[Updated July 28]
Monthly Italian Mass
on the first Tuesday of September, that is 6th,at St John’s at 10 am
then on to coffee and Italian ‘gabble’ in the Presbytery afterward.
We have unfortunately cancelled our August get-together.
St Joseph's amazing Fundraiser July 15. Click image to view more,
thanks to Can Tran.
The Parish office will be on
short staff next week. Joan is off to Perth for the week. Eileen
Hart has very kindly offered to ‘hold the fort’ for Joan.
Morning Mass Time Change
Don’t forget that St John’s and St Joseph’s have our alternate
morning mass program until Saturday, 13th August. Tuesdays and
Thursdays at Collingwood at 9 am; Wednesdays and Fridays at Clifton
Hill at 9.15 am. Saturday mornings at St John’s at 8.30 and at St
Joseph’s at 9 am.
Parish Fun Night
Again this year the Parish is holding their Fun Night—on Saturday,
20th August. Remember last year in the Wellington Hall at St
Joseph’s, we had loads of fun singing, dancing, chatting and eating.
We’ll be having a DJ again with lots of eighties music as well as
more modern stuff.
Diarise the date now !! See Rafelina, Ripano or Can for tickets. $25
each, children $15, kids under 5 years are free. Dinner and drinks
are included in the price.
This year our Fun Night will be held in the Aikenhead Wing (part of
St John’s Primary School) on the corner of Queens Parade and
Wellington Street, Clifton Hill. Arrive at 6 pm for 7 pm start to
the fun filled evening of entertainment.
Snippets From Within
* Fr Frank Moloney will be travelling overseas next Saturday,
6th August, first stop is Italy then on further, ending up in the US
and back in Melbourne on 15th November. We wish him well and a safe
journey and look forward to having him back with us for Christmas.
* Classes have commenced for some of our Salesian Brothers at
Catholic Theological College—good luck with your studies fellas.
* Fr Bernie is also off to Krakow with the Salesian Youth Group.
Stay safe to both our Priests.
* We warmly welcome Fr Gustavo Cavagnari from Rome. He will be with us
until 17th August.
Annual Anniversary Mass
Are you celebrating your 25th, 40th, 50th, or 60th– 70th wedding
anniversary this year? The Life, Marriage & Family Office invite you
and your families to join us at the Annual Anniversary Mass. The
Mass will be celebrated at St Patrick's Cathedral on Sunday 31 July
at 11 am by Archbishop Denis Hart. Couples who register will receive
commemorative certificates and packs. To register visit:
www.cam.org.au/lifemarriagefamily or contact the Life, Marriage &
Family Office on: 9287 5587/ Lmf@cam.org.au. Registrations close
Friday 15 July.
Our Vietnamese community will be celebrating Mass at St
John’s at 3 pm, due to the construction of
the rebuild at St Joseph’s, until the church is completed. At this
stage completion is anticipated to be June next year.
Different Vietnamese groups will be using St John’s facilities for
the hour preceding Mass, that is 2—3 pm, at the Parish Centre behind
the Presbytery, Aikenhead Wing (St John’s School) and St John’s
15-day Pilgrimage to the Holy Land and Jordan, including Petra with
Fr Sang Ho. Cost is $5,250 all included. Contact is Shereen on 9547
7598 or Allan on 9792 4444.
* Christian Meditation
Tuesday mornings in St John’s Church after morning Mass,
approx 9.45 am for 20 minutes. All welcome. Enquiries Lorenza Nolan on 9386 6198.
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org