The Parousia Pre-Pilgrimage Tour

with Deacon Harold Burke Sivers | August 25 to September 9

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25 Aug

‘Truth, Freedom, and the Human Person: Understanding Our Life in Christ’ Talk, OLOL Harris Park

Date:  Sunday 25th August 2019

Time: 8.00pm (after 7.00pm Youth Mass)

Venue: Our Lady of Lebanon Co-Cathedral, 40 Alice Street, Harris Park NSW 2150

Cost: Free, donations welcome

Event Details

Truth, Freedom, and the Human Person: Understanding Our Life in Christ

The God of Love sent his Son into the world to remind us of the unchangeable principles of reason and faith, which the Church professes in her teaching and lives out by her example. Inspirational Catholic speaker Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will explore the relationship between truth and freedom in society and in the Church, drawing a connection between God’s holy will and the obedience of faith. In the midst of anxious and turbulent times, Deacon Harold explains how you can bear witness to the faith with courage, decisiveness, and fidelity!

27 Aug

‘Beads for the Battle’: A talk on the Rosary, Punchbowl

Date: Tuesday 27th August 2019

Time: The rosary will be prayed at 7.30pm (confessions available) , the talk will commence at 8.00pm.

Venue: St Jerome’s Catholic Church , 2 Turner St, Punchbowl NSW 2196

Cost: Free, donations welcome

Event Details

Dynamic Catholic speaker, Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, will discuss the power and symbolism of the Rosary for each of our lives. He will give a personal testimony of his devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary and the value of family prayer, especially the recitation of the Rosary.

28 Aug

‘Your Sins are Forgiven’ Talk – St Joseph’s, Croydon

Date: Wednesday 28th August 2019

Time: 7.30pm

Venue: St Joseph’s Church, 7 Acton St, Croydon NSW 2132 (in the Church Hall)

Host: St Joseph’s Catholic Faith Formation Group

Cost: Free, donations welcome

Event Details

Talk Topic: Your Sins are Forgiven – The Sacrament of Reconciliation in the Life of the Church

Catholic evangelist Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will examine the biblical roots of the Sacrament of Reconciliation, explore the nature of sin and why it is so destructive to covenant relationship with God, and how the Sacrament of Reconciliation restores our bond of love with the Lord (and why it matters!)

29 Aug

Women’s Retreat Day at Marymount Mercy Centre, Castle Hill

Date: Thursday 29th August 2019

Time: 9.00am – 2.30pm (please see schedule for full details)

Venue: Marymount Mercy Centre, 36 David Road, Castle Hill 2154

Cost: Free, donations welcome

Theme: The Greatest Commandments – A Spiritual Journey for Women

Tea, coffee and lunch will be provided.

Event Details


9.00am: Rosary

9.30am: Talk 1 – The Truth & Beauty of Marriage

10.30am: Morning Tea

11.00am: Talk 2 – Family Life

12.00pm: Lunch

1.00pm: Talk 3 – 10 Tips for a Divorce-Proof Marriage

2.00pm: Adoration

2.30pm: Close

29 Aug

‘The Big Deal About Mass’ Talk at St Bernadette’s, Castle Hill

Date: Thursday 29th August 2019

Time: 7.00pm (before Eucharistic Adoration and Benediction from 8.00 to 9.00pm)

Venue: St Bernadette’s Church, 367 Old Northern Road, Castle Hill NSW 2154

Cost: Free, donations welcome

Event Details

Talk Topic: Living a Eucharistic Faith – The Big Deal About Mass and Why It Matters

Dynamic speaker and Bible Catholic Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will show clearly and definitively that the Mass and Scripture are intimately connected. Deacon Harold will demonstrate from the Bible how the Mass unites us to Christ’s sacrifice on the Cross in an intimate and personal way, and explain how to live ‘Eucharistically’ by making the connection between what happens at Mass and the application of its fruits in our lives.

