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Parish
FrAndrewDoohan(ParishPriest)
MrGregByrne(PastoralAssociate)
MrsSharonFowle(Administraon)
SrKathrynMcCabe(AboriginalCatholicMinistry)

TheParish OceisattherearoftheParishHallandis
staedonWednesdayandFridayfrom10amto4pm.

33LakeStreet,ForsterNSW2428
POBox67,ForsterNSW2428
P: (02)65546304
F: (02)65546425
E: forstertuncurryparish@gmail.comor
fr.andrew.doohan@bigpond.com(FrAndrew)
W: www.forstertuncurrycatholic.org.au

Holy Name Parish School (K6)


MrMarkMowbray(Principal)

41LakeStreet,ForsterNSW2428
POBox243,ForsterNSW2428
P: (02)65546504
F: (02)65548895
E: admin@forster.catholic.edu.au

Items for inclusion in Bridgeside Bullen can be sent


totheParishOceorFrAndrew,preferablybyemail
orwriennote,bymiddayonThursday.

Bapsms are celebrated on Sundays, either during


any of our Sunday Masses or aer the 9am Mass.
Bapsmal Preparaon meengs are held on the
secondMondayofeachmonthat7pmintheMeeng
RoomsoftheParishHallatForster.Pleasecontactthe
Parish Oce for more details, or visit the Parish
website.

Weddingsarecelebratedbyarrangementandwithat
least three (and preferably more) months noce.
PleasecontactFrAndrewformoredetails,orvisitthe
Parishwebsite.
Sunday 18th August, 2013
Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C
Bridgeside Bulletin
Theweeklybullenofthe
CatholicParishofForsterTuncurry
HolyNameofJesusParishChurch
33LakeStreet,Forster
StMary,StaroftheSeaChurch
CnrKent&PeelStreets,Tuncurry
ProclaimingChristtothecommuniesofForster,Tuncurryandthesurroundingdistricts
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FnoM 1ur Pns1onnt Associn1rs 1nntr
Bishop Gerard Hanna from the Australian Catholic
Migrant & Refugee Oce, this week addressed a
leer to all Catholics pleading with us to take an
interest in the suering of those eeing their
homelandinsearchofasaferlife.Acopyoftheleer
isonpage4oftheBullen.
In part the leer say, I implore you to mark the 99
th

World Day of Migrants & Refugees and make clear


thatyouarenotindierenttotheplightofothers.In
anaempttofollowBishopHannaswishesourParish
is hosng a meeng of the Great Lakes Rural
Australians for Refugees next Saturday 24 August at
2pm in the Parish Hall. We hope to have as a guest
speaker, a Salvaon Army employee who worked in
theDetenonCentreatNauru.
ThesedaysonoverseasTVNewswebecomedeluged
with the pain, suering and death of others to the
point we shut o it doesnt concern me its really
none of my business. Here is an issue on our
doorstep where we have a responsibility to learn the
true facts and invesgate how we may be of
assistance.Pleasecomealongandjoinus.

Tur Pnnisu Dinnv(for the week ahead)


Mon(19/8) 9am MorningPrayer@
Forster

Tue(20/8) 9am ChrisanMeditaon
(Bob65555914)
3:30pm HolyHour@Tuncurry
5:30pm ChrisanMeditaon
(Bob65555914)

Wed(21/8) 9am MorningPrayer@
Forster
11:15am NovenatoOurLadyof
PerpetualHelp@Forster
5:30pm PastoralCouncilMeeng
@Forster

Thu(22/8) 9am MorningPrayer@


Forster

Fri(23/8) 9:30am MorningPrayer@
Forster

Sat(24/8) 9am MorningPrayer@


Tuncurry
5pm Reconciliaon@
Tuncurry(unl5:30pm)
6pm Mass@Tuncurry

Sun(25/8) 7am Mass@Tuncurry


9am Mass@Forster
Rrcutnn Pnnisu Ac1ivi1irs

Reconciliaon
TheSacramentofReconciliaonisonlyavailableevery
Saturday aernoon in the Tuncurry church from 5pm
unl5:30pmduringFrAndrewsannualleave.

