Welcome to St Mary's Parish
SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES - Please note the change in date and time
The Immaculatine Sisters will be starting Sunday school classes for children (7-12 years old) before the 9am Sunday Mass at St Mary's on the 8th February 2015 The Children will learn basic Catholic teaching, Bible lessons, Sacraments, liturgies, etc. 8am, on the deck area at back of St Mary's Church. If you wish to have your children attend these classes please register with the sisters or the Parish office.
The Parish Newsletter is a great place for local businesses to advertise and we still have a few available spots. The tone and feel of the advertising is important to the Parish and we are seeking businesses that stand for the same values as our church. I would like to ask all parishioners to consider taking the newsletter to the businesses they use on a daily basis, ones that you would be happy to recommend to your friends and family to ask if they would be interested in advertising on a monthly or yearly basis. Businesses to consider would be Accountants, Financial Planning, Hairdressers, Dentists, Medical Centres, Banks etc.
"They were astounded at his teaching, for he taught them as one having authority". Just as the crowds were amazed by the authority with which Jesus cured the sick and the possessed (see today's Gospel from Mark 1:21-28), so you can experience, first-hand, the healing power of the Good News, through a Catholic Mission immersion trip. There are various places you can visit; I would love you to join me on a visit to parts of India, scheduled for October.
For a free information sheet about this trip, contact our office, 3336 9239 or email firstname.lastname@example.org David McGovern,Director
We have many truly wonderful people who have volunteered their time for many years and as a Parish we would like to acknowledge and thank them for all the effort they continue to give to our community. An invitation is extended to anyone who would like to join this ministry of volunteering to help support those already on roster. The more people we have the fewer times per year you will be rostered on. Areas to consider: Masses - Weekend - Counters, cleaners, singers/choir members, etc. Office - Weekday - Monday approx 2 hours in the mornings Friday approx 1 hour at 11am. Please contact parish office for more details.
RESTORATION OF ST MARY'S CHURCH
Thank you so much to those who have donated to this project. The works we wish to do are: tile floor covering, restore the pews and kneelers put back in, new marble altar and lectern, etc. Donations to this project can be made by deposit to St Mary's 'Restoration Fund' Account: BSB: 064-786; ACC: 007230101; Commonwealth Bank. Include your surname and address on the statement so that a receipt may be issued to you.
Next Church cleaning day : Saturday 7th February, 10am