Our Community News

October 15, 2021

Community News has been created to share our highs and lows whilst in lockdown.
If you have a special celebration or someone in your family needs the prayers of our community, please send a memo through the Contact Us button on the home page. It will be added to this section of the website.

Wednesday 20/10/2021
7.30pm
Property meeting via zoom. The property committee is open to new members, who have enthusiasm for maintaining and improving our facilities.
The parish renovation project is well underway. Council approval has been obtained and the committee is finalising the construction plans.
The Property committee is responsible for the regular maintenance and the upkeep of our church, hall and grounds.
If you would like to attend the meeting, join using the zoom link https://dowcatholic.zoom.us/j/65413917488.
For more information call the parish office 0434705176.
Friday
22/10/2021
7.30pm
Music Ministry Meeting via Zoom. The purpose of the meeting is to explain the new directives specific to opening our church again. It is important for all Musicians and choir members to be aware of the current restrictions and expectations as the church is opening again for Mass.
The zoom link for this meeting is https://dowcatholic.zoom.us/j/61289882324
For more information call the parish office 0434705176.
Saturday
23/10/2021
10am – 2:30pm

Carmel House Gardening Working Bee on Sat 23rd Oct, 10-2:30pm at 345 St Andrews Rd,  Varroville.
Come and help prepare the monastery grounds ready to receive groups again after 3 months of lockdown! Many hands make light work, so we’d love to see you there. As per government restrictions, we can have up to 30 fully vaccinated people attend. BYO gardening gloves and tools. Lunch provided. Please RSVP via text or email to the MGL Sisters on 0435527389/mglsisters.sydney@gmail.com
 
Tuesday
26/10/2021
7.30pm
Monitors meeting via zoom. For all weekend and weekday monitors. The purpose of the meeting is to explain the new directives specific to opening our church again. It is important for all monitors to be aware of the current restrictions and expectations as the church is opening again for Mass.
The zoom link for this meeting is https://dowcatholic.zoom.us/j/67573122286
For more information call the parish office 0434705176.
Every Sunday 6.30 – 7.30pmADORATION PRAYER with the Carmelite Missionaries  GOD BLESS US ALL IN OLMC PARISH! During the lockdown, this is our community’s response to the request of the PPC to participate and deepen their prayer life through Adoration.  You are invited to join ADORATION PRAYER with the Carmelite Missionaries  every Sunday at 6:30-7:30 PM.  Contact the parish office for the zoom link.
Tuesday
2/11/2021
7.30pm
All Souls Day Mass in the Columbarium. We are continuing our very popular tradition of celebrating Mass in the Columbarium on All Souls Day. All are warmly invited to attend. Make sure you bring a jacket because as the sun goes down it can get cold. Chairs will be provided.
5/11/2021Telecare Team: Meeting again on Friday 5 November at 2pm via Zoom.
Our newly formed Telecare team has been busy the past few weeks calling up parishioners for a check in.
The team is incorporating the existing Pastoral Care Team who in the past have visited the elderly and housebound with Holy Communion with some new members who are calling our parishioners of all ages to keep in touch while the church is closed. If you would like to talk to someone during this lonely time please let us know.