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Sharing a smile: Robert Falzon, Patrice McKay and NET Ministries Australia director Mark Doyle at the fundraiser.

Sharing a smile: Robert Falzon, Patrice McKay and NET Ministries Australia director Mark Doyle at the fundraiser.

By Emilie Ng

MORE than 150 benefactors and supporters showed their whole-hearted support for young people on the forefront of mission with National Evangelisation Teams Ministries Australia at its annual fundraising dinner on August 14.

NET Ministries Australia director Mark Doyle said the dinner not only raised awareness about the ministry’s progress, but also advanced the organisation closer to its fundraising goal of $60,000.

Mr Doyle said the generosity of NET supporters made “a big difference and helps us accomplish our mission”.

Each year thousands of young people meet NET Ministries teams who either travel the country as the national team or live in suburbs throughout Australia.

“NET provides an incredible opportunity for young people to experience mission outside of their own comfort zone,” Mr Doyle said.

“It’s a chance for them to see the bigger picture as Pope Francis is saying in the Envangelii Gaudium, to share the joy they’ve experienced and bring it to young people.”

Mr Doyle said NET Ministries would begin a new team at Mannix College, a residential college associated with Monash University, Melbourne.

“We are very excited to be invited to place a team at Mannix College next year,” he said.

NET Ministries’ Brisbane team has also begun a new program with St Vincent’s Care Services, Bardon visiting elderly men and women in a residential aged-care home.

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