Chisholm Pastoral Region Weekly Bulletin 2015

Chisholm Pastoral Region Weekly Bulletin
Parishes
East Maitland (Est 1835)
SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION
YEAR B 5TH APRIL 2015
St Joseph’s
Maitland (Est 1841)
St John’s Maitland
Sacred Heart Campbell’s Hill
Holy Family Largs
St Columba’s Paterson
Morpeth (Est 1871) Immaculate Conception
Dungog [Est 1875]
St Mary’s Dungog
St Patrick’s Clarence Town
Gresford (Est 1892) St Helen’s East Gresford
Sacred Heart Summer Hill
Lochinvar (Est 1905)
Beresfield (Est 1947)
St Patrick’s
1st Reading: Acts 10:34, 37-43
Response: This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad.
2nd Reading: Colossians 3:1-4
Gospel Acclamation: Alleluia, alleluia! Christ has become our paschal
sacrifice; let us feast with joy in the Lord. Alleluia, alleluia!
Gospel: John 20:1-9
Our Lady of Lourdes
Rutherford (Est 1961)
St Paul’s
Ministers
All baptised members of the community
Ministry Team
East Maitland, Maitland, Morpeth,
Rutherford, Lochinvar, Largs,
Paterson, Beresfield
Fr Paul O’Neill, Parish Priest
Fr Derek Garner
Fr Peter Street
Presbytery 4934 5783
Fr Maurie Cahill; Fr Paul Berezniuk;
Fr Lex Levey, Bishop Bill Wright
(Weekend Supply)
Dungog, Gresford, Clarence Town &
Summer Hill
Fr Paul Hopper, Parish Priest
4992 1477
SEQUENCE The sequence is said or sung on
this day.
Christians, to the Paschal Victim offer sacrifice
and praise.
The sheep are ransomed by the Lamb;
and Christ, the undefiled,
hath sinners to his Father reconciled.
Death with life contended: combat strangely
ended!
Life’s own Champion, slain, yet lives to reign.
Tell us, Mary: say what thou didst see upon the
way.
The tomb the Living did enclose;
I saw Christ’s glory as he rose!
The angels there attesting;
shroud with grave-clothes resting.
Christ, my hope, has risen: he goes before you
into Galilee.
That Christ is truly risen from the dead we know.
Victorious king, thy mercy show!
Sr Maureen Rigby OP
Today we Pray For
Irene Dixon 0428 220 997
Jo-anne Appleby, Noel Patrick Cant, Joy Morland, Kevin O’Farrel
Co-ordinator, Spiritual care of sick
& aged in care or at home
Co-ordinator, Dying, Bereaved
& Funeral Ministry
Jennie Nolan 0408 796 252
The Recently Deceased
Anniversaries:
Co-ordinator, ACTiv8 Team
Peter Boland, Very Rev Vincent Casey, Sr Thadeus Coleman, Joyce Croker,
Sr Hilary Dunn, Sr Ignatius Flanagan, Rev Patrick Hand, Sr Colette Harkin,
Mary Harrigan, Sr Columba Heagney, Wilf Hornery, Diana Jordan,
Waclaw Kuszelyk, Rosita Legaspi, Sr Mechtilde Needs, John Slattery,
Sr Cecelia Taggart
Samantha Hill,
Having returned to the Father, may they rest in peace
Regional Office: Louise Gilchrist,
The Sick:
Children’s Ministry Deanery
Co-ordinator
Stef Lloyd, 0422 500 429
Co-ordinator, Youth Groups
Rita King, Janine Sidoti,
Melissa Fenech
CONTACT US
Regional Office
302-304 High St Maitland 2320
PO Box 215 Maitland 2320
Hrs: Tues - Fri 9.00am to 4.30pm
(closed for lunch 12.30-1.30pm)
CLOSED MONDAY
Ph: 4933 8918 / Fax: 4934 1227
E: [email protected]
Jeanette Bailey, Barbara Bourke, Daniel Brodie, Rosario Bugna, Robin Burt,
Mavis Capon, Stephen Carrall, Margaret Cook, Patrick Croke,
Marion & Luke Crotty, Anthony Fitzpatrick, Valda Fletcher, Dolores Hawkins,
Clare Hudson, Edith Isaacs, Mavis Jarrett (Parkes), Kevin Jeans, Archer Kemmis,
Jane Lantry, Bernard Larcombe, Richard Lee, Michael Lockyer, Noni Marshall,
Gary McFadden, Paddy McIntyre (Belfast), Annette Mitchell, Poasa Nili,
Piotr Niszczot, Eileen Palmer, Jane Papas, Fr Ron Pickin, John Pilgrim,
Jim Riordan, Bishop Geoffrey Robinson, Fr Jim Saunders, Dorothy (Dot) Shurey,
Maureen Smith, Margaret Sullivan, Thomas Sullivan, Beverly Taylor,
Elijah Tibbetts, Mo Toleafoa, Jo Winkler
The Recently Baptised:
MADELINE JOSPHINE BRAND, MASON JON FAULKNER,
SIMBA RAYMOND MAINEY, PHOEBE MARGRET MARTIN
ANNIVERSARIES: NB: When placing names on envelopes for ANNIVERSARIES we ask that names and date be printed in “BLOCK LETTERS” (These can
be placed on the second collection plate). If prayers are required for those who are SICK the Regional Office requires written permission. Thank you.
Text in this bulletin are Excerpts from the English translation of The Roman Missal © 2010, International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation. All rights reserved.
CHISHOLM REGIONAL OFFICE EASTER CLOSURE:
Good Friday
Easter Monday
Easter Tuesday
CLOSED
CLOSED
CLOSED
 Thursday 9th April Mini-Retreat and Healing Prayer will be
held at 10.00am at Sacred Heart Cathedral Hamilton.
