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 Our Experiences

This is about recognising and inviting God in our everyday through directed contemplative gathering, followed by personal reflection time. Theme:  Listening… being not hearers who forget but doers who act. Mary MacKillop Centre, 16 York St, South Perth. Parking available Friday 28 September 10.30am-12noon repeated from 7pm-8.30pm. RSVP: Tues 25 Sept on 9334 0999 prayingourexperiences@gmail.com

Embracing the Nonviolent Teachings of Jesus

What does the challenge of ‘love your enemies’ mean in our time & place? On Thursdays 6th-20th September 2018. From 7.00 pm - 8.30 pm. With: Mr Brendan McKeague. In: Holy Family Como Parish Hall. Cost: $15 for all three sessions

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.

A Spring Retreat with Teilhard de Chardin

5 pm Friday 19th - 2 pm Thursday 25th October 2018.
Venue: Kilmolee at Safety Bay, 182 Arcadia Drive, Safety Bay,
Enquiries to: Sr Shelley Barlow: T. 92713873, M. 0499352899, E. smbarlowrndm@gmail.com

AN HOUR FOR SHEEN CONCERT

7.30pm Thurs 27 Sept in Gibney Hall, at Trinity College. $35 incl supper, concession available. Presented by the Fulton J Sheen Society Inc. All proceeds to St Charles Seminary. For tickets call 92918224, see Gwen Woodruff after 10am Mass today or go to sheensociety@globaldial.com

2018 WBC CONFERENCE

Rediscover the Reasons for Our Hope in Jesus Christ & His Church October 18-20, St Vincents, Kwinana Only $75. Full program available on Parish Notice Board. Register online www.evangelisationaustralia.com or info@evangelisationaustralia.com

SPIRITUAL JOURNEY TO THE LORD’S TURF - NOVEMBER 18, 2018

Join Fr Cyprian on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land - Israel, Palestine & Jordan. Next information night will be held at 10/64-66 Bannister Rd, Canning Vale on Friday 15 June @ 6.30pm. Call Randa on 0431 125 533 or email: randa@christianpilgrimage.com.au

2018 PADRE PIO JUBILEE

50th Anniversary of his death 100th Anniversary of his Stigmata Mass and Veneration of the Relics will be held at various times at St Mary’s Cathedral from 22nd - 26th Sept.

PARISH ONE-DAY RETREAT

Organised by the Fourth Avenue Small Christian Community, facilitated by Sr Pauline Dundon, this retreat includes reflections, prayer & time for silent meditation.
When: Sat 13 October 9 am - 4 pm
Where: MacKillop Centre South Perth
Cost: $10 & bring a plate to share

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.

KNIGHTS CATHOLIC YOUTH LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

The Academy builds upon leadership capabilities of young Catholics to grow and sustain Catholic youth driven initiatives. The structures program is administered through leadership skills training, as well as personal & spiritual formation over a 9 month period. The Academy is currently accepting applications for 2018 program which will commence in March. For more information go to: www.kscwa.org.au/Content/knights-catholic-leadership-academy

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

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

Centre for Faith Enrichment

The Centre for Faith Enrichment offer daytime, evening, weekend AND on-line Adult Faith Formation courses. Go to www.cfe.org.au for more info. Brochures for Term 2 Courses are available in the church foyer.

AUSTRALIAN PILGRIMAGE ´IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF MARY MACKILLOP´

23 October - 3 November 2018 Cost $3,765 For more info contact: Sr Therese Leydon 0417 683 123 or Sr Annie Bond 02 8912 4818 or email national.pilgrimage@mmp.org.au

CARETAKER FOR CATHOLIC CHURCH IN BINDOON

Accommodation provided. Suit active pensioner or couple. Telephone 9571 8068 or 0427 085 093

FUTURE OF THE CHURCH

Young people talk with Pope Francis Next week around 300 young people will be in Rome for a conversation with Pope Francis about the future of the church. This is in preparation for the Synod of Bishops in October. We pray those involved will remain

SAFEGUARDING PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSIONS

As a volunteer/church worker within the Archdiocese, it is paramount you are familiar with the Safeguarding Program and how it impacts on your role. Sessions will be held on Thursday 11 October 5:30 - 7 pm St Benedict´s School Applecross.
Archbishop Timothy Costello has requested all ministers involved in child related church activities (EME´s Acolytes) attend a Safeguarding Training Session. Please add your name to the list in the church foyer if you are able to attend.

ST BENEDICT´S - APPLECROSS

St Benedict’s Catholic Primary School are now taking enrolments for 2019 & have limited places for 2018.

WE OFTEN DO NOT HAVE ENOUGH SPACE IN BULLETIN FOR REQUESTS FOR ADVERTISING, HENCE PLEASE CHECK BOARD NEAR OFFICE DOOR!!

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