Parish Notices

SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION will be conferred by Bishop Pat O’Regan during Mass at 2.00pm on Saturday 23rd June.

RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS (RCIA): The RCIA is for any of the following: An unbaptised adult seeking to become a full member of the Catholic Church; a baptised adult of another Christian Church desiring to be in full communion with the Catholic Church; A Catholic who has not been fully initiated into the Church and needs suitable preparation prior to the celebration of Confirmation and Eucharist; A Catholic seeking to be renewed in his/her faith; a non-Catholic who just wants to know more about the Catholic Church. Now is the time for people who wish to participate in the coming RCIA group to contact Fr Denis at the Parish Office. We invite every family to invite one person or family to join the RCIA. St Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church is always delighted to welcome and assist those who wish to know more about the Catholic faith.

PARISH OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY: Parish Secretaries, Parish Business Managers, Parish Safety Officers and priests from across the Sale Diocese will be at Warragul for a day of professional development.

PARISH FEAST DAY MASS with Bishop Pat on Sunday 1st July at 10.45am.

SPECIAL COLLECTION: St Vinnies Annual Mass for the Poor Appeal will be collected this weekend at all Masses.

STEWARDSHIP ENVELOPES: Please collect your envelopes at the back of our worship space. It is now arranged in street order. We would appreciate it if you could help to distribute to parishioners on your street. Thank you.

STEWARDSHIP ENVELOPE #82 – Would the parishioner who uses envelope #82 for Stewardship giving please contact Christine at the parish office on 5998 0947.

PIETY STALL – Every 2nd weekend of the Month. For orders and enquiries, call Rick & Anita on 0450 782 558.

FAMILY PRAYER MEETING: Last Friday of every month at St Peter’s College, Clyde North 7.30pm – 8.30pm. For enquiries, contact Jean-Paul Antoine 59907777 or the parish office. Month of June is on 29th June.

YOUTH GROUP meets twice a month. For enquiries, please contact the parish office.

CATHOLIC THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE (CTC) is offering Intensive mode from July. For enquiry, please contact the Registrar on 9412 3309  or email: registrar@ctc.edu.au.

YARRA THEOLOGICAL UNION OPENS ENROLMENT BOOKING FOR SEMESTER 2 STUDY
Discover new depths to your faith. Yarra Theological Union, a Catholic College of the University of Divinity, is taking enrolments for theological study. Enrolment appointments are from 25th June until 12th July 2018.  Phone 9890 3771 or admin@ytu.edu.au for an appointment. See www.ytu.edu.au

PROCLAIM 2018: Bishop Pat is encouraging parishes to consider sending representatives to Proclaim 2018. This national conference in Brisbane will engage parishes and faith communities in a conversation focusing on five key areas: Leadership, Culture Change, Young People, Belonging and Evangelisation. The theme of this year’s Conference is “Make your home in me” (Jn 15:4) and the conference aims to assist Catholic communities in preparing for the Plenary 2020. Register at http://proclaimconference.com.au/  Please see notice board for additional information.

 

ALL ADULT PARISHIONERS – The Parish Council has updated our Parish Code of Conduct for the Safety of Children and Vulnerable Adults within our Parish and feel that in order to truly create a child safe environment it is necessary for all adult parishioners to read, understand and sign that they will adhere to all aspects of the Parish Code of Conduct. If you have any questions about this, please contact our Parish Safety Officer at the Parish Office.

 

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