15th April 2012 (Year B)
TOM ELICH parish priest MARY RANDLE SGS pastoral associate HELEN PRICE and PAM LONG parish secretaries ANN-MAREE NICHOLLS SGS school principal
Second Sunday of Easter
OUR NEW BISHOP
Last weekend, in announcing the
appointment of Archbishop Mark Coleridge
to Brisbane, we gave a little biographical
summary. He will lead the diocese with
great enthusiasm after he is installed in the
cathedral on 11 May. But it is important to
move beyond the personality of the bishop
and any speculation about the direction of
ecclesiastical politics, to address the role of RESPONSORIAL PSALM:
the bishop in the Church and its significance. Give thanks to the Lord for he is
The new bishop speaks to us of the identity of the local Church of Brisbane. good, his love endures forever.
Mark is already ordained a bishop. Therefore when he arrives in Brisbane, the Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!
only rite we celebrate is a welcome, allowing him to take his place on the You believe in me, Thomas,
cathedra, the seat of his authority, leadership and pastoral care, the seat which because you have seen me;
gives the cathedral its name. happy those who have not seen
The ordination rite makes it clear that the bishop is more than an executive me, but still, still believe! Alleluia,
alleluia, alleluia, alleluia!
officer of a local branch of the Catholic Church – he is a successor to the apostles.
Signed with the fullness of the sacrament of Holy Orders, bishops, through the Holy Acts 4:32-35 1 John 5:1-6
Spirit who has been given to them at ordination, have been made true and authentic John 20:19-31
teachers of the faith, high priests, and shepherds. As such they preside over the Lord’s
flock in the person of Christ the Head (Rite, introduction, 3).
The bishop is the visible principle and foundation of unity in particular Churches
which model the universal Church. The bishop’s belonging to the Apostolic
College, centred around the successor of Peter in Rome, introduces a theology of
communion which expresses the unity, diversity and universality of the flock of
Please pray for our departed
Christ (Rite, introduction, 12-13).
loved ones, especially Nancy
The prayer of ordination of a bishop takes place as the open book of the Gospels Rookas, Veronica Garrigan, Kath
is held over his head, a beautiful and powerful sign that his leadership of the Cullen, Barry Kelly, Rev Gerry Dore,
local Church is a work of service to Christ and the Gospel. So it’s not just getting Rev Jim Hynes and Brigid Joan
a new boss. The bishop tells us who we are as a catholic community. Howard recently deceased and also
for Peter Cunningham, Annie
We have at the church door today a set of three brochures on the role of the Saunders, Percy, Marie, Keith and
bishop prepared by the diocese at the time Archbishop John Bathersby’s Phyllis Thatcher, Ursula Briggs,
retirement. We were not able to use them last year, but they provide a most Noreen Dunn, Patricia Clements,
helpful background reflection now that a successor has been appointed. Please John Fletcher, Zona Dennis, Ken
Watson, John Tarrant, Louise Elgar,
take home a copy for your bedtime reading.
Norman and Katie Timmins, Norman
Best wishes to all Timmins Jnr, Daniel Timmins,
Patrick Boyle, Karen Baker, Mike
West, George and Mary Allen.
Please remember the sick – Bill Underwood, Caitlin Yem, Aileen CONGRATULATIONS to Mary and Robert Miocevic who
Nilsson, Jennifer Hogan, James Bates, Matilda Cumner, Ev celebrate 25 years of marriage next weekend! Bravo!
Howse, Carmen Turner, Helen Connelly, Marie Gifford,
Daphne Hobson, Bette Ferguson, Miriam Stibbe, Simon BED Youth Mass - “Fifth Sunday” Mass for the youth of the
Gunn, Terry Cunningham, Joy Stanton, Beryl Young, Sr Brisbane East Deanery. 5.30pm Sunday 29 April at St Oliver
Mary de Lourdes(Joan Jarrett) Eileen Osborn. Plunkett Beauvardia Street Cannon Hill. Please spread the word
to all the young people you know - everyone welcome to come
DATE CLAIMERS 2012 along to enjoy vibrant music and reverent worship. BBQ follows.
Monday 16 April Italian Rosary 10am
in the Hall. LOURDES HILL COLLEGE – NEW ENROLMENT
Deanery Meeting 7:30pm APPLICATIONS for Yr 7/8 2015 and Yr 7 2016 close 30
at St James Hall, Coorparoo. April 2012. Please contact Mrs Maria Krause 3399 0434.
