Fr Sofatzis is on annual leave, and will return to Adelaide on the 3rd July. Fr Sofatzis’ Thurs. evening classes are in recess, and will resume on the 4th of July.

Holy Name Fancy Dress Ball – Sat. 29th June, Feast of Ss Peter & Paul. 7.30pm until late @ Ern Malley, 137 Magill Rd, Stepney. All welcome. (Dress code is ‘Fancy’ – no particular era). Tickets $20 and include snacks and one drink. Pay Paul Gallasch, or Please book by Friday 21st June.

If you are interested in learning more about the Catholic Faith, the next set of catechism classes will begin on Wed 3rd July at 7pm. These weekly classes are for those who are interested in becoming a Catholic, and also for those who are Catholic already, but who would like a ‘refresher’. Please see Fr McGuckin for more details.

This year’s Philosophy Camp (for school aged children, grades 5-12), will run from Mon. 15th – Thus. 18th July. Please see flyers (click here) and information forms (available in church) for details. Registrations are due by 30th June.

Date claimer: Birthline’s Fundraiser: Sat 27th July, 7pm-10pm. Please see posters for details.

St Martha’s Kitchen is in need of more volunteers to provide cooked meals for members of the community in need. We are also looking for volunteers to help occasionally deliver meals to community members living in a suburb near to their own. For more information, or to volunteer, please contact Narelle Price (0414 208 231) or refer to the information sheet in the Tea Room’s kitchen.

We will be running silent retreats for men and women in January 2025, directed by Fr Adrian Wee. Places are limited (~25), please see flyers for details (here for men’s retreat and here for women’s retreat). We request expressions of interest by 1st July. Only a few spots remain for the women’s retreat.

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