Here are the announcements for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time 29th October 2023
Once again a huge THANK YOU to all who came along and participated in the monthly working bee. A great amount of work was done and a section of the Shrine has been cleaned up beautifully. A reminder that the working bee is every month on the third Saturday. Next working bee: Saturday 18th November 2023
MORNING TEA AFTER 8AM MASS
After the 8am Mass last week, there was morning tea up at the old Monastery. Thank you to all who participated and brought something along to share. The next Morning Tea will be: Sunday 19th November 2023
WELCOME FATHER DAMIAN
Fr Damian is visiting this weekend as he has a few things to do in these pasts of the world and he is helping out in the Shrine. Fr Richard is looking after the Parish in Moama for the weekend.
NOVEMBER – MONTH OF THE HOLY SOULS
November is traditionally dedicated to the Holy Souls. It is our duty to pray for them especially those who have no one to pray. This is our Catholic obligation. During November, Masses will be celebrated for our dear departed. To have names included please fill out the November Mass envelopes found on the side table of the Church or please ask at the Monastery.
THURSDAY NOVEMBER 2nd – COMMEMORATION OF ALL THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED
Masses in the Shrine for All Souls Day will be as follows:
8am & 11am – Shrine Church
6pm – St Patrick’s, Sutton Forest
After the 11am Mass, for those who would like, Fr Richard invites pilgrims to accompany him and members of the community to St Patricks cemetery, Sutton Forest to visit and pray at the grave of Fr Gabriel Taylor.
DIOCESAN ADVENT PROGRAM
This year the theme of the Wollongong Advent program is “The Sign”. This fantastic production is an initiative of the Diocese of Wollongong and lays out a short reflection each day during the season of Advent and Christmas. What better way to prepare a way for the Lord. The Booklets are available at the side table of the Church and are $7 each.