20th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2018


PARISH NEWS

 

SUNDAY SCHOOL FIRST HOLY COMMUNION, SUNDAY 19TH AUGUST, 10:30AM MASS
We congratulate all the Sunday School Children receiving the Holy Eucharist for the first time this Sunday. We pray that our Lord will nourish and strengthen them throughout their faith journey.

WELCOME
We welcome into our Church community Chloe Hargreaves & Ella Hargreaves who are to be baptised this Sunday.  With the guidance of the Holy Spirit and the love of their Parents, Godparents, family and friends, we pray that these children will lead a life full of happiness, faith and love.

ROYDEN D’SOUZA’S DEACON ORDINATION AT ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL
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.

ROYDEN D’SOUZA will be assisting for the first time as Deacon at the 10:30am Mass on Sunday 9th September in our church. All are invited. Please bring a plate of finger food to share at the fellowship after Mass.

PLEASE NOTE

  • There will be no First Friday Devotion on Friday, 7 September because of Our Lady’s Novena and fellowship.
  • Eugene will celebrate the 9:15am Mass on Saturday 8 September as Fr. Vincent will be attending Royden’s Diaconate Mass at the Cathedral.

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 has commenced and runs 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. All are welcome to join. For further information contact Anita D’Souza on 0411 772 320 or Sharon D’Silva on 0430 099 654.

ROSTERS FOR READERS AND EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS & COMMUNION TO THE SICK are ready for collection from the Hall from this weekend. Please collect your copy as soon as possible.

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.

NATIVITY OF OUR LADY NOVENA
The novena for the feast of the Nativity of Our Lady will start on Thursday 30 Aug until the feast day on 8 Sep. The 9th day, 7 September, will end with a shared supper.  Please bring a plate of finger food to share. We are looking for people to lead the Rosary each day of the novena.  If you would like to do so, please call the parish office on 9749 4300 as soon as possible. Thank you.

Day 1 Thu 30 Aug 7:00pm Mass, Exposition, Rosary & Novena Prayer
Day 2 Fri 31 Aug 7:00pm Mass, Exposition, Rosary & Novena Prayer.
Day 3 Sat 1 Sept

8:30am Exposition, Rosary & Novena Prayer followed by Morning Prayer &

9:15am Mass

Day 4 Sun 2 Sept

8:00am Exposition, Rosary & Novena Prayer

8:30am Mass

Day 5 Mon 3 Sep 7:00pm Mass, Exposition, Rosary & Novena Prayer
Day 6 Tue 4 Sept 7:00pm Mass, Exposition, Rosary & Novena Prayer
Day 7 Wed 5 Sep 7:00pm Mass, Exposition, Rosary & Novena Prayer Our Lady of Perpetual Help Novena will be recited prior to Rosary
Day 8 Thu 6 Sep 7:00pm Mass, Exposition, Rosary & Novena Prayer
Day 9 Fri 7 Sep

7:00pm Mass, Exposition, Rosary & Novena Prayer followed by supper in the hall – please bring plate of finger food to share.

Note: No First Friday Devotion.

Sat 8 Sept:           

FEAST OF THE NATIVITY OF OUR LADY

9:15am – Mass

Parishioners are invited to bring along their own statues/icons of the Blessed Virgin Mary to be placed on a table at the front of the Church each day of the Novena.

 

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.

HAIRSPRAY JR PRODUCTION BY MARIAN COLLEGE
At Marian College Auditorium, 196 Glengala Rd, West Sunshine. Wed 29 Aug to Sat 1 Sep at 7:30pm. Cost $14. Bookings at www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=399191

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.”

ROSTERS

Money Counters - 26 August 18

Kevin McLoughlin / Jeff Leeson / Francis Thomas


Readers – 25/26 August 18

  6:00pm Angela Francis
  8:30am KSC Reader
10:30am Indika Fernando
  5:00pm Sherwin Simangan


Extraordinary Ministers of Communion - 25/26 August 18

  6:00pm D&J Roga / J. Tramontana / B. Fernandes
  8:30am KSC Minister / K. McLoughlin / L&B Jones
10:30am N. Costa / S. Colla / F. Caruana / C. Morcom
  5:00pm I. Simangan / J, D & A. Etiennette


Music Ministry – 25/26 August 18

  6:00pm Filiorum Dei
  8:30am Shirley & Group
10:30am Domini Chorum
  5:00pm KNK