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WELCOME BACK!

COVID 19 UPDATE – RESTRICTIONS FURTHER EASED

Following the directives of the government and the Archdiocese attendance at church is permitted for up to 75 persons. Please note the wearing of facemasks inside remains mandatory.

Accordingly we will celebrate our regular Saturday Vigil and Sunday morning masses. 

Weekday masses have also resumed in our churches – Tuesday to Friday 10.00am (St Joseph’s) and 12.45pm (St. Thomas).

Our postponed First Communion Day will now be celebrated at 10.30am on Sunday 27th at St Joseph’s. The First Communions will be followed by a Morning Tea.

LIVESTREAM MASSES THIS WEEKEND

SUNDAY MASSES  – Sun June 20th 10.30am

 

Meeting number: 5109062166   Passcode: 430540

THE AUGUSTINIANS – END OF FINANCIAL YEAR DONATIONS

Each year, usually in August, the Order in Australia promotes the Augustinian Appeal. We are aware that some prefer to donate at the end of the Financial Year. The following information may be of assistance to those wishing to contribute at this time. There are various ways you can contribute, either by direct deposit or using the donation envelopes available in our churches today. Go to donation information details.

SAFEGUARDING UPDATE

In compliance with civil and church regulations we are updating all our volunteer records and require all current and future volunteers to complete the form linked here and return it to the parish office. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

 

MESSAGE OF THE ARCHBISHOP ON MISSION AT PENTECOST.

Read the full message of Archbishop Comensoli on “Re-Imagining the Local Church here.

 

FORTNIGHTLY ZOOM MASS

 We will livestream our next Zoom Mass  at 10.30am from St Joseph’s Church on Sunday 20th June. See the details below:

Meeting number: 5109062166   Passcode: 430540

PRAY FOR VOCATIONS TO THE AUGUSTINIANS

Click this link for a video presentation on Vocations to the Augustinians.

No one is a stranger to an Augustinian – The Augustinians are members of the Order of Saint Augustine, a community of brothers and priests present in over 40 countries around the world. Inspired by the spirituality of Saint Augustine, we profess to “live together in harmony, being of one mind and one heart on the way to God.”

Vocation enquiries: Fr Percival Sevare OSA 0439111932 email: vocations@osa.org.au

The Parish Chronicle is our parish’s occasional newsletter. Here you may read the latest Easter Edition 

WEEKDAY MASSES

Lunch-time masses have resumed at St Thomas’ at 12.45 pm Tue-Friday.  Masses at St Joseph’s Tuesday to Friday at 10 am. (See most recent information on Mass Times page)

 

THE PARISH LIBRARY IS OPEN

Located upstairs in the parish centre, the Barry Library is stocked with religious and some general interest books including children’s books. The library is open Tuesday to Friday during office hours and you are welcome to visit, browse and borrow books.

 

NEW CHURCH PROTOCOL RESPONSE TO SEXUAL ABUSE

A new protocol introduced this week provides a framework for Catholic entities across Australia to respond consistently to people raising concerns or allegations of child sexual abuse.The National Response Protocol, is the product of two years of work and widespread consultation within and beyond the Church. For details go to: http://www.catholic.org.au/nationalresponseprotocol