HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC PARISH GRANVILLE FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT - YR B – 21ST & 22ND MARCH 2015 - Parish Vision and Mission Statement ‘To act justly, love tenderly and to walk humbly with our God’ Micah 6:8 We the parishioners at Holy Trinity unite to build a welcoming and worshipping community centred around the Eucharist; involving families and youth to reach out to all in love and service. SUNDAY MASSES Saturday 6.00pm Sunday 7.30am & 9.30am Vietnamese - 6.00pm Youth - last Sundays 9.30am Ghanaian - second & last Sundays 11.30am WEEKDAY MASSES Tuesday - 7.00pm (Adoration 6.30pm) Wed, Thurs & Sat 8.15am Friday 9.15am Mass of Anointing 1st Saturday 8.15am RECONCILIATION Saturday 5.00pm or by appointment Baptisms - 1st & 3rd Sundays HOLY TRINITY PARISH Church: Cnr Randle & Bennalong Streets, Granville Office: 1 Randle Street, Granville Phone: 9637 1904 Email: [email protected] Website: www.granvilleparish.org.au PARISH TEAM: Priests of the Parish: Fr Clifford D’souza msfs Fr Jerson Desouza msfs Parish Office: Tuesday - Friday Mrs Sonia Hoetzinger Mrs Annette Wirz Mrs Judith Smith Let us offer gifts of prayer: Recently Deceased: Laurice Tamer (in Lebanon) Dorothy Lafrenias, Michael Saad, Janice Palazzi Anniversaries: Lorenzo Ligato, Fr Campion, Megan Jane Kempton Remembrances: Charlie Bugeja, Gravino, Zammit and Caruana families We pray for the sick & their carers: John Wiskich, Father Maurice Rosa, Dominic Xavier, Amalaguru Sivaguru, Joseph Gebreal, Elizabeth Hicks, Terri (Betty Jefferys’ daughter), Janelle Allan, Peter Rahme, Thomas Brady, Miicah Mbugua, Tony Moussa, Eddy Saunig, Ester Matos, Sean Brennan, Ben Nursoo, Marlene Ashton, Leslie Cotter, Joyce Dwyer, Pauline Bugeja, Elsie Sepion, Thora McEvoy, Bill Edwards, Betty Borg, Eileen Dean Healing Mass— Saturday 28 March at 8.15am Holy Week and Easter Ceremonies Holy Thurs. 2 April—Mass of the Lord’s Supper—7.30pm Good Friday 3 April—Stations of the Cross—10.00am Good Friday—Celebrations of the Lord’s Passion—3.00pm Holy Saturday 4 April—Easter Vigil—6.00pm Easter Sunday 5 April—Masses—7.30 & 9.30am Pastoral support: Deacon Joseph Vinh-Phu Ledang Br Charles Barry fsp (Thurs) Miss R Chidiac - Sacramental Co-ordinator SCHOOLS OF THE PARISH: K-6 - Holy Trinity Ph 9682 4911 Principal - Mrs Helen Boyer www.htgranville.catholic.edu.au Delany College -Years 7-12 Ph 9637 7788 Principal - Mr Peter Wade www.delanygranville.catholic.edu.au Rosters for Next Weekend 28/29th March Altar & Church Cleaning - Team 3 Mary Dao, Vu Thi Vi & Vietnamese Community Readers Vigil : M Prasad, K Ferris, P Thompson 7.30am : Sisters, Sisters, I Bifulco 9.30am : Rosette & Reanne Chidiac, M Bazelmans Children’s Liturgy Ryan, Ingrid, Sister, Lara, Joanne Stations of the Cross During Lent on Friday nights at 7pm. All welcome. Second Rite of Reconciliation: Thursday 26 March at 7.00pm Trinitarians’ Corner Life & Faith Mini Retreat for Lent — 25 March http://www.facebook.com TrinitariansYouth Ministry Granville. The diocesan Institute for Mission is offering a Life & Faith spirituality session for Lent. Two-hour mini retreat experience for adults, including young adults. Date: Wednesday 25 March, starts 7.30pm. Venue: Holy Spirit Parish, St Clair, inside the church, cnr Todd Row & Moore Sts. Registrations: www.ifm.org.au The Trinitarians are fundraising for their first pilgrimage! Four Trinitarians members are looking forward to going to the Catholic Youth Festival in Adelaide. The Catholic Youth Festival goes for three days and is an amazing experience for young Catholics who would like to grow in their faith. This is a great opportunity to learn about our faith and participate in activities. The first fundraiser the Trinitarians will have is a trivia night. The trivia night takes place at