Holy Hour
A Holy Hour is observed each Tues aernoon in the
TuncurryChurchfrom3:30pm,withMassat4:30pm.

Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help


TheNovenaisprayedeveryWednesdayintheForster
church commencing at 11:15am, and is followed at
12pmbyalightlunchintheParishHall.

Chrisan Meditaon Group


TheChrisanMeditaonGroupmeetsinthemorning
and aernoon each Tuesday. For more informaon,
pleasecontactBobon65555914.

Bapsm Preparaon Meeng


The next Bapsm Preparaon Meeng will take place
in the Parish Halls meeng rooms on Monday 9th
Septembercommencingat7pm.

Collecon of Foodstus for Homebase


The next monthly collecon of nonperishable food
items for use by Homebase to assist young people in
need in our community will take place on Sunday 1st
September. Your donaon of items can be placed in
thebasketavailableatallMassesthatweekend.

Secular Franciscan Fraternity


TheSecularFranciscanswillnextmeetonWednesday
4th September, coming together for morning prayer
at 9am, followed by a cuppa at 9:30am and then the
meeng.

The menALIVE Groups


ThemorninggroupwillnextmeetonWednesday 28th
August aer the 9am morning prayer, while the
eveninggroupwillnextmeetonThursday 29th August
at 7:30pm.

Maintenance & Gardening Group


Abigthank youtoour gardenersonceagain,mowing
in a s ,cold, August breeze. The next mow will be
on Thursday 19th September, starng at Tuncurry at
8am and then on to Forster, followed by a cuppa.
ContactHoward65576826.
IN voun cunni1v, rtrnsr rnnv ron:

Those recently deceased
MaryRyan,ClareMcCabe

Those whose anniversaries occur about now
WarrickMoulder,JohnAnderson

All those in our community who are sick
RCIA ENquinv Nicu1s
Enquiry nights, for anyone wishing to learn more
abouttheCatholicFaiththroughtheRCIAprocess,will
beheldonthenightofWednesday 21st Augustinthe
Meeng Room of the Parish Hall at 7pm. Please
extend an invitaon (and give a brochure) to a friend
or family member who may be interested. Brochures
explaining the RCIA process are on the table at the
back of the church. For more informaon contact
AnneMoloneyon65558918.
Pnnisu Pns1onnt CouNcit Etrc1ioNs
An elecon for ordinary members of the Parish
PastoralCouncilwilloccuronSunday 10th November.
Nominaons, in wring, should be received by the
ParishOcenotlaterthanFriday 18th October.
SiNciNc Pnnc1icr
The next pracce for our singers will be on Tuesday
20th AugustintheTuncurryChurchfora7pmstart.

Hotv NnMr Scuoot Fr1r251u Aucus1


DonaonsfortheFetearenowbeingcollectedatthe
School. Preloved toys, books, clothes and items for
the White Elephant can be dropped o now, while
various cra items, including knied coat hangers,
scarves,cakesandplantscanbedroppedocloserto
theevent.

Volunteers to assist
on the day are also
beingsought.

For more
informaon, please
contact Sue Ryan
on0439603481.
WiN1rn Sour LuNcuroNs nNo MoN1utv
tuNcuroNs
Last Monday 12th August the nal soup lunch this
winter was held. Unfortunately only 25 persons
aended. This gure included cooks and helpers.
These numbers were well down on what was
expected. If we are going to connue with the
monthly luncheons a signicant increase in
aendance is necessary to jusfy the catering and
arrangementofsuchevents.

Are parishioners red of the current format and


looking for some change? Parishioners who do not
aend these luncheons are unaware of the
organizaon that goes into them and therefore miss
out on the community interacon and sense of
enjoymenttheyareabletoprovide.
Any feed back for these gatherings would be
appreciatedtodetermineiftheOctoberLuncheonwill
go ahead. Either phone Parish Oce or Angela and
LouHopeon6555825.
Wonk Hrnt1u & Snrr1v ANNouNcrMrN1s

Tuncurry Car Parking: A reminder that in order to


migatehazardsposedbythepracce,theparkingof
carsonthegrassedareasoftheTuncurrychurchsiteis
nolongerpermied.

