St Brendan’s Parish in collaboration with Notre Dame College and the Shepparton Interfaith Network will celebrate Harmony day in the 11:00 Mass with the showing of the Unity in Diversity video. There will be further activities at the Mgr Peter Jeffrey Hall after the service on Sunday 18 March 2018.
About Harmony Day
Our diversity makes Australia a great place to live. Harmony Day is a celebration of our cultural diversity – a day of cultural respect for everyone who calls Australia home.
Held every year on 21 March. The Day coincides with the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
The message of Harmony Day is ‘everyone belongs’, the Day aims to engage people to participate in their community, respect cultural and religious diversity and foster sense of belonging for everyone.
Since 1999, more than 70,000 Harmony Day events have been held in childcare centres, schools, community groups, churches, businesses and federal, state and local government agencies across Australia.
St Brendan’s Parish and Notre Dame College
St Brendan’s Parish in collaboration with Notre Dame College and the Shepparton Interfaith Network invite you to join us for the Sunday worship service, the Divine MASS – 11.00 to 12.00pm: at St Brendan’s Catholic Church including Unity in Diversity, a student film presentation.
Following the Mass all are invited to the Monsignor Peter Jeffery Centre (at the rear of the church) 121 Knight Street, Shepparton, for the continuation of the Harmony Day Program.
12.15 -12.20pm : Introduction — MC Camuran Albanoi
12.20 – 12-25pm : Welcome to Country — Uncle Lance James
12:25 – 12:30pm : Sounds of Didgeridoo — Eric Brown
12:30 – 12:35pm : Reflections of Harmony Day — Gillian McLeod
12:35 – 12:50pm : Student Presentation — Notre Dame College
12:50 – 13:15pm : Frank Purcell “Australian Mateship”
13:15 – 13:20pm : Conclusion and refreshments
RSVP: Gillian McLeod — Multicultural Education Support Worker (NDC): 0499 299 111
RSVP: Camuran Albanoi — Community Development Co-ordinator (VFH): 0429 036 738
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