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Parish News & Notices - 28th May 2023

1. Parish Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Sunday 11th June after the 9.30 am Mass St. Patrick's Parish Hall, Fairlie All parishioners are warmly invited to attend. We hope to see you there. Please bring a plate for a shared morning tea following the meeting.

2. Mackenzie Catholic Parish Website & Facebook Page

This week, our parish has launched a new website. You can access the website for the bulletin, parish and diocesan news & notices. If there is anything that you want to improve, please inform me to adjust it. Website: Facebook:

3. MAY - the Month of Mary

“Mary is the ladder of Heaven; for by her God descended from Heaven into the world, that by her we might ascend from earth to Heaven” St. Fulgentius (533). In the Mackenzie Catholic Parish, we invite you to pray the rosary on behalf of the whole parish for at least one day during May. In Communion, we all benefit from each other’s prayers.

1st May – Chris Grant

2nd May – Lenise Kearns

3rd May – Sue Atkinson

4th May – Jacky Rye

5th May – Leonie Guiney

6th – Christine Jones

7th – Christine & Terry O’Connell

8th – Mary Calder

9th – Aemy

10th – Dauvin’s family

11th - Sandy Murray

12th – Christine Jones

13th – Hill’s Family

14th– Eunice Tan/Fr. Tien Cao

15th - Anton Vijith

16th – Hill’s Famil

17th - Maria McDonald

18th – Marion Orlowski

19th – Mary Calder/Fr. Tien Cao

20th – Rose Moran

21st - Paul Kuor +Cheryl Tan

22nd - Lois Campbell

23rd - May Mwdod

24th – Christine Jones

25th – Sandy Richards

26th - Fergus & Carmel Daly

27th - Mercy& Sam Abella

28th - Fr. Tien Cao

29th – Fr. Tien Cao

30th - Mercy& Sam Abella

31st - Christine & Terry

4. The Parish Finance Committee

We extend a warm welcome to Gary Brosnahan and Leonie Guiney, who have joined as new members. In accordance with Canon 537, the finance committee collaborates with the parish priest to fulfil the mission of the Church in the following key areas: Resourcing, Planning, Accounting, Administration, and Safeguarding. We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to everyone involved in this ministry. Your unwavering dedication and commitment to serving the parish are truly appreciated. Thank you! Support our parish through your regular offertory, donations, or bequests; please deposit to the Parish Bank Account number: 03-1592-0602199-020.

5. Please join us in prayer for the following intentions

  • For the souls of those lost in the Wellington fire and recent passings of Mary Brosnahan, Theresa Gabities, Mrs. Donovan, Fr. Kevin Foot, and Chuck Blanchard.

  • Remembering Marie Conaghan and Monica Smith on their anniversaries of passing.

  • Healing prayers for Stephen Donaldson, the local pastor of Inspire Community Church, who is unwell.

  • Prayers for all known and unknown intentions in our world and parish communities. May God grant our desires through Christ.

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