Fr Joe’s Message: Sharing Your Life and Doing Your Best A group of athletes preparing for a race ordinarily would not arouse much curiosity. But one fact marked this particular group of athletes as different, they were all in wheelchairs. Perhaps at one point in their lives, being without legs would have been cause for… 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.
Stewards of the mysteries of God – that’s what St Paul says we are in today’s second reading. And the first requirement, he says, is that we be trustworthy. Entrusted with the gift of faith, do I share it as gracefully and as generously as I do my time, my talent, and my treasure? Great… Read more
Palm Crosses: If you have any old Palm Sunday crosses you are welcome to bring them in and place at the back of the church. These blessed palm crosses are burnt and the ashes are the ones we use on Ash Wednesday. We have plenty for this year and Palms handed in this year are… Read more
Ash Wednesday: This Wednesday 1st March – the Mass times are 6.45am, 9am and 7.30am in the Church. The Day of Ashes (dies cinerum), the first day of Lent, probably dates from at least the eighth century. On this day the faithful approach the altar where the priest, dipping his thumb into ashes previously blessed,… Read more
Stations of The Cross: will be held every Friday in our Church during Lent. The Stations of the Cross will start on Friday 3rd March at 7pm. It is very reflective and prayerful. All are welcome.
Good Friday Stations of the Cross Dramatisation: We are looking for any young people to act in the Stations of the Cross for Good Friday. Rehearsals begin on the 5th of March at 4.30pm in the church. Contact: Briar 0475172718
Fasting during the Lenten Period: During Lent, Catholics abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. They fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. The required fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday involves eating only one full meal on those days. One or two smaller meals may be taken on those days, but… Read more
Please note that due to the Easter period, this event is cancelled. Watch this space for further information. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. Please do not leave anything at the back of the Church now. Thank you. Contact Jo 9403 2763.