Congratulations to Fr Bede Cannavo, OSB who was ordained a priest last Wednesday in Hobart.

This week the FSSP priests of Aus. and NZ will meet in Sydney. This means that there will be No Masses this Wed. 10th April, and No 7am Mass this Thurs. 11th April. There will be 6:30pm Mass on Thursday evening. All the other Mass times are as normal.

Today is Divine Mercy Sunday. There will be a Holy Hour and Devotions at Holy Name Church from 3-4pm with Confessions available from 2:30pm. All welcome. By decree of the Apostolic Penitentiary:

This Mon. 8th April is the transferred Feast of the Annunciation (1st Class). Mass times are at 7am and 9:30am. Servers’ practice resumes this Mon. 5:30-6-30pm. There is no Scripture Class this Mon.

The 18-25yo Young Adults will meet at 6:30pm this Mon. 11th Mar, beginning with Adoration at Holy Name at 6:30pm, followed by Laser Tag at Zone Bowling, Woodville. All welcome.

The Young Fathers’ Group meets this Wed. at 8pm at Ern Malley.

Youth Group meets this Fri. beginning with catechism classes at 5:30pm.

We are having a fundraiser movie night on Tuesday 16th April at 6pm for 6:30pm start. The movie is ‘Cabrini” about the life of St Frances Xavier Cabrini (Mother Cabrini), an Italian immigrant to New York in the 19th century. Tickets $22/adult; $17/under 18. Cash only. Tickets available after the 9:15am outside the Tea Room, or online at

Our next Youth Group Activity Day will be held on Sat. 20th April. Please see flyers (here) and registration forms for details. Registrations close today, Sun. 7th April.

We will be having a parish picnic and tennis afternoon from 11:30am at Joslin Reserve (3rd Ave, Joslin) on Sun. 21st April. BYO food, chairs, etc. Please see Janine Crowe for details.

Please remember the sick in your prayers, especially Damian Wyld, Domenic Marafiote, Tony Caruso and Vincenza Martucci (Ines Barson’s mother). Please also remember the recently deceased, especially those whose anniversaries occur about this time.