PARISH NEWS

 

IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE PARISH

18/19 June Consecration of families to the Sacred Heart of Jesus & Immaculate Heart of Mary at all weekend masses.
26th June 10:30am Special Mass celebration for St. Peter’s Feast Day

 

ST. PETER’S GRADE 4 CHILDREN
Let us remember in our prayers, the Grade 4 children who will receive their First Holy Communion on Saturday 4th June at 6:00pm, Sunday 5th June at 10:30am and Sunday 12th June at 10:30am. Please also note that parking may pose a problem at these Masses.

ST.PETER'S FEAST DAY SUNDAY 26TH JUNE 10.30AM
We invite all Parishioners to attend our annual St. Peter's Feast Day Mass on Sunday 26th June at 10:30am. Could all Parish Group Leaders arrange for their banners to be processed in Church at the start of Mass. We also request that everyone bring a plate of finger food to be shared in the hall after Mass.

CONSECRATION TO THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS & THE IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY
The Brothers of Two Hearts will visit our parish on the weekend of 18th and 19th June to consecrate our parish families to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

ROSTERS
Rosters for Readers and Eucharistic Ministers are available for collection from the church hall.

HSI SCHOOL OF DISCIPLESHIP
A reminder that he first session of the School of Discipleship commences this Sunday June 5 at 6:00pm in the Community Centre. For those still interested and who would like to register, please call Anita 0411 772 320 or Royden 0426 071 375.

STEWARDSHIP RENEWAL
Stewardship renewal will take place at the end of June. New envelopes will be available for collection on the 18th/19th June. If you would like to change your current pledge or mode of giving, please contact Josephine on 9749 4300, or email stpeters@westnet.com.au or hopperscrossing@cam.org.au on or before 31st May 2016. If you would like to join our Stewardship program, please take a registration card from the foyer, complete the Stewardship side and drop it into the collection bags during Mass or in the Mass offering slot near the sacristy. You can also drop it off at the parish office or give it to Fr. Pius or Deacon Charles after Mass.

REGISTRATION OF PARISHIONERS
If you are not already a parishioner and would like to be registered as one at St Peters, please complete a registration card available from the foyer and as above, drop it in the collection bags during Mass or in the Mass offering slot near the sacristy or at the parish office or give it to Fr. Pius or Deacon Charles after Mass. Please remember that being baptised in this parish or attending Mass regularly does not automatically make a person a parishioner.  The person needs to be registered on our census program.

ST PETERS CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP
Saturday, 11th June will be the Prayer Group’s 21st Anniversary.  All are invited to celebrate this occasion with them, starting with Prayer & Worship and a Thanksgiving Mass in our church at 11:00am, followed by a light lunch in the hall.

CATHOLIC MISSION APPEAL
The Catholic Mission Appeal will be held next weekend, 11/12 June.  We thank you for your support.

ST VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY
The next Meeting of the St. Vincent de Paul Society will be next Tuesday, the 5th, at 7:30pm in the Parish Community Centre. The room is heated! Any new Members or interested persons are welcome.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR ST. PETER’S SCHOOL

13th June No School for Children – Public Holiday
14th June No School for children – Curriculum Day
24th June Last day of term school finishes at 1:00pm

 

RECENTLY DECEASED:   We pray for Tom Gard, Daphne Flory, Wilfredo Jundic and all who died recently.

DEATH ANNIVERSARIES: We pray for Santan Fernandes, Richard Green, Mary Borg, William Keating, Olive,Gerald and Glen Gaffe,  Ken, Allan and Dawn Hartshorn, Rita and Charles Frost, Garnette Derozario, Visitacion Delos Santos,  Erlinda & Yolanda Nombres and Family, and all whose anniversaries occur at this time.

PRAYERS FOR THE SICK: We pray for Frank Johnson, Peter McGlade, Molly Wilson, Gary Spotswood, Stan Walkden, Sean Donaldson, Aiden Catherall, Bienvenido Are, 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, Flora Hermit, Edith Platel, Hyacinth Lawrence, Lucy Zanatta, Lynne Worsley and all who are ill in our Parish.


