Our Lady of Mt Carmel Parish


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STEWARDSHIP: Stewardship and Capital Campaigns. 4. Reporting – During both the leadership and general phases of the campaign, set three dates on which the campaign workers will gather to share the results of their solicitation calls.
2023 HOLY FATHER MONTHLY PRAYER INTENTIONS: OCTOBER – For the Synod. “We pray for the Church, that she may adopt listening and dialogue as a lifestyle at every level and allow herself to be guided by the Holy Spirit towards the peripheries of the world”.

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF OLDER PERSONS- Sunday 1 October 2023: The International Day of Older People is observed on 1 October each year. On 14 December 1990 the United Nations General Assembly voted to establish 1 October as the International Day of Older People as recorded in Resolution 45 / 106. The holiday was observed for the first time on 1 October 1991.

NEW PARISH PRIEST APPOINTMENT: The Archbishop has appointed Fr Michael Separovich as the new Parish Priest for Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The changeover is with effect on Wednesday, 1 November 2023. From Wednesday, 4 October 2023, Fr Paul will be moving to 31B Ommaney Street, Hamilton Hill. Fr Paul will be on medical leave until his health issues are resolved. Fr Paul has been Parish Priest for over 12 years at OLMC. Now is the time for him to move forward. We wish Fr Paul all the best with his health. More updates are coming soon.

REFUGEE FAMILY SPONSORSHIP: To celebrate Migrant & Refugee Sunday, The West Australian Catholic Migrant & Refugee Office (WACMRO) would like expressions of interest from parishioners for the Refugee Family Sponsorship… Refugee Family Sponsorship requires 5-8 volunteers to form a group to financially sponsor a family from a refugee camp to live in Perth… Refugee Family Sponsorship is overseen by Federal Government and is fully safeguarded… This is also a wonderful opportunity for a parish and school community to practise welcoming a displaced family in need… To register your interest or for inquiries, please contact: wacmro@perthcatholic.org.au.

INTERCESSORY PRAYER WORKSHOP: Saturday 7 & Sunday 8 October 2023. Flame Ministries International with CCR Perth are conducting an Intercessory Prayer Workshop at the LJ Goody Bioethics Centre, 39 Jugan St, Mt Hawthorn. Times are Saturday 7 October 9:30 am – 4:00 pm and Sunday 8 October 10:30 am – 3:00 pm. A comprehensive seminar for intercessors and those interested in investigating the intercessory prayer ministry. Please bring a plate for our shared lunch. Attendance is free but a collection will be taken up. Further info from Mariza – 0435 435 013 or fmi@flameministries.org.

LIVING ROSARY AVAILABLE ON WEDNESDAYS DURING OCTOBER: In honour of Mary, our Mother, Catholic Mission in partnership with the Spirituality Hub in Kirup, offers the opportunity to be part of a Living Rosary group in the tradition of Blessed Pauline Jaricot, founder of the Society of the Propagation of the Faith, one of the works of Catholic Mission. Pauline was a person of great faith, bold courage and generous creativity. Pauline began a worldwide movement to free people from harsh circumstances and, through the Living Rosary, led them to a spirituality that gave them hope. Parishioners are invited to join us online each Wednesday during October at 12:30 pm. For more information about this Living Rosary group and how to participate online via Zoom, please contact Spirituality Hub coordinator Deborah Robertson on 0419 939 864 or deborahmrobertson@bigpond.com.

