Programme Choices

All timings are suggestions and can change to suit your parish.

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Option 1

Friday

7pm Evening Mass
(with very brief presentation from Catholic Bible School) followed by

7.45pm Evening Gathering with drinks and nibbles

The evening gathering is based around an interactive presentation of the Kerygma and Salvation History led by the Catholic Bible School team.  People gathered together have the opportunity to share faith stories, time for discussion and a short time of prayer.  It is hoped that one or two parishioners would share their faith story/testimony as part of the Evening Gathering.

Saturday

8.30am "Sausages and Scripture" Parish Breakfast with input (1 hour)

10.30 Play and Pray (for parents and children up to 7 years old) (30 mins)

11.30 Workshop 1
(90 mins)

1.00pm Shared Lunch

2.30 Lectio Divina (prayer time appropriate for 13+) (45 mins)

3.30 Workshop 2
(90 mins)

6.00 Evening Mass (with very brief presentation from Catholic Bible School) followed by

7.15 Evening Gathering with meal (optional)  

The Saturday Evening Gathering theme is based around the parable of the Sower and includes a dramatic time of prayer and reflection led by the Catholic Bible School team. It is hoped one or two parishioners will share their faith story/testimony.

Sunday

Morning Masses

1.00 Parish barbecue, picnic, shared table, meal.

The Sunday Afternoon Gathering includes a more specifically family focused presentation, and is more social in focus.  The theme explored is stepping out in faith and includes a dramatic storytelling of Peter walking on water.

Option 2

Friday

As Option 1

Saturday

8.30am "Sausages and Scripture" Parish Breakfast with input (1 hour)
 

10.00 Bible Explorers An interactive presentation for parents and children aged 7-11 years old. (45 mins)

Rest of Saturday same as Option 1

Sunday

As Option 1

Option 3

Friday

As Option 1

Saturday

9.30 Workshop 1
(90 mins)

Rest of Saturday same as Option 1

Sunday

As Option 1

Option 4

This programme runs from Saturday to Monday.

Saturday

6pm Evening Mass (with very brief presentation from Catholic Bible School) followed by
7.15pm Evening Gathering with drinks and nibbles

This would be the same programme as Friday Evening Gathering in option 1.

Sunday

Morning Masses (with very brief presentation from Catholic Bible School)

2pm Workshop 1
(90 mins)

4pm Workshop 2
(90 mins)

6.30pm Evening Gathering with meal (optional).

This would be the same programme as Saturday Evening Gathering in Option 1.

Monday

6.30am Workers Morning Mass followed by "Sausages and Scripture" Parish Breakfast with 10 minute input from the Catholic Bible School Team.

9.00am Primary School Assembly The Catholic Bible School team will lead a scripture based assembly for the local Catholic Primary School.

12 noon Midday Mass followed by Lectio Divina

3.45pm After School Workshop for Primary School Children (45 mins)

4.30pm After School Workshop for Secondary School Children (1 hour)