Forster Car Parking:AsmenonedattheendofMass


lastweekend,thecurrentparkingarrangementsinthe
Forster car park are being reviewed. In the interim, I
wouldaskyoutoconnuetoexercisecareinusingthe
carpark.

Church Doors: The doors of both our churches are


classied as emergency exits when the building is
being used. Accordingly, all doors must remain
unlockedandunlatched(althoughtheymaybepulled
closed)wheneverthebuildingsareinuse.

Anyinconvenienceisregreed. FrAndrew
Pnnisu Pns1onnt AssrMntv
A Parish Pastoral Assembly will be held on Sunday
10th November beginning at 10:30am in the Parish
Hall. All members of the Parish are invited to aend
this Assembly and be involved in nalising the Parish
PastoralPlanfortheperiod20132015,

Any parishioner wishing to make a submission


priories for the Parish Pastoral Plan should address
them to the Chair of the Parish Pastoral Council.
Submissions should be as detailed as is possible in
order for them to be able to considered by the
Assembly.

Submissions should be received by the Council no


later than the beginning of October.
PnnviNc As Jrsus Tnucu1 Us
Ive received a suggeson following my recenthomily
on the Lords Prayer that some people might like to
connueexploringthedepthsofthisprayer.Ifthereis
sucientinterestIwouldbemorethanhappytolook
at something along those lines when Ive returned
fromAnnualLeave.

InthemeanmeyoumightliketolettheParishOce
knowofyourinterest. FrAndrew
Mut1iCut1unnt LuNcu
TheParishTeamareintheinialstagesofplanninga
mulculturallunchforSaturday 26th October.

Tables would display naonal food from various


countriesandparishionerswouldbeinvitedtosample
such food. The Team are looking for interested
parishioners who might like to be involved in this
event.Moredetailstofollow.
ANNunt Srrcint Nrros Mnss
All parishioners, students in schools, school sta,
teachers, principals and families and friends of
children with special needs are invited to the 16th
AnnualSpecialNeedsMassonTuesday 27th Augustat
7pm at St Thereses Church, New Lambton. Please
joinusforsupperfollowingMassintheParishHall.

For furtherdetails, please contact Cath GarreJones,


Parish Liaison and Resource Oce on 4979 1303, or
0409 791 303 or cath.garrejones@mn.catholic.edu.
au.

Mnss or S1 FnnNcis

Holy, Holy, Holy

Memorial Acclamaon


Great Amen





Lamb of God

Text:ExcerptsfromtheEnglishtranslaonofTheRomanMissal2010,ICEL;Music:2010,PaulTaylor.Allrightsreserved.Usedwith
permissionAustralianAgentWordofLifeInternaonal.LicenceNo.195E.
Over the coming weeks our musicians will be
assisng the Parish community to introduce a
newmusicalsengforuseatourcelebraonsof
Mass. The introducon of this new seng will
also provide a second opon for our Parish
celebraons.

Entled the Mass of St Francis, this is the Mass


seng that is oen used at Diocesan
celebraons, and this is why we have chosen to
addthissengtoourParishrepertoire.

