25th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2018

PARISH NEWS

SPECIAL HEALING MASS
There will be a special Healing Mass in our church on Thursday, 27 September at 7:00pm by Rev. Fr. Augustine Vallooran, VC from Divine Australia. Fr. Augustine is the Director of the Divine Retreat Centre at Potta in India. Praise and Worship by Glen and Teresa La’Rive. All are invited to attend this special Healing Mass.

PARISH REFURBISHMENT
As advised earlier, we are very close to agreeing to a refurbishment of the car park to be undertaken during the school holidays (September 22 to October 7). Given the limited time available and to expeditiously complete the work within the school holidays, the entire car park will be closed to the public from Saturday 22nd September to October 7th 2018. Hence, parking will not be available in the car park for those days. The end date is subject to weather conditions permitting smooth work. We are extremely sorry for the inconvenience but once work is completed, we will get a refurbished car park with additional car spaces and pedestrian markings, to make safer movement of students to the school and parishioners to the church. Thank you for your patience. Further details will be provided at weekend masses.
Building Projects Team.

ST VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY – ADDITIONAL COLLECTION
There will be an additional collection this weekend, 22/23 September for the work of St. Vincent de Paul Members in the St. Peter’s Parish area.  Your anticipated generosity is acknowledged and urgently needed. Thank you.

HSI SCHOOL OF DISCIPLESHIP
Please note that the HSI School of Discipleship will not be holding sessions on September 23rd and September 30th on account of school holidays. The next session will be on October 7th, 2018 at 6:15pm in the Community Centre.

BIBLE STUDY
Bible Study continues on Monday September 24th at 7:00pm in the theatrette. We are at Matthew Ch 12. Come and experience an interactive study of the Bible.

YOUTH MASS
Parish Youth Mass is at 5:00pm on Sunday 23rd September. All youth of the parish are requested to attend this mass with a special blessing for all youth. There will be fellowship after mass with an opportunity to meet the youth ministry leaders. We wish to see many youth attend.

SAUSAGE SIZZLE & LADIES AUXILIARY SCONE STALL
On the weekend of 29th and 30th September, there will be a Sausage Sizzle after all Masses and St. Peters Ladies Aux. will be holding a Scone Stall. So, buy a sausage from Margaret and then purchase some scones for dessert please. The money made helps the Ladies Aux. provide Special Occasion Flowers etc. for our Church. Margaret Craigie is looking for people to help her with the sausage sizzle, so if you are able to give her a hand, please see Margaret before Mass.

FIAT YOUTH CONGRESS 2018 – 4 TO 7 OCTOBER
An event for young people to help them understand and appreciate faith more for themselves and to apply in practice to their lives to pursue God's will. There will be talks, prayers, workshops, games, live performances, holy mass and confession. 9:00am to 5:00pm each day at Thomas Carr College, Tarneit. Cost $99 includes lunch and afternoon tea for all 4 days.  Ages 15+. Contact Nina 0431 003 280 or Marc Louie 0425 141 660. Online registration www.fiatcongress.com

LIFE, MARRIAGE & FAMILY SUNDAY – 7TH OCTOBER
Father will be giving a special blessing for pregnant mums and their unborn babies at the conclusion of all Masses on the weekend of 6/7 October.

JOSEPH’S CORNER

  • TRIVIA NIGHT, Saturday, 13th October, 6:30pm for a 7:00pm start until 11:00pm at St. Augustine’s Parish Hall, Cnr. Birmingham St & Somerville Road, Yarraville. Cost - $15 per person, BYO Food and Drinks. Phone 9315 2680 or email contact@josephscorner.org.au.
  • MEDITATON & MIDNFULNESS composed of creating mandalas, gentle exercise and mindful walking leading into silent meditation. Suitable for beginners and experienced meditators. At Joseph’s Corner, 13 Bellin Street, Laverton. 1pm – 2:30pm Tuesdays 9/16/23/30 October. Gold Coin Donation. Phone 9315 2680.

