Greetings and Happy New Year to you all!Father Francis and I welcome you all; praying and hoping we are all kept well, safe and in good health throughout this New Year 2021. We consciously remain committed to federal and state governments’ advice and policies as well as advice from the Archbishop’s office in regards to… 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.
Baptism is a most decisive moment of our Christian life. This is the day we choose if we were adults or our parents and or guardians chose on our behalf if we were infants, to become followers of Jesus and members of his Church. There are some key elements to baptism in the Catholic Church… Read more
Today’s celebration of the Baptism of the Lord concludes the Christmas Season and invites us to think about our baptism. Jesus wished to receive the baptism that John the Baptist preached and administered in the Jordan. It was a baptism of repentance: those who approached expressed the wish to be purified of sins and, with… Read more
Entrance Antiphon: Matthew 3: 16-17 After the Lord was baptised, the heavens were opened, and the Spirit descended upon him like a dove, and the voice of the Father thundered: This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased. Opening Prayer: Almighty ever-living God, who, when Christ had been baptized in the River… Read more
Lord, you sent the Spirit on your son at his Baptism, revealing him to us. We ask that we, who have been born of water and the Spirit on our Baptism, be faithful to our Christian calling.
Eucharist Adoration: Eucharist Adoration will resume at 9.30am on Wednesday 13th January 2021.May
Our Prayers this week will be offered for Prema Chrisostom Gooch, Roy, Isabel Moore, Pearl Sein Win, Daniel Bradshaw, Douglas Inkson, Geraldine McLoughlin, John Carroll, Frank Norman Doss, Nancy Fragomeni, Edna Copsey, all souls in Purgatory especially our deceased 3rd party members, All Doctors, Nurses and Heath Care workers who have died from Covid-19, for… Read more
Today we celebrate the Baptism of the Lord. The U.S. bishops pastoral on stewardship reminds us that Baptism gives all of His disciples a share in His priestly work and calls them “to offer up the world and all that is in it – especially themselves – to the Lord of all.” … Read more