24th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2017

 

PARISH NEWS

FR. PIUS
As you are aware, our beloved Fr. Pius will be leaving us to go to Corio on 11th October. We will take up a collection for Fr. Pius on the weekend of 23/24 September. If you are going to be away on that weekend and would still like to contribute, please place your contribution in an envelope marked "Fr. Pius" on any of the weekends prior to 7/8 October and drop it into the collection bag. There will be a farewell Mass for Fr. Pius on 8 Oct at 10:30am. We ask parishioners to kindly bring a plate of food to share after Mass when we will present Fr. Pius with our gift of gratitude.

Please note that Fr. Pius will be away from 18 to 29 September. There will be Communion Service on weekday mornings. Fr Manoj will celebrate the 7:00pm Mass on Wednesdays and Fr Peter Carrucan will celebrate the weekend Masses.

FR. VINCENT JOHN CMI
We warmly welcome into our St Peter's community Fr Vincent John who will be our parish priest from the 11th October 2017 onwards. Fr Vincent is currently parish priest at St Agnes Parish in Highett.

JUBILEE CROSS, SUNDAY 17 SEPTEMBER
Parishioners are invited to join the Jubilee Cross Procession after the 8.30am Mass on Sunday. The route for the procession is from St. Peter's to Guinane Ave. / Smeaton Ave. / Baggot Dr. / Guinane Ave., returning to St. Peter's. You are all invited to join us for lunch which will be provided after the 10:30am Mass.

MULTICULTURAL MASS PLANNING MEETING
The final planning meeting for the Multicultural Mass will be held on Saturday, 23 September 2017 at 10:15am in the meeting room off the church hall.  All are welcome to attend.

GOOD SAMARITAN MINISTRY
The Good Samaritan Ministry assists parishioners in need during difficult times e.g. bereavement, unemployment and loneliness. Good Samaritan ministry offers a confidential service by volunteers drawn mainly from the parish community. The ministry provides an opportunity to serve others and put faith into action, and the chance to grow and learn in relating to others. If you would like a visit from any of our team or would like to join the ministry, please call Anita on 0411 772 320.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE SCHOOL

22 Sep End of Term 3. School finishes at 1:00pm
  9 Oct No School - CURRICULUM DAY
10 Oct Term 4 commences 8:45am

 

Come and see the new Catholic Musical MAGDALENE - A WANTON SAINT Oct 4 to-7 at 7:00pm daily and Matinee Saturday 1:00pm at Renaissance Theatre, 826 High St, Kew in the Kew High School. Ph. 8692 0360 or www.trybooking.com/QZMG. An Inspiring Musical about the Grace of God and the transformation of Mary Magdalene from a fallen woman to one of the Church's greatest saints.

ROSTERS FOR PIETY STORE ROSTERS, COMMUNION TO THE SICK, LECTORS & EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS for September, October and November are now available for collection in the Hall.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR PARISH 

Sundays 6:15 - 8:15pm HSI School of Discipleship in Community Centre.
18 - 29 Sep Fr. Pius will be away.
8 Oct 10:30am Farewell Mass for Fr. Pius. Please bring a plate of food to share after Mass.
11 Oct Fr. Pius leaves and Fr. Vincent John arrives

 

CELEBRATING GOD'S WORD IN THE FAMILY - WORKSHOPS FOR PRAYING AND PLAYING THE GOSPELS AT HOME

Thursday 21 September, 7:30pm at Our Lady of Victories Basilica, Parish Hall, 548 Burke Road, Camberwell. Pauline Books & Media invite you to participate in concurrent workshops that will help families discover how they can engage with the gospel stories at home. Sharon Freeman's workshop for parents aims to encourage and enable adults to share Bible stories creatively with children in the home. Catherine Place will engage children themselves to discover creative and playful activities that bring the stories of the Bible to life. The session will finish by 8:30pm so bring children along.

Details and RSVP attention Sr. Joanna melbourne@paulinebooks.com.au or call 0403 175 251.

RECENTLY DECEASED
We pray for Rita Canale, John Tanti, Tom Merritt, Fr. Thomas Carra, Marris Cassar, Julietha Fernandes, Ben Halge and all who passed away recently.

DEATH ANNIVERSARIES
We pray for Rosy Dsouza Michele Scrofani, Tolentino Pedayo, Irene & David Matheson, Harry Thomas Smith, William McLoughlin, George Weerakoon, Vera Saerang, Tony Carvalho and all whose anniversaries occur at this time.

PRAYERS FOR THE SICK
We pray for Shirley & Leo Linehan, Angela O'Brien, Lydia (Aleida) Van Susteren, Peter McGlade, Gary Spotswood, Stan Walkden, Diane Cameron, Kristian Romois, Robert Hart, Karen Norris, Liam Parr, Edith Street, Georgette Maalouf, Carmen Mifsud, Bob Meehan, Dominic D'Lima, Cynthia Middleton, Milton Roberts, Elizabeth Slee, Barbara Grogan, Laurie & Leslea Baker, Jean Skinner, Charlie Xerxin, Melissa Caroline, Ralf Milone, Megan Rowe, Sean Donaldson, Jeff Grech, Crispin Garcia, Lyn Worsley, Lorraine Gill, Linda Collins, Sr. Eileen Brown, Eugenie Rinaldi, Keith Gill, Imelda Rundell, Brian Jones, Carmel Negline, Yolanda Satur, Ari Casanova, Carmen Sherri and all who are ill in our Parish

ROSTERS

Money Counters - 24 Sep 17

Kevin McLoughlin / Jeff Leeson / Francis Thomas

Readers - 23/24 Sep 17

  6:00pm Sharon D'Silva
  8:30am KSC Reader
10:30am Rosemary Hibbert
  5:00pm Sherwin Simangan

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion - 23/24 Sep 17

  6:00pm J. Poppen / B. Farrugia / M. Nelthropp / M. Maple
  8:30am KSC Minister / Kevin McL / L. Jones / VOL
10:30am M&Z D'Mello / C. Morcom / S. DiBenedetto
  5:00pm I. Simangan / A. Etiennette / E. Behrouzi / VOL

Music Ministry - 23/24 Sep 17

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