Wednesday 18 April Liturgy Committee meeting at
ALL HALLOWS’ SCHOOL 20 YEAR REUNION - for the AHS
1992 cohort, including students who attended partial years
Thursday 19 April Parents Workshop for
(Yr8 in 1988, Yr9 in 1989, Yr10 in 1990, Yr11 in 1991) at All
Sacraments of Confirmation
Hallows’ School. For more information contact Helen Lauder
and First Eucharist 9:30am and
(nee Dwyer) email@example.com / 0418 507 548.
repeated at 7:30pm in the
Parish Hall. LIVING IN THE LIGHT AND JOY OF THE RESURRECTION
21-22 April Rite of Enrolment for the Friday 20 April One Day Women’s Retreat guided by Penny
Sacraments of Confirmation Carroll. Presentation Spirituality Centre 26 Kooralgin Street
and First Eucharist at all Masses Manly 9:30am-3:30pm $35.00 M/tea provided BYO Lunch.
Sunday 6 May Parish Meeting - Discernment To book and for details phone 3396 3290 by 13 April
on Church 9:30am
COLUMBARIUM The Fr Joseph Canali
Sunday 20 May Parish Meeting - Discernment
Columbarium is a beautiful chapel, a worthy
on Church 9:30am memorial for those we love who have died. We
26-27 May Celebration of the Sacraments invite you to take a copy of the brochure about the
of Confirmation and First columbarium from the church door. Any inquiries
Eucharist at all Masses can be made at the parish office. Memorial plaques
for the wall can be ordered for those who have
PARISH DISCERNMENT ON CHURCH– Please keep 2 been buried elsewhere. Copies of the contract are
Sundays free to come together in a spirit of open friendly dialogue available and niches can be purchased in advance.
to work out what we should do with our parish church. We want
WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER: A weekend away for
to explore the issues and hear what you have to say. Don’t miss married couples in peaceful, picturesque surroundings. Take
it! SUNDAY 6 MAY and SUNDAY 20 MAY, commencing at time out of your busy schedule, to invest in your most precious
9:30am after a cuppa and ending with a barbeque at 12noon. asset, your Marriage! 27-29 April Santa Teresa, Ormiston. For
Please help us decide. Baby sitting provided. bookings or more details, contact Terry and Rhonda Boyle on
3352 3328 or firstname.lastname@example.org or-www.wwme.org.au
CONFIRMATION–FIRST COMMUNION – The
preparation for the sacraments will take place in BABYSITTING A young medical student is available for
the Easter Season. Parents’ Preparation babysitting late afternoons/evenings & weekends. Has licence &
Workshop - THURSDAY 19 APRIL at 9:30am and own car. Phone 0422 027 207
repeated that evening at 7:30pm.in the Parish Hall.
FUNERAL SERVICE for Nancy Rookas former resident of
All parents need to attend one of these sessions. Duke Street, Bulimba and recently of East Brisbane,
INVITATION from Tuesday’s Lenten Group to meet the first Wednesday 18 April at 10am at Mt Thompson Crematorium.
Tuesday of each month at 10:30am in the Parish Board Room to
Humour: Pain and delight
reflect on the Sunday scripture starting 17 April. All are welcome.
I recall when my son was about 18 months old. I had him
ASHLEY LEWIS BAND - world-class jazz “The Gospel Hour”, in St strapped into a backpack and was rushing to catch the bus.
Stephen’s Cathedral 4pm Sunday 22 April. Ph- 3876 6812. In my haste, I tripped and fell down an entire flight of stairs
(13 to be exact). I was bruised and bleeding and had torn my
PROJECT COMPASSION FOR LENT – jeans ... but my main concern was, naturally, for my child.
Thank you to all those who contributed to
My fears were alleviated, though, when from behind me I
this appeal so generously. If you require a
receipt for taxation purposes, please complete the form
heard a gleeful giggle followed by, ‘Again, Mummy!’
enclosed in your pack and return on the collection plate at NO PARKING please on brick paved area in front of the church.
Mass. Your receipt will be mailed to you.
