Fr Joe Writes Advent’ = ‘Coming’ During Advent we celebrate God’s love for us through the birth of Christ. Christmas embraces the past through Jesus’ birth, the Holy Spirit present in the Church today; and, God’s promise of His second coming in the future. Let us pray: Loving God, as we begin our Advent journey,… 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.
Eucharistic Adoration: Eucharistic Adoration will close from Wednesday 7th December 2016 and re-open on Wednesday 4th January 2017 for the Christmas break. Holy Mass will be offered for all who are on the roster or who attend Eucharistic Adoration together with their families. Invitation for Holy Mass for your Intentions on Wednesday evening 7th December… Read more
Christmas Volunteers Needed: It is that time of year again! We need volunteers to help direct traffic and parking on Saturday 24th Also people to man the telephones in 1 hour sessions on the 24th December. Volunteers to help spruce up our Church over the Christmas period. If you are able to help in any… Read more
Christmas Eve Outdoor Mass: With Advent upon us, we’re looking for children to be involved in the Nativity Play, which is a feature of the Whitford Parish Christmas Eve Mass on the Whitford School oval. Those children who feel they would like to read prayers of the faithful or readings, and/or play the parts of… Read more
St Vincent De Paul Christmas Appeal: Our Christmas appeal is this Sunday 27th November; please give generously to help those in need.
An Advent Wreath at home: A good way to prepare for Christmas is with an Advent wreath at home, a custom that originated in Germany in the 16th century. Four candles (three purple and one rose or white) are surrounded by evergreen branches. The light of the candles signifies the light of Christ, which will… Read more
Robert Haddad will be presenting ‘Mary, Ark of the Covenant’ straight after the 8:30am mass on Saturday 3rd December
Robert Haddad will be presenting ‘Mary, Ark of the Covenant’ straight after the 8:30am mass on Saturday 3rd December Mass at the Parish Hall. Background: Robert Haddad is married to his wife Suzy and has four children. He holds eight university qualifications in the areas of law, theology, philosophy and religious education. In addition to his studies, Robert… Read more