The Second Vatican Council opened under Pope John XXIII on 11 October 1962. ABC Radio National is running a series of reports on the 50th anniversary and its impact on Australia.
To celebrate the Golden Jubilee of Vatican II in our diocese, Holy Trinity Parish is hosting a Eucharistic Celebration this Thursday at 7.00pm at Corpus Christi, Waratah. All are welcome to attend. The principal celebrant is His Eminence Idris Edward Cardinal Cassidy.
The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is also hosting the National eConference, Vatican II An Event of Grace in a number of locations. Again, all are welcome to join with others to learn more about this momentous event in Church history.
The eConference will be hosted from 10.00am - 3.00pm tomorrow at the following venues:
Broadmeadow - St Laurence Centre, Broadmeadow Road (Jennie Nolan - host) RSVP 4979 1328.
Forster - Holy Name Parish, 33 Lake Street (Loretta Heffernan - host) RSVP 6554 6304.
Lambton - St John's Parish Hall, Dickson Street RSVP 4960 8010.
Maitland - Chisholm Regional Office, 2 Cathedral Street (Anne Maher & John Donnelly - hosts) RSVP 4979 1328.
Morisset - Callinan Centre, 60 Yambo Street (Uta France - host) RSVP 4973 6859.
Newcastle - City Regional Catholic Centre, 25 Farquhar Street, The Junction (Moira Gordon - host) RSVP 4963 2046.
Toronto - St Joseph's Parish Meeting Room, 140 Wangi Road (Anne Moylan rsj - host) RSVP 4959 2777.