IMPORTANT DATES FOR OUR PARISH
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.|
|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|
|3rd Sunday||5:00pm Youth Mass|
|23/24 Feb||Visit by Regional Bishop Mark Edwards who will celebrate all weekend Masses.|
WELCOME TO OUR NEWLY BAPTISED
We welcome into our Church community Neve Charlotte Manning and Darcy James Molinia 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.
ROSTERS for Communion to the Sick and Piety Store available for collection from the hall.
VOCATIONS TO THE PRIESTHOOD
Please continue to pray for vocations to the priesthood. This year ten men will begin their formation to the priesthood at Corpus Christi College, seven of them for the Melbourne Archdiocese. Our first year men will commence on February 17 with a welcome afternoon tea for their families and friends. Please pray for them, and for their brother seminarians who commenced recently.
Young Adults Ministry presents God’s Not Dead – From Darkness to Light - PG on Saturday March 2 (after the 6:00pm mass). A good Christian movie about a Pastor’s fight to keep his church from being shut down. BBQ, drinks and snacks at 7:00pm. Movie commences 7:30pm. Movie is for all ages especially young people. Come and support our parish youth.
MOTHER OF PERPETUAL SUCCOUR NOVENA
Every Wednesday at 7.30 pm (after 7 pm mass) consisting of traditional prayers, scripture reading, brief homily, Eucharistic Adoration and some of our favourite hymns. 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.
ST. PETER APOSTLE SCHOOL – 2020 PREP ENROLMENTS
St. Peter Apostle School will hold an Information Session for parents who are interested in enrolling their children at St. Peters for the year 2020. This information session will be held at the school at 7:00pm on Tuesday, 19th March 2019, It would be appreciated if children do not attend this meeting due to limited space. Guided Tours will be held on Thursday 14th March 2019 at 9:00am and 10:00am. During the meeting, parents will have an opportunity to make an appointment for their Enrolment Interview in Term 2.
HEALING MASS, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH
All are invited to come and experience Jesus' Healing Touch for the body, mind and soul at a Special Healing Mass at our church on Wednesday, 27th February, 7:00pm to 9:30pm. Healing, Adoration and Preaching by Fr. Jilto George, CMI.
VISIT BY BISHOP MARK EDWARDS
Our Regional Bishop Mark Edwards will visit our parish on the weekend of 23rd/24th February 2019. Bishop Mark will celebrate all Masses that weekend and will meet parishioners after each Mass, with a special meeting with our Parish Youth and Young Adults after the 5:00pm Mass on Sunday, 24th February. In addition to the above visit, Bishop Mark will meet with various parish committees and visit our sick parishioners on Monday 18th February. On Wednesday 20th February, Bishop Mark will visit our School and meet with the Leadership Team. Please offer our usual St. Peter’s hospitality and friendship to Bishop Mark. We request you to kindly bring a plate to share in the fellowship after the 10:30am Mass on Sunday, 24th February. Thank you.
Our parish will be having a Lenten retreat this year on March 14,21,28 and April 4 from 7 to 8 pm conducted by Deacon Royden Dsouza. These will consist of teachings, short films, hymns on key parables from the Gospel’s to increase our faith and build a stronger relationship with Jesus during this Lenten Period. Look out for further details as we approach Ash Wednesday.
TWEET FROM POPE FRANCIS
If we practice seeing with the eyes of Jesus, we will always be able to recognize those who need our help.
VISITATION PROGRAM WITH CO.AS.IT (COMMITATO ASSISTENZA ITALIANI)
Co.As.It is a community based organisation providing social support to elderly Italians who are socially isolated in the community. The Program is seeking assistance from Italian speaking parishioners who may be interested in volunteering. If you are able to assist or need more information please contact Angela Vindigni on 0408 556 392.
We pray for Raymundo Tagala, Maria Lukawa, Ray Tegala, Joyce Montepaone. Jesu Johnkutty and all who have passed away recently.
We pray for Arturo Santos, Agostino & Josephine Cutajar, Leli, Carmena & Nicole Zahra, Gueseppi, Rosaria & Sabrina Feralazzo, Gilbert Dayao, Brian Smith, Thariyath Thaliyath 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, Robert Hart, George Cache, Patrick Thursby, Patrick Clark, Loretta O'Regan, Ava Aldcroft, Lewis Zammit, Nofoao Thomas, Vonnie Pritcard and all who are ill in our Parish.
Money Counters – 24 February 19
|Kitty Stuttard / Clarence D’Souza / Grace Sharman|
Readers – 23/24 February 19
Extraordinary Ministers of Communion - 23/24 February 19
|6:00pm||Praful A. / M. Maple / H. Durski / S. Martis|
|8:30am||KSC Minister / K. McLoughlin / L&B Jones|
|10:30am||Z. D’Mello / Sally DiB / S. Colla / F. Caruana|
|5:00pm||S Simangan/C Skinner/E Behrouzi/S Joseph|
Music Ministry - 23/24 February 19
|6:00pm||Shepherds of Christ|
|8:30am||Shirley & Group|