 Thursday 9th April 10-11.30am and Thursday 16th
April 7-8.30pm Prayer will be held at 10.00am, Sacred
Heart Cathedral, 841 Hunter St, Newcastle West. Mini-Retreat
and Healing Prayer with Fr Terrence Kithsiri Perara, Sacred
Heart Cathedral. For more information P Vino Fernando
0412060990.
 Saturday 11th April & Saturday 18th April Formation
Program for Parish and Other Ministries (Spirituality & Faith),
9.30am St James Church, 4 Sowerby St Muswellbrook. For
more information please contact Sharon Murphy on 4979 1134
or email [email protected]
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults - to know Jesus and to
make him known! RCIA We PRAY for Grant who will be
received into the church this Easter Sunday at St Paul’s
Rutherford; and Daniel - Marney’s husband, who will be
received into the Church at Marney’s Baptism. This will
take place on Sunday 12th April, the Sunday after Easter,
during the Youth Mass.
 Sunday 12th April DUNGOG: St. Mary’s is hosting a special
Sunday Mass, ‘Remembering Your Child’s Baptism’. We are
welcoming all the parents and children who have recently
had their children Baptised and those who are planning to
have their child Baptised. A morning tea will follow in the
church’s hall.
 Sunday 19th April RCIA Mass of Celebration with
Neophytes
9.30am at Sacred Heart Cathedral
Hamilton. Morning tea will be served after Mass.
 8.00am Mass E/M Saturday
ANZAC DAY
25th April 2015 This year we
WE will remember them.
as a nation commemorate the
centenary of the Gallipoli
landings by the Australian and
New Zealand Army Corps on
the 25th of April 1915. This
landing and campaign was a
complete and utter disaster,
with a massive amount of lives
lost on both sides of the conflict. We mark this each and
every year, not to glorify war, but rather to remember the
evil of it, so that we may not make the same mistakes
again. We must each of us as we remember the fallen of
all wars and those who came home both with visible and
invisible wounds, do all we can to take the love and peace
of our Risen Lord to all. We must act in ways that will
draw away from conflict. The best way to do this is to pray
for those who persecute us. If we do this and treat all
people with love we will honour the fallen and their
sacrifice would not have been in vain. Lest we forget.
 Wednesday 6th May TWEC Mum’s Night Out 5.30pm
West Wallsend Workers Club, Carrington St, West Wallsend.
RSVP 30th April 4939 9601 or [email protected]
 Friday 8th May ANNUAL TWEC DINNER: with Phil
Glendenning will be held at 6.30pm Therry Centre, East
Maitland. RSVP by 30/4 on 4939 9601 or [email protected]
 VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED FOR BULLETIN PICKUP ROSTER
FOR BOTH EAST MAITLAND & MORPETH. You would be
required to come into the regional office ONE Friday each
month to collect the bulletins and deliver them to the church.
If you are able to assist please contact the office on 4933 8918.
 Merle McIntyre lost her brooch at the outdoors Mass at St
Paul’s on Christmas Eve. It is round with a green stone in the
centre and diamantes’ around the outside. It is of sentimental
value and she is offering a reward. If found please contact the
Parish Office on 49338918.
 URGENT, URGENT, URGENT Can you help with typing
funeral booklets? Our parishioner who types the funeral
booklets is going on leave for four weeks. We would be
extremely grateful to have a ‘fill in’ typist for this period. You
will be afforded training and we will provide you with
templates for the booklets. You will need to have publisher
software on your computer. If you can help please phone
Irene on 49335962 or 0428220997. In anticipation Irene Dixon
Regional Co-ordinator/Grief & Bereavement ministry.
 EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION
An executive summary of the distribution and delivery of the
Blessed Sacrament
Dates are:
appeared in the
last Chisholm
Sat 11th April
5pm E/M
Connection. In
Sun 12th April
8am Rutherford;
regards to this Fr
9.30am Paterson
Paul will be
conducting a brief
Sat 18th April
6pm Beresfield
formation session
after Mass
Sun 26th April
7.15am Morpeth;
throughout the
6pm E/M
region over the next
6.30 C/H
month or so. Please Sat TBA
ensure that you
8.20am Largs;
bring with you your Sun TBA
8.30am E/M
Booklet that was
9.30am Lochinvar
previously left in
church porches for ministers to collect.
IT WOULD BE APPRECIATED IF YOU COULD
PLEASE RETURN YOUR PROJECT
COMPASSION BOXES/DONATIONS ASAP
Happy Easter from all at Caritas Australia!
Celebrate that your generosity to Project Compassion will help to
empower the world’s poorest people. Your donation will support
programs around the world that provide vulnerable people with
the skills and opportunities they need to establish sustainable food
sources for life.
Thank you for supporting Caritas Australia’s Project
Compassion 2015 appeal.
www.caritas.org.au/projectcompassion 1800 024 413
MASS ROSTER 6TH APRIL - 11TH APRIL
Mon 6th April
8.00am Mass, St Joseph’s East Maitland
Tue 7th April
7.00pm Mass, St Joseph’s East Maitland
Wed 8th April
5.30pm Mass, St Mary’s, Dungog
7.00pm Mass, Holy Family, Largs
Thurs 9th April
7.00am Mass, St Joseph’s East Maitland
9.30am Mass, St Helen’s, East Gresford
Fri 10th April
7.00am St Joseph’s East Maitland
10.00am Anointing Mass, Greenhills N.H.
Sat 11th April
8.00am Mass & Reconciliation, St Joseph’s EM