|RCIA – Period of Enquiry.- We keep praying for Margaret Grech, Junghee Youm and Dhaneshi Mannapperuma as they continue their journey of faith. We pray that their lives are transformed by encountering Jesus in his love, teachings and blessings. Next period in this year’s RCIA process will be the Rite of Acceptance to be celebrated on November 17th.|
|PLENARY COUNCIL – Listening and Discernment Phase 2019-2020
WE CONTINUE TO SEEK THE WISDOM OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.
HOW IS GOD CALLING US TO BE CHRIST-CENTRED CHURCH THAT IS:
– Missionary and Evangelising
– Inclusive, participatory and synodal
– Prayerful and Eucharistic
– Humble, healing and merciful
– A Joy-full, hope-filled and servant community
– Open to conversion, renewal and reform
This period for Listening and Discernment will be open until the first few months of 2020. We continue praying for our Church in Australia that we, people of faith, will reconvene in communal discernment in the near future. For more information on this phase, please visit the Plenary Council website: www.plenarycouncil.com.au
|SALE DIOCESAN ASSEMBLY
“Sharing Our Story, Celebrating Our Faith, Shaping Our Future”
Our Diocesan Facebook and web site have a newly uploaded video of the wrap up of the recent Diocesan Assembly. Go to: https://www.cdsale.org.au/ or the Diocesan Facebook page.
|CHILD SAFE TRAINING
All volunteers who have not attended a session, please attend the next session as listed. This is a requirement by Bishop Pat that all parish volunteers attend one session. We thank those who have already attended the training held earlier this year.
Location Day Date Time
Cranbourne Saturday 22/02/2020 10am – 12:30pm
Narre Warren Thursday 12/03/2020 7pm – 9:30pm
Berwick Saturday 14/03/2020 2pm -4:3Opm
Pakenham Saturday 21/03/2020 10am – 12:30pm
ESPECIALLY FOR YOU FR DENIS! – We thank our heavenly Father for the gift of Fr Denis. We thank Fr Denis for the wonderful gift he has been to so many and the lives he has touched with his love & friendship. We pray that he will continue to be strengthened in faith and good health to continue the mission of the Good Shephard.
EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT – 1st Saturday every month. Month of November is on the 2nd after the Saturday evening Mass.
TEACHING DAY – “Unity & Diversity, Rejoice and be glad” Teaching Day with Bishop Patrick O’Regan. Catholic Charismatic Renewal are hosting a teaching day with Bishop Patrick, Nov 10th at St Joseph’s Church and Marian room, Witton St Warragul. 9.30am -4.00pm. All welcome . BYO lunch or to share. Tea and coffee provided. See notice for information or contact, Cathy Mc Lure 0432588195; M&W Power 0488680681 or 0356782271.
PIETY STALL –operates every 2nd weekend of the month. November is on 9th & 10th. For orders and enquiries, call Rick & Anita on 0450 782 558.
FAMILY PRAYERS – First Friday of every month. November is on the 1st from 7.30pm – 8.30pm St Peter’s College Clyde North upper level where Mass is celebrated. For enquiries, call Jean-Paul Antoine 5990 7777.
SPRINGVALE BOTANICAL CEMETERY – All Souls’ Day will again be celebrated at the Springvale Botanical Cemetery on SATURDAY NOVEMBER 2 2019 at 3.00pm. This is organised by St Joseph’s Parish Springvale.
2019 FRIENDS OF SION GATHERING
Friends of Sion Gathering will commence at 9.30am on Sunday 10 November 2019 with Mass in St Mary’s Cathedral, Sale.
This will be the penultimate gathering with the final event on Sunday 8 November 2020 celebrating 130 years of the arrival of the Sisters. If you would like to attend this year and have not received an invitation please contact CeCe Kingwill by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org or Maureen McLeod on 0427 443 550.
MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER WEEKEND
Invest in your most precious asset……Your Marriage! Married couples, come and learn how to keep/rekindle the passion in your relationship and how to keep your love growing! This weekend is based around Catholic values but couples of all faiths are welcome.
Date: 15-17 November 2019. Starts 7pm on Friday. Ends 5pm Sunday. Accommodation and all meals provided.