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REGULAR OPPORTUNITIES TO CONNECT

Connected in Christ newCONNECTED IN CHRIST RESOURCE
The weekly Connected in Christ resource is back! Each week the Evangelisation Broken Bay team will provide Gospel readings, prayers, reflections and children's activities for families to worship and pray at home in this extended period of lockdown.

Download Connected in Christ 26 September below.

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THE AVERAGE SHEPHERD PODCAST
The Average Shepherd thumbA podcast dedicated to prayer, preaching, Catholic talk, and spreading the Word of God. Deacon Sam French helps make sense of Scripture by unpacking its central themes in a way that is both rational and relevant.
Download here on your podcast platform of choice.

THE CHOSEN MONDAY
bay-connect-the-chosen-monday-thumb2Even the most ardent sceptics are raving about this new “Jesus show.” Join us as we go through the first season of The Chosen, viewing one episode every Monday, breaking open some themes and coming to know Jesus in a fresh new way.
Mondays @ 7:30-8:45pm
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To register click here

TUESDAY NIGHT LIGHTS
tuesda-night-lights-thumbA place for the community to come together for prayer and to praise God from the setting of your home. Join Alex and Rachel as they lead and guide you through a brief session of prayer (from set prayers to spontaneous ones) and make sure to bring any of your own intentions that you can share through the chat box. All youth, young adults, singles and families, parishioners and clergy from across the Diocese of Broken Bay are invited to tune into Tuesday Night Lights!
Tuesdays @ 7:00-7:30pm
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WEDNESDAY HUMPDAY HANGOUT W/ BR BERNARD
humpday-hangout-thumbLockdown weeks can be long and monotonous, so why not break it up with a fun social catchup with others from around the diocese? Our jolly friar Br. Bernard Mary will host the session with time for prayer, ‘Banger’ of the week, casual chat and an entertaining selection of activities. Come along, invite your friends, have some laughs, unwind and connect with new people.
Wednesdays @ 7:00-7:30pm
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To register click here.  

FORMATION FRIDAYS
formation-fridays-thumbAn opportunity to get some simple Catholic formation on various aspects of the faith, from the basics to the hot topics. With a different guest speaker each week, we will tackle a particular area through a presentation followed by some time for questions/discussion. Check out the calendar below for topics and speakers.
Fridays @ 7:00-8:00pm
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THE PARENTING CHILDREN COURSE
Parenting children course thumbThe Parenting Children Course is a series of 10 on-line sessions for parents of young children seeking connection and support during lockdown while learning new skills. It’s fun, hopeful and designed to inspire confidence in your abilities as a parent. To find out more watch this short video.
Starts September 21 @ 7.30pm
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To register click here or contact Emma.Baker@bbcatholic.org.au for more information.

PLENARY COUNCIL ONLINE PRAYER VIGIL | SATURDAY, 2 OCTOBER
plenary-council-logoThe First General Council Assembly starts Sunday 3 October and we are inviting the community of the Church of Broken Bay to an online prayer vigil with Bishop Anthony on Saturday 2 October from 7-7:30pm.

“Listen to what the spirit is saying” has been the theme of this Plenary Council acknowledging the importance of prayer and God’s relationship with His Church. This prayer vigil will call the community to come together as one Church to offer our prayers of support to the Bishop, Members, Delegates, and the whole Assembly gathering.

We encourage you to attend and take part in this special prayer night.
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To register click here.


