Pentecost Sunday 2018

PARISH NEWS

IMPORTANT DATES FOR OUR PARISH 

Sundays 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
2nd & 4th Mondays Bible Study at 7:00pm in the Theatrette
27 May Feast of the Holy Trinity
  3 June Feast of Corpus Christi


ST. PETER’S SCHOOL FIRST COMMUNION
Parishioners, please note the following First Holy Communion dates. Please be aware that parking will be an issue at these masses.
Saturday, 26 May – 6:00pm
Sunday, 27 May – 10:30am

CHAPLAINCY SUNDAY APPEAL – 19/20 MAY
There will be an extra collection after all masses this weekend for this worthy cause, the Melbourne Archbishop’s Charitable Fund – Chaplaincy Sunday Appeal. Donations go towards supporting Chaplains who work with Patients and their families in public hospitals, People living with HIV/AIDS, Men and women in prisons, Young people in youth justice facilities, etc.

MONTH OF MAY MASS COUNT
Parishioners, please note that as required by our Archdiocese each year, there will be a mass count at all masses for the first four weekends in May. Could we please request volunteers to assist with these counts. The count is also required to be taken at the Filipino, Polish and Spanish masses for the first four weekends in May.

WELCOME
We welcome into our Church community Masters Reyansh Shukla and Hunter Robinson and Miss Nicole O'Koye who are to be baptised this Sunday.  With the guidance of the Holy Spirit and the love Parents, Godparents, family and friends, we pray that these children will lead a life full of happiness, faith and love.

WELCOMING GROUP
For those who are unaware, the Welcoming Group have a welcome cuppa for Parishioners

  • After the 8:30am Mass every 2nd Sunday
  • After the 10:30am Mass every 3rd Sunday

They are looking for volunteers to join them so they can cover the morning Masses every Sunday.  If you would like to join the group, please contact the Parish Office on 9749 4300.

GOOD SAMARITAN MINISTRY
The Good Samaritan Ministry assists parishioners in need during difficult times e.g. bereavement, unemployment and loneliness. Good Samaritan ministry offers a confidential service by volunteers drawn mainly from the parish community. The ministry provides an opportunity to serve others and put faith into action, and the chance to grow and learn in relating to others. Your commitment to the ministry is just 2 hours a fortnight. We are looking for new members to join so If you would like  to join the ministry please call Anita on 0411 772 320.

BIBLE STUDY
Bible study every second and fourth Monday  at 7 pm in the theatrette. We are reading Matthew . Come and join us for an interactive study of the Bible. New Members welcome. Enquiries Royden on 0426071375

MOVIE NIGHT
Our next movie night is scheduled for June 11 which is a public holiday. We will be screening The Shack rated M, a Christian Movie about a father who after a family tragedy questions God’s existence and life’s purpose and finds answers on this spiritual journey. Starring Aussie actor Sam Worthington. Sausage Sizzle, Snacks, drinks and light entertainment starts at 5:30pm with movie starting sharp at 6:00pm. Gold Coin Donation. We hope you all can be there and support us in our ministry. If you would like to join, help or donate please call Angelique (Young Adults Group) on 0420388231.

PLENARY COUNCIL 2020 – LISTEN TO WHAT THE SPIRIT IS SAYING
Pope Francis has approved the Australian Bishops’ decision to hold a Plenary Council in Australia in 2020 and 2021. It is a significant moment for the Church in Australia to make decisions about the future. To prepare the agenda for the Plenary Council, all of God’s people are invited to reflect on the question: “What do you think God is asking of us in Australia at this time?” Find out more about the Plenary Council 2020 at the new website, now online: www.plenarycouncil.catholic.org.au.

FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI – SUNDAY 3rd JUNE
There will be a procession of the Monstrance with the Blessed Sacrament around the School Oval on Sunday 3rd June. Kindly note that this will start at 10:20am SHARP, followed by Mass. All Welcome.

GUIDELINES FOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF COMMUNION
Copies of the Guidelines for Extraordinary Ministers of Communion are kept in the Church foyer.  Please take a copy.

ROSTERS FOR COMMUNION TO THE SICK are available for collection in the Hall.

STEWARDSHIP CORNER – PENTECOST SUNDAY
“There are different kinds of spiritual gifts but the same Spirit; there are different forms of service but the same Lord; there are different workings but the same God who produces all of them in everyone.”                                                          1 Corinthians 12:4-6

MASS FOR EXPECTANT MOTHERS
The Life, Marriage & Family Office warmly invite all expectant mothers and their families to the Mass for Expectant Mothers to celebrated by Archbishop Denis Hart at St Patrick's Cathedral on Sunday 27 May at 11:00am. Expectant mothers who register will receive a small token of recognition. To register call: 9287 5587, online at www.cam.org.au/lifemarriagefamily or email lmf@cam.org.au by Friday 18 May.

RECENTLY DECEASED
We pray for Willie Pace, Arthur Kearney, Kylie Collins, Mary Noronha and all who passed away recently.

DEATH ANNIVERSARIES
We pray for Paul Pham, Antonh Dinh, Anna Nguyen, Maria Chi, Margherita & Elena Falzon, Maria & Antonio Sanchez, Bennie Manninen, Nicola Antonio Lettieri, Mary, Mercia De Alwis, Emmanuel Huu Duon Nguyen, Frank Catania, Irene Rush, Jose Santos, Camelo dela Cruz, Manuel Arce and all whose anniversaries occur at this time.

PRAYERS FOR THE SICK
We pray for Shirley & Leo Linehan, Angela O’Brien, Lydia (Aleida) Van Susteren, Gary Spotswood, Stan Walkden, Sean Donaldson, Liam Parr, Edith Street, Brian & Irene Jones, Georgette Maalouf, Jamilton Dabu, Carmen Mifsud, Bob Meehan, Elizabeth Slee, Charlie Xerxen, Kate Harris, Stephen Doyle, Julie Coghlan, Megan Rowe,  Virginia Jewers, Yvonne Clayton, Lloyd Clayburn, Jacintha Udawattage, Adrian Tully, Eileen Lewis, Loan Nguyen, Mellissa Caroline, Carmen Aguis, Margaret Craigie, Madison, Rita Dubowik, Beryl Proffit, Emidio Restall, John Flaherty, Teisha Heaney, Irene Arnold and all who are ill in our Parish.

ROSTERS

Money Counters - 27 May 18

John Allen / Jules & Neeta Pereira / Jeff Poppen

Readers – 26/27 May 18

  6:00pm Davy Fernandez
  8:30am KSC Reader
10:30am Sibrina Harry
  5:00pm Sherwin Simangan

Extraordinary Ministers of Communion - 26/27 May 18

  6:00pm J. Tramontana / B. Farrugia / E. Dalton / VOL
  8:30am KSC Minister / K. McLoughlin / L. Jones / VOL
10:30am V. Firman / S. DiBenedetto / M&Z D’Mello
  5:00pm i. Simangan / G. Siccita / D. Etiennette / VOL

Music Ministry – 26/27 May 18

  6:00pm Mater Dolorosa
  8:30am Shirley & Group
10:30am Domini Chorum
  5:00pm KNK