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6th JUNE 2021

24th OCTOBER 2021

30th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

NO MASSES WILL BE CELEBRATED IN THE PARISH UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
(WON’T BE LONG. STRICT GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS WILL APPLY. YOU MUST BE ABLE TO SHOW THAT YOU ARE DOUBLE VACCINATED BEFORE ENTRY.)


At last, an opportunity for our children in the OSPREY program to receive the Blessed Eucharist.
Click on the button below to be taken to the Trybooking website.



A MESSAGE FROM SR JOSE



AN OCCASIONAL SERIES OF TALKS FROM ARCHBISHOP PETER

Archbishop Peter shares some thoughts


PARISH OFFICE HOURS:

With Covid-Normal restrictions (or whatever we’re calling it, now) in place the Parish office is staffed on a part-time basis. Phone calls and emails are still being attended so please call or email if you need assistance during these challenging times. Thank you for your understanding.

PARISH NEWSLETTERS

LATEST NEWS

A reflection on this Sunday’s Mass by Sr Kym Harris osb

My father has his first, and only, heart attack in St Vincent’s Hospital as he was waiting for heart surgery. The doctors decided not to bring forward his quadruple by-pass surgery but leave it at the scheduled time. Dad said he spent the next 36 hours in intensive care, repeating a cry very like Bartimaeus’, …

A reflection on this Sunday’s Mass by Sr Kym Harris osb

A reflection on this Sunday’s Mass by Sr Kym Harris osb and downloaded from http://www.prayasyoucan.com.au It is amazing how, in a fearful situation, people can be blinded by alternate concerns. Immediately before this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus had been clearly predicting his coming passion, death and resurrection. Hot on the heels of that momentous teaching, James …

OUR PARISH TODAY AND YESTERDAY

Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Our Lady of Mount Carmel


 

PARISH CHILD SAFETY POLICIES

Three years on and we’ve updated the policy of Catholic Archdiocese of
Melbourne.

Click below to be taken to the document.

 

 

 

Click on the image below to be taken to the Code of Conduct Declaration that needs to be signed by all volunteers and workers in the parish.

NOTE: Some people have reservations with some of the ambiguous wording in this document. Particularly where it says “Ensure that an adult is never alone with a child or young person…

If you go to the Policy document on page three you will find the context for that and other statements:

Safeguarding children and young people within the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne.
The application of this policy extends to clergy, employee and volunteer behaviour within the context of their role within the Church:

What this means is that you are still able to babysit your grandchildren, drive them and their friends to school, talk to the kids next door on their way home from school, etc. Just as before.