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: LifeMarriageFamilySydneyFacebook & maximusmensydneyFacebook & TheMustardSeedBookshopFacebook
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@
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@
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
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 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@
The Parish Renewal Team in the Sydney Centre for Evangelisation is inviting all Sydney Catholics to an online Holy Hour for the spiritual needs of our people and parishes on Thursday 30th September, the eve of the first Friday in honour of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Feast Day of St Therese, patron saint of missionaries. St Therese knew that her daily union with Christ in prayer was the most effective help she could offer for the Church's proclamation of the Gospel. As we await the end of lockdown, let us unite ourselves with Christ and pray that many hearts will be open to his love and granted the grace to encounter Him in this time of challenge and to live ever more deeply as his disciples. Registrations essential.
Online Holy Hour Date: Thursday, 30 September, Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM, Platform: Online via Zoom; please register at www.gomakedisciples.org.au/
For further information, please contact Sister Anastasia via sr.anastasia.reeves@
Join the Sydney Centre for Evangelisation communications teams for a discussion around what has been effective in the area of digital communication during the latest lockdown. From social media campaigns through to e-newsletters, the team will present insights alongside members of Sydney parish teams around what specific strategies have worked well and lessons to be learned as well.
Date: Friday, 1 October, Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM, Platform: Online via Zoom, For more information, contact Peter Rodrigues.
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
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 more information, For more information, contact Sydney Catholic Youth.
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 more information. For more information, contact Sydney Catholic Youth.
In times of great need, Catholics find solace and comfort in prayer through the intercession of Our Lady. October is traditionally the Month of the Holy Rosary. The Sydney Centre for Evangelisation is preparing a series of online prayers from 11 - 17 October where you will be able to join with members of religious congregations and lay communities in praying the Rosary and other Marian devotions including the Angelus and the Magnificat to honour Our Lady at this time. Dates: Monday, 11 - Sunday 17 October, Platform: Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney Facebook page, Schedule: A full schedule of prayers will be posted on the Archdiocese of Sydney Lockdown events page closer to the launch date. For more information, contact Michael Kenny.
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 October, Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM, Platform: For more information. For more information, contact Sydney Catholic Youth.
28) 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: For more information. For more information, contact Sydney Catholic Youth.
40) Connect e-newsletter for Sydney Catholic Schools