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6th JUNE 2021

25TH JULY 2021

17th SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

NO MASSES WILL BE CELEBRATED THIS WEEKEND. 24TH-25TH JULY.

AFTER THAT WE STILL HAVE NO IDEA.

[IGNORE FOR NOW: WHILE COVID RESTRICTIONS ALLOW US A VERY LIMITED NUMBER AT MASS, WE NEED TO BOOK ON-LINE. CLICK ON THE BUTTON BELOW.]

PARISH FUNDRAISING FOR THE CHILDREN LIVING WITH AIDS IN INDONESIA

Our next fundraising collection at Masses will be in November. However, in the meantime if you would like to assist LAP in meeting their financial challenges, please contact the parish office.

TO PAY BY BANK TRANSFER USE THESE SETTINGS.
BSB 083347
ACCOUNT NO. 546358602
ACCOUNT NAME: OLMC CHURCH ACCOUNT – LAP DONATION

CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION ON WHY? AND HOW?

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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

Lentera Anak Pelangi – The children we support in Indonesia

LAP – The Harrowing Story of the Challenges Faced by Team Members Caring for HIV Children. We strongly urge you to read the summary below which we recently received from Nita Anggriawan (the Program Coordinator at LAP in Jakarta). It not only describes the challenges faced by individual case workers in their tireless efforts to …

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 “Do you not care?” That was an unfair question for the disciples to have asked Jesus. Why he had been asleep, in a very heavy sleep, and wouldn’t have known what was happening. But that question is often hurled against …

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.