17th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B

PARISH NEWS

CARPENTERS SHOP
All men are invited to join us at the Community Centre each Saturday morning from 7:20 to 8:30 for breakfast and an informal discussion of a faith issue. A hearty appetite is an advantage. Come and see if you enjoy the experience. If you have any queries, ring Les on 0401 541 666.

JOSEPH’S CORNER COUNSELLING SERVICE SHOP
There will be a stall in the hall at all Masses this weekend featuring Bric-a-Brac, knitting and crochet goods from Joseph’s Corner Counselling Service shop "MERRIJIG" in Yarraville. The shop raises funds to help keep the Counselling Service going. The Free Service is for Partners and Family members of people affected by addiction. If you can find something to purchase at the stall, you will be helping to keep this service continuing. There will also be a donation box at the stall for anyone wanting to make a cash donation. We thank you in advance for your generosity.

YOUNG ADULTS GROUP
Are you a young person trying to figure out life and faith? Come and join us for a fun time, real talk and light dinner. All are welcome (ages 18-29) so bring your friends! Meet us in the hall Sunday @ 6:00pm. Any questions contact Rhea on 0419 046 809.

WELCOME
We welcome into our Church community Riley Bernardo who is to be baptised this Sunday.  With the guidance of the Holy Spirit and the love of Parents, Godparents, family and friends, we pray that this child will lead a life full of happiness, faith and love.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR OUR PARISH

Sundays

6:15 to 8:15pm HSI School of Discipleship in Community Centre

Youth Group meet in the Hall after 5pm Mass

Young Adults (18 -29 years) meet in Theatrette from 6:00pm

2nd & 4th Mondays Bible Study at 7:00pm in the Theatrette. Enquiries to Royden on 0426 071 375.
Baptisms 1st & 3rd Sundays at 12 noon

 

HSI SCHOOL OF DISCIPLESHIP
The 2018-19 session of the Holy Spirit Interactive (HSI) School of Discipleship will commence from 12th August on Sundays at 6:15pm at our Community centre. This is a faith outreach program aimed to teach members more about our Catholic faith with three purposes – to learn it, live it and share it. The school has been successfully running for the last 2 consecutive years in our parish and members have testified to growing both spiritually and personally. All are welcome to join. There will be a brief presentation on the HSI School at masses over the weekend August 4/5. For further information, contact Anita D’Souza on 0411 772 320 or Sharon D’Silva on 0430 099 654.

BIBLE STUDY
Bible Study continues this Monday (July 30) at 7:00pm in the theatrette. We are at Matthew Ch 8. Please come and experience an interactive study of the Bible. New members most welcome. Enquiries. Royden 0426 071 375

THANK YOU
We thank Archbishop Denis Hart for his 17 years of leadership and 51 years of priesthood in Melbourne. We are grateful for his priestly example of a Good Shepherd in our midst. May his example inspire many others to be ‘Good Shepherds” to their brothers and sisters in priesthood and consecrated life. Please pray for vocations from our parish community.

The next MULTICULTURAL MASS PLANNING MEETING will be held on Saturday, 1st September 2018 at 10:00 am in the meeting room off the church hall. All are welcome to attend.

INVITATION TO LITURGICAL RECEPTION & SOLEMN MASS, WEDNESDAY, 1ST AUGUST, 7:00PM AT ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL
Most Reverend Denis Hart, D.D. Apostolic Administrator of Melbourne, is pleased to invite Priests, Deacons and Parishioners of the Archdiocese of Melbourne to the Liturgical Reception and Solemn Mass of the Ninth Archbishop of Melbourne, Most Reverend Peter A. Comensoli DD STL MLitt PhD. RSVP Guests https://www.trybooking.com/WXSE Note to Guests (other than clergy) This booking is for entry to the Cathedral only and is not a reserved seat.

!!! 1ST AUGUST, WEDNESDAY EVENING SERVICE !!!
Please note that because of the Inauguration Mass of our new Archbishop Peter Comensoli at St. Patricks Cathedral, there will be no Wednesday evening Mass, however, there will be the Liturgy of the Word and a Communion Service at 7:00pm followed by Novena and Benediction.

FIRST FRIDAY ADORATION
First Friday adoration will be held on August 3rd commencing with Mass at 7:00pm followed by silent adoration, Rosary, Offices to the hearts of Jesus and Mary. We call on all parishioners to join us in this important once a month devotion and pray for our children, families and our parish community and especially those who do not have anyone to pray for.

NAMES FOR THE SICK LIST
As our Sick List is getting too large to manage and project on the screen each week, please note that all names will be deleted at the end of each month and we will start afresh the following month, naming those friends, family or loved ones for whom we wish to pray. Names are to be emailed to the parish office. Thank you for your understanding.

YEAR 7 2020 ENROLMENTS THOMAS CARR COLLEGE
Applications for enrolment to Year 7 2020 at Thomas Carr College close on Friday 17 August 2018. For more information, please contact the College Registrar on 8734 2409.

RECENTLY DECEASED
We pray for Lavinia Williamson, Felix Ladesma, Hendrika Slee, Lucy Pinto, Margaret Dowsey and all who passed away recently.

DEATH ANNIVERSARIES
We pray for Laurie Flaherty, Segunda, Rufino, Martin & Rene Raymundo, Fe & Vincente Samaniego, Bernadette Singco, James O’Neill, Elaine Smith, Luis Fernando Sr., Joseph Xuereb, Paul Loc, Shirley McCurley and all whose anniversaries occur at this time.

PRAYERS FOR THE SICK
We pray for Leo Linehan, Angela O’Brien, Lydia (Aleida) Van Susteren, Gary Spotswood, Stan Walkden, Sean Donaldson, Liam Parr, Edith Street, Brian & Irene Jones, Georgette Maalouf, Jamilton Dabu, Carmen Mifsud, Bob Meehan, Elizabeth Slee, Jacintha Udawattage, Rita Dubowik, Sasika Jurcic, Thais Long, Lorna Scott, Judy & Joseph Cammayo, Finnian Keating, Debra Hamill, Ashton Quinless, Elsabet, Grace White, Sr. Marie Therese Jones, Sr. Eileen Jones, Michael Gilbert, Emmanuel Bernardo, Tony Hankins, Josua, Anne De Soyza, Charlie Xerxen, June Shaw, Nikki Monte Silva, Aju Sunny, Glenna Pereira and all who are ill in our Parish.

ROSTERS

Money Counters - 5 August 18

Royden D’Souza / Pravin Albuquerque / Clarence D’Souza

Readers – 4/5 August 18

  6:00pm Jeslin Shaji
  8:30am Bev Jones
10:30am Venus Iuta
  5:00pm Giovanna Siccita

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion - 4/5 August 18

  6:00pm J. Poppen / H. Durski / S. D’Silva / Davy F.
  8:30am K English / R. Johnson / K. Fernandes / C. Coelho
10:30am V. Firman / S. DiBenedetto / N&R Golaw
  5:00pm S. Joseph / E. Behrouzi / C. Skinner / M Etiennette

Music Ministry – 4/5 August 18

  6:00pm Eagles Wings
  8:30am Shirley & Group
10:30am Samoan Choir
  5:00pm FilOz