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

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

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

CATHOLIC FAITH RENWEAL

The Eucharist: The Heart of our Faith: Weekend Retreat 1st-3rd June Cost: $90 (live-in) or $50 (non live-in) catholicfaithrenewal@gmail.com

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

TAIZE MEDITATIVE PRAYER

St Joseph's Chapel, 16 York St. South Perth Sunday 20th May from 7 pm - 8 pm Chapel doors open 6.30pm. Bring a small torch & invite a friend! Sr Maree Riddler Ph: 0414 683 926 or Email: mriddler@sosiwa.org.au
Ministry of the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart

Centre for Faith Enrichment

The Centre fo r 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.

VERITAS 2018: CATHOLIC YOUTH FESTIVAL

VERIT AS is a teens & young adult event taking place this 6th-8th July at Corpus Christi College, Bateman. Last year over 600 young people attended the event from across Western Australia. It is a weekend filled with faith formation, live bands, workshops for teens and young adults, youth rallies and fun. Register before the end of April to save up to 50% of the price! To find out more information and to register, visit www.veritasperth.com or for general enquiries contact Catholic Youth Ministry admin@cym.com.au

EVENING OF ELEGANCE

Fundraising Concert & Dinner 5 pm on Sunday 29 April. Proceeds go to completion of Divine Mercy Church in Lower Chittering. FREE bus from StJohn & St Paul hurch in Willetton Due to circumstances out of our control, bus is not picking up at Holy Family Church.

SOSJ UPCOMING EVENTS .....

14-15 April - A Retreat for Men Facilitated by Fr Tony Chiera $200 at Kilmolee Safety Bay. For more info email: Safety.Bav@sosj.org.au
19-26 April - Hildegard: a Light for our Time Facilitated by Sr Maya Unthank $600 at Kilmolee Safety Bay. For more info email: Safety.Bav@sosj.orq.au

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

SCHOENSTATT SHRINE MAY PILGRIMAGE

Sunday 6 May 2.30 pm - 4.30 pm 9 Talus Drive Mt Richon; Come to honour Mary our Mother in the Marian month of May. Rosary procession: reflection with hymns to Mary: Pilgrim Mother Co-ordinators Re-commissioning: Benediction. You are welcome to bring flowers for Mary. www.schoenstattwa.org.au

CHAPLETS OF THE DIVINE MERCY

Beautiful, prayerful, sung devotion held at StThomas More Catholic Church, Dean Road Bateman on Wednesday 11th April at 7pm

RETREAT FOR MEN 14-15 APRIL

Facilitated by Fr Tony Chiera $200 at Kilmolee Safety Bay. For more info email: Safetv.Bav@sosj.ora.au.

AN EVENING OF ELEGANCE - CANDLELIT CONCERT & DINNER

Candlelit Fundraising Concert for new Divine Mercy Church in Lower Chittering, 5pm Sunday 29 April at 34 Santa Gertrudis Dve, Lower Chittering. Features St George's College Chamber Orchestra, Lumina Ensemble, violin virtuoso Paul Wright plus more. $40 Adult, $35 Cone. School Children FREE. Includes dinner & glass of wine plus FREE bus transport from Holy Family, Como (dep 3.30pm). Tickets through divinemercychurchwa.com.au

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 8 March 5:30 - 7 pm North (venue TBC), 8 June 10 - 11:30 am St Mary´s Cathedral, 11 October 5:30 - 7 pm South (venue TBC).

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