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ST JOSEPHS PARISH - WARRNAMBOOL

23nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Parish Office: 5562 2231 Fax: 5562 2230


E-mail: warrnambool@ballarat.catholic.org.au
Diocesan website: www.ballarat.catholic.org.au

Golden Jubilee: Fr Barry Ryan

PARISH STAFF:

Fr John Fitzgerald (Parish Priest)


Barry Wolff (Business Manager)
Leanne McElgunn (Secretary)
Brian Shanahan (Gardening/Maintenance)

Office Hours: Monday to Friday: 9.00am - 1.00pm; 1.30pm - 4.00pm


SCHOOL PRINCIPALS:
WEEK-END LITURGIES:

WEEK-DAY LITURGIES:

Michael Gray (St Josephs School)


Peter Morgan (Emmanuel College)
Sunday: 8.30am - 10.30am - 6.00pm
Purnim: 11.00am (Eucharist on 2nd and 4th Sundays)
(Assembly of Word with Communion on 1st, 3rd & 5th Sundays)
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 10.00am (Eucharist)
Wednesday: 10.00am (Liturgy of Word with Comm)
Friday: 10.30am (Reconciliation)

Deaths:
Anniversaries: Ross McCann, Catherine May Lourey, Pam Watson
Baptism: Mavrik Cuolahan is welcomed into Gods Family this weekend
Baptism Preparation: This Wednesday at 7.30pm (Gathering Space)
Bereavement Support Group: Monday at 4.00pm (Gathering Space)
New Office & Refurbishment: Works commence this Tuesday. Church activities will
continue as normal although there will be limited parking. A temporary office is
currently located at the western end of the car park. We ask for your patience and
understanding during the process as there will be some inconvenience.
The new Stewardship Program begins this weekend. Our weekly tallies will now be
printed monthly to account for parishioners who have pledged by Direct Debit &
Credit Card. This will give a truer reflection of monies received.
Collections:
Counters:

Presbytery: $1,380.00
Parish: $1,578.00
Thank you for your support

This week: Team 6: Barry Wolff (5562 7913)


Next week: Team 7: Pat Blackney (5562 7189)

Fr Barry was ordained at St Josephs 21st July 1965. This was the first
Ordination that Bishop OCollins celebrated in a parish church outside St
Patricks Cathedral Ballarat. It was a significant event for our Parish. Fr
Barry will celebrate the 10.30am Mass at St Josephs next Sunday.
Following Communion there will be a short reflective Powerpoint
presentation of Fr Barrys Ordination. Refreshments will follow Mass and
during the cuppa well learn more about his journey with some pictures and
commentary. A plate would be appreciated. All welcome
Online Diocesan Training
Re Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
If you have a particular role in the parish, you may be contacted about providing your
email address for the purpose of completing a 15 minute online training course to
be distributed by the Diocesan Professional Standards office. The training relates to
two diocesan documents: Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults and Code
of Conduct for Caring for Children. The training aims to ensure that all those who
work with children and persons in positions of responsibility in our parishes have
read and understand the documents.
It would relate to parishioners in the following groups from St Annes & St Josephs
*Parish Staff *Parish Pastoral Team *Liturgy *Maintenance *Catechists
*Communion to the Sick & Homebound * Bereavement Group
*Play-Group *Family Group Leaders *Soup Kitchen *Sacristans
*Leaders of Assembly of Word & Communion *Hospitality Group
*Childrens Liturgy

Ballarat Clergy Support Fund


The Ballarat Clergy Support Fund provides for retired priests who have spent many
years in ministry and who deserve a happy peaceful retirement. The Fund is currently
supporting and caring for eighteen retired priests. Over the next few years a number
of priests currently in parish ministry will be moving into retirement and will also
need to be supported by the Fund.
This collection raised $67,000 last year. This annual collection has allowed the Fund
to continue to support our sick and retired clergy. Please help us continue caring for
those who cared for us. Special envelopes are available for this collection. You may
return your envelope next week.