23 December 2012
WE PRAYERFULLY REMEMBER THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER
Wayne Barner, Jean Barrett, Maggie Batchelor, Harry Burgess, Beryl Carr, Phyllis Coad, John Cowen, Carrol Cragg, Sydney Darcy, John Dillon, Molly Direen, Kathleen Donnelly, Fred Donohoe, Lenny Duggan, Ron Duggan, Fr Bill Egan, Bill Fitzpatrick, Joe Gudden, Ena Halton, Fr Paul Havlick, Bridget Herlihy, Aileen Herlihy, Rhonda Innes, George Johnson, Christopher Latham, Elizabeth Malone, Max Norris, Cedric O'Neill, Irene Palmer, Ronald Palmer, Maurice Parker, Carmel Petersen, Edward Smith, Gordon Smith, Thomas Reardon, Anthony Synnott, Bev Synnott, Leon Synnott, Garet Thornton, Bridget Turnbull, Molly Walker, Mavis Wiggins.
IN OUR PARISH
Christmas Mass Times
Christmas Eve - Vigil 6.00pm - St James Catholic Church, Cygnet
Midnight Mass begin with Carols at 11.30pm - Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Ranelagh
Christmas Day 9.30am - St Joseph's Catholic Church, Geeveston
New Year Mass Times
Normal Weekend Mass Times will apply for the weekend prior to the New Year.
New Year's Day – Tuesday Ranelagh 12 Noon
Wednesday 2 Jan 2013 Ranelagh 9.00am
Thursday 3 Jan 2013 Dover 11.00am
Friday 4 Jan 2013 Cygnet 9.00am
You are invited to decorate a Christmas star on behalf of your family, organisation or for each individual member of your family. Stars included with our newsletter this week. Remember they need to be decorated back and front and will be hung in the churches for our Christmas Masses. Stars to Fr Greg lunch time on the 23rd!
Children wishing to be part of our Nativity at the 6.00pm Mass Christmas Eve can submit their names to Fr Greg. Practice will be on Saturday 15th and Sunday 23rd at 5.00pm in St James. You don't need to be at both practices but it would be helpful for those wanting to be Mary or Joseph to be present!
Please note an extra time for reconciliation on this Saturday morning (22 nd December) from 9.00am. Will conclude with the last person queued!
For 24 December Family Mass Cygnet at 6.00pm. Nell will be away visiting family for Christmas and enjoying a well earned break from musical commitments this year. WE REALLY REALLY NEED YOU!!! You are invited to come to a meeting/practice each Wednesday at 7 pm in St. James Catholic Church, Cygnet. Musicians, singers and anyone who sings in the shower, in the car, when out walking are most welcome!!! For more information contact Fr Greg on 62051239 or chat with Claire Bond after Mass Sundays.
EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
Sunday afternoon in St Mary's Franklin at 4.00pm and Friday evenings at 7.00pm in St James Cygnet the Blessed Sacrament will be exposed for prayer, silent meditation and reflection.
WYD and CLERGY CALENDARS
Again your priests are in print for 2013 and at only $5.00 each – support both the hard working clergy of the Archdiocese and at the same time raise money for a very worthy cause. In this years are Father Graeme, Greg and Mark amongst others. Wondered what Fr. Mark and the Archbishop do in their spare time? Buy a calendar to find out!!!
AROUND THE ARCHDIOCESE