TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

  • ST. MICHAEL’S FEAST SEPT 29

    To celebrate we will be having a Mass at 11.30am followed by a parish lunch in the school stadium. This will be a sit down lunch at a fixed cost of $25 p.p. Soft drinks provided/BYO alcohol. This is a great opportunity to spend some time as a community. If you are interested please put your name down on the list provided in the church foyer or ring the parish. Numbers to be finalised by Fri Sept 15.

  • CATHOLIC LIFE & AUTRALIAN CATHOLIC

    Are both available for collection in the foyer

  • OUTREACH

    All proceeds taken at the South East Laundry, in Beaconsfield, on Sept 10 will be donated to a homeless family.

  • LITERATURE/BROCHURES

    Please do not leave anything in the foyer without getting permission from Fr. Jeff.

  • EUTHANASIA & ASSISTED SUICIDE

    Just as we accompany someone at the start of life, so we are called to accompany our loved ones at the end of life. To find out more about the issue, contact the Life, Marriage & Family Office on 9287 5587 lmf@cam.org.au or visit: www.cam.org.au/euthanasia

  • CATHOLIC CARE

    Thank you for your support of the appeal $1,414.15 was collected. For counselling appointments, please call 1800 522 076.

  • FRIENDSHIP GROUP

    Lunch Lynbrook Hotel, Aug 31. Leaving St. Michael’s at 11.30am cost $20.90. For info: John 9702 1928 or Michael 0409 607 532.

  • DIACONATE ORDINATION

    Avinash George and Hiep van Nguyen, will be ordained Deacons for the Sale Diocese on Saturday Sept 2nd, 11.00 am at St Mary’s Cathedral, Sale. For attendance please put your name on the list in the foyer. There will be choir practice on Sun Aug 20, 1pm at St. Michael’s Church Berwick.

  • MIGRANT AND REFUGEE SUNDAY

    All parishioners are invited to the 103 rd World Day of Migrants and Refugees, with Bishop O’ Regan, on Sunday August 27. Mass 2.00pm at St Patrick’s, Pakenham, followed by refreshments in the parish hall. Please bring some food to share and wear national dress if you can.

  • DOMESTIC & FAMILY VIOLENCE

    Is a pattern of abusive behaviour in an intimate or familial relationship that, over time, puts one person in a position of power over another, or others, and causes fear. There are many forms including physical, emotional and psychological. Family domestic violence can occur in many intimate relationships - including from one partner towards another, from an adolescent towards a parent. Although women and children are most often victims of family violence, men can also be victims.
    ALL VIOLENCE IS UNACCEPTABLE

  • PRAYER VIGIL

    For one hour after the Saturday evening Mass, August 26. The focus will be Families (in distress, disharmony, experiencing violence, etc.) and Justice for Indigenous Australians.

  • IGNITE YOUTH CONFERENCE

    Will be held in Brisbane Sept 21 - 24. Further information: www.igniteconference.com.au - brochures in foyer.

  • MARRIAGE PLEBISCITE

    With ballot papers being posted from Sept 12, there’s not much time to become informed about the possible consequences of change. For more information go to the Coalition for Marriage website: www.coalitionformarriage.com.au The Australian Catholic Bishops recommend a vote of No, to keep marriage a unique relationship between a woman and a man.

  • THE JOURNEY CATHOLIC RADIO PROGRAM – AIRS August 13

    TWe hear from Sr. Hilda with her Wisdom from the Abbey in her 90 second testimonial on A Life with God, Pete Gilmore encourages us to Live Big in his Living the Gospel segment, and Marilyn Rodrigues, The Peaceful Parent, talks about the 5 Ps of parenting.
    Tune into LIFE 103.9 FM Sunday 10am or go to www.jcr.org.au or www.itunes.jcr.org.au where you can listen anytime and subscribe to weekly shows by email.

  • SACRED HEART COLLEGE OAKLEIGH REUNION

    All past students are invited to the 60th celebration of the college. Sunday Sept 10, 2.00pm - 5.00pm. RSVP to levans@shgc.vic.edu.au by Aug 21.

  • ST JOHN’S 40 YEAR REUNION

    Calling all former students from 1972 to 1977. On Sat Nov 11 to be held at the Dandenong Club. If interested in attending or being involved, please call or email Anthony 0438 058 328 anthony.hamilton@siemens.com or Tim 0466 207 551 tjfifty9@gmail.com

  • ANGELS WITH WHEELS

    This ministry involves providing transportation to Mass or doctor’s appointments for those who are unable to drive themselves. If you are able to help and have a ‘Working With Children’s Check’ please contact the parish support centre on 9707 1355. Thank you.