VOCATION VIEW Easter – resurrection and new life; to Parish Rosters
be begotten by God. A new life, achieved from a Next weekend Masses
conquered tomb. Meaning for life for people for thousands of Readers, Communion Ministers, Sacristans and Altar Servers
years. Nothing more secure, nothing more lasting. “As the
Team 4- please arrange substitute if not available.
Father sent me, so I am sending you” To speak to someone
about your vocation, please contact Vocations Office 3336 9203. Hospitality Roster
22 April – Hyams and Hansson families.
CHECK OUT THE PARISH WEBSITE 29 April – Sonya Strutton and Kate Drew.
Casserole Bank Roster
www.bulimbacatholic.com Group 3 – Please contact Val Lane
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+Liturgy this Week 16 April – 22 April 2012
MONDAY 7:00am September 2011
TUESDAY - -
WEDNESDAY 7:00pm Mass
THURSDAY - -
FRIDAY 8:00am Mass
SATURDAY 9:00am Mass
SUNDAY 6:00pm (Sat); 8:00am; 6:00pm Mass: Third Sunday of Easter
Readings – Acts 3:13-15 17-19 1 John 2:1-5 Luke 24:35-48
OTHER LITURGY AND PRAYER
RECONCILIATION Saturday at 9:30am and 5:00pm
MEDITATION Tuesday at 7:00pm (Lourdes Hill Convent) and Wednesday at 9:30am (Parish Hall)
ROSARY for peace Saturday before the 9:00am Mass
ANGELUS for vocations Friday and Saturday before Mass
ENTRANCE HYMN ALLELUIA No. 1 As we proclaim your death, as we recall your life,
Alleluia, alleluia, give thanks to the risen Lord, we remember your promise to return again.
Alleluia, alleluia, give praise to his name. CHORUS
The bread we break and share was scattered once as grain
Jesus is Lord of all the earth, just as now it is gathered, make your people one.
he is the king of creation. CHORUS
We eat this living bread, we drink this saving cup:
Spread the good news o’er all the earth,
sign of hope in our broken world, source of lasting love.
Jesus has died and has risen. CHORUS
We have been crucified with Christ. Hold us in unity, in love for all to see;
Now we shall live for ever. that the world may believe in you, God of all who live.
Come let us praise the living God. You are the bread of peace, you are the wine of joy,
Joyfully sing to our Saviour. broken now for your people, poured in endless love.
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GLORIA Glory to God in the highest, and on earth RECESSIONAL HYMN
peace to people of good will.
We praise you, we bless you, we adore you, we glorify you, GLORY IN THE CROSS
we give you thanks for your great glory. Let us ever glory in the cross of Christ, our salvation and
Lord God, heavenly King, O God, almighty Father.
Let us bow in homage to the Lord of life, who was broken
Lord Jesus Christ, Only Begotten Son, Lord God, Lamb of to make us whole.
God, Son of the Father, you take away the sins of the world, There is no greater love, as blessed as this to lay down
have mercy on us; one’s life for a friend.
you take away the sins of the world, receive our prayer; Let us ever glory in the cross of Christ and the triumph of
you are seated at the right hand of the Father, God’s great love.
have mercy on us
For you alone are the Holy One, you alone are the Lord, Let us ever glory in the cross of Christ who is risen from
you alone are the Most High, Jesus Christ, with the Holy Spirit, the grave.
in the glory of God the Father. Amen He will come in glory to receive our hearts at the dawn of
the lasting day.
MEMORIAL ACCLAMATION Save us, Saviour of the For the trumpet will sound, the dead shall be raised,
world, for by your Cross and Resurrection you have set us free And death shall defeat us no more.
Let us ever glory in the cross of Christ and the triumph of
LAMB OF GOD Lamb of God; Lamb of God, God’s great love.
You take away the sins of the world, Have mercy on us.
Lamb of God, Lamb of God; Lamb of God, Let us raise our voices to the cross of Christ where the
You take away the sins of the world, have mercy on us. earth and heaven unite.
Lamb of God, Lamb of God; Lamb of God, God has wed creation on the tree of hope where the
You take away the sins of the world grant us peace. darkness becomes our light.
Let us join in the dance of heaven and earth, give thanks for
COMMUNION HYMNS BREAD OF LIFE the goodness of God.
CHORUS Let us ever glory in the cross of Christ and the triumph of
Bread of life hope of the world, Jesus Christ, our brother God’s great love.
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