AUSTRALIAN BISHOPS’ ELECTION STATEMENT
With the federal elections on next Saturday our bishops have issued a statement entitled ‘Towards a Better Kind of Politics’. You may find and read the statement here
“TAKE THE WAY OF THE GOSPEL” – ARCHDIOCESAN MISSION RENEWAL
PARISH RENEWAL INFORMATION SESSIONS CONCLUDE
The parish has now concluded its engagement with the renewal process for this year. Read an introduction to Parish Mission Renewal here.
A Blog Page has been uploaded to update parishioners on the ongoing process. To view the Blog click here.
YAM – FAITH FORMATION NIGHT AND SHARING
Join us for our next Young Adults Ministry (YAM) event after the 6pm mass on Saturday 28 May. With the lead up to Pentecost, we will be sharing our faith journeys with each other over some pizza – all young adults are welcome!
THE AUGUSTINIAN MAGAZINE OUT NOW!
Go to the current issue of “The Augustinian Magazine” to read or download here.
Sacraments of Reconciliation and Holy Communion
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CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR CONFIRMATION DAY
We would like to congratulate the children and their families, who have received their sacrament of confirmation on Divine mercy Sunday. May you hold the love of Jesus Christ in your heart forever !
MASSES OF THANKSGIVING TO COVID WORKERS AND MEMORIAL FOR THOSE LOST
Archbishop Peter Comensoli warmly invites and encouraging participation in two Masses – acknowledging those who work in the care sectors (May 1) and at the challenging front line of this pandemic; and, commemorating those who have died (May 22) during the past two years and were unable to be honoured and mourned appropriately.
“THE SCRIBBLE” RESURRRECTED
Recently published as “The Parish Chronicle” our church periodical was formerly known as “The Scribble”. We have resurrected the title in time for Easter. Thanks to our editorial team. You may view the Autumn 2022 issue here.
RE-ELECTION OF FR PETER JONES OSA AS AUGUSTINIAN PROVINCIAL
Fr Peter Jones has been re-elected as Augustinian Provincial for the coming four years. We congratulate Fr Peter and assure him of our prayers. He is to visit the South Yarra community after Easter.
PRAYER FOR PEACE IN UKRAINE
The Australian Bishops have prepared a prayer for peace in the Ukraine which may be viewed here.
Caritas Australia is conducting an appeal for Ukrainian refugees through their website. You may also contribute to Project Compassion. https://www.caritas.org.au
Project Compassion focuses on the theme “For all future generations” bringing thousands of Australian schools, parishes and supporters together to raise funds for people living in some of the most vulnerable communities across the world. This week we highlight in particular the refugees of the conflict in the Ukraine. The usual envelopes and boxes are available for your Lenten offerings