The new seng will be introduced bit by bit over


the coming weeks, and I would ask for your
forbearance as we introduce this to our Parish
celebraons.
FrAndrew

Orron1uNi1irs Ou1sior Tur Pnnisu


Refugees and Asylum Seekers: Where To From Here?
Associate Professor Gillian Triggs, President of the
Australian Human Rights Commission will deliver a
presentaononTuesday 27th Augustat7pmatTrixie
Forest Hall, St Scholascas College, 2 Avenue Road,
GlebePoint.Admissionisbydonaon,andtea/coee
will be provided at the conclusion of the evening.
Please RSVP by 23rd August to Mary Robinson on
87525303ormrobinson@goodsams.org.au

Dads Night Out


Explore father memoriespast, present and future
at TWECs Dads Night Out. Share your experiences,
join discussions and enjoy a homecooked meal,
during the evening facilitated by Steve Bri,
Psychologist with NSW Department of Educaon. The
night will be held on Wednesday 28th August from
6:30pm to 9:30pm at Tenison Woods Educaon
Centre, New England Highway, Lochinvar. The cost is
$30, and you are asked to RSVP by 23rd August on
49309601ortwec@ssjl.org.au

Act for Change Workshop


A workshop for people interested in social jusce,
organized by the Uning Church, will take place on
Saturday 31st August from 9:30am to 2pm at
Charlestown Uning Church, 24 Milson Street,
Charlestown.RSVPby28thAugusttoDebbie0437879
442orjusce@hunter.uca.org.au.

The Church ReImagined


A public conversaon where Geraldine Doogue will
reect on her experience in Rome at the me of the
elecon of Pope Francis and suggest major quesons
facing the Catholic Church. The talk will be held on
Sunday 1st September between 1:30pm and 3pm at
TheCryptofStPatricksChurch,GrosvenorSt,Sydney.
No bookings necessary and admiance is free. For
furtherinformaonphone99907003oremailcatalyst
forrenewal@tpg.com.au.

Introducon to Chrisan Meditaon


Have you wanted to build meditaon into your daily
life? An Introductory Course in Chrisan Meditaon
will commence on Monday 2nd September and will
connue for four weeks. Each evening will take place
from 6:30pm at Living Waters Meditaon Centre, 34
Kenrick St, The Juncon. The cost is $20. To enroll
contact Carmel Moore on carmel.moore@ssjl.org.au
or0412122297.

Understanding Catholic Social Teaching


You are invited to spend some me coming to an
understanding of Catholic Social Teaching on Friday
6th Septemberbetween10amand4pm.Thedaywill
be held in the Toohey Room, Cathedral House, 841
HunterSt,NewcastleWest.Adonaonof$10isasked
for morning tea and lunch. RSVP by 30th August to
SharonMurphyon49791111orsharon.murphy@mn.
catholic.org.au.

Hot Potato van in Newcastle Tuesday 20 August


The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre has launched a
Hot Potato Van which will travel through Victoria,
NSW and Queensland to help generate discussions
anddebunkmythsaboutasylumseekers.Thevanwill
be in Civic Square in Newcastle around 12pm on
Tuesday 20 August. Come and support asylum
seekersinourregion.Moreinformaoncanbefound
at the Hot Potato website: hp://
thehotpotato.com.au

Exploring the Music of Taiz
AworkshopforALL!LedbyRossCobbDOMSt
AndrewsCathedralandJamesForsyth.Workshopis
onSaturday 7 September1.00pm5.00pmatWesley
UningChurch,152BeaumontStreet,Hamilton.Cost:
RSCMMembers$20;Nonmembers$30.RSVPby
Sunday1SeptembertoPeterGuyonM0419239828
orEpeterguy81@me.com

A Chrisan Meditaon Event isplannedforSaturday


7 September at St James School Hall, Vista Parade,
Kotara. Cost is $10.00 and morning tea is provided.
Bring your own lunch. RSVP to Anne Cuskelly E
annecuskelly@hotmail.com or P 0407 438 808 or
CarmelMooreEcarmelmoore@ssjl.orgorP0412122
297.

The World Body of Cursillos in Chrisanity (OMCC)is


holding its VII World Encounter here in Australia for
the rst me. For most local Cursillistas this will be a
once in a lifeme event. Dates are between
Wednesday 20 November Sunday 24 November.
Venue is St Leos University College, Brisbane.
Registraon for the Encounter is essenal and forms
are available in this diocese from the local secretariat
or John Andrews E john.andrews7p@bigpond.com or
P49453428.
Hosri1nt & HoMr Visi1s
Because of the restricons imposed by Australias
PrivacyLaws,theParishreliesonfamilyandfriendsto
inform us about those who are unwell in our
community.

