IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE PARISH
|1st August||7:00pm Baptism Formation Meeting|
|5th August||7:00 to 10:00pm First Friday Mass & Adoration|
|6th August||2:00 to 4:30pm Healing Mass|
|31st Aug to 8th Sep||Nativity of Our Lady Novena every evening at 7:00pm|
|3rd Sep||2:00pm Healing Mass & Adoration|
PRAYER TO ST. MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL
Parishioners, please note that from August, we will say a small prayer to St. Michael the Archangel at all weekend masses, imploring God for peace and mercy during these troubling times in our world.
The sick list is reviewed at the end of each month. Please contact the parish office at the start of each month to submit names for the sick as we are unable to keep a record of names for more than a month. We thank you for your cooperation in this matter.
EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION
We are looking for volunteers to assist our parish in the above Ministry. Ministers are needed for the 8:30am, 10:30am and 5:00pm Sunday Masses. If you are able to assist us in this Ministry, please contact the parish office on 9749 4300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and leave contact details. Thank you.
IMPORTANT DATES FOR ST. PETER’S SCHOOL
|15th Sep||PTS – School finishes at 12 noon|
|16th Sep||Last day of Term 3. School finishes at 1:00pm|
|4th Oct||No School for children – Curriculum Day|
|5th Oct||Term 4 commences – 8:45am|
NATIONAL VOCATIONS AWARENESS WEEK 2016
The theme for National Vocations Awareness Week this year is taken from the Year of Mercy, called by Pope Francis – ‘Stewards of Mercy’! In the Church you will see the poster provided for this week. Let us pray for more ‘Stewards of Mercy’ from our parish and local church.
JOSEPH`S CORNER COUNSELLING SERVICE SHOP
There will be a stall in the hall at all Masses on the weekend of 20/21 August featuring Bric-a Brac, knitting and crochet goods from Joseph’s Corner Counselling Service shop "MERRIJIG" in Yarraville. The shop raises funds to help keep the Counselling Service going. The Free Service is for Partners and Family members of people affected by addiction. If you can find something to purchase at the stall, you will be helping to keep this service continuing.
ST VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY
The next Meeting of the Hoppers Crossing Conference of the St Vincent de Paul Society will be next Tuesday night (2nd August) at 7:30pm at St. Peter's Community Centre.
menALIVE in the City is an opportunity for men to get together and explore the things that matter. We are continuing our 2016 “menALIVE in The City” program at St Augustine’s Church, just a two minute walk from Southern Cross station. The topic is “Not Meant To Be Alone – How to have meaningful relationships”. The session will start at 6:00pm and run until 7:45pm sharp. The presenter is Peter Shakhovskoy, Co-Founder of menALIVE Ministries. Fr Vic Farrugia will offer Mass at 5:30pm in St Augustine’s Church for anyone who can get there a bit earlier and would like to avail themselves of the opportunity.
KIMBERLEY CATHOLIC VOLUNTEER SERVICE - URGENTLY WANTED: VOLUNTEER WORKERS
The Diocese of Broome, WA, requires volunteers to assist with the work of the local Church on Aboriginal Missions. We are currently urgently seeking a couple to assist the Priest in the community of Balgo and a couple to manage the Warmun Retreat Centre over the wet season. There are several other roles also available. Placements are preferred for a period of 6 months. For further details, and an application form, please contact:
Volunteer Coordinator Anneliese Rohr: 0415 526 142
Mail: PO Box 76, BROOME WA 6725.
FULFILLING INTERNATIONAL MISSION FOR SKILLED VOLUNTEERS
Communities in East Timor, PNG, Kenya, Kiribati, Samoa and elsewhere are asking for volunteers to assist mentor local workers and so assist poverty reduction. They believe this approach promotes self-reliant, sustainable development and have asked Palms Australia to recruit, prepare and support those who volunteer. Want to know more? Information Session will be held on Saturday August 6, 10:30am at Ross House (247-251 Flinders Lane) RSVP to email@example.com or call 02 9518 9551. If you cannot make it, we would still love to hear from you.
We pray for Bienvenido Are, James O’Neill, Peter Spiteri and all who died recently.
We pray for Laurie Flaherty, Lucia Baltero, Simeon Arce Senior, Ruth Bigcas, Gregorio Halasan, Laura Trinos, Dionisia Teodoro, Creswell D’Lima, Barbara Wilkinson, Cesar Ambrosio, Segunda & Rene Raymundo, Alex Rohowhj, Manuel Laserna, Joseph Xuereb, Carmen, Peter & Paul Schembri, Guse Phan Van Chap, Daniel Hoyne, Darrin Denisse, Paul Loc, Dough Lewis, Oligario Naval, Walter, John & Felixa Zoledziewski, Anastazja Petryszak, Zyggi Kartus and all whose anniversaries occur at this time.
PRAYERS FOR THE SICK
We pray for Peter McGlade, Molly Wilson, Gary Spotswood, Stan Walkden, Sean Donaldson, Aiden Catherall, Vera Fernandez, Vic Pagunsan, Edith Street, Georgette Maalouf, Carmen Mifsud, Carmen Agius, Alyne White, Kevin Golding, Peg McNamara, Alex Coelho, Elizabeth Slee, Bob Meehan, Glenna Pereira, Shirley Marx, Pedro & Dante Lopez, Crispin & Nick Garcia, Bernie Poppen, Giancarlo D’Anrea, Edith Platel, Hyacinth Lawrence, Lucy Zanatta, Lynne Worsley, Maria Failla, Trevor Rush, Rosalita Rances, Dominic D’Lima, Joan Shearson, Diane Cameron, Lorna Weerakoon, Frances Cameron, Josefina Tayag, Makanthi, Virginia Kallio, Yvonne Clayton, Renato Bernardo, Milton Roberts, Tanuj Patel and all who are ill in our Parish.
Money Counters 7 Aug 16
|Bill Coghlan / Kevin McLoughlin / John Walsh|
Readers – 6/7 Aug 16
Extraordinary Ministers of Communion 6/7 Aug 16
|6:00pm||A&J White / J. Tramontana / H. Durski|
|8:30am||B. Jones / Kevin McL / K. Fernandes / VOL|
|10:30am||S. Sipilliano / E. Mills / V. Firman / VOL|
|5:00pm||A. D’Souza / C. Skinner / 2 X VOLUNTEERS|
Music Ministry 6/7 Aug 16
|8:30am||Shirley & Group|