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PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE – Simply Advent! - ‘Stay Awake…’

25 Nov 2022

This Season of Advent invites each of us into a time of thoughtfulness as we prepare to celebrate the ‘sudden coming of ...

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Pastor’s Perspective ‘Christ the King – An Unusual Saviour!’ - 20th November 2022

25 Nov 2022

This past year, we farewelled the Queen and welcomed the new King. Despite our diverse views on monarchies, I daresay mo ...

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Pastors Perspective - ‘Saints of the Augustinian Order - a Gift Shared!’

25 Nov 2022

Each year on 13 November, the Augustinians celebrate the Feast of All Saints of the Order. Familiar names include August ...

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Pastor’s Perspective ‘Celebrate What We Have Been Given -70 Years!’

25 Nov 2022

As we give thanks for our Parish Community at this time of celebration, the following quote comes to mind from my letter ...

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Pastor’s Perspective - All Saints and All Souls - ‘ Our Reason for a Sure Hope!’

25 Nov 2022

Saints should excite us because this is our story and our call too. The great feasts of All Saints and The Faithful Depa ...

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PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE – ‘Mission is in our Midst!’

21 Oct 2022

Dear Friends Mission awareness manifests itself in myriad ways, supported by the strong teachings of the Second Vatica ...

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PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE – Mission - ‘A Church that is Open to Everyone!’!

14 Oct 2022

Dear Friends Two dates occurred this past week, both significant to the Church’s Mission: Tuesday 11 October – 60th A ...

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PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE – “You shall be my witnesses” (Acts 1:8) A Christ-centred Church that is Missionary and Evangelizing!

7 Oct 2022

Dear Friends This past week, the Church celebrated the Feast of St Francis of Assisi. As we focus on Mission during the ...

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PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE – “You shall be my witnesses” (Acts 1:8) – The Church of Christ on Mission in the World!

30 Sep 2022

The pandemic restrictions and lockdowns of the past couple of years remind us of our need to be connected to one another ...

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PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE – Building the future with migrants and refugees!

23 Sep 2022

Dear Friends, The World Day of Migrants and Refugees, instituted in 1914 by Pope Pius X, is celebrated annually on the ...

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PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE – ‘Reflection on the Christian Funeral’

16 Sep 2022

Our personal response to death involves many emotions, such as grief, shock and fear, and is affected by the circumstanc ...

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PASTOR’S PERSPECTIVE – ‘Safeguarding in Families’

9 Sep 2022

Dear Friends, Since 1990, our country has marked National Child Protection Week as a way of addressing issues of abuse ...