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ADVENT RECONCILIATON

St Agatha’s Parish 20th Dec at 7.00pm

13th Dec St John the Baptist, Koo Wee Rup

14th Dec St Michaels, Berwick

15th Dec St Thomas the Apostle, Clyde

21st Dec St Patricks, Pakenham

22nd Dec Our Lady Help of Christians, Narre Warren

 

Lisbon 2023 Logo large 3 2 600x400 1Is an opportunity for the young people of the world to go on pilgrimage and discover how Jesus calls each of us to be his disciples. WYD 2023 will be held in Lisbon, Portugal in the month of August. The major events of World Youth Day include Papal welcome, catechesis, youth festivals, as well as the final pilgrim walk and vigil with Pope Francis and millions of other young Catholics. The Diocese of Sale is organising groups of young people between the ages of 16-35 together with the Archdiocese of Melbourne for pilgrimage. There will be an information night at St. Agatha’s Parish Hall, Cranbourne (129 Sladen Street) on Dec 12 at 7.00pm. Contact Fr. Avinash George on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 03 59971510.

FEDERATION OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS CONFERENCES OF OCEANIA

Oceania PrayerThe Australian Catholic Bishops Conference is a member of the Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania, along with the Bishops Conferences of the Pacific, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea – Solomon Islands.

The bishops of the Federation gather for an Assembly every four years. The last Assembly was held in Port Moresby; the next Assembly will be held in Suva in February 2023.

The Assembly next February will primarily focus on care for the oceans, which is an important part of caring for our common home, as set forth by Pope Francis in Laudato si’. Another important focus of the Assembly will be finalising the continental (Oceania region) response to the Synod of Bishops ‘Document for the Continental Stage’ – see https://www.catholic.au/s/article/XVI-Ordinary-General-Assembly-of-the-Synod-of-Bishops.

Altar Servers Christmas Break up websiteAltar Servers Christmas Party - FOR CURRENT PARISH ALTAR SERVERS

Invitations have been emailed to current Altar Servers.

rsvp 9th December 2022

 

To register please complete below

 

 

Child's Name:
Date of Birth: Age:
Gender
Parents Name:
Relationship to Child:
E-mail:
Address:
Mobile Number:
Do you have ambulance cover? If yes subscription number?
Is your child currently taking any medication? If so please provide name of medication, dosage & when it is required.
Does your child have any allergies? Please give details and supply anti-dote as appropriate.
Is there any other information that we should know about your child’s needs?

Please provide details for at least one person we can contact if we are not able to reach you in an emergency.

Emergency Contact 1:
Relationship to the child:
Emergency Number:
If participant is under 18, do you give permission for this person to collect your child?
2 Emergency Contact:
2 Relationship to the child:
2nd Emergency Number:
(2) If participant is under 18, do you give permission for this person to collect your child?

St. Agatha’s Parish, Cranbourne   Parental/Guardian Consent Form  I ……………………………………………………………….…………… (Parent/Guardian’s name) consent to my child …………………………………………………………………………… (Child’s Full name) being a member of St Agatha’s Altar Servers Party and to attend the Youth Retreat organised by the parish on Friday 16th December 2022.  I further consent to a photograph or video image of my child being taken and used without acknowledgement, remuneration or compensation, in publications (print, websites, social media, DVDs, CDs, etc) and/or presentations of St Agatha’s Parish and the Catholic Diocese of Sale or its parishes. [Please cross out this paragraph if you do not permit your child to be photographed or videoed] 
In the event of any emergency and you are unable to communicate with me or my nominated emergency contacts, I consent to my child receiving such medical or surgical treatment (including the administration of an anaesthetic) by a registered medical practitioner as may be deemed necessary and I agree that any such treatment shall be at my expense. 
I have informed St Agatha’s Parish of any allergies or other medical conditions of my child. I shall make any necessary medication available in its original packaging placed in a bag/box clearly marked with my child’s name, dosage of medication, times of administration, manner of administration and whether the medication needs to be refrigerated. I or my nominee shall personally hand over such medication and instructions to the organisers. I shall ensure that such medication shall not have passed its expiry date.   
I hereby give my consent to the administration of such medication to my child as stated above.  
In the event that I am unable to pick up my child after the retreat, I shall inform the organisers of the identity of the person authorized to pick up my child.     


I consent to all of the above:
Consent notes:
SIGNED:

FORMING A VOCATION DIOCESAN TEAM

Diocese Vocational DiscernmentBishop Greg has also released a letter regarding Forming a Vocations Team in the Diocese of Sale. He is inviting every parish to prayerful discernment in the weeks leading up to the Feast of The Immaculate Conception on the 8th December. 


To read more follow the link:  pdf Letter from the Victorian Bishops State Election 2022 (214 KB)

 

ST VINCENT DE PAUL - FLOOD EMERGENCY APPEAL IN VICTORIA

St Vincent de Paul have been conducting a Flood Appeal which you may wish to support. You may wish to consider taking up a leaving collection or if appropriate, offer the opportunity for parishioners to donate via the SVDP online portal. https://donate.vinnies.org.au/appeals-vic/vinnies-vic-flood-appeal-2022

HEALING MASS - First Thursday of the Month

Healing Mass Thursday

SANTO NINO MASS

Santo Nino

PARISH SACRAMENTAL DATES FOR 2022

Reconciliation Parent Information Session & Workshops: 7.00pm Wednesday 9th February & Wednesday 16th February St Agatha’s Church. Parents need only attend one session.

Confirmation Parent Information Session & Workshops: 7.00pm Wednesday 4th May & Wednesday 11th May St Agatha’s Church. Parents need only attend one session.

First Communion Parent Information Session & Workshops: 7.00pm Wednesday 20th July & Wednesday 27th July St Agatha’s Church. Parents need only attend one session.

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