• SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT – (Year C) 17th March 2019

    Plenary Council 2019 “The Year of Discerning”. DISCERNMENT: A ‘gift we must implore’ In his apostolic exhortation Gaudete et Exsultate (Rejoice and Be Glad in English), Pope Francis dedicates a section of the document to discernment. He writes: “How can we know if something comes from the Holy Spirit or if it stems from the spirit of the […]

  • Message from our Parish Priest

    Dear Parishioners, This weekend I am participating with Fr Michael Willemsen in the Deacon Formators Intensive in Sydney. Fr Michael has been appointed by Bishop O’Regan as the Co Ordinator for the Permanent Diaconate Formation for the Sale Diocese and I have been asked to join him for this meeting. It will focus on the […]

  • SEVENTH ORDINARY SUNDAY (Year C) – 24th February 2019

    Plenary Council   Come and join in this listening and dialogue session:   Monday 25TH February @ 7.30 pm at St Peter’s College   Lana Turvey-Collins, the National Plenary 2020 Facilitator, explains: “I want to emphasise that everyone is invited to respond to three questions:  1.    What do you think God is asking of us […]

  • Message from our Parish Priest

    Dear Parishioners, This weekend we welcome the staff of our parish primary school, St Thomas the Apostle School, to our 9.00am Sunday Mass. The staff is larger than ever, reflecting the fact the school now has an enrolment of just over 600! As we welcome the staff to our Sunday Mass it reminds us of […]

  • Message from our Parish Priest

    Dear Parishioners, During this week I will be away from Monday to Wednesday at the Victorian and Tasmanian Directors for Clergy Life & Ministry for each Diocese. This ministry concerns the ongoing formation for all the priests and deacons in the areas of human and spiritual formation, and academic and pastoral formation. This ongoing formation […]

  • FOURTH ORDINARY SUNDAY (Year C) – 3rd February 2019

    Plenary Council PLENARY COUNCIL “LISTENING AND DIALOGUE SESSIONS”   Ø  15TH FEBRUARY – Friday @ 7.30 pm at St Peter’s College Ø  16TH FEBRUARY – Saturday @ 11.00 am at Blue Hills Chapel Ø  25TH FEBRUARY – Monday @ 7.30 pm at St Peter’s College   PARISH SESSIONS: The Listening and Dialogue phase ends on […]

  • Message from our Parish Priest

    Dear Parishioners, On 29th November 1986, Pope St John Paul II gave a very famous message to all Australians at a gathering of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in Alice Springs. A couple of years ago Pope Francis urged Australians not to forget this message. On the weekend when we mark Australia Day it is […]