How to begin the Year of Grace

Let’s commit to making the Year of Grace a special time – for ourselves, our families, parishes and communities.
How to begin?

Year of Grace under way - update

THE Year of Grace was officially launched in the Sandhurst  Diocese at the Sacred Heart Cathedral, Bendigo, on Pentecost Sunday, May 27.  pdf  Download the Year of Grace Brochure here

Knowing Jesus

The following multimedia entitled 'Knowing Jesus' invites us to reflect on the person of Jesus by responding to the question 'Who do you say that I am ?'

Welcome to the Year of Grace

Welcome to the Year of Grace:  an invitation to join the Australian Catholic Bishops in a year of prayerful spiritual renewal.

Not another thing to do, but another way to be.

Together, we are invited to refocus our hearts, lives and actions on the person and presence of Jesus Christ.

Year of Grace Prayer

button-yog-prayerComposed by the National Planning Team and endorsed by the Bishop's Working Party, the following is the official prayer for A Year of Grace.

Our Story
The Sandhurst Diocese Adult Faith Education ministry is built upon and continues the ministry and achievements of Faith Education Sandhurst, established in 1993 by Fr Michael Goonan and Ms Anna Tuck, and developed by many others who have shared their commitment and passion for ministry.


Adult Faith Education Coordinator
Contact:  Ms Lyn Breen
Sandhurst Diocese Chancery
PO Box 201, Bendigo VIC 3552
Phone: 03 5441 2544
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Sandhurst Diocese Adult Faith Education Reference Group
The Sandhurst Diocese Adult Faith Education Reference Group, established in 2008, supports the Adult Faith Education Coordinator in the implementation Adult Faith Education goals for the Sandhurst Diocese.

Time with Jesus: Meditation and Sacred Reading  

Before you begin to pray with Scripture
Choose a passage of Scripture for prayer.  This may be done the day before, using a bible, or a missal with readings from the Mass for that Day.

I believe in God, the Father Almighty,
Creator of heaven and earth;

The Rosary

The purpose of the Rosary is to help keep in memory certain principal events or mysteries in the history of our salvation, and to thank and praise God for them. There are twenty mysteries reflected upon in the Rosary, and these are divided into the five JOYFUL MYSTERIES, the five LUMINOUS MYSTERIES, the five SORROWFUL MYSTERIES, and the five GLORIOUS MYSTERIES.