SHINE 2019

September 12, 2019 - Shine Gathering, Student discipleship, Youth Ministry

SHINE 2019

Celebrating Youth Alive in the Church By Ellen Hales “Christ is alive! He is our hope, and in a wonderful way he brings youth to our world, and everything he touches becomes young, new, full of life.” These are the very first words Pope Francis writes to all young people and the wider Church in […]

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Merry SHINE

September 12, 2019 - Faith development, Shine Gathering, Student discipleship

Merry SHINE

“…It’s the most wonderful time of the year” By Tiarne Rogers Praise. Worship. Workshops. Good food. Old and new friendships. Testimonies. Games. Small groups. Inspiring talks… But at the center of the Shine Gathering, is Jesus and His never-ending love for us. He is present in everyone we meet and all that happens at this […]

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Wandering God’s Path

May 7, 2019 - Faith development, Student discipleship, Youth Ministry

Wandering God’s Path

By Bianca McInnes YMO, St John’s College Woodlawn   October 25th, 2018, right in the middle of the HSC exams I walked into the school I had known and loved for 6 years, feeling overwhelmingly nervous and anxious, something I never really felt at the place that made me feel safe. On this day I […]

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Sown in Rich Soil

April 10, 2019 - Faith development, Mission, Parish, School life, Student discipleship, Youth Ministry

Sown in Rich Soil

Honestly, I haven’t always been the faith driven person that I am now. I started off my schooling at a Catholic Primary School and then at some point in year 3, I moved to a Public School. It was a MASSIVE change for me. I went from praying three times a day and having religious […]

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Youth Ministry Equipping School

April 10, 2019 - Bishop Homeming, Faith development, Mission, Proclaim Lismore Staff, School life, Student discipleship, Vocation, Youth Ministry

Youth Ministry Equipping School

An incredible new adventure for the Diocese of Lismore. Last week 23 faithful young adults gathered in Lismore for the first Youth Ministry Officer (YMO) Equipping School. Evolving from Bishop Greg’s vision for young adult formation, the Catholic Schools Office School Evangelisation (SE) Staff and Parish Youth Coordinator’s guided the YMOs in a six-day formation […]

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Why We Should Go To God?

September 4, 2018 - Praise and Worship, Shine Gathering, Student discipleship, Year of Youth, Youth Ministry

Why We Should Go To God?

Emma Fradd’s morning keynote address to the Shine Gathering, 2018. Check out Emma Fradd’s talk at the Proclaim Lismore Youtube.   G’day everyone, how’s it going? I lived in Canada for 6 years and then England for 2 years. It’s really nice to be able to be with a group of people and be like […]

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What’s in a name?

June 20, 2018 - Faith development, Student discipleship, Year of Youth, Youth Ministry

What’s in a name?

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell so sweet” – William Shakespeare Wherever you are right now, if you’re on the bus on your way home, on the couch smelling the delectable aromas of a nearly ready dinner, or watching the sun welcome the earth to […]

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