FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER (Year C) – 12th May 2019

Written by Christine / Fiona

May 12, 2019

Plenary Council  “Year of Listening and Discernment”

Diocesan Pilgrimage in Our Lady Help of Christian, Narre Warren

Plenary Council website:


MYSTAGOGIA MASS – this Mass of Thanksgiving is the formal conclusion to the final journey of RCIA. The newly baptised and those fully received into full communion in the Church at Easter are encouraged to attend with their families, sponsors and RCIA team. There will be afternoon tea after Mass. Please bring a plate to share.

STEWARDSHIP ENVELOPES – will be available for collection at all Masses this weekend. This new set of envelopes will be up to July. Receipts for all giving including Credit Card and Direct Debit will be issued in mid-July.

CHOSEN CONFERENCE – All youth and young adults between 18-30 years old are invited to join this conference organised by Jesus Youth. Its focus is on evangelising young people and nurturing their missionary initiatives. 4th – 7th July at Sacred Heart Girl’s College Melbourne. For registration and more information visit or email or phone 0491 002 081.

FR BERNARD BUCKLEY – Fr Bernard will undergo surgery for cancer in the abdomen this coming Tuesday. Please keep Fr Bernard in your prayers. Fr Bernard has expressed his gratitude for our continuing prayers for him.

THE LAMP! – at St Michael’s Berwick May 24th 5.30pm – 9.30pm ages 12-25yo. Registrations are now open! “Live Justly, Love Tenderly, Walk Humbly” Micah 6:8 Come along and be inspired to make a difference in our world. There will be games, fun, reflection and worship. Dinner will be provided. We ask that you bring along donations for those in need in our community. Go to [

CATHOLIC BISHOPS’ FEDERAL ELECTION STATEMENT: The bishops call for respect in public debate, share Catholic social teaching and detail some key issues to reflect on before you vote. Statement by the Catholic bishops of Australia for the 2019 federal election can be found at

PIETY STALL – Holy Beginnings piety stall opens every 2nd weekend of the month. Month of May is on the 11th & 12th. For orders and enquiries, call Rick & Anita on 0450 782 558.



–          Education of Seminarians Bursary Fund – at next weekend Masses. This fund will help with the cost of educating Seminarian in the Diocese of Sale.

–          Trinity Families – at the weekend Masses of 25th / 26th May. Trinity Families is the Diocese of Sale’s charity fund which provide support for programs which help families in need.


YOUTH MEETING – Friday 17th May 7.30pm – 9pm at St Peter’s College Clyde North, ground level.



One-day Spiritual Journey

“Called” Christian Life Seminar on:

Date: Saturday, 25 May 2019

Time: 8:30am for 9:00am start. Ends 5:00pm.

Venue: St. Augustine’s Church – Parish Hall 

Address: 631 Bourke Street (beside Southern Cross train station)

Event is free. Lunch will be provided. Morning sessions are pre-requisites for the afternoon sessions. Details can be found on the registration link below.

Register at

We highly encourage the young adults to come the “Called” Christian Life Seminar as preparation for the Singles Conference in July.



 Australia Singles Conference

We are extremely excited as we have invited Father Denis O’Bryan as one of our 3 guest priests and Bishop Mark Edwards as well.

Theme: As for me and my household, we will serve the Lord – Joshua 24:15

Date: 12 – 14 July 2019 – Friday to Sunday

Time: Friday 5:30pm registration. Ends Sunday 3:00pm

Venue: Don Bosco Retreat Centre

Address: 465 Lysterfield Road, Lysterfield VIC

Register at

For both events, please contact Raquel 0449 081 517 or              email:

WINNERS FOR THE COMBINED CATHOLIC PARISHES RAFFLE 2019 – Please refer to notice board for the list of winners. We would like to thank everyone for their support. We raised $830 for our parish!

BULLETIN NOTICE – If you have an event or information which you would like to advertise in the bulletin, please email to and the deadline for submission is every Wednesday before 3pm.

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