Adult Education

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I. Book Club/Study Group

  • General Idea: A social gathering to explore themes of our Christian faith through literature.
  • Meeting time4th Wednesday of Month, 10:00- 11.30am, February to December.
  • Meeting Place: The Library in the Shirley Wallace Parish Centre (or online via Zoom depending on the current public health circumstances)
  • Format: Morning Tea, friendly get together, an exploration of the book selected for that month.
  • Want to take part? If you’d like to be added to the email list to receive updates please contact Catherine Willis (catherinecwillis@gmail.com) or Elizabeth Reedy (elizabethreedy@msn.com).

    Here are the remaining books for the first half of the year….

    Wednesday March 23rd at 10am:  You are the Catholic Brand by Matthew Kilmurry.

    Wednesday April 27th at 10am:  At Hell’s Gate by Claude Anshin Thomas.

    Wednesday May 25th at 10am:  Leadership in the Synodal Church by Anne Benjamin and Charles Burford.

    Wednesday June 22nd at 10am:   Then and Now: Australian Catholic Experiences by Edmund Campion.

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II. Parish Retreat at the Cistercian Abbey at Tarrawarra 
Details of the 2022 retreat will appear here soon.
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III. Scripture Study
Fr Colin leads two ONLINE Scripture Study Groups with an aim to study and draw nourishment from the Scriptures.

Daytime Group:  The gatherings are on the first and third Wednesday of each month (except January) from 11am - noon on Zoom.
Evening Group:  The gatherings are on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month(except January) from 7:30 - 8:30pm on Zoom.

Please contact Fr Colin to obtain the login details if you would like to join in.
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IV. Parish Library
The Parish Library is located on the first floor of Holy Family Church in the Shirley Wallace Parish Centre. To borrow a book simply write your name and the date plus the name of the book in the ‘Borrowers’ Book provided. Please cross your name out when you return the book (one month loans please – maximum of 2 books at a time).

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V. Snippets of Faith
A collection of short articles by Fr Colin which first appeared in the parish bulletin and which offer a reflection on different aspects of Catholic faith. Please click here to read the 'snippets'.
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VI.   The current parish adult faith education series:

Since the advent of CoVid we have been having our various adult education series ONLINE via Zoom.
The current series, which is nearly finished, is Bishop Robert Barron's 'The Creed'.   Details of the next series for 2022 will be advertised here as soon as they are organised.

If you would like to take part please contact Fr Colin for the login details.

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More adult faith education opportunities will be added here as they are organised......

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