John 13:34

love one another as I have loved you

John 13:34

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Sunday, July 26, 2009

Social Justice Thought For The Week

"Be always humble, gentle and patient. Show your love by being tolerant with one another." Saint Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians 4:2

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Parish Bulletin 26 July 2009


ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST PARISH
CAMPBELLTOWN

17TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME


PARISH TIMETABLE THIS WEEK

MONDAY 9:30 am Mass
TUESDAY 9:30 am Mass
WEDNESDAY 9:30 pm Mass – St. Martha
THURSDAY 9:30 am Mass
FRIDAY 8:30 am Mass – St. Ignatius of Loyola

SATURDAY 10:00am Mass for Sick & Elderly
St. Alphonsus Liguori

SACRAMENT OF
RECONCILIATION
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm

18th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
VIGIL Saturday at 6:00 pm
SUNDAY Masses at 7:30am; 9:00am, 10:30am, & 5 pm
CHILDREN’S LITURGY: 9.00 am Mass 1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays

MINISTRY OF ACOLYTE: Bishop Peter will commission a number of men from our Deanery to the Ministry of Acolyte at the 6pm Vigil Mass this weekend

PARISH MORNING TEA – TODAY Sunday in the Hall after the 9am Mass.
ALL WELCOME

MASSES IN CROATIAN at St John’s will NOT be celebrated in July.

MASS FOR THE SICK & ELDERLY including the Anointing of the Sick, THIS Saturday 1 August at 10am. N.B. NO 8am Mass.

TUESDAY ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT:
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament takes place in the Church each Tuesday, 1pm – 6 pm.

PLEASE PRAY FOR: DARYL FRANCIS MARTYN; JOSEF NIEDERMAYER; DELMA HEFFERNAN; GUILIERMA DEL ROSARIO; SHANEIL MADHAJI; who died recently and for DELILAH MOUSSA; CARMELO MOSCATELLI; LAURIE HURST; PATRICK SLATTERY; PIO ARILLO; whose anniversaries occur at this time.

PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL next meeting THIS Friday 31 July at 7:30pm in the Presbytery. The Agenda for the meeting is on the Noticeboard in the Church Porch.

GOOD SAMARITIAN ASSOCIATES PRAYER GROUP: Next meeting will be held at Micah House from 1:30pm – 3:30pm THIS Friday 31 July. Enquiries Ellen on 4625 2854

THINKING ABOUT DIOCESAN PRIESTHOOD WEEKEND at Gerringong, 31 July to 2 August, conducted by Vocations Office. Details or booking ring Fr. Mark O’Keefe on 4271 1068

SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION will be celebrated in our Parish by Bishop Peter Ingham on Saturday 5 September at 10:30am & 2:00pm. A MEETING OF PARENTS of Confirmation Candidates on Tuesday 4 August at 7:30pm in the Church. It will be ESSENTIAL that at least one parent of each Candidate attend this meeting. Confirmation is administered to those in Year 6 at School or upwards.

SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM: We welcome and pray for PRESTON CRUISE ANDREWS; HAYLEY LOUISE BELLAMY; MADISON JADE BELLAMY; FRANCES THERESA HICKS; SOPHIE MARIE POPPLEWELL; RYAN ANGEL VAQUERO; who was baptized in our Parish recently.

SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE: We congratulate JONATHAN DANIEL MONKCOM & JESSICA MAE HOUSE who were married in our Parish recently.

SOCIAL JUSTICE THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK
“Be always humble, gentle and patient. Show your love by being tolerant with one another.” St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians 4:2

CATHOLIC CARE TERM 3 PARENTING COURSES at Campbelltown following are some of the programmes available – KEEPING KIDS IN MIND (A parenting after separation program); IDEAS FOR PARENTS (Children 5-12yrs) THREE CHOICES (123 Magic) (Children 2-12yrs); PARENTING CHILDREN WITH CHALLENGING BEHAVIOUR; MORE HARMONY NO HARM (for men); MORE HARMONY NO HARM (for women); for more details and dates contact Catholic Care on 4628 0044

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Stewardship shows promise

Stewardship promises to put words to the reason why we gather as a community. The practise of "Counting our Blessings" is actually an important step in the prosess of being grateful to God for the graces and gifts he gives. Practice your counting today!

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Social Justice Thought For The Week

"Charity is love received and given." Pope Benedict XVI (Encyclical: Charity in Truth)

Sunday, July 12, 2009

Social Justice Thought For The Week

"You must be the change you want to see in the world".
Mahatma Gandhi

Sunday, July 5, 2009

Social Justice Thought For The Week

"Jesus took pleasure in pouring out the tenderness of his heart on the little ones and the poor, on those who suffer, on the fishermen, on all the miseries of humanity. At the sight of misfortune his heart was filled with compassion." Fr. Julio Chevalier, founder of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart.