4th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2019

 

PARISH NEWS


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

Baptisms 1st & 3rd Sundays at 12 noon. Next Baptism Formation Meeting, Monday, 4th February at 7:00pm in Church.
1st Fridays 7:00pm to 10:00pm starting with Mass
Healing Mass 1st Saturday of the month, 1:30pm to 4:30pm – NEXT HEALING MASS ON MARCH 2nd, 1:30pm – 4:30pm

 

WELCOME TO OUR NEWLY BAPTISED
We welcome into our Church community Madeline Noveloso, Nadia Kirsten Ong and Laura Dane Ong who are to be baptised this Sunday. With the guidance of the Holy Spirit and the love of Parents, Godparents, family and friends, we pray that these children will lead lives full of happiness, faith and love.

YOUTH MASS
Please note that from February 2019, the 5:00pm Mass on the 3rd Sunday of each month will be a Youth Mass, and they will supply all the Ministries for the Mass.

LAST CHANCE
Unsold Calendars must be sent back after the weekend of 9/10 February. Visit the Piety Store for your religious calendar, Rosary beads and other religious goods.

CAR PARK REFURBISHMENT
Fr Vincent, Dcn Charles and the Building Projects Team would like to sincerely thank each and every one of our parishioners for their prayers and support during the refurbishment works. Thanks also for your patience and sorry for the inconvenience caused.

READERS AND EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS
As the next Roster from March to May 2019 will include the Easter Ceremonies, please complete the Availability Forms in the Hall and return them to the Parish Office NO LATER THAN 6TH FEBRUARY,2019. Your assistance is greatly appreciated.

THANK YOU
Young Adults ministry thanks everyone who came to the movie night last Monday. Thanks for your continued support. We collected $250 towards the expenses of our ongoing activities. THANK YOU.

MOTHER OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR NOVENA
From next Wednesday (February 6) the Mother of Perpetual Succour Novena is being renewed in a new format made popular by the Redemptorist Fathers who have been the propagators of the devotion of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour. The Novena will start at the same time of 7:30pm after mass and will include Eucharistic Adoration as well as scripture reading and a brief reflection. Come and join us for the Novena which has been known to carry a message of hope and assurance of help to all those who appeal to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour.

SACRAMENTAL & RELIGIOUS EDUCATION SUNDAY SCHOOL PROGRAMME
Enrolments this Sunday 3rd Feb 19 between 9:20am and 11:00am. You will find us if you follow the arrows on the brick walls of the School. If your children attend a non-Catholic School and you wish for them to prepare to receive Sacraments or general instruction, come and see us. Classes start on Sunday 10th Feb from 9:15am to 10:25am. Please bring a copy of your child’s Baptism Certificate. Enquiries to Bernice on 9749 2812.

REST IN PEACE
We pray for the souls of Rita Dubowik who was a teacher at our school for 38 years and our parishioner Stan Walkden who passed away last week. May their souls rest in peace. We offer their families our sincere condolences. Stan Walkden’s funeral will be held on Tuesday, 5th February at 10:30am in our church.

POPE FRANCIS has declared 8th February to be the WORLD DAY OF PRAYER REFLECTION AND ACTION AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING FOR THE UNIVERSAL CHURCH. He chose this day because it is the feast day of St Josephine Bakhita, patron saint of Sudan and of Trafficked People. A vigil Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop Peter A. Comensoli at 7:30pm on Thursday 7th February 2019 in St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

CROSSROADS AUSTRALIA PRO-LIFE WALKERS
Walkers from Crossroads Australia who walk from Brisbane to Melbourne annually giving witness to the dignity and sanctity of life at all stages will speak at our parish at all Masses this weekend.

RECENTLY DECEASED
We pray for Rita Dubowik, Stan Walkden, Bruce Blake, Poobal Rajan, Mario Zarra, Adam Vanderfeen and all who have passed away recently.

DEATH ANNIVERSARIES
We pray for Kevin Waters, Margaret Alice Jones, Emeterio Cahoy Sr., Fr. Alej Plaza Jr. svd, Charles Francisco, Mike Louise, Ivan Tims and all whose anniversaries occur at this time.

PRAYERS FOR THE SICK
We pray for Shirley & Leo Linehan, Lydia (Aleida) Van Susteren, Gary Spotswood, Sean Donaldson, Liam Parr, Edith Street, Bob Meehan, Lucy Ballan, Irene Jones, Thais Long, Sr. Eileen Jones, Virginia Jewers, Janko Janksic, Cynthia Middleton, Eugene Xavier, Mabel Fernandes, Maureen Moynahan, Ding de Leon, Leo Eleipa, Kath Meddings, Joyce Devine, Nella Inserra, Anna Vincenzino, Xavier Bradley, Clare Remedios and all who are ill in our Parish.

 

ROSTERS

Money Counters – 10 February 19

Kitty Stuttard / Clarence D’Souza / Grace Sharman

Readers – 9/10 February 19

  6:00pm Agnes D’Lima
  8:30am Dominic Hankins
10:30am Sunil Vaz
  5:00pm Connie Skinner

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion - 9/10 February 19

  6:00pm E. Mills / Josie T. / B. Farrugia / Sharon A.
  8:30am S. Gomez / K. McLoughlin / L&B Jones
10:30am F. Caruana / S. Colla / Sally DiB / V. I D Azimi
  5:00pm E. Behrouzi / S. Joseph / M&D Etiennette

Music Ministry - 9/10 February 19

  6:00pm Footsteps
  8:30am Shirley & Group
10:30am Youth Band
  5:00pm Shepherds of Christ