Fr Joe Writes Religion is not simply a matter of dogma and ritual but rather a matter of becoming more conscious of God as a friend, someone you love simply because of who He is. Religion is meant to be an experience of the God who loves us, and an experience in which all people… Read more
Parish Evangelisation Plan
We commit ourselves as a community to place the Gospel at the centre of all that we do, and to make explicit this Gospel wherever possible.
We commit ourselves in each group of our parish to reflect on this mission and to renew what we do in light of it.
We commit ourselves individually to participate in this mission, allowing the Gospel to penetrate our own hearts, and to live so as to be heralds of Jesus and his Gospel to others.
Stewardship Corner: Today‘s responsorial psalm is the theme song of the good steward: “Here am I, Lord; I come to do your will.” May I, too, stand ready to offer myself and my gifts in the service of God. See Psalm 40 Special Thanks: Appreciations: A, big thank you to all who attended… Read more
Dates to Keep Free – 5th, 10th, 18/19th February: We’d love your support! 5th February – Fr Renald’s Farewell and Lunar New Year luncheon, after the 11am Mass. The Dragon Dance will be on the oval at 12 noon (the hall will not be open while the dance takes place). Please bring a plate… Read more
Going Away Presents: OLM would like to present a donation gift to both Fr Mark and Fr Renald to say Thank You for all the help and love that they have given to our parish during their stay here. We believe that people would like to contribute to these farewell gifts as well and therefore… Read more
Bakers required: Will you please bake and donate scones, cakes, slices, muffins, biscuits or savouries for the Glory Be Café on the special opening weekend February 18th/19th. Please write your name on the sign-up sheet at the Information Desk. Contact Jo on 9403 2763.
Donations of Clothes and Household Items: It is great to see that so many people had a huge clean up over the last few weeks but please remember that the St Vinnie’s collections bins in the car park are for clothes only! St Vinnie’s will NOT collect the pots, china, electrical goods and furniture from… Read more
Fr Justin’s Meditation Group: I have been asked to trial an evening group of Guides’ Meditations. Starting Thursday 19th January we will meet in Mercyville Convent Library from 7.30pm – 8.30pm. We already have a lovely group that meet on Mondays from 1pm – 2pm. Anyone wishing to join us at either or both groups… Read more
The Word Among Us: Daily meditations for Catholics. Spend just 10 minutes a day with The Word Among Us, and you will discover renewed passion for life. You will learn how to love God, others and self much better. It is a good tool for us to deepen our own devotion, spirituality and faith. It… Read more