SOUTHERN CROSS R12.    Editorial:  Peace amid noise.
 * Catholic view of sex-ed in schools ; * The Immaculate Conception explained ; 
* Bishop Sipuka: What’s needed to fix SA ; * New bishop on his job ahead ;
* 1923: When Padre Pio made news ; * Rolheiser: New saints will save Church.HH

 

 

WE WARMLY WELCOME Fr. CHRISTU WHO WILL BE CONCELEBRATING MASS WITH Fr. ANDREW THIS WEEKEND.

WE WISH HIM A LONG and HAPPY STAY IN OUR PARISH!

 

THIS WEEK’S DIARY – 30th NOVEMBER to 8th DECEMBER

 

2nd Collection this weekend will be the first of our 4 ADVENT collections.

 

Sat
30th
19h00
SUMMER SUNSET SOCIAL
Sun
1st
08h15
BREAD BUDDIES (making sandwiches for the poor)
 
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10h00
Monthly Social & 100 Club draw in the hall.
Tea/Coffee will be provided by the Mothers’ Prayer Group.  ALL are welcome.
Thur
5th
18h30
St. Vincent de Paul Society meeting (Classroom) 
Fri
6th
17h30
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament & Mass at 6pm
Sat
7th
09h30
Morning of Prayer & Formation for Welcomers
Sun
8th
15h00
CHRISTMAS MUSIC CONCERT

Sat 7th / Sun 8th – 2nd Sunday of Advent (A)

 

FORTHCOMING EVENTS

 

Tues
10th
10h00
Mothers’ Prayer Group meeting (3 Glen Avon)
18h30
Liturgy Group meeting  (Presbytery)
 
Wed
 
11th
 
18h00
70th ANNIVERSARY of the PARISH followed by Snacks & Wine in the hall. 
Tues
17th
19h00
PENITENTIAL SERVICE  (3 priests)
Thur
19th
18h30
St. Vincent de Paul Society meeting (Classroom) 

 

CHRIST the KING – 70TH ANNIVERSARY: On Wednesday, 11th December, there will be a Special Mass at 6.00pm to celebrate our parish’s 70th Anniversary, followed by snacks & wine in the hall.  We will also be formally saying “Farewell” to our beloved Fr. Andrew, as well as giving a warm welcome to our new priest, Fr. Christu Amal Raj SAC.    We hope to see you ALL there!

 

WELCOMERS!  There will be a Morning of Prayer & Formation for Welcomers on Saturday 7th Dec. at 9.30am in the church.  Hope to see you all there!

 

CHRISTMAS MUSIC CONCERT

DUO MARCHIO – Marisa Marchio (Soprano) and Uliano Marchio (Classical Guitarist) will be giving a Concert of Christmas Music in our church on Sunday 8th December at 3.00pm. Entrance free – Donations appreciated!

 

MASS INTENTIONS 2020:  The Mass Intentions Diary for 2020 is now open.  Parishioners who would like to have Masses said for their intentions next year are asked to contact Margaret in the parish office.  The Diary is already starting to fill up!  If you don’t want to miss a special date, please don’t delay so as to avoid disappointment.


 

 

 


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P.O. BOX 659 HOWARD PLACE 7450