Newsletters

July 2020

June 15, 2020

As we continue to see an increase of cases of COVID19 and a tightening again of restrictions, it seems in some ways that we are …

June 2020

May 04, 2020

May 2020

April 14, 2020

Dear Friends. As the days get shorter, and the rain and cold set in, we continue to be unable to gather together in our Church …

April 2020

February 17, 2020

After DFAT upgraded their travel advice and encouraged all Australians who were able to return home to do so, I decided to heed this warning …

Lent 2020

February 14, 2020

As a Church, we have begun the Season of Lent, the most sacred penitential season of the Church’s calendar, which prepares us for the most …

Holy Week Palm Sunday – 5th April Mass6:00pm (Vigil), 8:30am, 10:15am (Blessing fo the Palms), 10:30am, 5:00pm. No confession Palm Sunday morning Monday of Holy …

February

January 21, 2020

Since this is the first time that I have had the privilege to write to you in the parish newsletter, I wish to express my …

Christmas

November 25, 2019

Each year the celebration of Christmas provides an opportunity to welcome the Christ Child anew into our lives. This great feast also gives us time …

Advent

October 30, 2019

As Advent arrives each year, we often find ourselves asking the same question: Where did the year go? Our lives seem always to be getting …

November

October 14, 2019

In November each year, we pray for our deceased relatives, friends, and parishioners. In this time we call to mind all those who we have …

October

September 18, 2019

As spring is upon us and our days are getting longer, we look to the final part of our year with a renewed vigour and …

September

August 15, 2019

In September, we celebrate Fathers Day, as we remember with gratitude our earthly fathers. We also, as a community, will have the opportunity to celebrate …

August

June 26, 2019

In my recent trip to Rome, I was able to visit many of the holy sites of Rome. The Eternal City is home to so …

July

June 01, 2019

As we enter July, Melbourne is immersed in the depths of winter. As a Church, we enter into the season of ‘Ordinary Time’ in our …

June

May 29, 2019

In June, the liturgy of the Church gives us a series of Sunday Feasts that draw our attention to some fundamental elements of our Christian …

May

April 30, 2019

As we continue with the great season of Eastertide, walking in the light of the Resurrection, we have much to reflect on, and much to …

April

March 21, 2019

Standing in the Light of the Resurrection Each year, the Easter ceremonies speak to us in a very real and vivid way of what it …

Lent 2019

February 06, 2019

Journeying together towards the Resurrection The roads of life are often filled with many bends and obstacles and a clear view of our destination can …

February

January 14, 2019

Together, let us write the future of the Parish. As the relative quiet of January is now behind us, school is back, and the work …