PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE NO 9:15AM MORNING PARISH MASS OR DEVOTIONS ON FRIDAY 6TH DECEMBER. THERE WILL HOWEVER BE A COMMUNION SERVICE.
FAREWELL FR THOMAS
It is with a great deal of sadness to inform you that Fr Thomas will be finishing his ministry with us here at Sefton and Villawood on Thursday 5th December. Fr Thomas has been appointed as Administrator of St Augustine of Hippo Balmain and St Joseph Rozelle Parishes, commencing on 6th December. We thank Fr Thomas for all he brought to our Parish: he is a very giving and caring man who is always more than happy to assist in any way he can. He will be very much missed and Balmain/Rozelle are very lucky to be gaining such a wonderful Priest. We wish you all the best Fr Thomas and may God continue to bless you and guide you on your journey.
Most Rev. Archbishop Anthony Fisher, has appointed Very Rev. Fr. Maurice T Thompson, Episcopal Vicar and Parish Priest of St. Christopher’s, Panania and St. Patrick’s, Revesby Heights to Sefton and Villawood. Together with Fr. Thomas and Fr. Joseph, we welcome Fr. Maurice to our parish community as he begins his pastoral ministry amongst us on the 7th December, 2019.
2019 PARISH CHRISTMAS PARTY
This year, the Sefton and Villawood parishes will be enjoying a Christmas get together on Sunday 22nd December in the Sefton Parish Centre from 1pm. Please bring a plate of food to share, if you are able, and BYO drinks (tea & coffee provided). If you wish to attend, please put your name on the list in the foyer of the respective Church. This is also an opportunity to meet our new Parish Priest.
Congratulations to Joseph Taufaao and Suliana Mahe who married in our Parish on Saturday 30th November. May God bless you both with a long and happy marriage.
Infant Baptism: 2nd & 4th Sunday of the month, after 10am Mass. Booking required, please contact parish office 02 9644 4026.
Baptism Preparation Class: Sunday 15th December, at 11am. Meet in the foyer of the Church after 10am Mass. (Call Parish Office 9644-4026 to register.)
Upcoming Baptisms: Sunday 8th December, 11am – Sophia Spooner
Sacrament of Anointing: Please contact the Parish Office on 9644-4026.
Legion of Mary: Every Tuesday at 10:00am in the Parish Centre
Parish Morning Tea – To be Advised.
Parish Sacramental Program 2019 –
(Application forms for 2019 will be uploaded to this site closer to the sacramental dates)
Confirmation: Tuesday 25th June at 7:00pm to be celebrated by Monsignor John Usher.
First Holy Communion: Sunday 8th September at 12noon
Reconciliation: Congratulations to all the children who received the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time on Wednesday 20th November at 7:00pm. Thank you to Fr Sebastian and Fr Macwan for celebrating the Sacrament with our Parish. Thank you to the teachers and catechists who helped prepare the children for this important step in their catholic journey.