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Articles in Category: Events

Varroville Parish Lenten Concert 2013 - The Promise

05 March 2013

After wonderful reviews last year, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Varroville is again inviting everyone this year to experience the Season of Lent in concert with beautiful sacred and classical music including Bach, Chopin, Rossini and much more.

This year's performers include...

Encounter Christ

10 October 2012


Take time out to consider God’s call for your life and what each of the vocations offer: single life, marriage, ordained ministry and consecrated life. 

Guest Speaker: Peter Gilmore, involved in youth and young adult ministry, as...

Pilgrimage of Grace

22 September 2012

National Journey of the Relic of Saint Francis Xavier

As part of the Year of Grace, the Church in Australia has organised a pilgrimage of a relic of Saint Francis Xavier, a former patron saint of Australia during mission times. Saint Francis Xavier was a student of Ignatius of Loyola...

Answering Atheism

02 July 2012

Dr Edward Feser PH.D live in the Diocese

“Scientism is the view that all real knowledge is scientific knowledge – that there is no rational, objective form of inquiry that is not a branch of science.” (Dr Ed Feser PH.D).

This view is particularly prevalent within the writings of the New Atheists and is...

SPIRIT ALIVE – Diocesan Ministry Festival

26 May 2012

On 26 May 2012, the Diocese is celebrating the many and varied gifts, talents and opportunities for people to participate in Christ’s mission and the life of the Church.

SPIRIT ALIVE – Diocesan Ministry Festival

Sharing our gifts in Christ’s mission is at the heart of our Diocesan Pastoral Plan. Through Baptism, each of us is called to participate in bearing Christ’s love to the world.

On 26 May 2012, the Diocese is celebrating the many and varied gifts, talents and opportunities for...

Spirit Alive

22 May 2012

Huge Catholic Expo in the Macarthur on Sat 26 May

The Catholic Diocese of Wollongong is opening up its doors at John Terry Catholic High School, Rosemeadow this Saturday in what promises to be a massive festival celebration of all the different ways the Church is involved in the life of the broader...

Easter Liturgy Times 2012

23 March 2012

Easter Liturgy Times in the Illawarra, Macarthur, Southern Highlands and the South Coast (Shoalhaven)

Holy Week is regarded as the most sacred week in the Church Year. The last three days of the week (Holy Thursday, Good Friday & Holy Saturday) constitute an inner sanctuary known as the Triduum (3 days) - these three services: The Mass of the Lord's Supper (Holy Thursday...

The Journey - a Lenten concert

07 March 2012

3pm Sun 18 Mar @ OLMC Church, Varroville

The Journey:  A Lenten concert that invites you to take a journey of life through a collection of beautiful music performed by:
  • Concettina Gangemi
  • John Charadia
  • Jen Charadia
  • Paul Mason
  • Qestra Mulqueeny
  • Natalia...

Starting Afresh from Christ

09 February 2012

You're invited to a special lenten renewal event:

The Church Today and the New Evangelisation

Deepen your Lenten renewal this year by listening to one of the world's most eminent scripture scholars reflect on what we can learn from the 1st Century Christians for our own times...