UPCOMING EVENTS IN OUR PARISH
Plenary 2020 – if parishioners wish to form groups, to discuss any of the themes, a local animator will be available to assist. Please contact the parish office
Thursdays 4pm to 6pm - Choir practice for Christmas Mass – the Nowra choir is inviting fellow Parishioners to join them. You don’t need to be a great singer! just need to love God. In the St Michael’s school hall. If you are interested in joining, please contact Andrew on 0412133761
Sunday 17th November Nowra Branch CWL will be handing out White Ribbons on across the parish to show our support for "Violence Against Families, Men Women and Children"
Sunday 17th November - Passionist Family Group Movement Meeting - following 9:30am Mass in the St Michael's Parish Centre (See Welcome page for more information) Click here for Fr Sanchez Flyer
Fr Ray will explore the relevance of Passionist Family Groups in a change of era in our Church today. After Mass, Fr Ray will then explain this further in a presentation in the Nowra Parish Centre. This will be followed by a shared lunch.
Sunday 17 November Culburra Family Group will be attending the 9.30 Mass at Nowra, followed by attending Fr Ray Sanchez's presentation and lunch in the Parish.
Social Bowls – Tues 19th November from 4:00pm at Bomaderry Bowling Club. Everyone welcome. Contact Sylvia Palmer; 0437 267 245 for further details
Thursday Evening 21st November 5pm - 1st Holy Communion rehearsals St Michael’s in the School Hall
Sunday 24th November - Feast of Christ the King - Our Parish will celebrate the Sacrament of First Holy Communion two masses at St Michael's,9.30 and am and 12:00 noon and St Patrick's and Holy Spirit churches.
We encourage parishioners who usually attend the 9:30am Mass at St Michael’s and not directly associated with FHC to attend an alternative parish Mass on Sunday next. We are most grateful for your cooperation in this regard
CWL Bay & Basin Branch – the Christmas stall and raffle will be held on the weekends of & 23rd/24th November /1st December. The raffle will be drawn after 9:30 Mass on 1st December. There will be craft, books and plants. Info: Moya 4443 9698
Nowra Branch CWL will be holding their annual Christmas raffle 23/24 November & 30 November/1 December. 1st and 2nd prize - Christmas Hamper. Tickets $2 each or 3 x $5. Thank you for your continued support
Sunday 24th November - Plenary Council 2020 - Vincentia Bay & Basin parishioners, are invited to discuss phase 2 of the Plenary Council. The themes 5 and 6 will be discussed after the 9.30am Mass in the Holy Spirit Church hall.
For more information call Alan 4441 8855.
Saturday 23rd November 9.30am to 12 noon. You are invited to join us as we celebrate 40 years of the Tom McGee Flats. The SVdPaul Society holiday flats provide a unique opportunity to support those in need, and who may well benefit from a short break in a serene setting. 2019 marks 40 years of continuous service for the Tom McGee Holiday Flats. Please join us
56 Stafford St Gerroa. Please bring a plate to share for morning tea. We look forward to seeing you there
Monday December 2nd - Monday Catechists’ Mass at 9.30.am.
Tuesday December 3rd - Year 6 Thanksgiving Mass- 6.30.p.m.
(SEE OTHER EVENTS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE FOR NON PARISH RELATED EVENTS)
REGULAR EVENTS IN OUR PARISH
Tuesday mornings at St Michael's Catholic Church, Nowra
All are welcome to share in morning tea following 8:15am Mass every Tuesday.
All are welcome to come pray the Rosary together every Tuesday at 9:30am in St Michael's Catholic Church.
Holy Hour Friday mornings at St Michael's Catholic Church, Nowra
Exposition begins at 10:30am, followed by Rosary and quiet prayer before the Blessed Sacrament. Benediction just prior to the 11:30am Mass. All welcome.
Youth Group and Youth Mass
For all children across the Parish in Year 5 to Year 8, usually the 3rd Sunday of the Month. Come along to the St Michael's school hall at 4:00pm for the Youth Group, a welcoming and inclusive space for youth, with fun games and activities, pizza, and a simple Gospel reflection.
Following Youth Group, join in the Youth Mass at 6:00pm. Like our Facebook page for regular updates: https://www.facebook.com/St-Michaels-Parish-Youth-Group-150667745626911/
Craft-Tea Characters Wednesdays 9:30am to 12:00pm
There’s more to it than craft you’ll see; like coffee, laughs, community, conversation and more, if you’ll just walk in through the door. Give it a go and then you’ll know, all you need to do is show.
Enquiries: Louise 0438 218 728
St Michael’s Playgroup
Monday mornings (during school term) 9:00am – 10:30am in foyer of St Michael's School Hall. Parents, grandparents and carers all welcome! Please bring your child’s snacks and drinks and a gold coin donation.
Coffee morning Sacred Heart Catholic Church Bomaderry - 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month
A number of Bomaderry Parishioners visit the Bomaderry Bowling Club for morning coffee, following 9:30am Mass. Some even stay for lunch. All welcome!
Please contact Mary Dunn 4421 0717 for further information.
Sunday Morning Tea St Michaels Nowra
All are welcome to share in morning tea, in the Parish Centre, following 9:30am Mass every Sunday.
Vincentia Social Group - 1st Friday of the Month
You can enjoy the fun, games and friendship of Vincentia Social Group on the first Friday of each month. The Social Group meets at 6:00pm in the Holy Spirit Parish Hall, Vincentia. All welcome!
Please contact Eileen 4443 8008.
Social Bowls - Every 2nd Tuesday (check the Upcoming Events for dates)
Join fellow Parishioners, from at the Bomaderry Bowling Club for social bowls. Everyone is welcome, so come along and have some fun. Wear flat soled shoes. The cost is $5.00 for bowls hirs and use of the green. 'Cheap Tuesday' dinner at the club, optional after the game. Contact Sylvia Palmer 0437 267 245 for further details.
Blokes’ Night Out - 1st Friday of the Month
Blokes' of all ages and interests, come together to enjoy a meal, watch sports or play pool at the Bomaderry Bowling Club from 6:30pm. All Blokes' welcome!
Call Nigel Porter 0430 365 383 for further details.
Children’s Liturgy Sundays
9:30am (during the school term) St Michaels - children aged 4 and up gather together with our volunteer teachers to receive God's Word on their own level, in a fun and interactive way.
Wed 20th November Fr Bernard Gordon, VG invites the Diocese of Wollongong to an evening of devotional prayers and Mass on commencing 6pm at the Cathedral. In support of the Christian faithful wherever they are persecuted, oppressed or in pastoral need. All welcome!
Saturday 7th December Jauchzet Frohlocket, "Shout for Joy, Exult"! Shoalhaven Lydian Singers present J.S.Bach’s, Christmas Oratorio , 2.30 pm at Sts. Peter & Paul Church, Kiama and
Sunday 8th December, 2.30 pm at Nowra School of Arts. Tickets: Adults $30, Conc: $25, Students $10, Children under 15 FREE. Tickets ONLINE at www.TryBooking.com or call 0412219895. Details www.lydiansingers.org.au
Catholic Mission - for the immersion for adults to TIMOR-LESTE in May of 2020. You are invited to join the group. Cost per person $3,980