The Archdiocesan Women's Taskforce continued its consultations last Saturday 19 June at the Hartigan Centre in Yass. Taskforce members and parishioners gather at Yass Women from the Yass/Murrumbateman area came together with the taskforce members (two of whom are members of the Parish) and shared their thoughts, concerns and hopes. In a positive and wide-ranging … Continue reading Meeting of Minds and Hearts in Yass
The lovely Hilltops region of the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn put on an autumn show for the Archdiocesan Women’s Taskforce as they consulted with women of Young, Boorowa, Grenfell, Harden, Cootamundra and surrounds. The Taskforce engaged in a robust and lively discussion on 17 April at St Mary’s Parish Centre, Young, around the ways … Continue reading A Church that Reflects the Face of God
On Friday 3 September, 2021, the Archdiocesan Women's Taskforce invites you to attend our inaugural Mary Magdalene Dinner at 6:30pm @ the Southern Cross Club. This event is an initiative of the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn Women's Taskforce and will be the first in a series of such events, all aimed at enhancing and … Continue reading St Mary Magdalene Dinner, 3 September
International Women's Day Breakfast hosted by Canberra and Goulburn Catholic Women's Taskforce. About this Event Light breakfast, excellent tea and coffee provided. Madeleine Banister is the guest speaker and will talk about her experience at the UN Commission on the Status of Women 2019 with the Australian delegation from Catholic Women's League. Numbers limited due … Continue reading International Women’s Day Breakfast, 11 March
The Archdiocesan Catholic Women’s taskforce, established in 2019 following two years of consultation, held its first meeting of the year in Goulburn on Saturday 20 February. The taskforce, so named to reflect a commitment to action, also plans to meet in Young, Yass and Queanbeyan during 2021. Initially the ten members of the taskforce were … Continue reading Goulburn women voice concerns to taskforce
The next interactive reflection afternoon for Catholic women of the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn will explore ‘a spirituality for our times.’ Sr Clare Condon and Andrea Dean from the Archdiocesan Women’s Taskforce will co-facilitate the 90 minute session on Saturday, 7 November from 3-4.30 pm. In the light of the challenges of 2020, the … Continue reading Laudato Si’ Women’s Reflection Afternoon, 7 November, 2020.
The Legacy of Mary MacKillop in Canberra By Alison Weeks In the middle of a Canberra winter two months ago, CatholicCare did a wonderful thing, it opened a residence for women who are homeless – and their children. And this is not just another shelter, this is a strategy – to ensure that the women … Continue reading Now she is safe … Now she can breathe.
You are Invited to a Women's Reflection Afternoon - "Answering the Call" Register here for women's reflection afternoon The Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn Women's Taskforce (ACGWT) invites you to a reflection afternoon via YouTube on Saturday 29 August, 2020 from 2-4:30pm. This free event will be livestreamed from the Archdiocese's YouTube Channel at the following link: Archdiocese of CG … Continue reading Answering the Call | Women’s Reflection Afternoon
By Geralyn Anderson This article was published in the author's Parish Newsletter. Geralyn is the designer of the ACGWT Logo. I recently attended Mass for the first time in months. It was the funeral service for a friend’smother and though I had no real connection to her, it was an encounter of intimate grace. Little … Continue reading A Mother’s Love