Mission and Ministry

Marist Connect Mass

On 3 September, a group of St Clare’s girls attended a Connect Mass at Mary Help of Christians Parish organised by the Marist Youth Ministry team. We had a lovely mass led by Father Richard and then met together at the hall behind the church where we had a delicious dinner of pizza, soup and... Read more »

World Youth Day

Between July 17 and August 6, I travelled to Poland and Austria to take part in World Youth Day. On this pilgrimage, we aimed to learn more about ourselves and our faith, while meeting other young pilgrims from across the world. Poland has a number of modern saints, and learning about their amazing stories of... Read more »

“Youth for Christ” Conference (YCON)

On July 8-10, Ceinwen Velasco (Year 7), Michayla Ormazabal (Year 10) Sharnay Ormazabal and Rachel Bernabe (Year 12) flew to Brisbane and joined other students and parish members across Canberra to be a part of the Canberra delegation, for the annual Catholic “Youth for Christ” Conference (YCON). At the conference, we had the chance to meet... Read more »

Youth Ministry Team News – Holy Family Retreat

On Tuesday 31 May, Grace Lustri (Yr 11 Senior Wareen Black), Lily Sarah (Yr 11 Senior Japara Purple), Stephanie Wilde (Yr 11 Senior Ulamina Purple) and Kellee-Rose Hand (Yr 11 Senior Wibalu Grey) from the St Clare’s Youth Ministry team went to Holy Family Primary Parish School to assist in the Year 6 Confirmation Retreat.... Read more »

What can you “Discover” at St Clare’s ?

The second Discover youth group for the year kicked off after school on Tuesday. The four Year 11 organisers (Theresa Corson, Lily Sarah, Neve Tually and Grace Lustri) invited the incredible Father Bony as a guest speaker. He shared an engaging message about the Holy Trinity which was the focus of this Discover session leading... Read more »

Year 12 Retreat

At the end of week 3, the students of year 12 headed to the beautiful Greenhills Centre located in the Murrumbidgee corridor in Stromlo, to relax, rewind, and reconnect as a year group. The two days were filled with activities designed to allow us to focus on something other than our school work, and reflect... Read more »

Project compassion – St Clare’s lending their support.

This year we are again making Entertainment™ Memberships available through St Clare’s College as a fund raiser for Project Compassion. Project Compassion, Caritas Australia’s annual Lenten fund-raising and awareness-raising appeal, brings thousands of Australians together in solidarity with the world’s poor to help end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity. If you would like to... Read more »

Parish liturgies this Holy Week

Please see below a document which lists all of the times of masses in every parish in our Archdiocese this Holy Week and Easter.   If you are not sure which parish is near to you, have a look here: http://cgcatholic.org.au/parishes-and-mass-times/find-a-parish/   Second rites of reconciliation will be on this week at these parishes: Holy Spirit... Read more »

LEAD Conference

On 29  February, the St Clare’s Youth Ministry Team participated in the annual CSYMA LEAD youth conference. Youth ministry teams from surrounding schools, including Marist College, St Edmund’s College and St Francis Xavier, all took part in this fantastic event. The CSYMA team led the event, which consisted of speeches, testimonies, music and numerous activities.... Read more »

Liturgical theme 2016

In line with the Jubilee Year of Mercy our Liturgical Theme this year will be “May mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance”(Jude 1:2) This is an example of a greeting used in the early Christian church. It speaks of how communities were focussed on being Christ to one another – when they greeted... Read more »

Opening Mass 2016

On Wednesday 3 February we held our Opening Mass for 2016; it was a beautiful ceremony, during which our Captains and House Captains were commissioned for their new roles. We were very blessed to have Monsignor John celebrate with us; he helped us to reflect on the Jubilee Year of Mercy by unpacking the story... Read more »