Today there will be the children’s Christmas Play at 11am in the Ellengowan Hall. All welcome! There will be a leaving collection to support the Youth Group’s Activity Days in January.

Tonight will be our Advent Carol Service at 8-9:30pm (St Patrick’s Church, Grote St). Please note there will be no 6pm Vespers tonight.

The final servers’ practice for the year is this Mon. at 5:30pm.

Christmas movie night fundraiser: This Wed. 21 Dec. at 6:15pm at Palace Nova Eastend. It’s a Wonderful Life starring Jimmy Stewart. “One of the greatest films ever made!” Tickets are $21 for adults and $16 for children under 14. To download the flyer, click here. For all info, visit: Bookings essential.

FSSP calendars ($15) are now on sale at the bookstore.

Christmas Day Mass times:

Please note that there will be NO 5pm Mass on Christmas Day.

Lost/misplaced/left-behind items from pilgrimages, youth group meetings, etc. are on a table in the meeting room. Please collect your item by tomorrow. Any items remaining will be donated to St Vincent de Paul.

Holy Name Youth Group (8-17 year olds) has three activity days scheduled for Thurs. 12 to Sat. 14 Jan. More information is available on the flyers and forms by the doors of the Church. Average cost to run the 3 days per child is ~$110 (~$4000 total); if you would like to “sponsor a child” / donate to help offset costs, please see Fr McCaffrey or Fr Sofatzis.

Please remember our sick in your prayers, especially 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 recently deceased and also those whose anniversaries occur about this time.