News and Announcements

25th September, 2022

16th Sunday after Pentecost


The Relationship between Priest and People in the Latin Mass: Space and Time for Divine Intimacy by Peter A. Kwasniewski – Courtesy of Rorate Caeli


Michaelmas: the feast of St Michael, Archangel, falls this Thursday, 29th September. There will be a Solemn Mass at 7 pm.

Holy Hour – 7 pm Friday 30th September: every month, priests of the Australian Confraternity of Catholic Clergy, host a Holy Hour for brother priests. This Friday is our turn. We will have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 7 pm, concluding with Benediction. The Office of Compline will also be sung. We invite parishioners to join us and to pray for priests, seminarians, and priestly vocations.

First Saturday – Saturday 1st October: there will be a Sung Mass at 10.30 am, followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

Children’s choir: Ronan Reilly will lead a practice (in the Church) for the children’s choir from 9 am on Saturday 1st October. Please note that there will be no Friday classes for home schoolers in October.

Patronal feast of St John Henry Newman – Sunday, 9th October: this year our patronal feast falls on a Sunday. We hope to have a picnic lunch on the grounds of Maryvale following Solemn Mass, and concluding with Vespers & Benediction. This will be an ideal day to enjoy the company of fellow parishioners, and to bring friends. Save the date!

Domestic services: we are in need of weekly assistance with a mixture of cleaning, washing and ironing. Flexible days and hours. Please contact Fr Tattersall for details of duties and remuneration.

Wanted - four bedroom house for six months’ lease, beginning mid to late November: ideally, the house should be close to St Aloysius’ Church, but all possibilities will be considered. The house should be suited to a young family with three young children, who are relocating from interstate.

Mother’s Group: The Mothers’ Group will meet next Sunday (2nd October) after Solemn Mass. Please meet at the front steps of the Church. Inquiries: Daniette Nguyen,

Sunday School: Catechism for children aged 3-16 is provided by our own catechists every Sunday during school term. Currently, classes are held from 12.15 – 12.45 pm at the meeting room adjacent to Holy Cross Church, 707 Glen Huntly Rd, Caulfield South. Inquiries & registrations - please email Sarah Francis, .

Sunday tea and coffee: We are looking for additional volunteers to assist with tea and coffee service after Mass on Sunday mornings. Enquiries: Peter Janssen ()

Christus Rex Pilgrimage 28th – 30th October, 2022: finally - after the Covid lockdowns - the Christus Rex pilgrimage, a three day walking pilgrimage from St Patrick’s Ballarat to Sacred Heart Cathedral, Bendigo, is restored this year! This is a premier event in the traditional Catholic Calendar, and those who are new to the Traditional Mass are encouraged to consider attending. For more details, and registration, go to: https://www.crex.org. Fliers are also available in the vestibule.

40 Days for Life: Join other Christians for 40 days of prayer and fasting for an end to abortion. We will be keeping vigil near a Melbourne abortion facility from 28th September to 6th November. Those who can’t be present may like to pray from home or in church. To register your hours and for more information visit www.40daysforlife.com/en/melbourne. Come along to the Kick-off & Rally on 28th September with pro-life speakers. Fitzroy Gardens, Cnr. Clarendon Street & Wellington Parade, East Melbourne, 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

March for the Babies: The annual March for the Babies will be held on 8th October this year. People will be gathering in Treasury Gardens at 12:30pm and walking to Parliament House at 1pm. Come and help bear witness to the sanctity of every human life from conception, and wear pink and blue to show support.

Tutor Needed: Tutor needed for Homeschooled family in Caulfield. They require a tutor one day a week (Wednesdays 10am to 3pm) for 3 primary school aged children. They are following the Seton Homeschool program. Please touch base with Ana on 0419345169 if you can help.

Assistance Required: We are looking for someone with air conditioning skills or knowledge to assist with acquiring an air conditioner for Maryvale. If you can assist please contact Mark Jarzebowski on 0403 394 337 or .


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The Parish of St John Henry Newman

Mass and Confession Times

25th September to 1st October

Date

Mass Times

Feast

Sunday

  • 8.00 am
  • 10.30 am Solemn Mass
  • 5.00 pm
  • 16th Sunday After Pentecost

    Monday

  • 8.00 am
  • 10.00 am
  • Feria

    Tuesday

  • 7.00 am
  • 8.00 am
  • 10.00 am
  • Sts Cosmas and Damian, Martyrs

    Wednesday

  • 7.00 am
  • 10.00 am
  • 5.30 pm (St Patrick’s Cathedral)
  • St Wenceslaus, Duke, Martyr

    Thursday

  • 7.00 am
  • 10.00 am
  • 7.00 pm (Solemn Mass)
  • Dedication of St Michael the Archangel

    Friday

  • 7.00 am
  • 8.00 am
  • 10.00 am
  • 6.00 pm (Confessions from 5 – 5.45 pm)
  • 7.00 pm Holy Hour
  • St Jerome, Priest, Confessor, Doctor

    Saturday

  • 8.00 am
  • 10.30 am (Sung) followed by Benediction
  • 5.00 pm (Kealba)
  • Our Lady’s Saturday (First Saturday)

    Sunday

  • 8.00 am
  • 10.30 am Solemn Mass
  • 5.00 pm
  • 5.00 pm at St Joseph’s Iona
  • 17th Sunday after Pentecost

    Confessions: Weekdays & Saturday mornings after each Mass; Sunday before and during each Mass.

    The Parish of St John Henry Newman

    Events/Diary

    29th September - Michaelmas