the MacKillop hall on Saturday April 18th 7PM right after the Saturday vigil mass. The trivia night is open to everyone, for more information about the trivia night see our flyers or speak to Rosette. (Written by Elias Sleiman) Please also see Rosette if you can assist with the donations of prizes for the Trivia and Raffle. RCIA This weekend we will welcome and accept Lidia Georges and Catarina deFreitas into our parishes of Holy Trinity and Holy Family respectively. Kindly support them in your prayers as we baptize and confirm them at Easter. First Reconciliation Kindly keep in your prayers the children of our parish who are doing their First Reconciliation on Wednesday 25 March. Holy Trinity Parish FACEBOOK Our Parish now has a Facebook Page! Be sure to connect with us by following this link: https:// www.facebook.com/pages/Holy-Trinity-ParishGranville/798000173603933 Called by Name Discernment Weekend Retreat on 28-29 March The Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth offer weekend retreats for women aged 18-35 who want to discern their vocation to religious life. Venue: Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth, 116 Quakers Rd, Marayong. Cost is a donation. Details: Sr Margaret tel (02) 9626 9200, 0420 754 727, [email protected] Palm Sunday Procession and Youth Mass and World Youth Day Launch Date: Sunday, 29 March Details: 16 – 35 year olds are invited to attend the Palm Sunday Procession, Mass & Launch of WYD Krakow 2016 pilgrimages. Please assemble at 5.00pm at Parramatta Town Hall for Blessing of the Palms followed by Street Procession through Parramatta CBD. The procession will lead to St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta, where a Youth Mass will be held at 6pm. After Mass, please join Catholic Youth Parramatta for the Launch of the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta’s Pilgrimage to World Youth Day Krakow 2016 and a BBQ dinner. Information and Registration: James Camden, Catholic Youth Parramatta Director James Camden on 8838 3428 or [email protected] 2015 NSW Election Guide A guide has been provided by the Diocesan Family & Life Office for the 2015 NSW Election being held on March 28. It provides some guidance on the policy platform of the various parties and the voting history of politicians on key issues. Feel free to pick one up from the exits of the Church for you to review. A copy can also be downloaded from the Diocese of Parramatta’s website: www.parra.catholic.org.au Reconciliation during Holy week Good Friday: 10.30—11.30am & 4.00 – 5.00pm Holy Saturday: 9.00 - 10.00am & 5.00 - 5.45pm Holy Trinity Piety Stall Holy Trinity Friendship Group Morning tea in MacKillop Hall on Tuesday 14th April at 10.30am-1.00pm . Info— call John Borg on 96448263. Feasts / Saints of the Week Welcome to come in and browse new stock for Easter, Lent and Easter books, bibles, children’s books & much more Open for 6pm Vigil, 9.30am & 6pm Sunday Masses Run by volunteers Wednesday 25th—Annunciation of the Lord RICHARD C PLANCA & Associates PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT PROFESSIONAL TAX PRACTITIONER REGISTERED TAX AGENT ACCOUNTING AND TAXATION SERVICES 1/2 William Street Individual Income Tax returns Granville NSW 2142 Business Income Tax Returns PO Box 596 SOLE TRADER Granville NSW 2142 PARTNERSHIP COMPANY TAX RETURNS Mobile: 0418 646 025 QUARTERLY BAS Phone: 02 9637 3230 Electronic Lodgement 7 days Tax Refund Email: [email protected] DEBRA GATLEY JP Location Manager M 0418 490 673 Merrylands: T 02 9682 4899 F 02 9682 6411 Parramatta: T 02 9687 2600 F 02 9687 2643 Email: [email protected] www.guardianfunerals.com.au Holy Trinity Parish appreciates the support of advertisers whilst not taking responsibility for the products and services. 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