2018 Dates for your Diaries

Frenchs Forest Calendar 2018

January 29 Wednesday—Teachers Mass
February 1 Thursday – Parent Information night for First Reconciliation OLGC Church.
February 13 Tuesday (6 weeks) Lenten Program - St Martin’s Church Foyer 7-8pm
February 14—Ash Wednesday
February 15 Thursday  – Term one Catechist Meeting - OLGC
February 24 Saturday —WYD 2018 Parish information
March 9 Friday  – 24 hours Adoration -  OLGC
March  14 & 15 Wednesday & Thursday– First Reconciliation – Sacramental program
March 17 Saturday – Celebrate St Patrick’s Day Mass 5.30 pm followed by dinner in the Hall
March 25 Sunday – Palm Sunday
March 21 Wednesday  – Second Rite of Reconciliation for Easter
April 1 – Easter Sunday
April 8 Sunday – Divine Mercy Sunday - 2.30pm – 3.30pm Special Service at OLGC
May 3— Parent Information night for First Eucharist OLGC Church
May 6—International Family Group day
May 13 Sunday – Celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Good Counsel at OLGC at 10am Mass
May 16 & 23  Wednesday (2 weeks) Pause and Reflect The Lord’s Prayer- St Martin’s  Church Foyer
May 19 Saturday—Youth Pentecost rally in Cathedral at Waitara
May 20 – Pentecost Sunday
June 2/3 & 9/10  – First Holy Communions at all Parish Masses
June 3—Corpus Christi
June  1, 8, 15 & 22  Friday (4 weeks)– Pause and Reflect Impressions of Jesus – Parish Centre OLGC
June 7, 14, 21, 28 & July 5—Thursday—Diocesan Pastoral Care Course—St Anthony’s (5 weeks)
June 17 – Celebrate the Feast of St Anthony of Padua at SAIF Mass 9.00am (Feast Day 17th June)
June 28 - Thursday  -Sacramental program Information night (2018/19) OLGC Hall
July 13-15 – Combined Youth Retreat – St Anthony’s
July 22 Sunday – Grandparents Day – (Feast of Sts Joachim & Anne – 26 July)
July 31 Tuesday (6 weeks)– Pause and Reflect Thomas Merton – Parish Centre OLGC
August 11 – Mass 5.30 pm followed by Curry Night in OLGC Hall.
August 15 - Feast of the Assumption (Holy Day of Obligation)
August 18—Sacrament of Confirmation 10am and 12 noon
September 10 – 16 – Marriage Week – Special Blessing of Married couples on Sunday 16 September
September 19—Solidarity Ceremony
September 22 & 23 Saturday & Sunday Sabbath Retreat  St Martin’s Church Foyer
October 1 – 10 – 10 days of Rosary devotion for the Month of the Rosary
October Saturday 13 – Pilgrimage to Berrima
November 1 Thursday—All Saints Celebration for Parish/school combined
November 2 Friday - All Souls Day
November 4 Sunday – celebrate the Feast day of St Martin de Porres  at 9.00 am Mass
November 7 & 14  Wednesday  – Pause and Reflect Our call to Mercy – St Martin’s Church Foyer
December  2 Sunday– First Sunday of Advent
December  8 Saturday – Parish Christmas Carols – OLGC Outdoor Mass and celebration
December 25 Tuesday– Christmas Day