Sun: 7.30 & 9.00am
Welcome New Parishioners
If you are a new parishioner, please introduce yourself to Fr Paul. We would like to know a bit about you and with your permission put information in the bulletin. You can also fill in a Parishioner Registration Form and join in the Parish Planned Giving Program.
About Our Parish
New resources available from the Centre for Liturgy website
STEWARDSHIP: Twenty Tips for A Successful Time and Talent Ministry Fair – Goal – Purpose: To inform: To help parishioners gather the information that will assist them in completing their Time / Talent Commitment form.
OLMC PIETY STALL: Open on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday mornings before and after 9am Masses. Please contact Marion on 0415 917 496 for more information.
2022 HOLY FATHER MONTHLY PRAYER INTENTIONS: January – True Human Fraternity. We pray for all those suffering from religious discrimination and persecution, may their own rights and dignity be recognised, which originate from being brothers and sisters in the human family.
2022 COLUMBAN CALENDARS: If you missed out on buying a 2022 Columban Calendar, we have them for sale in the church porch for the reduced price of $5 each!
CONGRATULATIONS: Best wishes to Gloria and Brian John on their 50th Golden Wedding Anniversary, Saturday 22-1-22! May your beautiful and admirable union be richly blessed and your love grow stronger!
A MESSAGE FROM AID TO THE CHURCH IN NEED AUSTRALIA: As we begin a new year we ask for your support to help the Suffering Church. Your offering allows ACN to aid our suffering brothers and sisters to keep the faith alive in countries that are becoming increasingly harder to practice the faith. Please visit www.aidtochurch.org.
LENTEN RETREAT 4 – 6 MARCH 2022: Lent is a time traditionally devoted to spiritual purification and refinement in preparation for the great celebration of Easter. During Lent, Christians are encouraged to adopt the practices of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. This retreat will help participants to embrace Lent prayerfully, with renewed energy and new insights, and with an openness to the graces it offers. Presenter Fr David Barry, osb, For further information email email@example.com.
ADULT FAITH FORMATION SEMINARS – Introduction to Sacraments: Key Milestones on our Christian Journey: On Wednesdays, 9 – 30 March. From 7pm – 8pm (4 sessions). With Fr Greg Donovan. At Bateman Parish – 100 Dean Road, Bateman. SUGGESTED DONATION $20. The seven Sacraments mark all the important stages of our Christian life and sustain us in our sense of mission as Christians (Catechism of the Catholic Church 1210). This course covers the fundamental meaning and the scriptural, historical, theological and liturgical principles of each of the seven Sacraments. Join us as we explore how the Sacraments can deepen and give meaning to our unique relationship with God.
3rd Sunday Ordinary, 23 January
6pm Mass for Ellen Steele (RIP Anniversary)
Sunday 7.30am Mass for Andrew De Sousa (RIP)
Sunday 9am Mass for Stephen Randall (RIP) + Maria & Octavio Donati (RIP) + Vincenzo Villamagna (RIP Anniversary) + Maria Goretti Martins (70th Birthday Intentions)
Monday 24 January – St Frances De Sales
NO 7-9pm Holy Trinity Prayer Group … Resumes 7-2-22
Tuesday 25 January – The Conversion of St Paul
9am Mass for Jacky Milos (Intentions)
Wednesday 26 January – Australia Day
9am Mass for Emil Jurica (RIP)
Morning Tea after Mass
10.30am Legion of Mary
6-7pm Eucharistic Adoration
Thursday 27 January – St Angela Merici & Sts Timothy and Titus
9am-4pm Church Open for Prayers
Friday 28 January – St Thomas Aquinas
9am Mass for Most Holy Trinity Honour
9.30 – 10.30am Eucharistic Adoration
Saturday 29 January
9am Mass for Alfredo Goncalves (RIP)
4th Sunday Ordinary, 30 January
6pm Mass for Edward, Jason & Rebecca De Sousa (Intentions) + Milenko Babin (RIP 1st Month Anniversary) + Damien, Ashleigh & John (Intentions)
Sunday 7.30am Mass for Andrew De Sousa (RIP)
Sunday 9am Mass for Joao & Quiteria Gomes (RIP)
When you go to Mass – talk to God…
During Mass – let God talk to you…
After Mass – talk to each other…
PARISH MINISTRY TEAM
Parish Priest: Fr Paul Raj
Parish Secretary: Tereza Camacho
Safeguarding Officer: Brigette Liddelow – 0432 908 980
Avila Retirement Village Secretary: Judy Rowlands – 0448 205 283
Parish RE Coordinator: TBA
OLMC Primary School RE: Julie Kay
OLMC Primary School Principal: Jayson Peacock (08) 9269 2000
Seton Catholic College Website: http://www.seton.wa.edu.au/olmc-parish
“Our mission is to reach out the needy, to be inclusive of all cultural and ethnic people of all ages. Hospitality, Stewardship, Creative Liturgy with uplifting music is our special focus.”