Here are the announcements for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, the 21st of January:
SOLEMNITY OF ST PAUL THE FIRST HERMIT & MARY, QUEEN OF HERMITS
Thank you to everyone who came and participated with the community during the Solemnities of the Patriarch and Patroness of the Order. May God bless you all through the intercession of of Mary, Queen of Hermits and St Paul the First Hermit.
FATIMA DAY (Saturday 13th January)
Thank you to Fr Brian for accepting our invitation to celebrate Fatima Day. It was a great day and a special Thank you to all volunteers for your work and support. The main celebrant for Fatima Day in February will be Fr Dr. Casimir Zielinski OSPPE, Assistant Priest of St Gertrude’s, Smithfield.
DIOCESAN LENTEN PROGRAM
These will soon be available for purchase to help guide people through the season of Lent. This is a great resource prepared for people by the Diocese of Wollongong. Price for the booklets will be $10 each.
Fr Richard, Prior of the Monastery, will be taking annual leave from Wednesday 17th January to Monday 12th February. During this time Fr Joseph, Subprior will be in charge. We wish Father Richard a happy and safe holiday.
MORNING TEA AFTER 8AM MASS
Thank you to all who provided something for the morning tea after the 8am Mass last week. The morning teas are proving to be popular especially for pilgrims to meet one another and have a chat in a social setting. In January there will be NO morning tea. The next Morning Tea will be: Sunday 18th February 2024.