If you know of anyone needing a visit or Communion


inhospitalorathomepleasecontactFrAndreworthe
ParishOce.

Wonk Hrnt1u & Snrr1v INronMn1ioN


The Diocese of MaitlandNewcastle is commied to
ensuring the health, safety and welfare of its workers
(i.e.employee,contractororsubcontractor,employee
of contractor or subcontractor, employee of labour
hire company, outworker, apprence or trainee work
experience student and volunteer), visitors and the
publicinworkplacesandalsothehealthandsafetyof
those who may be aected by its operaons. In
securing workplace health and safety, the Diocese
promises to pursue best pracce in Work Health and
Safety (WHS), full its statutory dues with regard to
WHS and through connual improvement strive to
preventinjuriesandillnessesintheworkplace.

Ifyoubecomeawareofanyhazardonparishproperty,
or suer an incident or injury while on parish
property,youareaskedtoletFrAndrewortheParish
Oce know as soon as possible in order that the
appropriatestepscanbetaken.

IfthereisanymaerconcerningWorkHealth&Safety
that you wish to raise or have considered by the
Parish, please contact Fr Andrew who will bring the
maertotheaenonoftheappropriateperson.
Pnnisu IN1rncrssonv Pnnvrn Gnour
To request prayers for someone in need of prayer
please contact Bob Cashman on 6555 5914 leaving
yournameandcontactdetails.

Bobcanalsohelpyouifyoureinterestedinbecoming
partofthisimportantministrywithintheParish.
Cn1uotic Nrwsrnrrns Avnitnntr
The Catholic Leader (Brisbane) and Catholic Weekly
(Sydney) newspapers are available at the rear of the
churchesatacostof$2each.
Ministers this Weekend... ...oftheWord ...ofCommunion
6pmTuncurry MargaretClack
ValarieRoss
FrankHayman
JeaneeGoodacre,KathrynMcCabe,
PaulMcFadden,CarolynOllie,Ruth
Pearson,MargaretSmith,Maureen
Stevens,TonyStevens,GlenStrong
7amTuncurry MaryGreig
ChrisMatuszny
EdnaTucker
NormChapman,CushlaDrake,Graham
Griths,TonyKnight,CecileMalone,
AlexMatuszny
9amForster GregByrne
KylaLoring
JohnSimpson
MichaelAllen,VivianAllen,JosiBeech,
AnneHartman,JimHunt,Anne
Moloney,ShioneyNeal,MaureenVisser,
TonyVisser
Please note: Theaboveinformaonreectstherostersasoriginallyissued,
anddoesnttakeaccountofanyswapsthatmayhavebeenorganisedbetweenindividuals.
PntMs Aus1nntin
For52yearsPalmsAustraliahasbeensendingCatholic
volunteers to mentor and exchange skills in countries
across Asia, Africa and the Pacic. Volunteers are
needed in educaon, health, administraon,
agriculture/farming, trades and other areas. The
preparaon for 2014 placements runs from
September 27th October 5th so you need to apply
now. Or are you interested in volunteering overseas,
butarentsureifitisrightforyou?Considerjoininga
12day Encounter journey to TimorLeste or Kiriba.
Contact 02 9518 9551 or email sarah@palms.org.au
forfurtherinformaon.
Pnnisu IN1rncrssonv Pnnvrn Gnour
The latest Inform entled The Light of Faith
provides us with a Road Map for understanding
Pope Francis rst Encyclical Leer, Lumen Fidei (On
Faith).Pleasetakeacopyfromtherearofthechurch.
SRE Mrr1iNc
Meeng of all SRE Teachers (Catechists, Scripture
Teachers)willbeheldattheparishmeengroomson
Thursday 29
th
August 10am. Are you interested in
becomingpartoftheChurchsMissiontogooutand
make disciples everywhere. Volunteers from our
parishsharetheirCatholicfaithwithstudentsinlocal
government schools of the every Friday of the school
term. If you would like to know more about the
Apostolatethenpleasecomealongandmeetwiththe
group. New members are always welcome. Contact
LoreaHeernan0408895951.

