St Joseph’s Pilgrimage will take place later this month (15th –17th March). Please download the flyer here or see Rob Marsh for more details. Registrations close today.

Servers’ practice and Scripture study will take place on Mon. evening.

Thurs. evening classes on Jesus the Bridegroom continue at 7:30pm-8:30pm in the Meeting Room. All welcome.

Classes continue for those interested in becoming Catholic on Thurs. evening, 7:30pm-8:30pm, in the Atrium (room next to the playground).

Stations of the Cross are held at 6pm every Friday in Lent.

The Youth Group meets this Friday evening, beginning with catechism at 5:30pm.

Our annual Youth Group Project Compassion Car Wash will be next Sun. after the 9:15am Mass. Small cars are $10/each, large vehicles $15/each (cash only). Thank you for your generosity. Can you please take particular care in the carpark next Sun.

The 26-35yo Young Adults Group meets next Sun. evening 10th March, beginning with a Holy Hour at 6:15pm, followed by a shared dinner and a talk from Fr McCaffrey. Please contact Gaby Nara for more details (gnara1990[at]

Joseph Kolberg will present a free organ recital at St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral at 1pm on Thurs. 7th March. Donations welcome.

Next Mon. 11th March is a public holiday. There will only be one Mass at 8:30am at Holy Name Church.

Diary Dates for April:

Our community’s new Trading Post for this month is now available after the 9:15am Mass at the Tea Room.

Please remember the sick in your prayers, especially Ambrose Sowerbutts, Damian Wyld, Domenic Marafiote, Michael Turnbull (Bob Turnbull’s brother), Tony Caruso and Vincenza Martucci (Ines Barson’s mother). Please also remember the recently deceased, especially Margaret Whiteley (Jenny Kayal’s mother) and Lindsay Alford (Sally d’Assumpcao’s father) those whose anniversaries occur about this time.

“Our soul is like a hot air balloon. If by chance there is a mortal sin, the soul falls to the ground. Confession is like the fire underneath the balloon enabling the soul to rise again. . . It is important to go to confession often.”
– Blessed Carlo Acutis

“Our goal must be infinite, not the finite. The infinite is our homeland. Heaven has been waiting for us forever.”
– Blessed Carlo Acutis