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

PRE. ACYF EVENT- Veritas Night

Fnday, 9 August 6 pm - 9.30 pm John XXII College, Mt Claremont Music + Dance + Food + Prayer. This is a Free event for the young people of Perth in the lead up to the Catholic Youth Festival in Perth in December. Register at www.cym.com.au

CATHOLIC FAITH RENEWAL

Invite you to enjoy an evening of songs and praise. Thanksgiving Mass fellowship & light supper Fr Richard Rutkauskas as guest speaker " What is Divine Mercy?" 7:30 pm. Friday 5th July at St John & Paul´s Church Willetton. For more info please contact Ivan on 0428 898 833 or email Catholicfaithrenewal@gmail.com

CATHOLIC MISSION

Jesus speaks of persistence in today’s gospel, a quality that is crucial to being a missionary. Each day, in the midst of unimaginable human suffering, our missionaries persist in their efforts to be the light of Christ to those experiencing violence and persecution. Your generous support for the Propagation of the Faith appeal next weekend will sustain and strengthen their work throughout our broken world. Visit https://www.catholicmission.org.au/our-work/ghana to watch a short video on who you will be helping this year.

ARCHDIOCESAN MARRIAGE MASS

StMary´s Cathedral Saturday, 10 August @ 1O am All parishioners are warmly invited to attend this special Mass.
A blessing will be bestowed on ALL married couples attending. Do you know a couple celebrating 25, 30, 40, 50, 60 or even 70 years in 2019? In addition, the Bishops would like to give these couples a special commemorative certificate as part of the celebration. Couples can register for a certificate at www.brushfire.com/marriagemass/455691

Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking of Humans

ACRATH PRESENTS BOLLYWOOD NIGHTS 10th August 2019, 7 pm - 11 pm at Aranmore Catholic PS Hall 20 Brentham Street, Leederville Adult with dinner- $30 without dinner- $20 (BYO food) BYO drinks/alcohol/glassware Limited food sales available. Delicious desserts available for purchase. Dress to impress Bollywood style. Tables of 10 or leave it to us! Bookings can be made on: https://www.trybooking.com/BDKZS

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

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.

AN AFTERNOON OF ENRICHMENT FOR YOUR RELATIONSHIP

When: Saturday. 17th August
Where: lockridge Parish. Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 215 Morley Drive East. Kiara (Entry off Altone road)
Time: 1 pm -5 pm
$5 donation per person
The Theme will be The Five Love Languages (based on the book by Dr Gary Chapman). Everyone welcome Married couples, Engaged couples or single. For more information or bookings, phone John & Corinne 0415557026.

CCR - FORMATION DAY

When: Saturday 10th August
Where: OLMC School, 82 Collick Hilton.
Titled: "CCR revealed"
Workshops on the various spiritual gifts & principles which trademark CCR. Come along & discover your giftedness! Starts 9.30am & concludes 4.30pm. Bring a plate to share for lunch.
Attendance is free For more info call Dan on 0409 849 049.

Annual St Joseph's Camino Salvado Pilgrimage

The annual walk from Subiaco to New Norcia is scheduled for: Sun 25 Aug - Sun 1 Sept 2019 OR Sun 9 Sept - Sun 15 Sept 2019. Walk In the spirit of Dom Rosendo Salvado, a pioneering monk from Santiago who established the monastery in New Norcia in 1846. Further Info & registration visit www.caminosalvado.com or Graeme Wishart on 0418 742 701

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.

WEEKEND RETREAT- STILL FULL OF SAP - STILL GREEN

Kilmolee at Safety Bay are offering a new style retreat for Seniors.
10-11 August - start Saturday morning & finish Sun after lunch. Such a retreat will be a time-span to appreciate the life you have lived & to share the wisdom you now carry.
Theme: Gratitude, forgiveness & healing. $150. Concession available
Facilitator: Lianella Girardi rsj
Venue: 182 Arcadia Dr, Safety Bay
Contact Dianne Colborne rsj on 95273240 Safety.Bay@sosj.org.au

Permanent Employment Opportunity

Tenant Advocate Lawyer, Daydawn Advocacy Centre, Perth
Daydawn Centre provides advocacy for Aboriginal people. The position of Lawyer is fulltime until 31/6/2022. The role supports clients facing eviction & issues related to rental properties. It provides advice & assistance to individual tenant in person; casework & advocacy in Magistrates Court termination proceedings, advocacy to the Housing Authority & people on the housing wait list. The role would suit someone with commitment to social justice & tenant rights with experience in adcovacy & understanding of Residental Tenancies Act 1987(WA) Email your resume & covering letter by Friday, 2 August 2019 to mark.reidy@perthcatholic.org.au with subject line: Tenant Advocate Lawyer position

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

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

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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