(Thisischildrelatedemploymentandallcondionsof
theCommissionforChildrenandYoungPeopleapply).

Oun Li1uncv Toonv

Responsorial Psalm
Response: Lord,cometomyaid!

Iwaited,IwaitedfortheLord
Andhestoopeddowntome;
Heheardmycry.

Hedrewmefromthedeadlypit,
Fromthemiryclay.
Hesetmyfeetuponarock
Andmademyfootstepsrm.

Heputanewsongintomymoth,
PraiseofourGod.
Manyshallseeandfear
AndshalltrustintheLord.

Asforme,wretchedandpoor,
TheLordthinksofme.
Youaremyrescuer,myhelp,
OGod,donotdelay

Gospel Acclamaon
Alleluia,alleluia!
Mysheeplistentomyvoice,saystheLord:
Iknowthem,andtheyfollowme.
Alleluia!
Scnir1unr RrnoiNcs

Today Jeremiah38:46,810
Hebrews12:14
Luke12:4953
Monday Judges2:1124
Mahew19:1622
Tuesday Judges6:1124
Mahew19:2330
Wednesday Judges9:615
Mahew20:116
Thursday Judges11:2939
Mahew22:114
Friday Ruth1:136,1416,22
Mahew22:3440
Saturday Apocalypse21:914
John1:4551
Next Sunday Isaiah66:1821
Hebrews12:57,1113
Luke13:2230
Oun Pnnisu Cottrc1ioNs
a)TheParish Collecon,providingfortheneedsofthe
parish and its ministry, is taken up during the
presentaon and preparaon of the gis (the
oertory).Thisistheenvelopecollecon.

b) The Diocesan Clergy Collecon, providing for the


remuneraon and support of the clergy of the
diocese,willbetakenupaercommunion(duringthe
ThanksgivingHymnorasimilarme).
RrcriviNc CoMMuNioN
So that we might receive Communion in a t and
properway,pleasebeawareofthefollowing:

When we process forward to receive Communion,


we have been asked by the Australian Bishops to
adopt a common and unied gesture of reverence
before doing so. In Australia that gesture is a bow
of the head and shoulders (GIRM, 160). Any other
formofreverence,includingagenuecon,should
thereforebeavoided.
Communion by selfinncon (selfdipping) is
neverpermied,sincewereceiveCommunionand
never take Communion. Please refrain from this
inappropriateacon.
We regret that we do not have the physical
facilies to oer communion while kneeling, and
respecully ask you to refrain from kneeling to
receive Communion while part of the procession,
since this is contrary to the nature of the
Communion procession itself. Your cooperaon in
honouring this request is very much appreciated,
andwethankyouforyourconsideraon.
SitrNcr iN 1ur Li1uncv
Weobservesilenceduringourliturgy(onSundaysand
weekdays)atthefollowingmes:

1. DuringthePenitenalAct,aerthePresiderinvites
us to prepare ourselves to celebrate the sacred
mysteriesinordertorecollectourselves;
2. During the Collect, aer the invitaon of the
PresidertoLetusprayagaininordertorecollect
ourselves;
3. DuringtheLiturgyoftheWord,attheconclusionof
the rst reading in order that we might meditate
onwhatwehaveheard;
4. DuringtheLiturgyoftheWord,attheconclusionof
the second reading in order that we might
meditateonwhatwehaveheard;and
5. DuringtheLiturgyoftheWord,attheconclusionof
the homily in order that we might meditate on
whatwehaveheard.
CoMMuNioN 1o Sick & HousrnouNo
We are in need of Ministers of Communion of the
Blessed Sacrament to housebound people in our
outlying areas (Pacic Palms/Hallidays Point). If you
live in this area and are able to assist in this way
pleasecontactGregByrneattheoce65546304.