Formation for Mothers

Opportunities for Mothers

Additional events and links of interest to Mums are listed below:

Sisterhood: A National Catholic Women’s Movement
Sisterhood  is a modern day movement of Catholic women who desire an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ and those that they do life with. We are regular everyday women; students, sisters, daughters, wives, mummies, career women and grandmummies, walking alongside one another and doing life together. More…

Messy Parenting Project
At this site, Mike & Alicia Hernon share their practical wisdom about marriage and parenting through a podcasting series. The Hernons are from Ohio (USA) and have ten children. They visited Australia in May 2019 and gave a number of presentations in our Diocese of Broken Bay. More… 
Lisa Hendey, the founder of this North American based website visited our Diocese in 2018. Her site celebrates Catholic motherhood and “all things faith, family and fun” – it can be accessed here.
And here is a similar site from Australia, creating a support network for young Mums who share the same values, who want to be great Mums and faithful Catholics as they raise their families. More…

Broken Bay Office for Marriage, Family, Life
Keep abreast with diocesan events and news here.

Mini-Pilgrimages: Bush Walks and ​Indigenous Sites
Join parents from our Broken Bay school communities in an inspiring walk through stunning national parkland. Aboriginal educator, Dave Ella guides the group through their bush journey (both active and contemplative!), and the group is encouraged to make spiritual connections with their own lives. Two walks are planned for 2020, Thurs 2 April (Bulgrandry & Somersby Falls), and Friday 13 Nov (West Head Lookout). Contact: 
Journey Together Book Study
A Women’s Faith-Sharing Weekly Book Study
“Busy Lives & Restless Souls” by Becky Eldredge
Wednesdays 7.00 – 8.30pm Wahroonga

Congratulations to Karen Wong (a parent at Prouille, Wahroonga) who, in 2019, initiated a fellowship of women who seek to explore more deeply their relationship with Jesus Christ. By reading the selected book, meeting weekly and sharing personal reflections, the goal is to strengthen, refresh and enhance our faith journey in a welcoming atmosphere at Holy Name Parish Wahroonga.
​To enquire about 2020 offerings, contact Karen:

ALPHA initiative (Wyong)
Congratulations to Angela Bailey, a parent with children at St Cecilia’s Wyong, who ran an ALPHA program for mothers in her local area. ALPHA is series of weekly gatherings which give people an opportunity to explore life, faith and God in a friendly, open and informal environment. For more information about this initiative, call Angela Bailey 0427 503 960 or email