There is a lovely article written on Fr Daly in this edition.
GIVE THE GIFT OF HOPE THIS CHRISTMAS
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Weekday Masses begin at 8:00am in the College Chapel. Wednesday morning Mass each week is at 8:10am. This week’s Mass on Wednesday is being celebrated by Year 8. Year 11 are also having their Thanksgiving Mass in the Chapel at 2:15pm on Friday 15 November. All parents, students, teachers and friends of the College are warmly welcomed to attend Mass in the College’s Chapel.
Term 3 Wednesday Mass
13 November 2019
20 November 2019
27 November 2019
During the October holiday 11 students and three teachers experienced the work of the Oblate Mission in Beijing. Over the next few weeks we will be sharing some of the photos from the Immersion.
National Prayer Campaign for Drought
The Catholic Church in Australia is dedicating the month of November as a time to pray for those affected by crippling drought conditions and to pray for the gift of rain. Parishes, schools, families and other Catholic communities across the country are being encouraged to participate in the National Prayer Campaign for Drought, which also invites people to provide assistance to those most in need.
The Bureau of Meteorology says that, on some measures, the current drought is the worst in 100 years or more, with most parts of Australia’s eastern states declared to be in drought.
Bishop Columba Macbeth-Green OSPPE from Wilcannia-Forbes oversees a diocese that covers about half of New South Wales, including some of the most drought-affected areas in the country.
He said the month of prayer is an additional response to the local work being done in affected communities.
“Some of our Catholic ministries, along with other faith-based, charitable and government organisations, are doing remarkable work, supporting people with material needs, offering financial support and responding to people’s psychological and spiritual needs,” Bishop Columba said. “In some dioceses, practical responses like school fee relief or support with rising utility bills can ease an increasing burden for families. But in a Catholic context, prayer must be a part of our response.”
Please take time to recite the prayer either with your family or by yourself this weekend.
Director of Faith and Mission