CFMS COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT

Catholic Marriage & Fertility Services is seeking expressions of interest from individuals willing to serve on the Committee of Management. A commitment to marriage & natural family planning are required. Also attendance at bi-monthly meetings is required. For further details please email: derek.boylen@perthcatholic.org.au

LETTER FROM POPE FRANCIS

Archbishop is encouraging all Catholics to read the recent letter from Pope Frances, addressed to the People of God, which deals with the abuse crisis within the Catholic Church. The letter can be accessed online as follows: www.vaticannews.va/en/pope/news/2018-08/pope-francis-letter-people-of-god-sexual-abuse.html

PRAYING FOR EXPERIENCES

Christian Leadership
When : Friday, 24th May 10.30 - 12 noon & 5:30 - 7 pm.
Where: Mary MacKillop Centre, 16 York St. South Perth (Parking on York Street) prayingourexperiences@gmail.com or phone 9334 0999

WACMRO (West Australian Catholic Migrant & Refugee Office)

Catholic Social Teaching Series Faith in Action: The Pope´s Message on Migrants & Refugees
When: Thursday, 23rd May 2019
Time: 9.30am- 11.30am
Where: Newman Siena Centre (Clune Lecture Theatre) 33 Williamstown Road, Doubleview
Speakers: Deacon Greg Lowe and Mrs Anita Finneran
In this workshop, the question of how Catholics should respond to vulnerable migrants & refugees will be explored. Pope Francis´ message marking World Migrant & Refugee Sunday and the Catholic understanding of the Dignity of the human person will be our guide. Cost: $10 (Morning Tea included). For more info call 92205950 or visit https://cfe.org.au/

PALMS AUSTRALIA

Volunteers with teaching, medical. admin or trade skills are needed to mentor locals and build capacity in overseas communities. Come to the Palms Info Session Sunday 26 May at 1 pm - 2.30 pm in City of Perth Library, Boardroom 202, 573 Hay St. Perth. If you camnot make it call 95605333 or see www.palms.org.au and apply today

Parish "Life in the Spirit" Seminar

St Joseph's Parish, Queens Park 140 Railway Pde - Parish Hall & Catholic Charismatic Renewal, invites all to a "Life in the Spirit" Seminar. Over 7 Wednesdays starting May 22nd - July 3rd, 7.30 - 9.30 pm. Attendence is Free. Contact Stella on 0416 433 980. This seminar will lead you into a personal relationship with Jesus, revealing Him as your Lord & Saviour. Please try to attend all sessions as they build on each other.

2019 BJ HICKEY BIBLICAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Scholarships are for Biblical studies of any length and at any level, locally or overseas You don’t need to be an academic, just someone with a desire to further their knowledge of Scripture and help others with that knowledge. For Scholarship Application Details and Scholarship Application Form, visit the Biblical Foundation page on Centre for Faith Enrichment website.

CARE FOR LIFE - NO EUTHANASIA

Keep up-to-date on the Euthanasia Laws. The “Care for Life” website offers up-to-date information, views & articles on the threat of euthanasia in WA. The L J Goody Bioethics Centre is a major partner in “Care for Life”. We are facing a long, hard road to defeat the proposed laws so stay informed & have your say. Visit www.careforlife.net.au.
There are grave concerns that the legalisation of Euthanasia in Western Australia will negatively impact the access to and quality of Palliative Care for the terminally ill and their fam ilies. If you wish to voice your concern about this issue please sign the Petition in Relation to Access to Palliative Care. Copies are in the church foyer.

WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER WEEKEND

Rekindle your love for one another away from everyday distractions. Make time to focus on each other and your marriage. We invite you to join us on our next Marriage Encounter weekend.
Two dates available: 5-7 April or 26-28 July to be held in Mandurah. For more information or bookings contact: Valeria & Brendon on 0424220625 or email: WAbookings@wwme org.au or visit our website on www.wwme.org.au

MERCY CONNECT

Volunteer Mentors are sought for assissting refugee children with their schoolwork. For more information contact Jennifer on 9328 6691 or at mercyconnectp@mercy.org.au

ST PIUS X PRIMARY SCHOOL

Kindy 2020 enrolments are currently being processed. Please submit an Application Form ASAP. Limited places also available in PP-Yr6. For more information call 9450 2797

ST COLUMBA´S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL

Enrolments now open for Kindy 2020 Download Application Form from www.stcolumbassp.wa.edu.au or contact school office on 6436 9500

THE CITY OF SOUTH PERTH

Are reviewing their Community Safety & Crime Prevention Plan. If you are interested in having your say please complete the survey online below or hardcopies are available at the Council Chambers on South Terrace yoursay.southperth.wa.gov.au/community-safety-crime-prevention

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE THE CHURCH IN THE 21ST CENTURY

How can we best respond to this life of holiness? Join us for (4) evenings as these questions are addressed on how to enrich our understanding of faith.
When: Each Wednesday from 29 May - 19 June 7.00 pm - 8.30 pm
Where: Applecross Parish, Cnr Canning Hwy & Ardross St, Applecross
Suggestion donation: $20 (for all 4 sessions)
Presented by: Joe Tedesco
For further info or to register, please visit www.cfe.org.au, call 92415221 / 0425 543 335 or email cfe@Qerthcatholic.org.au

Deaf sign language & Auslan classes

Are you interested in learning how to communicate with people who are deaf and use sign language? Deaf sign language & Auslan classes are available free of charge at:
Emmanuel Centre, 25 Windsor St, Perth.
Two sessions available: Tuesdays 10 am to 12 noon OR Thursdays 11 am to 2 pm. For more information, contact Barbara on 9328 8113

SANTA MARIA COLLEGE

Interviews and offers for applicants wishing to gain a place at Santa Maria College for the next intake will be conducted as follows:
Year 7, 2021 - Term 1, 2019
Year 5, 2020 - Term 2, 2019
Applications are essential and can be downloaded on College website at santamaria.wa.edu.au/enrol or by contacting the Enrolments Office on 6330 0373 or by email at nowotny.lesley@santamaria.wa.edu.au

DIVINE MERCY CONCERT, 28th April 2019

To raise funds for the completion of the Devine Mercy Church
Time: 5 pm dinner, 6:15 pm Concert
Where: 34 Santa Gertrudis Drive Lower Chittering
Cost: $80 Adult, $75 Concession includes meal & glass of wine. Free admission for school aged children. Bus services available from St John & Paul Parish, Willetton leaving 3 pm - 10 $ pp. Contact Sean Tobin for more info about the concert & bus Service 0439720066 - Tickets can be purchsed on the website divinemercychurchwa.com.au

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PUBLIC TOURS OF ST MARY'S CATHEDRAL

If you are interested in art and architecture and the religious history of St Mary's Cathedral you may wish to join a public tour to be conducted every Tuesday from 10.30am -11.30am. Pre-booking is not required.
A donation of $5.00 per person would be much appreciated. Make your donation and collect your ticket at the Church Office, 25 Victoria Avenue on the day. For group bookings please email the Cathedral on cathedral@perthcatholic.org.au.

 
contact

Parish Priest: Fr Ossie Lewis PP

Mailing Address: 45 Thelma Street, Como, WA 6152

Phone: (08) 9450 5921 Fax: (08) 9450 5760; Email: como@perthcatholic.org.au
ossielewis28@gmail.com

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 9:30 am to 12:30 pm