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ST JOSEPHS PARISH - WARRNAMBOOL

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Parish Office: 5562 2231 Fax: 5562 2230


E-mail: warrnambool@ballarat.catholic.org.au
Diocesan website: www.ballarat.catholic.org.au

Parish Stewardship Program 2015

PARISH STAFF:

Fr John Fitzgerald (Parish Priest)


Barry Wolff (Business Manager)
Leanne McElgunn (Secretary)
Brian Shanahan (Gardening/Maintenance)

Office Hours: Monday to Friday: 9.00am - 1.00pm; 1.30pm - 4.00pm


SCHOOL PRINCIPALS:
WEEK-END LITURGIES:

WEEK-DAY LITURGIES:

Michael Gray (St Josephs School)


Peter Morgan (Emmanuel College)
Sunday: 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)
Tuesday to Friday: 10.00am (Eucharist)
Friday: 10.30am (Reconciliation)

Deaths: Mary Hulin, Doreen Forbes (Bungaree), Anthony Carlin (Terang), Sr


Gerardus (Thistlethwaite) CSB, Joan Sinnott, Margaret Madden
Anniversaries: Bill Sage, Molly & Jim Kelson, William Primmer, John OKeefe,
Thomas OKeefe, Daniel Flynn, Isabel Flynn, Michael & Loreto Melican, Ron
Warburton, Glenda Van Rooy
Baptism: We welcome into Gods family Jasper Fedley and Levi & Noah Barker
Thanksgiving Program: Receipts, along with envelopes for the next few weeks, are
available in the Gathering Space. Any query please contact Leanne (Parish Office)
Migrant & Refugee Sunday: 30th August: Theme this year, Church without
frontiers, Mother to all. Further details to come.
Gender & Domestic Violence Action Group: Meeting, Monday 10th August,
7.30pm. See Gathering Space for more details
Childrens Liturgy: Today at 6.00pm Mass
Meetings: Tuesday: Liturgy Committee at 5.30pm
Collections: Presbytery: $1,390.00 Parish: $2,093.00 Thank you for your support
Counters:

This week: Team 1: Peter Lawlor (5562 1470)


Next week Team 2: Mary McNamara (5562 4630)

Our Stewardship Program continues this week as we focus on


how our Parish Community values Engagement.
Parishioners: Leanne McElgunn (8.30am), Lina Ogu
(10.30am), Jo Pangrazio (6.00pm) & Michael Gray (Purnim
11.00am) will speak at Masses today and will share with us
the importance of our parish in their lives. They will discuss
their own experiences and encourage us to be actively
involved in parish by joining and participating in various
groups and ministries. We thank them for sharing their story.

Parish Information Meeting


Parishioners are reminded of our Parish Information Meeting this Wednesday at
7.30pm in the Gathering Space. This Information Meeting is the key meeting of our
program. We will gather as a parish community to celebrate our achievements and
plan for the future. A cuppa will also be available. If you have not already accepted,
please complete the RSVP cards available at Mass today.
Visiting Celebrant: Next Sunday Fr Justin Driscoll VG will be the celebrant for
our Parish Stewardship Program & Fr John will celebrate the Masses at the Cathedral

Liturgy Formation for the Region


Sunday 9th August at OLHC Warrnambool, 12noon
Participants can participate in two of the four Workshops being offered:
Sunday Assembly of Word & Communion: Presenter - Bishop Paul Bird
Ministers of Communion: Presenter - Fr Justin Driscoll
Music in Liturgy: Presenter - Dr Susan Crowe
Scripture in Liturgy: Presenter - Sr Jacinta Rice
Please register for the workshops at Parish Office (5562 2231)

1st Eucharist - Rite of Presentation


Children: Most Loving God, you call each of us here around the altar, the table of
the Lord, to share in the Body and Blood of Christ and to be filled with the joy of the
Holy Spirit. Through this Sacred Meal, give us the strength to be a sign of your love
in the world. Be with us and all those who will help us prepare for this most
important Sacrament. This prayer we make through Christ, our Lord. Amen.