Happy Mothers’ Day to all the mothers in the Community! Please note, there is no bookstall or classes today.

Fr McCaffrey is away on annual leave this week. He returns on Fri. 17th May. Please note, there is no Scripture Class this Mon.

The 18-25yo Young Adults Group will meet again tomorrow, Mon. 13th May, beginning with half an hour’s Adoration at 6:30pm, followed by dinner and a talk by Fr Sofatzis at the Alma at 7:15pm. Please contact Joseph Hackett for details. All welcome.

Fr Sofatzis will begin a new course titled Introduction to the Bible on Thursday evenings, 7:40-8:30pm starting this Thursday 16th May. These classes will be an overview of Bible History, starting with Genesis. All welcome.

Our annual Vigil of Pentecost Pilgrimage to Sevenhill will take place this Sat.18th May. Please see the flyer for more details. (Please note that the van is now full, but all welcome to drive themselves.) Solemn Mass at St Aloysius Church, Sevenhill is at 11:30am.

Next Sunday is Pentecost Sunday. There will be a fundraiser community sausage sizzle, with barista coffee and homemade desserts (scones, cannolis, and more) following the 8am and 9:15am Masses. Please come and support the Youth Group. We will also be joining in the Diocesan Marian Procession at 2pm from Victoria Park to the Cathedral.

The annual Quiz Night fundraiser for Hutt St Centre is on Sat. 25th May beginning at 7:30pm in the Ellengowan Hall. Tickets $10 each, and may be purchased after Mass (see Marco Barsotti) or at the door (cash only).

Our Community’s annual May Crowning will take place on Sun. 26th May after the 9:15am Mass. Please bring along a bouquet!

There will be a day of recollection for men on Sat. 1st June. In Noarlunga Downs, led by Fr Ken Barker MGL. Please see the flyers for more details.

We will running silent retreats for men and women in January 2025, directed by Fr Adrian Wee. Please see the flyers (here for men’s retreat and here for women’s retreat) for details and to register.

A Siena Women’s Group (35+) has started and meets on the 2nd Sat. of the month for prayer, a spiritual talk (Fr McGuckin), reflection and fellowship. It begins with Adoration at 9:30am and concludes around midday. Please contact Narelle Price (0413 208 341) for more details.

A Young Mothers’ Reading Group now also meets monthly on the 2nd Sat. of the month at 10am at Ern Malley. Please contact Madeline Gallasch (0411 144 114) for more details.

If you are an adult baptised Catholic who has not yet been confirmed, can you please let Fr McCaffrey know. Adult Confirmations will take place in the Cathedral on Sat 20th July.

If you receive an email or text message from Fr McCaffrey asking you to contact him that seems out of character, please ignore it. There is a scam at the moment using the details from the website.

Please keep away from the construction area in the carpark. It is the site of our new toilet block. 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 Therese Franco, Damian Wyld, Domenic Marafiote, Tony Caruso and Vincenza Martucci (Ines Barson’s mother). Please also remember the recently deceased, especially those whose anniversaries occur about this time.