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									                              PARISH NEWS
                                                                            EAST TIMOR NEEDS YOUR HELP
                                                                 A huge THANK YOU to all those parishioners who have
                                                                 already left items for East Timor at the parish office.
                                                                 There’s been a fantastic response so far. The Alola
                                                                 Foundation is seeking donations of tropical weight
                                                                 babies, children's, women and men’s clothes (small
                                                                 sizes please). Also needed are sheets and towels (new
                                                                 or used) baby soap, cotton material (can be made into
                                                                 baby wraps). Monetary donations can be made online to
                                                        Could you please leave items at
                         Prayers                                 the parish office. Thanking you. Anita Day – 0409 589
Your prayers please for Joan Grant, Tess Yoxon, Bill             416.
Hickey, Joyce Jutila, Helen Nahas, Brian Leo Shine, Peter
                                                                              SOMETHING TO DECLARE
Roche, Bernard Burke, Richard Rodoreda, Maria Spano,
                                                                      Sunday 23 July, 7.00pm (One night only!)
Phyllis Johnston, Michael Doran, Margaret Sullivan,                  Wesley Uniting Church, 148 Lonsdale Street
Neville Davidson, Alexander Carson, May O’Reilly, Len            A scripted piece by well-known playwright Michael
Hynes, Eddie Cooney, Moira and William Yoxon,                    Gurr for four actors (including professional actor,
Edmund Crowe and for all those whose anniversaries we            Anne Phelan) drawn from interviews with
remember at this time.                                           refugees.     It is an informative, affecting and
                                                                 entertaining performance. The evening will
During Term 3 on Thursday’s (6th July to 14th September) Mass    conclude with Rev Sue Gormann issuing a Call to
at Stella Maris will be at 8.00am. The reason is that Fr John,   Action against recent changes in refugee policy
                                                                 that require a strong community response.
Swami and Tendar are teaching meditation to Year 12 students
                                                                 Bookings not required. Admission is by donation.
at St. Bede’s on Thursday mornings.                              Performers receive no payment. All donations will
                                                                 go    directly    to  refugee   support    groups.
                                                                 Any enquiries: Chris Rowntree (9852 7433) or

                   Childrens’ Liturgy                                             True Living Connections
Childrens’ Liturgy will take place at next Sunday’s                           ‘Living at Your Full Potential’
10.30am Mass. This caters for the needs of the                   Ladies, do you ever feel frustrated with what you are
younger members of the Parish, presenting them with              doing? Do you wonder if ‘this is all there is to life’ and
the Gospel and activities appropriate for their age. All          wish you could be doing something more satisfying?
welcome.                                                           Come and join us for and interesting workshop that
                                                                 will be run by our guest speaker, Ruth Swift. We will
         Propagation of the Faith 2006                            learn about ourselves and how to live our lives at our
       Women in Faith: Faith in Women                               full potential! Invite you friends and join us for 2
The Catholic Mission Appeal will be held in our                         hours of fellowship, refreshments and fun.
Parish this weekend. It is a concrete opportunity                    Buckingham International Hotel, Nepean Hwy
for us to show real solidarity with our nearest                                     Saturday 22nd July
neighbours and thousands of communities around
                                                                                Prompt start 3pm to 5pm
the world. Our visiting speaker is Br John Horgan,
                                                                                        Cost $12.00
a Marist Brother who has spent 25 years teaching                                    th
in Marist schools in Victoria, NSW and SA. He has                RSVP Monday 17 July, Lisa Brick - 9589 7503, Tita
recently returned from India after spending 4                    Cook 9589 0093 or 0422 106 386.
years in Trichy. He was mainly involved in the
education of young Indian men training to become
Marist Brothers and in supporting two Maris
                                                                                Child Minder
schools in local villages.
                                                                  Reliable lady wishes to do child-minding.
                                                                            References available.
          Please ring Pat on 9584 7473