ROSTERS

Money Counters 12 June 16

Andy & Cecille Fernando / Kitty Stuttard

Readers – 11/12 June May 16

6:00pm Wilfred D’Cruz
8:30am Bev Jones
10:30am Sunil Vaz
  5:00pm Melanie Etiennette

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion 11/12 June 16

6:00pm Davy F. / Josie T. / J. Poppen / Praful A.
  8:30am C Coelho / Kevin McL / L Jones / G Sharman
10:30am N. Costa / Sally DiB / S. Colla / F. Caruana
5:00pm Lydia VS / J&D Etiennette / R. D’Souza

Music Ministry 11/12 June 16

6:00pm Footsteps
8:30am Shirley & Group
10:30am Youth Band
5:00pm Filiorum Dei

 

PARISH NEWS


IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE PARISH

29th May 10:00am, Procession of Blessed Sacrament followed by 10:30am Mass
18/19 June Consecration of families to the Sacred Heart of Jesus & Immaculate Heart of Mary at all weekend masses.
26th June 10:30am Special Mass celebration for St. Peter’s Feast Day


HOMILY REFLECTION
To help us reflect on the homily, from now on, at all masses each weekend, there will be one minute’s silence after which the first collection will be taken up. We thank you for your understanding.

MARRIAGE PAPERWORK – OVERSEAS WEDDINGS
If you intend to be married overseas, please contact the parish office to find out details of paperwork and to make an appointment to meet with Fr. Pius six months prior to the marriage. Requirement for overseas weddings is that all paperwork must be completed, signed by the Parish Priest and sent to the Vicar General’s Office for necessary action. All paperwork is then to be sent to the diocese where the marriage is to take place. The overseas diocese will also sign the paperwork and will forward it to the celebrant. Because of this lengthy procedure, it is important that arrangements begin six months prior to the marriage.

CONSECRATION TO THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS & THE IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY
The Brothers of Two Hearts will visit our parish on the weekend of 18th and 19th June to consecrate our parish families to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

STEWARDSHIP RENEWAL
Stewardship renewal will take place at the end of June. New envelopes will be available for collection on the 18th/19th June. If you would like to change your current pledge or mode of giving, please contact Josephine on 9749 4300, or email stpeters@westnet.com.au or hopperscrossing@cam.org.au on or before 31st May 2016. If you would like to join our Stewardship program, please take a registration card from the foyer, complete the Stewardship side and drop it into the collection bags during Mass or in the Mass offering slot near the sacristy. You can also drop it off at the parish office or give it to Fr. Pius or Deacon Charles after Mass.

REGISTRATION OF PARISHIONERS
If you are not already a parishioner and would like to be registered as one at St Peters, please complete a registration card available from the foyer and as above, drop it in the collection bags during Mass or in the Mass offering slot near the sacristy or at the parish office or give it to Fr. Pius or Deacon Charles after Mass. Please remember that being baptised in this parish or attending Mass regularly does not automatically make a person a parishioner.  The person needs to be registered on our census program.

ROSTERS
Rosters for Readers and Eucharistic Ministers are available for collection from the church hall.

ST PETERS CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP – PROGRAM FOR NEXT FEW WEEKS

Saturday 4th June 2:00pm to 4:30pm Healing Mass
Saturday 11th June No Prayer Meeting. All are invited to come and celebrate the Prayer Group’s 21st Anniversary with Praise & Worship and a Thanksgiving Mass in our church at 11:00am followed by a light lunch in the hall.


HSI SCHOOL OF DISCIPLESHIP
Thanks to all those who attended Br. Aneel Aranha's talk on 17 May and for registering with the school. The first session commences on Sunday June 5 at 6:00pm in the Community Centre. For those still interested and who would like to register, please call Anita 0411 772 320 or Royden 0426 071 375.

DOMINI CHORUM
The Welcoming Group choir will now be known as Domini Chorum.  If you would like to join their choir who sing on the fourth Sunday of each month at the 10:30am Mass, they would be very happy to welcome you. Contact the Parish Office for details.

ST. PETER’S GRADE 4 CHILDREN
Let us remember in our prayers, the Grade 4 children who will receive their First Holy Communion on Saturday 28th May at 6:00pm, Saturday 4th June at 6:00pm, Sunday 5th June at 10:30am and, Sunday 12th June at 10::30am. Please also note that parking may pose a problem at these Masses.

VOLUNTEER AV OPERATOR TRAINING
Matthew Reuter will be conducting a training session on 2nd June from 7:30pm in the Choir Loft. If you would like to attend this training, please leave your name with the Secretary at the parish office on 9749 4300.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR ST. PETER’S SCHOOL

13th June No School for Children – Public Holiday
14th June No School for children – Curriculum Day
24th June Last day of term school finishes at 1:00pm


SR. DOROTHY MAHER
It is with sadness that we announce about the recent passing of Sr. Dorothy Maher who provided spiritual direction to many parishioners in our parish as well as others from nearby parishes, over several years until she became too ill to continue. Please remember Sr. Dorothy in your prayers. May her soul rest in peace.