CALENDAR

 
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Monday 20 September THE CHOSEN MONDAY Episode 4: "The Rock on Which it is Built" 7:30 - 9:15pm
Tuesday 21 September TUESDAY NIGHT LIGHTS  A place for the community to come together for prayer and to praise God from the setting of your home. 7:00 - 7:30pm  
Tuesday 21 September  PARENTING CHILDREN COURSE  The Parenting Children Course is for parents of young children seeking connection and support during lockdown while learning new skills. 7:30pm 
Wednesday 22 September HUMPDAY HANGOUT W/ BR BERNARD Unwind, connect and have a laugh 7:00 - 7:30pm
Friday 24 September FORMATION FRIDAYS Tolkien and Creativity: A Sacred Dignity – Alex Leach
J.R.R. Tolkien was one of the most successful authors of the last 100 years and he was also a devout Catholic. Join Alex as he presents Tolkien’s poem Mythopoeia and explores Tolkien’s deep and surprising insights on what our creativity means and why every single one of us is called to be an artist! 
7:00 - 8:00pm 

 

 
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Description
Time
Monday 27 September THE CHOSEN MONDAY Episode 5: "The Wedding Gift" 7:30 - 9:15pm
Tuesday 28 September TUESDAY NIGHT LIGHTS  A place for the community to come together for prayer and to praise God from the setting of your home. 7:00 - 7:30pm  
Tuesday 28 September  PARENTING CHILDREN COURSE  The Parenting Children Course is for parents of young children seeking connection and support during lockdown while learning new skills. 7:30pm 
Wednesday 29 September HUMPDAY HANGOUT W/ BR BERNARD Unwind, connect and have a laugh 7:00 - 7:30pm
Friday 1 October FORMATION FRIDAYS An opportunity to get some simple Catholic formation on various aspects of the faith, from the basics to the hot topics. 7:00 - 8:00pm 
Saturday 2 October  Plenary Council Online Prayer Vigil We are inviting the community of the Church of Broken Bay to an online prayer vigil with Bishop Anthony. 7:00 - 7:30pm

 

 
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Time
Monday 4 October THE CHOSEN MONDAY Episode 6: "Indescribable Compassion" 7:30 - 9:15pm
Tuesday 5 October TUESDAY NIGHT LIGHTS  A place for the community to come together for prayer and to praise God from the setting of your home. 7:00 - 7:30pm  
Tuesday 5 October  PARENTING CHILDREN COURSE  The Parenting Children Course is for parents of young children seeking connection and support during lockdown while learning new skills. 7:30pm 
Wednesday 6 October HUMPDAY HANGOUT W/ BR BERNARD Unwind, connect and have a laugh 7:00 - 7:30pm
Friday 8 October FORMATION FRIDAYS An opportunity to get some simple Catholic formation on various aspects of the faith, from the basics to the hot topics. 7:00 - 8:00pm 

 

 
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Description
Time
Monday 11 October THE CHOSEN MONDAY Episode 7: "Invitations" 7:30 - 9:15pm
Tuesday 12 October TUESDAY NIGHT LIGHTS  A place for the community to come together for prayer and to praise God from the setting of your home. 7:00 - 7:30pm  
Tuesday 12 October  PARENTING CHILDREN COURSE  The Parenting Children Course is for parents of young children seeking connection and support during lockdown while learning new skills. 7:30pm 
Wednesday 13 October HUMPDAY HANGOUT W/ BR BERNARD Unwind, connect and have a laugh 7:00 - 7:30pm
Friday 15 October FORMATION FRIDAYS An opportunity to get some simple Catholic formation on various aspects of the faith, from the basics to the hot topics. 7:00 - 8:00pm 

 

 
 Date
Name
Description
Time
Monday 18 October THE CHOSEN MONDAY Episode 8: "I Am He" 7:30 - 9:15pm
Tuesday 19 October TUESDAY NIGHT LIGHTS  A place for the community to come together for prayer and to praise God from the setting of your home. 7:00 - 7:30pm  
Tuesday 19 October  PARENTING CHILDREN COURSE  The Parenting Children Course is for parents of young children seeking connection and support during lockdown while learning new skills. 7:30pm 
Wednesday 20 October HUMPDAY HANGOUT W/ BR BERNARD Unwind, connect and have a laugh 7:00 - 7:30pm
Friday 22 October FORMATION FRIDAYS An opportunity to get some simple Catholic formation on various aspects of the faith, from the basics to the hot topics. 7:00 - 8:00pm