Fr. Pius will be away from Monday, 7 November visiting family and attending a clergy retreat. He will return on the 9th of December.
Fr. Pius, your parishioners wish you a safe journey, a happy break and we look forward to your return.
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.|
|19/20 Nov||Feast of the King. End of Jubilee Holy Year of Mercy|
|26/27 Nov||1st Sunday of Advent|
FR JOHN ALDAG PE
It is with sadness that we inform you that Fr. John Aldag passed away on Wednesday 2 November 2016. His funeral Mass is proposed to be held at St Luke’s, Blackburn South on Wednesday, 9 November 2016 at 11:00am followed by burial at Springvale Cemetery.
MONSTER GARAGE SALE, 19 NOVEMBER (Proceeds from this sale to go to the church)
We are looking for saleable goods in excellent condition. If you would like to drop off items, the sheds will be open on Sundays 6 and 13 November between 10:00am and 11:30pm, or to arrange a pick up, ring Kevin on 9748 9494.
The Brothers and Sisters of the Alliance of the Two Hearts in collaboration with our parish of St. Peters are calling all youth aged 12-30 to attend FIAT, a 4-day Marian Eucharistic Youth congress from January 19 - 22, 2017 at Encore Events Centre, 80 Derrimut Road, Hoppers Crossing. 100 years ago Our Lady appeared to 3 children in Fatima and gave them a special message that would prove to be relevant to today’s youth. Come along to a jam-packed event filled with games, workshops, talks by guest speakers, performances and of course prayer as we discover the beauty of her message. To register, contact the OATH brothers on 0433 093 833. Early bird fee is only $49 before 31 December. Hope to see you there. God Bless!
CAMPION COLLEGE, SYDNEY: SUMMER PROGRAM
The Campion College Summer Program gives interested students the opportunity to live college life at Campion for a few days before making any long term tertiary decisions. Participants sample Campion’s four core subjects—literature, history, philosophy and theology—while enjoying the summer sun and activities including sport, trips to the beach and visits to the mountains. Registrations close 3 January 201Cost: $390, including a non-refundable $50 administration fee.
For those experiencing financial difficulty, please contact the Prospective Student Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
There will be a special collection on Nov 12/13 weekend for Catholic Deaf. Thank you for your support.
DAWN MASS NOVENA, 16-24 DECEMBER 16
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.
POPE’S INTENTIONS FOR NOVEMBER
Universal: That the countries which take in a great number of displaced persons and refugees may find support for their efforts which show solidarity.
Evangelization: That within parishes, priests and lay people may collaborate in service to the community without giving in to the temptation of discouragement.
TWEET FROM POPE FRANCIS
God never stops wanting our good, even when we sin. Pope Francis (@Pontifex) | Twitter
Please note that the Polish Mass be held on Sunday November 13th.
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.
IMPORTANT DATES FOR ST. PETER’S SCHOOL
|14th Dec||Year 6 Last Day – Dismissal 4:30pm from hall|
|15th Dec||Prep – Year 4 Last Day. Dismissal 3:15pm|
|16th Dec||Year 5 Last Day. Dismissal 3:15pm|
PRAYER OF ST. GERTRUDE FOR THE HOLY SOULS IN PURGATORY
O Eternal Father, I offer Thee the Most Precious Blood of Thy Divine Son, Jesus, in union with the masses said throughout the world today, for all the Holy Souls in Purgatory, for sinners everywhere - for sinners in the Universal Church, for those in my own home and for those within my family. Amen.”
We pray for Fr. John Aldag PE, Lilian Flynn and all who died recently.
We pray for Timothy Crough, Josefino Dabu 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, Bernie Poppen, Dominic D’Lima, Lyn Aquino, Liam Parr, Veronica Gomes, George Gilhooly, John Walsh, Pedro & Dante Lopez, Crispin & Nick Garcia, Cynthia Middleton and all who are ill in our Parish.
Money Counters – 13 Nov 16
|Greg & Maureen Moynahan / Peter Francis|
Readers – 12/13 Nov 16
Extraordinary Ministers of Communion 12/13 Nov 16
|6:00pm||Leo W. / J. Poppen / M. Maple / Josie T.|
|8:30am||G. Sharman / C. Coelho / K. English / VOL|
|10:30am||F. Caruana / S. Colla / M. Naufahu / Vicki F.|
|5:00pm||Melanie E./S. Joseph/C. Skinner/Giovanna S.|
Music Ministry – 12/13 Nov 16
|8:30am||Shirley & Group|