RECENTLY DECEASED
We pray for Sr. Dorothy Maher, Loreta Palitic, Denis Michael Tauro and all who died recently.

DEATH ANNIVERSARIES
We pray for Mary Crough, Godwin White, James & Thomas Prathapasinghe, Clarissa Ditan, Agostino & Josephine Cutajar, Hishal & Rusom Shiker and all whose anniversaries occur at this time.

PRAYERS FOR THE SICK
We pray for Frank Johnson, Peter McGlade, Molly Wilson, Gary Spotswood, Stan Walkden, Sean Donaldson, Aiden Catherall, Bienvenido Are, 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, Mandy Macri, Michael Vella, Melissa Caroline, Maria Biscombe, Pedro & Dante Lopez, Crispin & Nick Garcia, Joseph Vincent, David, Bernie Poppen, Giancarlo D’Anrea, Tom Gard, Flora Hermit, Edith Platel, Hyacinth Lawrence and all who are ill in our Parish.

ROSTERS

 Money Counters 5 June 16

Bill COghlan / Kevin McLoughlin / John Walsh

Readers – 4/5 June May 16

6:00pm Ria Wandersmith
8:30am Rosemary Hibbert
10:30am Giovanna Siccita
  5:00pm Connie Skinner

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion 4/5 June 16

6:00pm L Wandersmith / M Maple / B Farrugia / S D’Silva
  8:30am K. English / K. Fernandes / L&B Jones
10:30am E. Mills / N&R Golaw / V. Firman
5:00pm L. Van Susteren / R&A D’Souza / E. Behrouzi

Music Ministry 4/5 June 16

6:00pm Eagles Wings
8:30am Shirley & Group
10:30am Samoan Choir
5:00pm FilOz

 

PARISH NEWS

IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE PARISH

29th May 10:00am, Procession of Blessed Sacrament followed by 10:30am Mass
18/19 June Consecration of families to the Sacred Heart of Jesus & Immaculate Heart of Mary at all weekend masses.
26th June 10:30am Special Mass celebration for St. Peter’s Feast Day


DOMINI CHORUM
The Welcoming Group choir will now be known as Domini Chorum.  If you would like to join their choir who sing on the fourth Sunday of each month at the 10:30am Mass, they would be very happy to welcome you. Contact the Parish Office for details.

CORPUS CHRISTI FEAST PROCESSION, MAY 29TH
To mark the Feast of Corpus Christi, our Parish will again this year celebrate this Feast with a Procession of the Blessed Sacrament around the School Oval next Sunday, 29th May starting at 10:00am, followed by Mass. We invite you all to attend this beautiful ceremony.

HOMILY REFLECTION
To help us reflect on the homily, from now on, at all masses each weekend, there will be one minute’s silence after which the first collection will be taken up. We thank you for your understanding.

MARRIAGE PAPERWORK – OVERSEAS WEDDINGS
If you intend to be married overseas, please contact the parish office to find out details of paperwork and to make an appointment to meet with Fr. Pius six months prior to the marriage. Requirement for overseas weddings is that all paperwork must be completed, signed by the Parish Priest and sent to the Vicar General’s Office for necessary action. All paperwork is then to be sent to the diocese where the marriage is to take place. The overseas diocese will also sign the paperwork and will forward it to the celebrant. Because of this lengthy procedure, it is important that arrangements begin six months prior to the marriage.

CONSECRATION TO THE SACRED HEART OF JESUS & THE IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY
The Brothers of Two Hearts will visit our parish on the weekend of 18th and 19th June to consecrate our parish families to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

STEWARDSHIP RENEWAL
Stewardship renewal will take place at the end of June. New envelopes will be available for collection on the 18th/19th June. If you would like to change your current pledge or mode of giving, please contact Josephine on 9749 4300, or email stpeters@westnet.com.au or hopperscrossing@cam.org.au on or before 31st May 2016. If you would like to join our Stewardship program, please take a registration card from the foyer, complete the Stewardship side and drop it into the collection bags during Mass or in the Mass offering slot near the sacristy. You can also drop it off at the parish office or give it to Fr. Pius or Deacon Charles after Mass.

