Tuesday 17th October. If you would like to join the group for a casual midday lunch at the “GBC” café, Marshland Rd please contact Martin, 385 9947. A warm welcome is assured.
For those over 65. The next luncheon is on Wednesday 8th November from 11:30am – 1:30pm at St Joseph’s Pastoral Centre, Vagues Road, Papanui. Speakers are Tony Sewell, Diocesan Property Manager on the rebuild in the Diocese and Peter Kennedy on the role of a Prison Chaplain. RSVP to your parish secretary by Tuesday 31st [more…]
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…]
On Wednesday morning, I woke early to prepare for the 6:30am Mass, and heard on the news that the American president was threatening to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea because the North Korean leader was threatening America and her allies. Please God, this remains only rhetoric, but our hearts go out to the innocent and the [more…]
Next Sunday (1st October) we will celebrate our patronal feast day for St Francis of Assisi – anticipating the actual day on 4th October. In preparation for this event, there will be a Communal Reconciliation Service in the church. This is a powerful way to prepare our hearts for a worthy celebration of Mass in [more…]