PARISH OFFICE CLOSURE
Please note that the Parish Office will be closed on Monday, 31 October and Cup Day Tuesday, 1 November.
CONFIRMATION, 10:30AM MASS, 23 OCT 16
We are very happy to welcome our new Regional Bishop Mark Edwards OMI at the 10:30am Mass this Sunday, 23rd October. He is here to confirm 8 Children from the Sunday School Programme.
IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE PARISH
|Every Sunday||Youth & Young Adults Group 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Come and join the Brothers & Sisters of Two Hearts as they help you grow in your faith journey with prayer, fun, games, music and pizza.|
|Daily in the month of October||
Rosary every night Monday to Friday at 6:30pm in the church.
Saturday and Sunday Rosary is prayed before evening Mass.
|23 Oct||10:30am Confirmation Mass|
|30 Oct||10:30am Multicultural Mass|
|1 Nov||Feast of All Saints|
|2 Nov||All Souls’ Day|
|19/20 Nov||Feast of the King. End of Jubilee Holy Year of Mercy|
|26/27 Nov||1st Sunday of Advent|
Parishioners are reminded that our Multicultural Mass will be held on Sunday, 30th October at 10:30am. This is a wonderful occasion where the different communities in our parish family celebrate as one. Flag bearers representing the different nations and those participating in the Liturgy are required to attend a Rehearsal in the Church on Saturday, 29th October at 10:30am. We also request that every family attending brings a plate of traditional food to share. It is also an opportunity to dress in your national dress. Thank you.
GOOD SAMARITAN MINISTRY
The first meeting of the Good Samaritan Ministry is being held at the Community Centre on October 27 at 7:30pm. If you would like to join the Ministry you are welcome to attend. If you require further details please call Anita on 0411 772 320.
REMINDER TO READERS AND EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF COMMUNION
If you have not returned your Availability Form for Christmas/New Year would you please return your reply no later than October 30th. We need this form to prepare the next roster. Can you either drop off the form at the Sacristy or email your responses to the parish office at HoppersCrossing@cam.org.au or firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your help.
POLISH & FILIPINO MASSES
Please note that the Polish Mass will not be held on the 1st Sunday in November; it will be held on Sunday November 13th. There will be no Filipino Mass in October. Filipino Mass will resume on 27th November.
Divine Mercy and Columban Calendars ($9), Divine Mercy Pocket Calendars ($8), 6 copies only of "God's Word 2017" ($16),
Religious Christmas Cards, in English $3 packet of 8 cards, in Vietnamese and in Polish $2.50 packet of 8 cards. Italian cards are on order.
DAWN MASS NOVENA, 16-24 DECEMBER 2016
This will be the 21st year our parish will celebrate the Dawn Mass Novena in preparation for Christmas. The Novena Mass is held at 5:00am every morning for nine consecutive days, starting on the 16th and concluding on the 24th December. Our parish prayer group organises this by coordinating with our parishioners, other groups in our parish, prayer group benefactors and others from neighbouring parishes who attend the dawn Mass every year. Their generosity provides a festive breakfast for everyone who attends the dawn Mass. If any of you would like to be a part of this breakfast by either providing food or wish to donate towards it please contact Josephine at the parish office on 9749 4300 or email email@example.com. If you would like to be one of the sponsors for breakfast, please put your name down on sheets that will be available in the foyer from the first weekend of November. You can choose a day to suit you from 16th to 24th December. Thank you.
WORLD MISSION SUNDAY
There will be a Special Collection at all masses this weekend for World Mission Sunday. Thank you for your support.
ST PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL: CLOSING OF HOLY DOOR
Sunday 20 November, 11:00am at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Cathedral Place, East Melbourne. To coincide with the closing of the Holy Door in the Basilica of St Peter at the Vatican, the Holy Door of Mercy at St Patrick’s Cathedral will be closed by Archbishop Denis Hart on 20 November, the feast of Christ the King. Those wishing to pass through the Holy Door for the final time may do so prior to the
POPE’S INTENTIONS FOR OCTOBER
Universal: That journalists, in carrying out their work, may always be motivated by respect for truth and a strong sense of ethics.
Evangelization: That World Mission Day may renew within all Christian communities the joy of the Gospel and the responsibility to announce it.
TWEET FROM POPE FRANCIS
God never stops wanting our good, even when we sin. Pope Francis (@Pontifex) | Twitter
IMPORTANT DATES FOR ST. PETER’S SCHOOL
|31st Oct||No School – Curriculum Day|
|1st Nov||No School – Melbourne Cup Public Holiday|
|15th Dec||Prep – Year 4 Last Day. Dismissal 3:15pm|
|16th Dec||Year 5 Last Day. Dismissal 3:15pm|
We pray for Curtis Valentine, Simplicio (Sr.) Caolboy and all who died recently.
We pray for Glen Maple, Jason McLoughlin, Joseph Spiteri, Sylvia Shucroft, Zlatko & Marija Lesicar and all whose anniversaries occur at this time.
PRAYERS FOR THE SICK
We pray for Lydia Van Susteren, Peter McGlade, Molly Wilson, Gary Spotswood, Stan Walkden, Sean Donaldson, Aiden Catherall, Vera Fernandez, Vic Pagunsan, Edith Street, Georgette Maalouf, Carmen Mifsud, Glenna Pereira, Pedro & Dante Lopez, Crispin & Nick Garcia, Bernie Poppen, Dominic D’Lima, Yvonne Clayton, Nicole Monte Silva, Diane Cameron, Frances Taylor, Dorothy Martin, Vinn Beasely, Milton Roberts, Bob Meehan, Lynne Worsley, Rose Shepherd, Rosalita Rances, Maria Milagros Baltero, Lyn Aquino, Ashlee Hodges, Therese Hall, Lillian Flynn, Liam Parr and all who are ill in our Parish.
Money Counters – 30 Oct 16
|Bill Coghlan / Kevin McLoughlin / John Walsh|
Readers – 29/30 Oct 16
Extraordinary Ministers of Communion 29/30 Oct 16
|6:00pm||B. Farrugia / R&A D’Souza / S. Albuquerque|
|8:30am||C Coelho/K English/G Sharman/R Johnson|
|5:00pm||C. Skinner / S. Joseph / M&D Etiennette|
Music Ministry – 22/23 Oct 16
|8:30am||Shirley & Group|