REGISTRATION OF PARISHIONERS
If you are not already a parishioner and would like to be registered as one at St Peters, please complete a registration card available from the foyer and as above, drop it in the collection bags during Mass or in the Mass offering slot near the sacristy or at the parish office or give it to Fr. Pius or Deacon Charles after Mass. Please remember that being baptised in this parish or attending Mass regularly does not automatically make a person a parishioner.  The person needs to be registered on our census program.

ROSTERS
Rosters for Piety Store for June, July and August and Communion to the Sick are available for collection from the church hall.

ST. PETERS CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP – PROGRAM FOR NEXT FEW WEEKS 

Saturday 21st May CCR Renewal Day at Brunswick – no prayer meeting
Saturday 28th May 2:00pm Rosary followed by Adoration and Praise & Worship as usual
Saturday 4th June 2:00pm to 4:30pm Healing Mass
Saturday 11th June No Prayer Meeting. All are invited to come and celebrate the Prayer Group’s 21st Anniversary with Praise & Worship and a Thanksgiving Mass in our church at 11:00am followed by a light lunch in the hall.


ST. PETER’S GRADE 4 CHILDREN
Let us remember in our prayers, the Grade 4 children who will receive their First Holy Communion on Saturday 28th May at 6:00pm, Saturday 4th June at 6:00pm, Sunday 5th June at 10:30am and Sunday 12th June at 10:30am. Please also note that parking may pose a problem at these Masses.

VOLUNTEER AV OPERATOR TRAINING
Matthew Reuter will be conducting a training session on 2nd June from 7:30pm in the Choir Loft. If you would like to attend this training, please leave your name with the Secretary at the parish office on 9749 4300.

MONSTER GARAGE SALE ON 28TH MAY
We are looking for saleable goods in excellent condition. If you would like to drop off items, the sheds will be open this weekend 21st May between 10:00am and 11:30am, or to arrange a pick up, ring Kevin on 9748 9494.

VACANCY – ST. PETER'S CANTEEN MANAGER
22 hours per week. Written applications to be left at the Parish Office by 27th May. For more information call Bernice on 9749 2812 or Margaret Richardson on 0410 595 658.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR ST. PETER’S SCHOOL

13th June No School for Children – Public Holiday
14th June No School for children – Curriculum Day
24th June Last day of term school finishes at 1:00pm


CHAPLAINCY SUNDAY APPEAL
Last weekend we had Chaplaincy Sunday in the Archdiocese of Melbourne. There was a special collection in all parishes to support the vital work of our Catholic Chaplains. We thank you for your support. If you took home a donation envelope, can you kindly return it to the parish in the coming weeks.
“In our encounters with people in distress, we walk into some dark places and help bring in light”             Chaplain

CHRISTMAS DINNER
The 2016 Christmas Dinner will not be held as it has been discontinued. It is with sadness that this is to happen. We, the Knights of the Southern Cross, wish to humbly give thanks and praise to God for all the wonderful people, our partners in this venture – the Ladies Auxiliary and Eagles Wings for their support for over 25 years.

RECENTLY DECEASED
We pray for Asuncion Echem and all who died recently.

DEATH ANNIVERSARIES
We pray for Emmanuel Huu Dudm Nguyen, Anton Nguyen _Ngoc-Nam, Madalena Le_thi.chinh, Phero Nguyen_Ngoc_Chau, Frank Catania and all whose anniversaries occur at this time.

PRAYERS FOR THE SICK
We pray for Frank Johnson, Peter McGlade, Molly Wilson, Gary Spotswood, Stan Walkden, Sean Donaldson, Aiden Catherall, Bienvenido Are, 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, Mandy Macri, Michael Vella, Melissa Caroline, Maria Biscombe, Pedro & Dante Lopez, Crispin & Nick Garcia, Joseph Vincent, David, Bienvenido Are, Bernie Poppen, Giancarlo D’Anrea and all who are ill in our Parish.

ROSTERS

Money Counters 29 May 16

Royden D’Souza / Paul Mulquiney / Aloisio Sipiliano

Readers – 28/29 May 16

6:00pm Elaine Dalton
8:30am Sunil Vaz
10:30am Elenoa Eliepa
5:00pm Iris Simangan

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion 28/29 May 16

6:00pm D. Fernandez / H. Durski / P&S Albuquerque
8:30am C. Coelho / L&B Jones
10:30am F. Caruana / S. Colla / 2 X VOLUNTEERS
5:00pm S. Simangan/T. Sipilano V. Firman/VOLUNTEER

Music Ministry 28/29 May 16

6:00pm Mater Dolarosa
8:30am Shirley & Group
10:30am Fifth Sunday Choir
5:00pm Youth Band