19th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2018


PARISH NEWS

FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY will be celebrated on Wednesday 15th August with three Masses at 8:30am, 10:00am (School Mass) and 7:00pm. It is a Holy Day of Obligation. Holy Days of Obligation for Australia and New Zealand are 15th August (Assumption) and 25th December (Christmas). A Holy Day is simply a solemnity celebrated like a Sunday that is with obligation.

SUNDAY SCHOOL FIRST HOLY COMMUNION, SUNDAY 19TH AUGUST, 10:30AM MASS.
Parishioners please note that parking will be an issue at this Mass.

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.

ROYDEN D’SOUZA’S DEACON ORDINATION
Royden D'Souza will be ordained as Deacon on Saturday, 8th September 2018 at the 10:00am Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral. A bus service to the Cathedral has been organised by the parish at a cost of $10.00 per person (return trip). Anyone wishing to avail of this bus service must register their names along with the payment of $10.00 in the parish office ASAP as seats are limited. The bus will leave the church carpark at 8:30am sharp so please ensure you are seated in the bus by 8:15am.

ST.PETER'S SCHOOL CONFIRMATIONS – SATURDAY 11TH AUGUST
We congratulate all the Grade 6 Students who received the Sacrament of Confirmation this Saturday. May they be filled with the Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit throughout their lives.

ARCHBISHOP’S CATHOLIC MAN BREAKFAST SERIES, 13th September 2018 featuring our new Archbishop, Peter A Comensoli. Come along and be encouraged, inspired and challenged by him as he undertakes his leadership role in the Archdiocese of Melbourne. Come along and support the new Archbishop. The venue remains the CQ Club 113 – 123 Queen St Melbourne. Cost $45. Time 0700 – 0900 sharp. Enquiries Michael Bohan 0439 172 465. The Catholic Man Breakfast Series is an opportunity for men to gather and be encouraged and inspired in their faith.”

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
1st Friday 7:00pm to 10:00pm starting with Mass
Healing Mass 1st Saturday of the month, 1:30pm to 4:30pm

 

HSI SCHOOL OF DISCIPLESHIP
The 2018-19 session of the Holy Spirit Interactive (HSI) School of Discipleship commences 12th August, 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. For further information contact Anita D’Souza on 0411 772 320 or Sharon D’Silva on 0430 099 654.

PERMANENT DIACONATE
Please note that Royden Dsouza will now provide Gospel reflections over some weekend masses until his ordination on September 8th, 2018. Please continue to support him and keep him in your prayers as he progresses towards his ordination.

BIBLE STUDY
Bible Study continues on Monday (August 13) in the theaterette from 7 pm. We are at Matthew Ch 10. New members welcome. Enquiries Royden 0426 071 375

MOVIE NIGHT, 18TH AUGUST, 7:00pm
Our next Movie Night is on August 18th at 7:00pm after the 6:00pm mass in the parish hall. We will be screening Uncle Nino PG - a comedy movie for all ages showing the positive influence an elder uncle has on a slightly dysfunctional family. Sausage Sizzle, snacks and drinks commence 7:00 pm. Gold Coin Donation. All funds generated are used for Young Adults Programs. Your support and attendance is very much appreciated. If you would like to assist on the night or donate any food items please contact Rhea on 0419 046 809 Young Adults Group.

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.

CATHOLIC CARE
There will be a special collection this weekend for CatholicCare who assist families who are struggling or in distress. We thank you for your support.

Below are dates and locations where Archbishop Comensoli will be celebrating Mass in the Western Region:

12th Aug 11:00am St Mary of the Angels Basilica 136 Yarra St,  Geelong
19th Aug 11:00am Queen of Peace Cnr Everingham Rd & Queen St,  Altona Meadows

 

4TH OCEANIA APOSTOLIC CONGRESS ON MERCY (OACOM ) 2018
“Now is the Time for Mercy” 3 day Congress, Friday 24 August 7:30pm to Sunday 26 August 4:00pm at Divine Mercy Shrine 337-343 Greens Road, Keysborough. Registration & Attendance Cost $50 per person. More information at www.oacom2018.com.au or call 9830-4386.

JOSEPH’S CORNER TRIVIA NIGHT, 23 August 19
You are invited to a Soroptimist International Trivia Night on 23 Aug 18 at the Limerick Arms Hotel, 364 Clarendon St, South Melbourne from 7:30pm to 10:30pm. Cost $15. Tickets by email from simelbournequiz@gmail.com. Proceeds go to Joseph's Corner to provide free counselling to families and friends of  people with drug and/or alcohol addictions.

RECENTLY DECEASED
We pray for Kathleen Bool, Fr. John Van Suylen, Vincent Borg, Cassius Sequeira, Cynthia Jundic, Esperanza Macasaep, Clementina Bordone, Rodolfo Mallari and all those who passed away recently.

DEATH ANNIVERSARIES
We pray for Umberto Princi, Olive Barber, David Daborn, Georg Carabott, Joseph Briffa, Catherne Briffa, Charlie Briffa, Aristide Leblanc, Harold Leblanc, Excelsa Tejada, Carmel Morwood, Lolita Lopez, Arthur Parker, Rosa Almeida, Peter Watt Sr., Mary McMinnand, Anthony Bulbrook, Joseph Farrugia, Mathew Ottathengmkal, Venicio Arriola, Amando Arriola Sr., Leonidiza Arriola and all whose anniversaries occur at this time.

PRAYERS FOR THE SICK
We pray for Leo & Shirley Linehan, Angela O’Brien, Lydia (Aleida) Van Susteren, Gary Spotswood, Stan Walkden, Sean Donaldson, Liam Parr, Edith Street, Brien & Irene Jones, Carmen Mifsud, Bob Meehan, Jacintha Udawattage, Rita Dubowik, Thais Long, Sr. Eileen Jones, Michael Gilbert, Aju Sunny, Glenna Pereira, Lucy Ballan, Cynthia Middleton and all who are ill in our Parish.

 

ROSTERS

Money Counters - 19 August 18

John Allen / Jules & Neeta Pereira

Readers – 18/19 August 18

  6:00pm Sharon D’Silva
  8:30am Kitty Stuttard
10:30am Rosemary Hibbert
  5:00pm Romayne Albuquerque

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion - 18/19 August 18

  6:00pm S. Martis / H. Durski / Sharon A. / B. Farrugia
  8:30am G. Siccita / Karen F. / C. Coelho / J. Phan Lai
10:30am V. Ferman / S. DiBenedetto / M&Z D’Mello
  5:00pm M. Etiennette / C. Skinner / S. Joseph / E Behrouzi

Music Ministry – 18/19 August 18

  6:00pm Mater Dolorosa
  8:30am Shirley & Group
10:30am FilOz
  5:00pm AHFI