The Italian Community is holding its St Lucia Festa today at 11am. Please take extra care when in the carpark this morning.

There will be no Scripture Class this Monday. The final class of the year will be next Monday 18th Dec.

Fr Sofatzis has his final class on Dr Brant Pitre’s Book Jesus and the Jewish Roots of Mary this Thursday 7:30-8:30pm. All welcome.

The Youth Group’s Christmas Play is next Sunday at 11am in the Ellengowan Hall. All welcome. Please see flyers here and bring a donation to support the Youth Group.

The Annual Advent Carol Service is next Sun. at 8pm at St Patrick’s Church, Grote St. All Welcome. (There will be a leaving collection after the Carol Service to support the work of MaterCare – helping mothers and babies in the developing world. Thank you for your generosity.)

The will be an Advent Movie Night on Wed. 20th Dec. at 8pm in the Ellengowan Hall.  The movie will be All or Nothing, a film about the life of Sr Clare Crockett, SHM.

Christmas Mass Times:

Sun. 24th December:
8am Low Mass,
9:15am Sung Mass.
Please note that there is no 5pm Mass on Sun. 24th (Christmas Eve)

Mon. 25th December:
Midnight Sung Mass, with confessions from 10:30pm & Carols from 11:30pm
5am Sung Dawn Mass
7am Low (Day) Mass
9:15am Sung Day Mass
Please note that there is no 5pm Mass on Christmas Day

Tues. 26th December:
8:30am Low Mass.

Wed-Sun 27th-31st December: Mass times as usual.

Mon. 1st January:
11am Low Mass.

Save the dates: The Youth Group will hold its annual activity days on Jan. 18th-20th. More information soon.

Fraternity Calendars and Christmas Cards are on sale at the bookstall. Calendars are $15, and packs of Christmas Cards are $10.

Giving boxes for Christmas are now at the back of the church. Non-perishable foodstuffs, toiletry items and unwrapped toys may be left in them. These will be distributed to the needy of Adelaide this Christmas by the Hutt St Centre. The boxes are emptied regularly. Thank you for your generosity.

A single man is looking for rental accommodation somewhere in Adelaide. Please see Fr McCaffrey if you are able to assist.

Please refrain from bringing food items into the church. Thank you.

Please do not place any advertising material in the church without the prior permission of the chaplain. Thank you.

Please remember the sick in your prayers, especially Damian Wyld, Domenic Marafiote, Michael Turnbull (Bob Turnbull’s brother), Kathryn Nader, Tony Caruso and Vincenza Martucci (Ines Barson’s mother). Please also remember the recently deceased and those whose anniversaries occur about this time.