There will be pancakes on sale today, Sunday, after the 9:15am Mass. $2 each, or $5 for 3. Cash only.

1st Holy Communion classes continue today at 11am.

There will be a Gala for Life dinner at 6pm on Tues. 21st Feb. at the Strathmore Hotel, North Terrace to fundraise for Pregnancy Help Australia. Please visit to purchase tickets. Help support life!

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday this week. Masses will be at 7am and 9:30am (both Low Masses) and 6:30pm (Sung Mass). Blessed ashes will be distributed at all Masses.

NB: Ash Wednesday is a day of fasting (1 full meal and 2 snacks which together don’t amount to a second full meal) for all those between 18-59 years old, and a day of abstinence from flesh meat for all those aged over 14 years. All days of Lent (excepting Sundays and 1st Class Solemnities) are days of penance.

Station of the Cross will prayed at 6pm on every Friday of Lent.

Project Compassion giving boxes/envelopes are available at the doors of the church.

Youth Group and Catechism classes are on this Fri. beginning at 5:30pm and concluding at 8:45pm. Please see the registration forms by the doors of the Church for more info.

The Confraternity of St Peter meets this Sat. 25 Feb. for 8:30am Mass, fol-lowed by a Holy Hour, morning tea / brunch and a short talk. All welcome.

Young Adults aged between 26-35 are invited to meet this Sat. 25 Feb. at 5:30pm at Holy Name for Adoration and a dinner following.

Our Lenten 40 Hours Eucharistic Adoration devotion will be held in a fornight, from 6:30pm Fri. 3rd to 7:00am Sun. 5th March. During this time we will also have “The Eucharistic Miracles of the World” exhibition posters on display (by Bl. Carlo Acutis). Please take a flyer and sign up online (or on sheets by doors of the Church) to devote an hour to Our Lord in prayer for our needs, the needs of the Church and the world.

Registration forms for our upcoming pilgrimage to Penola in honour of St Joseph (Fri. 17 – Sun. 19 Mar.) are now available at the doors of the church. Please see Rob Marsh for further information.

If you have either a blue (church) or brown (meeting room) key, can you please let Fr McCaffrey know. Thank you.

Please remember the sick in your prayers, especially Damian Wyld, Jane Carey, Kathryn Nader, Tony Caruso, Luise Obrist (Gaby Freer’s mother) and Vincenza Martucci (Ines Barson’s mother). Please also remember the recently deceased, especially Bill Mamo (Tina Marsh’s brother) and those whose anniversaries occur about this time.