The annual Adelaide Latin Mass Community general meeting will be held today, 29th Jan. at 11am in the Ellengowan Hall. All welcome.

The 2023 Latin Mass Community year calendar is now available from the doors of the church on blue paper. Please take a copy for your fridge door. 

If you would like your house blessed during the season of the Epiphany, please let either Fr McCaffrey of Fr Sofatzis know. Blessed chalk and instruction sheets are also be available at the back of the church for you to use yourself should you choose to do so. Blessings end on 4th Feb.

There will be two workshops on the writings of Jordan Peterson at 7:30pm on Wed. 1st and Wed. 15th Feb. in the Ellengowan Hall at Holy Name. All welcome.

This Thurs. is Candlemas. There will be the usual low Mass at 7am, and at 6:30pm there will be the blessing of candles, followed by a short procession and then Sung Mass. If you would like to have any candles blessed, can you please have them at the Communion rail by 6:25pm on Thursday.

This Friday is the 1st Friday of the month. There will be the 6:30pm Mass followed by 1st Friday devotions and overnight Adoration. The blessing of throats on the feast of St Blaise, will take place after the 7am Mass at the main altar, and after 1st Friday devotions in the side chapel.

1st Holy Communion classes begin in a fortnight on Sun. 5th Feb. at 11am. There will be a short meeting for the parents of the 1st Communicants at the same time in the Atrium (the building on the right of the playground). If you would like to enrol your child in the 1st Holy Communion classes, can you please contact either Fr McCaffrey or Mary Hookway. For more information, please click here.

There will be a meeting at 11:30am next Sunday for anyone interested in becoming Catholic. The meeting will be held in The Atrium (the building on the right of the playground). 

Monday evening Scripture Classes (on St Matthew’s Gospel) begin on 6th Feb; and Thursday evening Faith Formation classes on 9th Feb. 

The “Holy Name Trading Post” has been launched. It is for those who wish to promote or find business or other services and/or buy or sell items within the Community. Follow instructions on the parish website here to complete and submit a form for it to be placed on the noticeboard in the Meeting Room. Or, contact Peter Balan.

Love Adelaide Walk for Life 2023 will take place on Sat. 11th Feb. Details can be found on the LoveAdelaide website, and there are flyers available at the doors of the church. Please take one and pass it on.

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.

Catechism Classes for children (ages 8-17) will now occur every Friday in term time 5:30-6:15pm, commencing 10th Feb. More info at today’s community meeting; and to be provided soon. 

Please remember the sick in your prayers, especially Damian Wyld, Bill Mamo (Tina Marsh’s brother), Jane Carey, Kathryn Nader, Tony Caruso, Luise Obrist (Gaby Freer’s mother) and Vincenza Martucci (Ines Barson’s mother). Please remember also the recent-ly deceased, especially George Cardinal Pell, Pat Vice, Pope Benedict XVI and also those whose anniversaries occur about this time especially Archbishop Philip Wilson.