                                                                               Preparing for next Sunday’s Mass
                                                                      Lectors/Special Ministers/Altar Servers/Counters
                                                                          for next Sunday’s Masses (22nd / 23rd July)
             Ladies’ Luncheon Group                           Altar Society:       John & Virginia Nix
                                                              7.00pm Lectors:      Michael Collins, Maria Khong
   Our next outing will take place after 10.30am              Special Ministers: Andrea Scicluna, Godfrey Scicluna,
   Mass on Sunday, 23rd July. If you enjoy good                                    Marcia Atkins
   food, good company and much laughter please                8.30am Lectors:      Tony Warnock, Marise Droege
                                                              Special Ministers: Peter Waterman, Brendan Watson
      come and join us. Contact Judy Beech                    10.30am Lectors: Carmel Johnston, Deborah Lynch
                  (9589 4083).                                Special Ministers: Les Johnston, Paul McGarry, Ursula Pearson
                                                              Counters:            Team 6: Peter Walsh, Michael Lindstrom,
                                                                                   Des Leyden, Michael O’Brien
Confirmation preparation for children, Year 6 and
above, who attend schools other than Stella Maris &
St. Joseph’s. Commenced Tuesday, 4 th July 4.15pm-
5.00pm.    For further information contact Marie
Wrenall (9583 5363).
                                                                 DATE                             EVENT                       TIME
             Free Public Talk & Discussion                    July
              Native Title, Land Justice                      Sun 23               Request for Confirmation –              8.30am
                                                                                   St. Joseph’s
            & Cultural Heritage in Victoria                                        Childrens’ Liturgy, Stella Maris        10.30am
              Tuesday, 25th July @ 7pm                        Thurs 27
                                                                                   Baptism Preparation Meeting             7.00pm
    Sandringham Uniting Church, Trentham St.,                 Sat 30               Anointing of the Sick – Stella Maris    9.15am
                     Sandringham                              Tues 1
                                                                                   Godstart Morning Tea – Garden
Dr Mark Brett (Senior Research Officer, Native Title                               Room, Stella Maris                      10.00am
Services, Victoria) will give background and an update
                                                              Fri 4                School Mass – St. Joseph’s (Prep)       9.15am
                                                              Sun 6                Centacare Catholic Family Services
on these issues of central concern to Victoria’s
                                                                                   Collection                              All
Traditional Owners. All Welcome! Phone 9521 6184 or                                Stella Maris First Communion            Masses
9598 8006                                                                th
                                                                                                                           12 Noon
                                                              Thur 10              Pastoral Council Meeting                8.00pm
                                                              Sun 13               Childrens’ Liturgy, Stella Maris        10.30am
           The Australian Intercultural Society               Tues 15
                                                                                   Feast of Assumption                     All
                 Ladies Interfaith Dinner                                                                                  Masses
         Role of Women in Preventing Conflicts                Thur 17
                                                                                   Confirmation – St. Joseph’s             7.00pm
            Sunday, 23 July (5pm to 8.15pm)                   Sun 20
                                                                                   National Day for Migrants & Refugees
      Laila Reception, 451 Sydney Rd., Brunswick                                   Collection                              All
This inaugural dinner will bring ladies, as leaders,                                                                       Masses
academia, clergies and lay people together. Speakers          Sun 27               Childrens’ Liturgy, Stella Maris        10.30am
include: Prof G. McMullen (Australian Catholic University),   Thur 31              Baptism Preparation Meeting             7.00pm
Mrs Fulya Celik (Isik College), Rev Patricia Bouma
(Anglican Friends Interfaith Association), Mrs Sue Morgan     Thanksgiving offering for 9th July: one thousand, eight hundred
TBC (Temple Beth Israel), Ms Tasneem Chopra TBC               and thirty one dollars and ninety five cents. This includes sums
(Islamic Women’s Welfare Council) and Ms Di Hirsh TBC         contributed by direct debit and credit card. Presbytery offering: nine
(Council of Jewish Women). Tickets $20 (includes 3            hundred and fifty four dollars and sixty cents.
course dinner).     Contact:     Sureyya 9326 2177 or                             or                                                           Recorded on CD
           Australian Catholic University                                           ‘God is Love’
       Open Day – 20th August (10am-4pm)                                                 Deus Caritas Est
    Where: Melbourne Campus (St. Patrick’s)                       Pope Benedict’s Encyclical on CD, available from the
             115 Victoria Pde., Fitzroy                          Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne. Cost: $22 exc. GST.
ACU National offers programs in arts, business,                            Contact Ben on 9926 5785 or email:
education, exercise science, information systems,               
midwifery, music, nursing, psychology, religious
education, social science, theology and visual arts.
For detailed program information, please see our

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