Our copies of "God's Word 2019" have sold out. Orders can be taken up to 25 November. Leave your name and phone number with volunteers in the Piety Store. Divine Mercy Pocket and Wall Calendars and Columban wall calendars as well as Christmas cards, ornaments, nativity scenes, etc. are available.
Bible Study continues on Monday at 7:00pm in the theatrette. We are at Matthew Ch. 19. All welcome to come and learn more about our faith. Enquiries contact Royden on 0426 071 375.
MEMORIAL MASS FOR DECEASED – TUESDAY 13th NOVEMBER, 7:00PM, FOLLOWED BY SUPPER
All Parishioners who have lost a loved one are invited to attend this special Memorial Mass for the Deceased. You are welcome to bring a photo of the Deceased and place it on the table at the front of the Church. Could you kindly bring a plate of sweet/savoury finger food to share after Mass. Thank you.
You are welcome to write down departed ones names in the Memorial Book which is kept near the Sanctuary. The book will be taken to the altar during the Offertory to remember and pray at all the Masses in November.
KNIGHTS OF THE SOUTHERN – DECEASED MEMBERS MASS
Will be held on Wednesday, 14h of November at 7:00pm at St. Peter’s, Hoppers Crossing. Members are asked to assemble at 6:45pm prior to Mass. Widows, relatives and parishioners are invited to be at this Mass and to stay for refreshments afterwards.
To enable us to make up hampers to take to families in need this Christmas, please take a tag from the Tree and return the item/s to the baskets under the Tree by December 9th. A Christmas card with your gift of food lets a family know that you are thinking of them at this joyous Season. Last year we were able to help close to 100 families in our area. Enquiries 9749 2388.
YOUTH & YOUNG ADULTS – CHRISTMAS CAROLS NIGHT
For the first time, our Youth and Young Adults are hosting a Carols night! Starting at 7:00pm on Saturday 1st December in the hall. As we'd love our youth to lead the carols, any youth who would like to perform/lead a Christmas carol (solo or groups), please contact Rhea on 0419 046 809. Please come along and support our Youth and Young Adults and get into the spirit of Christmas by joining in our Christmas Carols Night. There will be singing, music BBQ, snacks etc. All are welcome. If you would like to help out on that day or donate or contribute, please contact Anita on 0411 772 320.
PLENARY COUNCIL 2020: WHAT IS GOD ASKING OF US IN AUSTRALIA AT THIS TIME?
Have your say by Wednesday 6 March, 2019
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COLLOQUIUM ON BUILDING A THEOLOGY OF COMMUNION
Thursday, 22 November, 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The colloquium draws on the national resource on lay pastoral ministry, Faithful Stewards of God’s Grace, which affirms and celebrates the common vocation of the lay faithful—grounded in the Sacrament of Baptism—to participate in the ministry of Christ.The evening will include input from various tertiary directors and leaders of centres of spirituality who will offer ways in which the vocation of the lay faithful may be realized and supported in our Archdiocese. In addition there will be information on accreditation and incentives and support for those currently accredited. Enquiries to Johanna Carroll on 9926 5765 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please RSVP online by Friday 16 November at www.trybooking.com/YGEW.
ST PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL
Organ Recital by Calvin Bowman
Works by Johann Sebastian Bach 1685-1750
Wednesday 14 November 2018, 7:00pm-8:30pm at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, 1 Cathedral Place, East Melbourne. $20 no concessions. Children under 15 free. Tickets: https://www.trybooking.com/ZESS or at the door. Enquiries 9926 5753 (wed to Sun) or email@example.com
We pray for Rocksten Jude Pereira, Fr. Joseph Abraham, Shaun Fitzgerald, Nerma Baltero, Ermo Borres, Gabriel Khai Dinh, Winifred Hulme, Paul Deguara, and all those who passed away recently in our parish and those who died in the California shooting incident.
We pray for Manual Arce, Estrella Arce, Juliana Tuazon, Sam Bonnici, Yoakim, Reynaldo Natividad, Cecile Sinh, Maria Marhno Kim, Paul Sau, J.B. Nham, J.B. Nghi, Edward Palmer, Brett Hallinan, Maurice Dalton, Esther Granada and all whose anniversaries occur at this time.
PRAYERS FOR THE SICK
We pray for Leo Linehan, Lydia (Aleida) Van Susteren, Gary Spotswood, Stan Walkden, Sean Donaldson, Liam Parr, Edith Street, Irene Jones, Bob Meehan, Rita Dubowik, Thais Long, Sr. Eileen Jones, Lucy Ballan, Cynthia Middleton, Josie Walsh, Emmanuel Bernardo, Ewa Polanska, Lorraine Brooks, Beatrice Morgan, Gayle Ryan, Alberta Enemego, Bruce Renn, Moya Wood, Suzana Quintanilla, Pat Goodfellow, Sonny Joshua, Vivian Metzger, Kim, Eugene Xavier, Nalini Mellewa and all who are ill in our Parish.