Volunteers and catechists required

The PREP team is looking for volunteers are required to assist catechists with stacking away tables and chairs in Church after religious classes on Wednesday afternoon from 4.30pm – 5pm.  Your assistance is greatly appreciated.

Catechists are also required to teach the children of the parish about the Catholic faith. No prior training is required. Classes are held at the Church every afternoon from 3.40pm – 4.45pm during the school term.  If you are interested or require more information, please contact Maria, Catechist Coordinator, on 0400 633 566.

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St Andrew’s Feast Day fund raiser

The Fund Raising Committee is organising a food stall fund raiser on Sunday 26 November.

Parishioners are asked to donate cooked food to be sold to raise funds. Those interested in contributing some food, can sign up on the forms at the back of the church. Please include your name, contact details, type of food and number of portions. Food containers will be provided.

For more information, please contact Carol Winters on 9407 9815 or Fr Robert on 94077512.

 

Safeguarding Project – Forms

Attention: Special Ministers, Acolytes, Choir and Catechists

As part of the 2017 Parish Audit, all special ministers, acolytes, choir members and catechists MUST read the Archdiocese’s Safeguarding Handbook and complete Form 2 and Form 18 of the Handbook.

Click here to download the handbook.

After reading the handbook, download Form 2 and Form 18, fill it out (front and back) and place it in the blue “Safeguarding” folder at the back of the church (near the rosters). There are also blank forms in the blue folder at the back of the church if you require them.

It is a requirement that these forms are kept by the parish as official records, so please do this as soon as possible.

If you need assistance or require additional information, please do not hesitate to contact the parish’s Safeguarding Officers:

Deacon Mariusz’s Ordination

Deacon Mariusz will be ordained on Friday 17 November. The parish has hired two buses to take parishioners interested in attending to the Cathedral.

A $5 donation is requested if you wish to take the bus. Please sign up at the back of the church. Spaces are limited so please sign up as soon as possible.

Venue: St Mary’s Cathedral, Perth
Time: 7.30pm

Following his ordination. Father Mariusz will celebrate Thanksgiving Mass at 9am on Sunday 19 November at St Andrew’s.

Morning tea will follow the mass in the St Andrew’s School Hall, and everyone is requested to bring a plate to share.

 

Entertainment Books 2017

The 2017 Entertainment Books are now on sale for $70 each. All proceeds will go toward the Church’s fund raising efforts. Flyers to order the book are at the back of the Church.  Once completed, please place form in the box provided.

Books can also be ordered by visiting www.entbook.com.au/913851a or contact Donna on 0402 020 539.

Volunteers needed – Cleaning Ministry

The cleaning ministry is looking for new volunteers to help keep our church clean.

Those interested, please sign up on the forms at the back of the church. Volunteers will be placed on a roster.

Cleaning is done every Saturday morning after the 8am mass.

Duties include vacuuming, dusting and cleaning of toilets.

Food Blessing

All are welcome for the Central Europe tradition of the blessing of food on Saturday 15 April at 10am at the Church.

Holy Week 2017 Schedule

Holy Thursday – 13 April

8pm: Supper Mass and Washing of the Feet

9pm – midnight: Virgil with Blessed Sacrament at Altar of Repose

Good Friday – 14 April

10am: Stations of the Cross

3pm: Celebration of the Lord’s Passion – Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion

Easter Saturday – 15 April

8pm: Easter Virgil Mass

Easter Sunday – 16 April

7.30am: Mass

9am: Mass

Breakfast in the Garden

The Mary MacKillop Foundation invites parishioners to Breakfast in the Garden. Come along to join in the fun, meet old friends and make new ones.

Date: Saturday 11 March 2017
Time: 8am
Venue: Garden, Mary MacKillop Centre, 16 York St, South Perth (St Joseph’s Convent)

Please bring $15 for brekkie. BYO chairs, tables, blankets, umbrellas, sunscreen.

If you would like to attend, please RSVP before 7 March to Laurie Mayne on 9271 5649 or jmayne@optusnet.com.au

Pastoral Letter

Archbishop Timothy Costello has written a Pastoral Letter to the Catholic community of Perth in relation to the hearings of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. The letter can be found online here.