Fr Stefan’s Reflection on Second Sunday of Lent 2017 for Lismore Diocese Youth

March 11, 2017 - Bishop Homeming, Faith development, Student discipleship

Fr Stefan’s Reflection on Second Sunday of Lent 2017 for Lismore Diocese Youth

  Many of you have had amazing mountain-top experiences at either Ignite, Shine, Parish Retreats or other Catholic Youth events.   They can be times when we really feel God and His infinite love for us and the love of our brothers and sisters united in faith.   I had one young man come to […]

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Lenten Reflection for Youth – First Sunday of Lent

March 4, 2017 - Bishop Homeming, Faith development, Youth Ministry

Lenten Reflection for Youth – First Sunday of Lent

By Fr Roland Agrisola St Agnes’ Parish, Port Macquarie The Biblical readings and the prayers during Mass on the First Sunday of Lent invite us to reflect on temptation. A temptation is any word, thought, inclination, or occasion that can induce us to commit sin. In itself, temptation is not a sin. It becomes sinful […]

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Working together

March 1, 2017 - Faith development, Student discipleship, Youth Ministry

Working together

In the Catholic Education office’s carpark in Canberra two other people and I spent 5.5 hours setting up audio equipment for the LEAD rally run by the YMO’s.   There were many technical difficulties that had to be overcome and it took time to figure out what the issue was. After everything had finally been […]

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Rejoice in Reconciliation

February 26, 2017 - Faith development, Youth Ministry

Rejoice in Reconciliation

By Ellie Hewitt – Youth Ministry Officer APSE Day 1 (reconciliation night) We had all made it to the land of Questicon and although we were tired we were very excited to experience the first night session and in particular the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Stephen, a community member of the Disciples of Jesus, set the mood […]

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Awareness Examen, Sabbath Dinner and who’s got talent

February 26, 2017 - Faith development, Uncategorized, Youth Ministry

Awareness Examen, Sabbath Dinner and who’s got talent

By Tayla Bennett – Youth Ministry Officer, Casino Saturday – second half of day This being my second CSYMA/APSE Training School I knew what to expect out of a lot of this week, and today was definitely a highlight of last year and I knew it would be for this year too. This afternoon we had […]

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APSE – The Holy Spirit

February 26, 2017 - Faith development, Youth Ministry

APSE – The Holy Spirit

By Christa Morrow – Youth Ministry Officer In this first in our series brought to us from the Australia Pacific School of Evangelisation, Christa share’s her thoughts about the Holy Spirit being ever present in our lives. Friday afternoon Mary Ellen, a teacher from Saint Clare’s shared her personal story and journey with us. What […]

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Our new Bishop

February 26, 2017 - Bishop Homeming, Faith development, Youth Ministry

Our new Bishop

By Tayla Bennett – Youth Ministry Officer, Casino. A night that marked probably the biggest change that can happen for a diocese was full of emotion as we said goodbye to our beloved Bishop Jarrett and said hello to Bishop Homeming. I’d just like to start with saying how much I personally will miss Bishop […]

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