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

MARIAN COLLEGE, SUNSHINE WEST
Enrolments for Year 7 2020 onwards are now being accepted. Limited places available for Years 8 to 12, 2019. Book your open morning tour of the school today! Visit www.mariansw.catholic.edu.au or call 9363 1711.

ST. PADRE PIO'S RELICS COMING TO MELBOURNE
Monday 1st October, St. Mary Church, 97 Railway Street, North Altona
In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of St. Padre Pio’s death, some of his relics, accompanied by Fr. Gian Maria Di Giorgio from San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy, are traveling to Melbourne this month. The visit is part of a nation-wide tour of Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne. The relics will be venerated between 7:00pm and 9:00pm and before and after the 7:30pm Mass organized by the Padre Pio Prayer Group. Enquiries: (03) 9819 3775.

THANK YOU FROM CARITAS AUSTRALIA FOR PROJECT COMPASSION 2018 CAMPAIGN
Dear people of the Archdiocese of Melbourne, I wish to think you very sincerely for your wonderful and generous response to the Caritas Australia Project Compassion 2018 appeal ‘For a Just Future’. The Catholic community of Melbourne donated $1,514,019 to the appeal – a major contribution to supporting the poorest of the poor in the over 25 countries where Caritas Australia supports programs. Across Australia the appeal raised around $10.8 million, money that will make a real difference in lifting people out of poverty, and giving many the opportunity to build secure lives, free from poverty and hunger. Since the end of the Project Compassion 2018 campaign Caritas Australia has continued, with your generous help, to provide assistance to those areas hit by disasters like the flooding in Kerala, India, and Typhoon Manghkut in the Philippines, as well as ongoing development work. Again, thanks for your help in enabling Caritas Australia to be the gospel in action.

RECENTLY DECEASED
We pray for Thelma French, Zygmunt Kruc, Denis Vincent Lynam and all those who passed away recently.

DEATH ANNIVERSARIES
We pray for Harry Smith, Carmelo (Carl) Ravineschi, Rosa Pimentel, Alice Billings, Poshan Misquitta, Rosy D'Souza, Maria Hauk, Emmanuel Fernando, Vincent Fernando, Thesiamma John and all whose anniversaries occur at this time.

PRAYERS FOR THE SICK
We pray for Leo & Shirley Linehan, Lydia (Aleida) Van Susteren, Gary Spotswood, Stan Walkden, Sean Donaldson, Liam Parr, Edith Street, Brien & Irene Jones, Carmen Mifsud, Bob Meehan, Rita Dubowik, Thais Long, Sr. Eileen Jones, Michael Gilbert, Aju Sunny, Glenna Pereira, Lucy Ballan, Cynthia Middleton, Charlie Xerxien, Jamilton Dabu, Luz de la Cruz, Melissa Caroline, Fran Kisielewski, Lissett Lopez, Josie Walsh, Philomena Cleur, Lorraine, Christie Rivera, Carlo Rivera, Lewis Caruana, Margaret English, Robert Wells, Justin Worsley, Steny Alex, Rosa Carullo, Beatrice Morgan, Anne Kelly, Pat King, Gayle Ryan, Fr. Samuel Chetcuti, Jack & Dorothy Collins and all who are ill in our Parish.

 

ROSTERS

Money Counters – 30 September 18

Les Jones / Tini & Barrie Hope

Readers – 29/30 September 18

  6:00pm Agnes D’Lima
  8:30am Grace Sharman
10:30am Mario D’Mello
  5:00pm Jeslin Shaji

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion – 29/30 September 18

  6:00pm B. Fernandes / Josie T. / E. Mills / D. Fernandez
  8:30am S. Gomez / E. Stowers / D&J Roga
10:30am Z. D’Mello / C. Morcom / N. Costa / L. Ortega
  5:00pm S. Joseph / E. Behrouzi / G. Siccita / Volunteer

Music Ministry – 29/30 September 18

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