NATIONAL Evangelisation Teams (NET Ministries) were encouraged to continue their faithfulness to the call to share the Gospel as they returned to their home parishes around Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States.
The teams, which had been based in Brisbane, Warwick in southern Queensland, Geraldton in Western Australia and Hoppers Crossing in Melbourne archdiocese, joined national and Queensland team members at Marist College, Ashgrove for an end of year thanksgiving Mass and banquet on November 12.
The teams had spent the past year travelling to parishes, schools and youth groups across the country spreading the word of Jesus to young people.
Joining them at the Mass, celebrated by Brisbane North East dean Fr Adrian Farrelly, were families – including a US soldier who travelled from combat duty in Iraq to witness his daughter’s graduation – friends, past NET team members, NET staff and board members.
Katherine McArthur was recognised for her five years’ contribution to NET teams, three in Australia and two in Uganda.
Another 40 young people from around the world are already planning to come and join NET Ministries Australia next year as they seek to evangelise the youth of the nation.
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