Check out the diocesan calendar of events and special dates for the year – click here.
For any information about events please contact Timothy Davey, Archdiocesan Events Manager on 08 8210 8220.
08 Dec 2016
Feast day Mass
Feast of the Immaculate Conception Mass and blessing of the new Mary MacKillop banner, St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral
Thursday December 8, 12.10pm
06 Dec 2016
Thanksgiving Mass in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral followed by Expo in Mary MacKillop Plaza
Tuesday December 6, 12:10pm
06 Dec 2016
Annual Oration - MFP
Ministry for the Church Now in Australia: A Reflection in the light of the Scriptures
Tuesday December 6, 2016, 6.30 — 8.30pm
This year’s Annual Oration will be delivered by Sr Michele Connolly rsj, a lecturer in New Testament at the Catholic Institute of Sydney, Strathfield, where she was the academic dean from 2006-2015. Sr Michele will share her thoughts on Ministry for the Church now in Australia: A Reflection in the light of the Scriptures.
Dr Michele A. Connolly, rsj, is a Sister of St Joseph from Lochinvar in the diocese of Maitland. Sr Michele taught in secondary schools in the Maitland diocese before beginning studies in Theology, com-pleting the PhD in New Testament from the Gradu-ate Theological Union, in Berkeley, CA. She has taught New Testament at Catholic Theological Union, Hunter’s Hill and in many parishes and spiritual renewal centres. Since 2001, Sr Michele has been lecturing in New Testament at the Catholic Institute of Sydney, Strathfield, where she was the Academic Dean, from 2006-2015.
Where: Catholic Education Centre, Room 7, 116 George Street, Thebarton
On: Tuesday December 6 from 6.30 to 8.30pm.
Bookings essential: Sue Vieceli P: 8152 7807 or Email: email@example.com by Friday December 2.
Donation at the door.
This is the 10th year of the Ministry Formation Program – a program instituted by Archbishop Philip Wilson and one which is unique in Australia. The Friends of the Ministry Formation Program support the works of the Archdiocese by assisting the MFP to provide education in theology and faith formation for lay leaders.