockdown, the Mustard Seed Bookshop offers a range of spiritual reading and resources to support your people in deepening their encounter and knowledge of Jesus through the Scriptures and our Catholic tradition. 

It seeks to serve and nourish the life of Catholics in Sydney and beyond so they might actively cooperate in the building up of the Church and the work of evangelisation. 

Explore these books, including new releases, at our online store at www.mustardseed.org.au or phone Atef and team on 9307 8350 with delivery available for your convenience.