Dec 082017
 
Youth Ministry - Become World Changers

We are looking at youth ministry next year. You may have seen the Facebook page called St Francis of Assisi World Changers.  Young people are full of passion and have so many gifts. As a Parish we would like to explore ways for them to change the world through love and service. Anyone in the [more…]

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Dec 012017
 
Altar Serving at Mass

Wanting to Serve at Sunday Mass?  ALTAR SERVER TRAINING – calling all new and existing Altar Servers – we will be having a training workshop on Friday 8th December at 3:15pm – 4:15pm in the parish church. Altar Servers need to be in Year 6 or above in 2018. A consent form can be picked [more…]

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Sep 292017
 
Readers Workshop - Thursday 5th October - 7pm

Sr Eleanor Capper will hold a workshop for our readers (existing and new) on Thursday October 5th at 7pm. The session will last about an hour and a half covering all aspects of Proclaiming the Word. We ask that all our current and any new readers who can make a dedicated commitment to this Ministry [more…]

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Sep 152017
 
Caring for our own through providing a meal

If you feel inclined to cook for extras when you are cooking at home, we are looking to have a few meals stored in a freezer, to give to parishioners when the need arises.  You can drop meal/soup into the parish office during office hours.  Please label it with the dish name, date and serving number.  Your efforts [more…]

 15/09/2017  Categories: News Tagged with: , ,
Sep 082017
 
Church Flower Ministry

We are seeking more volunteers to join the church flower roster. If you want to be part of the team that enhances the liturgy in our church with beautiful flowers please contact the parish office.

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Aug 182017
 
Caring for our own through providing a meal

If you feel inclined to cook for extras when you are cooking at home, we are looking to have a few meals stored in a freezer, to give to parishioners when the need arises. You can drop meal/soup into the parish office during office hours. Please label it with the dish name, date and serving number.  Your efforts [more…]

 18/08/2017  Categories: Event, News Tagged with: ,
Jul 072017
 
Support Survey

A few weeks ago I wrote an editorial on the front of the bulletin about there always being room for one more in our lives. One of my projects in the parish is to assist families who do not have extended family support close by. Everyone in the parish now has the opportunity to let [more…]

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Jul 022017
 
My beloved is mine and I am His....

I can still remember the excitement within the former Our Lady of Fatima parish community when I announced I was entering Good Shepherd House (the pre-seminary formation house) in 2010.  Leading up to the ordinations this weekend, I have felt this level of excitement and more—both from our end, and from the wider Catholic community [more…]

 02/07/2017  Categories: Editorial, News Tagged with: , , , ,
Jun 252017
 
Always Room For One More!

I have a very clear memory growing up of being at my grandparents for lunch. They were cooking the traditional roast. I just loved the roast potatoes. Just before we sat down for lunch my uncle rang to say they were on the way to visit. This would mean 5 more around the lunch table. [more…]

 25/06/2017  Categories: Editorial, News Tagged with: , ,