The readings for the second Sunday of Lent follow the same pattern over the three years of the liturgical cycle. The first reading is always about Abraham. The Gospel is always the story of the transfiguration, this year in Mark’s version. 1st Reading: Genesis 22:1-2. 9-13. 15-18 Abraham is the great Old Testament figure of… 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.
Understanding the Hebrew scripture or as is better known, the Old Testament can be rather problematic. Today we encounter such difficulty. How are we, the people of 2021, to appreciate the fact that God asked Abraham, our father in faith; to sacrifice his only son Isaac as a burnt offering? Did this event really take… Read more
Newsletter Advertising Vacancies: If you would like to advertise your business on the back of our newsletter, please contact the office on 9307 2776. Advertisements run for three months at a time. The newsletter is emailed to parishioners each week and it is also put on our website and Facebook page. Rates are very reasonable.
Faith and friendship: The faith and friendship group for people with intellectual disability are looking for a female volunteer. Your commitment would be 3 hours on a Thursday evening. Your special friend would be a beautiful lady with Down’s syndrome, who you would drive to and from the group throughout term time. Training is provided. No… Read more
Novena to St Joseph: This year is dedicated to St Joseph. To celebrate it we are dedicating our upcoming Adoration space to his patronage. We are grateful to a generous parishioner who has donated us a brand new statue of St Joseph that will be a feature of our Adoration space. In gratitude to all these… Read more
Shalom, dear people of God! Father Francis and I welcome you all; praying and hoping we are all kept well, safe and in good health; in body and mind. We pray that this Lent period is a fruitful time of grace for you and all your loved ones. I ask of your special prayers and… Read more
Adoration: Friday 5th March, because of our World Day of Prayer Service starting at 10am, Adoration has been changed to 12noon. Thank you.
Jesus shows the Apostles how he is in Heaven: glorious, luminous, triumphant, victorious. He does this in order to prepare them to withstand the Passion, the scandal of the Cross, because they could not understand that Jesus was to die as a criminal; they could not understand it. They thought that Jesus was a liberator,… Read more