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Parish Office: 5562 223 1 Fax: 5562 223 0 E-mail: Diocesan website: PARISH STAFF: Fr John Fitzgerald (Parish Priest) Barry Wolff (Business Manager) Leanne McElgunn (Secretary) Brian Shanahan (Gardening/Maintenance) Michael Gray (St Josephs School) Peter Morgan (Emmanuel College) 6.30pm (Vigil); 8.30am - 10.30am - 6.00pm Purnim: 11.00am (Eucharist on 2nd and 4th Sundays) (Assembly of Word with Communion on 1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays)


A sub-committee has been meeting for some time, with the assistance of a Designer, to present a Master-plan of the Parish Halls & Offices. They have already met with the various Parish Committees and on Monday met with all user-groups in order to present and seek feed-back. You may be interested. This weekend you may view the plans in the Gathering Space and any feed-back greatly received. Warrnambool Symphony Orchestra: Annual Mothers Day Concert (Sunday, 12th May at 2.30pm) at St Josephs Church, will feature a great variety of lively and enjoyable pieces, including instrumental & vocal solos & duets. Tickets $20/$15. Nocturnal Whispers Concert: Presented by Cantori at Christ Church, today (Sunday) at 4.30pm. Tickets $20/15. Further details 5561 1687 Racing Mass: Next Sunday, 28th April at 10.30am in St Josephs Church. Refreshments will follow. Please bring a plate to share. Welcome: We warmly welcome Fr Hoa Ding sj and Fr Thu sj who are with us assisting with the local Retreat. You will also see them presiding at Mass. Holy Land: Fr John Corrigan is assisting in a Holy Land Pilgrimage (26 September to 7 October). Inviting people to join. Cost: $4,730 twin share, covering all flights, accommodation, meals and gratuities. Contact Fr John (0433 532 588) CBC Re-union: For those who attended CBC (1957-1964) & would like to catch up & meet with Br Brian Clery at Wbool F.C. Wednesday, 1st May at 8.00am (breakfast). Further details contact Peter McMurrick (0416 207 372) Childrens Faith Formation: How to share the Catholic Faith with your child. Our Lady Help of Christians, 28th May at 7.30pm. Further information (5561 1533). Ozchild: Integration Aide Course 20th to 31st May. This course provides the introductory skills, knowledge and understanding for learners to support qualified teachers or child care staff where there are children with identified learning difficulties and disabilities. There is no charge. See handouts and notice in Gathering Space for more information. Environment Audit: St Josephs Parish is undertaking an Environmental Audit and ideas are welcomed from parishioners as to how the parish can be more sustainable. Please write your ideas and leave at the Parish Office.

Office Hours: Monday to Friday: 9:00am - 12:30pm; 1:30pm - 4:00pm SCHOOL PRINCIPALS: WEEK-END LITURGIES:

WEEK-DAY LITURGIES: Tuesday to Friday: 10.00am (Eucharist) Friday: 10.30am (Reconciliation) NB: A funeral normally takes the place of the weekday liturgy.

Deaths: Sr Mary Tarcisia rsm (Palamountain), Gertie Fitzgerald, Ken Barker Anniversaries: Jim ONeill, Bill Roache, Albert Stainsby, John Brown, Kath Kavanagh Baptism: We welcome Jack Delaney-Hammond into Gods Family this weekend St Josephs Fair: St Josephs School Annual Fair - next Sunday. Your support is very much valued, so please visit the school on Sunday and enjoy terrific food, fun rides and a wide variety of entertainment and activities. Holy Hour: St Annes Purnim this Thursday 11.00am to 12noon Confirmation: Parent Information Evening: Tuesday, 23rd April at 7.00pm. Hospitality: You are invited to stay for a cuppa after 6.00pm Mass today (Sunday) Project Compassion: Could we have all boxes/envelopes in by next weekend. Thank you. Receipts are now available at Office for those who requested them. Holy Places (Good Friday): $1,063.30 Collections: Counters: Presbytery: $1,102.00 Parish: $1,698.00 This week: Team 3: Tom Arundell (5561 2109) Next week: Team 4: Gerald Shanley (5562 5992)