30 Aug

Parramatta Professionals Forum

Date: Friday 30 August 2019

Time: 1.00pm – 2.00pm

Venue: “El-Phoenician” Restaurant, 328 Church St Parramatta

Topic: The Pursuit of Happiness

Cost: $35 includes lunch & unlimited cold and hot beverages
(alcohol additional)

RSVP: Wednesday 28 August 2019 to Marlyn Loulach on 9890 4005 or

Event Details

Parramatta Professionals Forum is a gathering of local businesspeople and professionals. It aims to help busy professionals to reflect on their priorities in work, family life and community involvement. Special guest speaker Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will speak on the topic of ‘The Pursuit of Happiness’.

30 Aug

2019 ‘Faith in Marriage’ Seminar, Greystanes

Date: Friday 30th August 2019

Time: 7.30pm

Venue: St Paul’s Catholic College Hall, 198 Old Prospect Road, Greystanes

Host: Life, Marriage & Family Office – Diocese of Parramatta

To register: or (02) 8838 3460

Event Details

Deacon Harold will be Guest Speaker at the 2019 ‘Faith in Marriage’ Seminar. He will speak on the topic of ‘Building Strong Marriages’. All parishioners are warmly welcome to attend the 2019 ‘Faith in Marriage’ Seminar.

Parking available in the grounds of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church or on the Street. Signs will guide to the School Hall from the Church carpark.

Free entry and a light supper served. Donations welcome.

02 Sep

Fathers On Tap

Enjoy a night out, share a meal and a schooner with fellow dads, while listening to our special guest speaker, Deacon Harold, on the topic of fatherhood.

Date: Monday 2nd Septmeber 2019

Time: 7.00pm

Venue: Canterbury Leagues Club, 26 Bridge Road, Belmore NSW 2192

Host: Sydney Catholic Schools Life Committee

Please RSVP by Monday 19th August to secure your attendance by emailing

03 Sep

‘Putting on the Armour of God’ Men’s Talk at Summer Hill

Date: Tuesday 3rd September 2019

Time: 7.00pm arrival for talk at 7.30pm sharp

Venue: St Anthony’s Croatian Catholic Centre, 15 Prospect Rd, Summer Hill NSW 2130

Host: Summer Hill Men’s Group

Cost: Free, donations welcome

Event Details

Talk Topic: Putting on the Armour of God – Preparing for Spiritual Combat

In this presentation the Catholic Speaker and Evangelist, Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, will examine Satan’s strategy for destroying a man’s relationship with God. He will develop a battle plan to combat the effects of sin in the hearts and lives of men and their families, and provide the tools men need to be spiritual leaders in the family and society.

04 Sep

TOTAL-Teachers of Truth and Life Networking Event at Kellyville

Date: Wednesday 4 September 2019

Time: 4.00pm

Venue: Franciscan Shrine of the Holy Innocents
8 Greyfriar Place, Kellyville, NSW 2155

Cost: $25



Event Details

Come join this exciting Catholic Teachers Network. A network for teachers, who love Our Lord Jesus Christ and His Church.

To view the full agenda and to book, visit:

04 Sep

Guardians talk: ‘An Apocalyptic Awakening: The Message of the Blessed Virgin Mary for Our World’

Date: Wednesday September 4th 2019

Time: 8.00pm

Venue: St Charbel’s Church, 142 Highclere Avenue, Punchbowl (in the St Mary MacKillop Hall)

Host: Guardian’s Faith Formation Group

Cost: Free, donations welcome

Event Details

Deacon Harold will examine how, when we allow ourselves to be overshadowed by the Holy Spirit, we can live our faith in the world with charismatic passion and conviction from the heart of Jesus through Mary. “In the second coming of Jesus Christ, Mary must be known and openly revealed by the Holy Spirit so that Jesus may be known, loved and served through her” (St. Louis de Monfort).

