2021 Marriage Anniversaries Mass to Livestreamed | 19 September 2021
NEW INFORMATION: Updated 1/9/21
Marriage Anniversaries Mass: Now to be Livestreamed Sunday 19 September – 12.30pm
This celebration for those marking 25, 40, 50, 60, or over 60 years of marriage in 2020-21, will now be livestreamed, with no attendance possible due to COVID restrictions. All those who had registered will, in coming days, be invited to be part of an online Mass with Bishop Brian, who will celebrate Mass from the Cathedral, offering a blessing for each of the 40 couples who have registered. Each couple will be sent a letter and commemoration certificate by Bishop Brian.
NEW DATE: Sunday 19 September 2021 – two Masses (12:30pm and 2:30pm)
Due to covid restrictions, this event has been postponed from 8 August to Sunday 19 September 2021.
To enable as many couples as possible the opportunity to attend, we will hold two (2) Masses (12:30pm and 2:30pm) on the same day for those who in 2020 or 2021 celebrated 25, 40, 50, 60, or 60+ years of marriage. We have also extended the closing date for registration to receive an invitation to Monday 2 August to permit additional couples the opportunity to also register their interest.
If you would like an invitation to the Mass to be celebrated by Bishop Brian Mascord at St John Vianney Co-Cathedral, Fairy Meadow on Sunday, 19 September 201, please register online at www.dow.org.au/events/, or contact Helen Bennett at the Office of the Bishop at 4222 2403, or via email firstname.lastname@example.org. To those who have already registered, an invitation will be emailed to you.
ORIGINAL POST: If you are celebrating 25, 40, 50 or 60 years of marriage this year, and would like an invitation to the Mass to be celebrated by Bishop Brian Mascord at St John Vianney Co-Cathedral, Fairy Meadow on Sunday, 8 August 2021 at 2pm, please register online at www.dow.org.au/events/, or contact Helen Bennett at the Office of the Bishop at 02 4222 2403, or via email email@example.com by no later than Monday 12 July. Once you have done so, an invitation and official online registration procedures can be sent to you.
For those who missed out in 2020 In this year of St Joseph and the Family, we are exploring the possibility of hosting two (2) sessions to enable as many couples as possible, and some limited members of their family, to attend the Significant Marriage Anniversaries Mass. Furthermore, this also enables us to invite couples who reached one of these significant milestones in 2020 to contact Helen Bennett and register their interest.
As you would appreciate, due to the possibility of heightened COVID-19 restrictions, our plans are subject to change and even cancellation. We kindly urge you to register as soon as possible in order to receive an invitation and enable appropriate planning for this important celebration.