Sun 19th October – Sun 2nd November 2014
19th Sunday after Pentecost, 2cl
St John Cantius, Cf, 3cl
Comm of Ss Hilarion, Abb, & Ursula and her Companions, VV, MM
St Anthony Mary Claret, Bp, Cf, 3cl
St Raphael, Archangel, 3cl
Sat of the B.V.M., 2cl
Christ the King, 1cl
Ss Simon & Jude, 2cl
All Saints' Day
21st Sunday after Pentecost
Tickets for the annual All Saints’ Day Quiz Night are now on sale, $10/adults, $5/teenagers. Tickets are available from the parish office (with correct money), or after mass. The evening begins at 7:30pm on Saturday Nov 1st at Ellengowan Hall (behind the church), with the judging of the (optional) best dressed saint. BYO supper, tea and coffee provided. Proceeds go to Hutt St Day Centre for the homeless.
Christmas cards are on sale today: $10/pack of 15 cards. There is also a book sale today after the 9:15am mass.
The Holy Name Men’s Group meets this Wednesday, 29th October, beginning with the rosary at 7:30pm in the Church followed by a talk and tea and coffee afterwards in the meeting room. All Welcome.
Confirmations classes begin next Sunday, Nov 2nd at 11am. The sponsor or a parent is welcome to attend with their child.
Next Monday, 3rd Nov is All Souls’ Day. There will be Low masses at 7am & 9:30am and Solemn Mass at 6:30pm. (There will be no young adults bioethics class that evening)
Nominations for the Parish Pastoral Council are open. Please see the details on the yellow form. You may nominate yourself or someone else.
The Choristers (young peoples choir) has moved its practice time to Friday from 4:30-5:30pm in the meeting room. The Choristers will give a small concert of Christmas carols in the meeting room after mass one Sunday in Advent. The Choristers are always on the lookout for new members. If you are interested please see Gaby Freer after mass. No singing experience necessary.
After the success of the recent Fathers and Sons’ camp interest has been expressed in having a Mothers and Daughters’ camp on the 29th & 30th Nov this year. If you are interested, please see either Fr McCaffrey or Rob Marsh.
Please remember the sick in your prayers, especially Bethany Marsh, Fr Joseph Terra, FSSP, Elizabeth Sloniec, Kamila Kuniczek.
There is a morning cuppa after the 9:15am mass each Sunday in the meeting room. All are welcome. Please make an effort to return your cups to the kitchen at the end of morning tea. Also please be careful of small children when exiting the car park after mass and a reminder to all parents to watch their children after mass.Also a reminder that no literature of any kind may be distributed before or after mass without prior consultation and approval by the Chaplain.