POPE FRANCIS & SYNODALITY: Since the beginning of his Pontificate, Pope Francis has been highlighting the importance of cultivating synodality in our Church. In his own words, synodality is the path “which God expects of the Church of the third millennium” because it is “a constitutive element of the Church.” That is why Pope Francis has called for a Synod on Synodality, happening from 2021 to 2024… Pope Francis’ call for us to focus on synodality is a call to restore and deepen our roots as the People of God journeying together in a common mission as followers of the Way, Jesus Christ. Inspired and motivated by this journey that our Church is undertaking at this time, Laudato Si’ Movement (LSM) has also gone through a synodal process during 2022 to evaluate and deepen its own synodality in communion with the Catholic Church. Since our start, synodality has been a central part of who we are, as reflected in our identity statement… Laudato Si’ Movement’s (LSM) 2022 synodal process Throughout 2022, Laudato Si’ Movement (LSM) has been reflecting on how we can deepen our synodal journey as a movement and in communion with the wider Church engaged in the Synod on Synodality. As part of this year-long reflection, we developed a public consultation process and reflection that resulted in a submitted paper to the Synod on Synodality. A wider process has been set in motion as a result of this synodality journey along with the initiatives from the Board of Directors and the Secretariat to improve LSM by further embedding synodality in our leadership bodies… How you can take part: This process that took place in 2022 was made up of listening sessions, organized by Laudato Si’ Circles and Laudato Si’ Movement (LSM) Chapters in all the regions where this movement is active, as well as five online sessions organized by the Global Secretariat in English, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. This process allowed for the experience of synodality to be lived by all movement members who had the opportunity to participate in encounters for reflection on their experiences and expectations regarding the mission of LSM in communion with the Church… In the same way, our members will be able to express themselves through the online survey open to our entire network that will assess how they view synodality in relation to LSM’s strategic goals: ecological conversion, prophetic advocacy, and sustainable lifestyles. Stay tuned to know when the online survey will be available so you can let us know your thoughts on synodality and be a part of official communications from Laudato Si’ Movement (LSM) to the Synod on Synodality… The results from our 2022 synodal process will also be reviewed in the light of the post-synodal exhortation by Pope Francis, expected to be released after the Synod on Synodality. In this way, LSM seeks to continue on its journey of deepening its synodality, improving the capacity of listening and journeying together to care for our common home, always at the service of and in communion with the Catholic Church… Synodality throughout Laudato Si’ Movement (LSM) Synodality has been present within Laudato Si’ Movement (LSM) from the beginning, and it grows at the same pace that our movement seeks to deepen its capacity for listening and journeying together. Learn more how synodality has shaped the story of Laudato Si’ Movement (LSM) … We warmly ask you to take part in this incredible synodal process. Read more about synodality related to our movement and take time to reflect on how you can live more synodally as well: • LSM Synodal Contribution here (in English and Spanish only). • Living synodality as the Laudato Si’ Movement (LSM). • Walking together – Embedding synodality in LSM’s leadership bodies. • Listen to the Voice of Creation! Reflections on the LSM Synod contribution… The importance of listening to all its branches of Laudato Si’ Movement (LSM) is recognized as a fundamental need for this movement to continue its work and mission. This has concrete effects on how LSM structures itself internally, being composed by the Board of Directors, the Advisory Council, staff and the Global Membership Council, as well as externally through Laudato Si’ Animators, Laudato Si’ Circles and Chapters, and Member Organizations.

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Mass Intentions

26th Sunday Ordinary, 1 October – Saint Therese of the Child Jesus

Saturday 6pm Mass for Gerard Cooper (RIP) + Connie Minervini (RIP 15th Anniversary)
Sunday 7.30am Mass for Andrew De Sousa (RIP) + Manuel Telo (RIP) + Adelaide Andrade Gomes (RIP) & Joao Gomes Rodrigues (RIP) + Lidia Rebelo & Guida Da Silva (Birthday Intentions)
Sunday 9am Mass for Stephen Randall (RIP) + Cono & Tonino Randazzo (RIP) + Holy Father Honour + Jennifer Derrell (RIP 1st Anniversary) + Jaimon & Jini (Intentions 19th Wedding Anniversary)
2.30-3.30 Holy Hour

Monday 2 October – The Holy Guardian Angels
NO 7-9pm Holy Trinity Prayer Group

Tuesday 3 October
9am Mass for Mato Rogacevic (RIP Recently)

Wednesday 4 October – St Francis of Assisi
9am Mass for Mato Rogacevic (RIP Recently)
5.30 – 6.30pm Eucharistic Adoration

Thursday 5 October – St Faustina Kowalska
9am-4pm Church Open for Prayers

Friday 6 October – St Bruno
9am Anointing Mass for Olga Correia & Children (Intentions)
9.30 – 10.30am Eucharistic Adoration
10am Holy Communion at Hilton Park Aged Care
Saturday 7 October – Our Lady of the Rosary
9am Mass for Mato Rogacevic (RIP Recently)

27th Sunday Ordinary, 8 October
Saturday 6pm Mass for Souls in Purgatory + Antonio D’Alessandro (RIP 19th Anniversary) & Renato D’Alessandro (RIP 9th Anniversary)
Sunday 7.30am Mass for Andrew De Sousa (RIP)
Sunday 9am Mass for John Randall (RIP) + Holy Trinity Honour

HOLY TRISAGION (Thrice Holy) TO THE MOST HOLY TRINITY: Make the triple sign of the cross and bless yourself… By the sign of the Holy Cross (forehead), deliver us, O Lord our God (mouth) from our enemies (heart) … In the name of the Father, + and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

When you go to Mass – talk to God…
During Mass – let God talk to you…
After Mass – talk to each other…




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

Address: 82 Collick Street, Hilton, WA, 6163

Ph: (08) 9314 7733

Email: sec.hilton@perthcatholic.org.au

Web: http://www.olmchilton.org.au/



Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 9am – 3pm

Thursday: 9am – 12.30pm

“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.”