Month: August 2014

Position vacant: Parish Finance Officer

ANNERLEY EKIBIN CATHOLIC PARISH

seeks a suitably qualified person for the position of

Parish Finance Officer

for eight hours per week, to assist the Parish Priest in the financial administration of the parish.

Duties include the reconciliation of accounts, payment of bills, preparing Balance Sheets and Profit and Loss Statements, BAS statements, assisting the parish in meeting Archdiocesan financial requirements, and pursuing business on behalf of the Parish Finance Council between its meetings. The position reports to the Parish Priest and the Parish Finance Council. Ability to use MYOB is essential. The applicant will need to be able to attend evening Parish Finance Council meetings. Working hours are flexible.

For more information, please contact the Parish Office on 3848 1107 or email annek@bne.catholic.net.au.

Applications close: 5.00pm on Monday,

15th September, 2014

 

Mass Celebrants – 30/31 August 2014

Saturday 30th August 2014

Saturday 8:00am Mary Immaculate, Annerley – Father A. Sharp (Ordinary Form [English])

Saturday 6:00pm Saint John Fisher, Tarragindi – Father J. Gillen

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Sunday 31st August 2014

Sunday 7:30am Mary Immaculate, Annerley – Father A. Sharp

Sunday 9:00am Mary Immaculate, Annerley – Father A. Sharp (Sung Mass [English])

Sunday 9:00am Saint John Fisher, Tarragindi – Father J. Gillen

Sunday 5:00pm Mary Immaculate, Annerley – Father A. Sharp

Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) – 24 August 2014

Father Adrian’s homily for 23/24 August 2014

A secular priest

Homily for Mass – Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

(Saint John Fisher Church, Tarragindi: Saturday 6:00pm; Sunday 9:00am;

Mary Immaculate Church, Annerley: Sunday 5:00pm)

23/24 August 2014

[Readings: Is 22:1-23; Ps 137; Rom 11:33-36; Mt 16:13-20]

 In our first reading today we hear of Eliakim and Shebna, who were the chief stewards – or like the prime minister – under King Hezekiah, the king of Judah. “The king had many servants … but one man was chief among them and stood between the king and his other ministers” [1]. We are told, in the first reading, that this prime minister would “be a father to the inhabitants of Jerusalem and to the House of Judah,” and as a sign of his office he would be given the keys of the kingdom, the key of the House of David.

The keys held by Shebna and Eliakim, as prime ministers…

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Verso L’Alto – Monday 25 August 2014

Verso L’Alto on Monday, August 25th, 2014, will commence with Mass at 7:00pm in the Extraordinary Form (Saint Louis, King and Confessor) in Mary Immaculate Church, 616 Ipswich Road, Annerley.

Mass will be followed by a talk “Why Read the Fathers of the Church?” by Brother Robert Krishna OP, in the Marymac Centre, beside Mary Immaculate Church.

Young adults are especially invited.

Mass Celebrants – 23/24 August 2014

Saturday 23rd August 2014

Saturday 8:00am Mary Immaculate, Annerley – Father A. Sharp (Ordinary Form [English])

Saturday 6:00pm Saint John Fisher, Tarragindi – Father A. Sharp

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Sunday 24th August 2014

Sunday 7:30am Mary Immaculate, Annerley – Father P. Chandler

Sunday 9:00am Mary Immaculate, Annerley – Father P. Chandler (Sung Mass [English])

Sunday 9:00am Saint John Fisher, Tarragindi – Father A. Sharp

Sunday 5:00pm Mary Immaculate, Annerley – Father A. Sharp

Verso L’Alto – Monday 18 August 2014

Verso L’Alto this Monday night will begin with an Ordinary Form Mass at 7:00am in Mary Immaculate Church, Annerley.  It will be a votive Mass in honour of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati.

Following Mass will be the The Monday Night Debate in the Marymac Community Centre on the topic of “Defending the Faith – as a soldier or a diplomat?”

Young adults are especially invited.

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) – 17 August 2014

Father Adrian’s homily for this Sunday

A secular priest

20oaHomily for Mass – Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

(Mary Immaculate Church, Annerley: Sunday 5:00pm)

10 August 2014

[Readings: Is 56:1, 6-7; Ps 66; Rom 11:13-15, 29-32; Mt 15:21-28]

On first hearing today’s Gospel, it’s easy to be shocked by what we hear! Did Jesus just say that?! Perhaps it’s just as shocking today as it was when it was first uttered … and perhaps that’s precisely the point. But, what if we could actually see the scene – where everyone was standing – and more importantly hear the voices – how did Our Lord say what he said – with what tone, and with what demeanor, and facial expression? Unfortunately, “[t]he Gospels do not come accompanied by tape recordings and photographs” [1] Whilst we don’t know these things, one thing we do know is that there was a very real link “between the Divine Perfection and the…

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