Posted by admin - 26/04/14 10:06AM - -
Students from St Johns College are planning a trip to help the children of Vanuatu by painting a Catholic Church on Tanna Island and adding to the mural at Mele School, donating a variety of sporting goods, musical instruments, uniforms, etc. To fund this effort there will be a trivia night at St John's College on the 6th June at 6.30pm. Tickets available from the St Johns school office on 54415666. Mr Bruce King is the organiser.Full Story
What the Church Teaches on Asylum and Migration
Posted by admin - 22/04/14 08:18PM - -
The Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office has a large resource of Catholic teaching on migrants and refugees from Popes and Bishops. Recently the Australian Office issued a phamplet entitled, "I was a stranger and you welcomed me (Matthew 25:35), What the Catholic Church Teachese on Asylum and Migration." I speaks of the centrality of human dignity when considering how refugees are treated: "The Catholic Church teaches that the demands of human dignity always come before the national interest."
Copies of the pamphlet are available from the Parish Office or can be downloaded on this link: Pamphlet as pdf file.Full Story
Posted by admin - 11/04/14 01:27PM - -
Holy Week Liturgies at St Joseph's 2014
- Holy Thursday 17th April:
- Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7.00 pm.
- Good Friday 18th April:
- Stations of the Cross: 10.00am
- Celebration of the Lord's Passion: 3.00pm
- Easter Vigil Mass 19th April:
- 7.00pm. The Service of Light with lighting and blessing the Easter Fire.
- Easter Sunday Masses 20th April: 7.00am and 9.00am.