Bulletin 27th September 2015 – 26 Sun in OT Yr B



Prayer for the Synod on the Family

“Jesus, Mary and Joseph, in you we contemplate the splendour of true love, to you we turn with trust.

Holy Family of Nazareth, grant that our families too may be places of communion and prayer, authentic schools of the Gospel and small domestic churches.

Holy Family of Nazareth, may families never again experience violence, rejection and division: may all who have been hurt or scandalised find ready comfort and healing.

Holy family of Nazareth, may the approaching Synod of Bishops make us once more mindful of the sacredness of the family, and its beauty in God’s plan.

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, graciously hear our prayer. Amen.

Glory be to the Father, and …


Australian Synod Delegates

Aust Synod Reps-2015

Archbishop Coleridge, Maria Harries, Bp Hurley


POPE Francis has appointed Dr Maria Harries AM as an independent auditor at the 14th General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, which will take place at the Vatican in Rome.

 Dr Harries is Chair of Catholic Social Services Australia and a member of the Truth, Justice and Healing Council.

This means Dr Harries will contribute to the Synod discussions on the family as a Catholic laywoman. Archbishop of Brisbane, Mark Coleridge, and Bishop of Darwin, Eugene Hurley, were elected to represent the Australian Catholic Bishops’ Conference at the Synod.

Cardinal George Pell, will also attend the Synod, which takes place from 4th – 25th October.


Parish Rosaries

Rosary Special Intention:

That the Synod on the Family will be guided by the Holy Spirit and be a source of enrichment and evangelization for all families.

Join the parish Rosaries any time:

* Nora Kingston, 24 Alfred St ph. 6033 2026 Wednesdays at 4.30pm

* McLeans, 5a Lindsay St., Wed 5pm

* Karinya chapel – Sundays 11am

* St Mary’s Church, Sat 8.45am


Remember in Prayer

Pat Seymour, Peter Howe, Rose Chandler, Ursula Bartlett, William Phibbs, Michelle Hogan, Len Sambell, Michael Scown, Patrick Whitty, Natalie Lawrence, Shirley Ash, Kevin Seymour, Joan Sandral, Imelda Gauci,


29th Sept 5.30pm Finance Committee Meeting in Presbytery Meeting Room

2nd Oct Fri 3pm Wedding of ‘Maddy’ Nixon & Braydon Ardley

12th Oct Mon 9.30 WRAP W LOVE in Hall (NOT 5th) then resume fortnightly on 19th

9-11 Oct Ganmain Men’s Cursillo Weekend – Contact: Peter Ridge 0419661539

   Advance Notice: AGM of CWL

Thursday 15th Oct at 2.00pm in St Mary’s Hall – immediately after usual 1.30pm monthly meeting.

AGM Guest Speaker: Mr Geoff Wilmot, Pharmacist of Corowa.

CWL Spiritual Director: Fr Mahedy is invited.


MASSES INTENTIONS 26th Sept – 04th Oct

(Fr Hart returns Sun 27th evening)

Sat 26th Welcome, again, Fr Walsh

(No 9.00am Mass)

6.30pm Mass

Sun 27th

9am Mass (All Parishioners)

Mon 28th

9am Mass (Alma Fitzgerald; Michael Sandral)

Tue 29th

9.00am Mass (James Fearn; Peter Wingrove)

Wed 30th

9am M. (Kearney & Griffin fms; Carmen O’D)

Thurs 1st Oct

11.40am Novena; 12pm Mass (Frances Hanrahan; Norm Collins)

Fri 2nd

10.00am Mass at Karinya (Sick & grieving)

Sat 3rd

9am Mass (Kath Keys; Mark Fitzgibbon)

6.30pm Mass (Alan & Patrick Whitty)


9am Mass – (For all parishioners)

10.45am Mass at Coreen

LITURGY ROSTER for 3rd – 4th Oct


6.30pm P Culhane M Macqueen

9.00am R Whitmore


6.30pm S Drum I Brooks

9.00am P Lemmon

Special Minister:

6.30pm K O’Halloran J Lowden

9.00am K Roberts P Lemmon

Altar: M Fitzgibbon


6.30pm Sandral Fm

9.00am C Sutcliffe

Altar Servers:

6.30pm D & T Forge

9.00am Z Rippinggale V Kreun

Collection: B O’Shea

Counters: M Kelly




This week on The Journey Fr Graham Schmitzer reflects on the Gospel of Mark; Sr Hilda Scott OSB challenges us to “Trust in God” totally; Trish McCarthy asks us to “take a moment” and receive God. Also this week, listen to some great songs from amazing artists.  Tune into LIFE 101.9 FM or 98.5 THE LIGHT Albury Wodonga Sun 11am or go to www.jcr.org.au  or www.itunes.jcr.org.au  where you can listen anytime and subscribe to weekly shows by email.