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Coming up in TGA October –

Brian Norris ordained priest

New ordinand for Gippsland

Reports by Jan Down

Date nights at Leongatha

Report by Peter Finlayson

Gold awards for TGA: Best Regional Publication and Best Original Photography

Catholic Church to hold Plenary Council

Dean Spalding reports

It was my privilege on 13–14 September to represent Bishop Richard Treloar as an Observer at a Diocesan Assembly for the Catholic Diocese of Sale, held at Marist-Sion College in Warragul. Diocesan Assemblies held across Australia are one preliminary part of a synodal rarity in the Catholic Church in Australia – a Plenary Council – “Plenary” used in the sense of it being a council of the “whole” church – not just bishops or clergy, but laity included. I say “rarity”, because the last time the Catholic Church in Australia (CCA) held a Plenary Council was in 1937! The Australian Catholic Bishops have called for a Plenary Council in two parts for May and October 2020....

See these and many more stories, in TGA October, coming soon.

Diocesan Calendar

October

6 10 am Blessing of the Animals at Holy Trinity Stratford

6 12 noon St Thomas’ Bunyip: Blessing of the Animals in honour of St Francis and BBQ lunch

7–10 Clergy Retreat at Palotti College

11 2–4 pm Safe Church Awareness Workshop (Refresher) at Koo Wee Rup Church, 348 Rossiter Road

12 8 am October Garden Bus Tour, Avon Parish. Bus departs from the Stratford Railway Station

12 9.30 am – 3 pm The Fifth Annual Moe Antique and Collectables Fair at Albert Street Primary School Grounds, Moe $5.00 entry, children free. Stall holders welcome – enquiries: 5127 2929

12 9.30 am – 4 pm Safe Church Awareness Workshop (Full) at Koo Wee Rup

12 2–4 pm Traditional High Tea at St Mary’s, Trafalgar. Tables can be booked; entry $10

24 11 am AMUA Gippsland Annual General Meeting, Wonthaggi

26 9.30 am – 3 pm: 114th annual Flower Show at St Thomas’ Bunyip, with stalls, BBQ, and a display of BUNYIPS

26 10.30 am – 3.30 pm Lay Readers Conference, Sale. Presenters: Gil Cann, author of Red Alert: Does the future have a church? and the Rev’d Dean Spalding on Matthew’s Gospel. Details: The Rev’d Jenny Ramage: 0407 369 486

27 12 noon Flowers of Remembrance for an All Soul’s Eucharist at St Thomas’ Bunyip

November

5 12 noon: Melbourne Cup Luncheon in the Anglican Parish Hall, Stratford

15 2 pm Safe Church Awareness Workshop (Refresher) Morwell

16 9.30 am – 4 pm Safe Church Awareness Workshop (Full) Morwell

23 11.00 am Anam Cara Thanksgiving Service at St Paul’s Cathedral, Sale

24 10.30 am Christ the King service at Christ Church, Tarraville

30 9.30 am – 3.30 pm: Quiet Day for West Gippsland with Bishop Richard, “Ruminating with Ruth” at St Thomas’ Bunyip

December

7 10 am – 3.30 pm Walking the Labyrinth: an Advent threshold experience led by Christina Rowntree at Delbridge Hall, 149 Cunninghame St Sale. Suggested donation up to $40, Concessions available. To book: 5144 2020 / 0418 637 469 or email: susanna.pain@gmail.com

8 2 pm A Bunyip lecture with Jim Connelly at St Thomas’ Bunyip: “Christmas at Garfield in past days” and “A funny thing happened on the way to St Mary’s Garfield”


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