05 Sep

A Retreat Day with Deacon Harold at St Paul’s, Moss Vale

Date: Thursday 5th September 2019

Time: 9.30am – 8.30pm

Venue: St Paul’s Parish, 24 Garrett Street, Moss Vale NSW

Cost: Free, donations welcome

Enquiries: St Paul’s Parish Office (02) 4868 1931

Event Details


9.30am: Mass

10.00am: Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Adoration

11.00am: Talk 1 – Living a Eucharistic Faith: The Big Deal About Mass and Why It Matters by Deacon Harold

11.45am: Silent Reflection / Angelus / Solemn Benediction

12.15pm: Lunch

1.30pm: Meet & Greet with Deacon Harold

2.30pm: Talk by Charbel Raish – How Islam Led Me Back to Christ (with Q&A)

(with private 1 on 1 Spiritual Direction with Deacon Harold available from 2:30pm)

4.30pm: Exposition / Adoration / Benediction

5.30pm: Solemn Mass

6.30pm: Talk 2 – Go and Make Disciples: The Call to Evangelisation by Deacon Harold (with Q&A)

7.45pm: BBQ Dinner

06 Sep

Fire Up Ministries Fundraiser Dinner

Keynote speaker: Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers giving a brand new talk on ‘The Law of Attraction: How Men and Women Compliment Each Other’

Date: Friday 6th Septmeber 2019

Time: 7.00pm

Venue: The Epping Club, 47 Rawson St, Epping NSW

Cost: $100 each or $900 for a table of 10. Includes 3 course meal, unlimited beer, wine and soft drink


07 Sep

An Afternoon with Deacon Harold at Holy Family Church, Menai

Date: Sunday September 7th 2019

Time: 2.30pm – 5.30pm

Venue: Holy Family Catholic Church, Menai NSW

Cost: Free, donations welcome

Enquiries: Holy Family Parish Office (02) 9543 2677

Event Details


2:30pm: Talk 1 – Catholic Families: The model for a Culture of Life and Love

3:30pm: Afternoon Tea

4:00pm: Talk 2 – Living a Eucharistic Faith: The Big Deal About Mass and Why It Matters

5:00pm: Book Signing, Meet & Greet

5:30pm: Vigil Mass

08 Sep

A Day with Deacon Harold at St Patrick’s Church, Blacktown

Date: Sunday 8th September 2019

Time: 12.00pm – 5.00pm (please see the schedule below for details as there will be a break between the two talks)

Venue: St Patrick’s Church Blacktown, 51-59 Allawah Street, Blacktown NSW

Host: Mary Queen of Family Parish

Cost: Free, donations welcome

Enquiries: Mary Queen of Family Parish Office (02) 9622 1125

Event Details


10.00am: Mass

11.00am: Morning Tea

12.00pm: Talk 1 – Jesus, Mary, and Joseph: Reflections on the Holy Family

1.00pm: Break

3.30pm: Talk 2 – The Pursuit of Happiness: Finding True Joy in the Catholic Faith (great for young adults!)

4.30pm: Q&A

5.30pm: Evening Mass

08 Sep

‘Why Wait?’ Talk at Our Lady of Lourdes, Baulkham Hills

Date: Sunday 8th September 2019

Time: 7.00pm (after 6.00pm Family/Youth Mass)

Venue: Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 1 Canyon Rd, Baulkham Hills NSW 2153

Host: Christ the Redeemer Maronite Parish

Cost: Free, donations welcome

Event Details

Talk Topic: Why Wait? A Catholic Approach to Sex and Dating

In this presentation, Catholic speaker and evangelist Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers will explore the culture’s understanding of “dating” (e.g., exclusive adolescent relationships, friends with benefits, hooking-up, etc.) versus courtship as a period of discernment to determine whether someone of the opposite sex is a compatible, lifelong spouse. Deacon Harold will discuss the Church’s understanding of sex as covenant participation in God’s creative activity and the importance of treating our bodies as “temples of the Holy Spirit” by examining contraception vs. Natural Family Planning in marriage.

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