Fr Joe writes: Jesus’ Peace How does Jesus’ peace differ from the peace offered by the world? Actually, the world cannot offer true peace. It merely offers a temporary fulfillment of desire. It offers material things that satisfy for a time, and then leave us empty again. It offers attitudes about life that may seem… 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.
Today’s second reading reminds us that the sacrifice of Christ frees us from sin and makes us a royal nation of priests in the service of God. How am I using my gifts to serve God and others?
Volunteers for Christmas: Altar Servers, Acolytes and Eucharistic Ministers are welcome to volunteer to assist at the Masses on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. The sheets are available in the Sacristy as of this weekend. Please get in early.
St Vincent de Paul Christmas hampers: Many thanks to those generous parishioners who have signed up to offer needy local families a hamper again this year. We hope to provide around 85 hampers on Dec 20th, please consider clubbing together with friends or family to support people struggling on low incomes. Sign-up sheets & details… Read more
Transport Co-ordinator for MissionCare: A person is needed to fulfill this role for our parish outreach group. It is not a particularly onerous task, so if you would to know more about the role, please call or email Donna 0434 637 355 or email@example.com.
Recycling Tip of the Week: That by using a reusable coffee cup each day instead of a disposable one, you can avoid creating 1kg of plastic waste a year! http://recycleright.wa.gove.au/what-bin-to-use/gree-top-bins/
Calendars: Please remember to get your Columban Calendars from the Piety Store at the back of the Church. Only $8.50 each. Great Christmas present – be quick as only limited stock!
St Vincent de Paul Christmas Cards are now available at the back of the church for $4 for a pack of 8 cards.