The annual Peter’s Pence special collection to support the charitable works of the Holy Father will be taken up today at each mass. Thank you for your generosity.

Fr McCaffrey leaves next Sunday evening, 30th June for the FSSP General Chapter in the USA. This meeting is held every six years and reviews the work of the FSSP over the last six years, as well as electing the new Superior General and his Council. Fr will return on Sat 20th July. Please keep the Chapter in your prayers during this time. (Please note that there will be no Vespers this evening.)

If you are interested in learning more about the Catholic Faith, the next set of catechism classes will begin on Tuesday 2nd 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.

Fr Sofatzis returns from annual leave this Tuesday, the 2nd July. Fr Sofatzis’ Thursday evening classes will resume on this Thursday, 4th July.

This Friday is the 1st Friday of the Month:

Nick Pistor and Monica Scriven will marry at 2pm this Saturday, 6th July at St Patrick’s Church, Grote St, with nuptial mass. All welcome.

The post-1st Holy Communion class is at 11am next Sunday, 7th July.

Aid to the Church in Need (ACN):
Tens of millions of Christian families worldwide are exiled due to their faith. Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) works to keep faith alive in these places. An ACN promoter will be visiting our community on Sunday, July 14th, to share how we can help persecuted Christians. You can support ACN by purchasing religious items, signing up for their newsletter, or praying for our suffering and persecuted brothers and sisters. Those who sign up will receive a set of free rosary beads. Please visit the info table outside our church or the meeting room.

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.

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.

Monday Scripture Class is in recess until 22nd July.

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

Registrations for this year’s Christus Rex Pilgrimage are now open. See www.christusrexpilgrimage.com for details.

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, and those whose anniversaries occur about this time.