All the News.

Prayers for the recently deceased

See bulletin for details

 

Dr Laurie Woods Gospel Study Series.

CCD is pleased to offer a Study of the Gospel of St John with Dr Laurie Woods over 5 Fridays – 23 and 30 April and 7, 14 and 21 May. These sessions, held from 9.30am to 2pm, will open our eyes to the depth of this Gospel and its application to everyday life, and are open to all. Please register with Maree via maree.collis@parracatholic.org or phone (02) 8838 3486.
And don't forget Laurie's tricky bits, a collection of topics on difficult concepts and events in the Bible here

The Catalyst for Renewal Program for 2021 is Here

The third Reflection Morning for 2021 is coming up on Saturday 15th May.

The topic is Non-violence and Contemplation, presented by Donna Mulhearn.
Program will be available soon, here

Project Compassion 2021: “Be More”

Support Caritas Australia this Lenten season by taking home a Project Compassion box and/or a set of donation envelopes. Through your generosity, you are assisting some of the world’s most vulnerable people build better futures for themselves, their families and their communities. You can donate through Parish boxes and envelopes, or by visiting www.caritas.org.au/projectcompassion or phoning 1800 024 413.

We are (still) looking for more readers, commentators and ministers of the altar, especially Sunday masses for 2021

 If you are interested please talk to Len or Richard on the parish phone number 4759 1034 to discuss this ministry.

We also  welcome volunteers in a variety of other roles across the parish. 

If you are interested in learning more, please get in touch by emailing the Parish at olon3@bigpond.com.

Weekday masses back to pre-Easter times

Tuesday  5pm, Wednesday 5pm, Thursday 9am.

our numbers have risen to 48 at each Mass with the requirement of booking in by 5:00 PM on Fridays either by phone or text to 0418 214 548 or emailing to lawson@parracatholic.org

Thanks to John Hendricks for Recording Masses

John Hendricks has worked hard and consistently to record masses each week during COVID-19.  We really appreciate his effort and results. We will miss him as he leaves to move up North.  

Thank you John.

Laurie Woods has a new tricky bit, here

'Bible and Hebrew Thought' explores difficulties in translation from the Hebrew.

If you have not looked at these before, they are a great aid to understanding difficult parts of the Christian faith.

Refugee Support details are here

The Well, online support produced by the Parramatta Diocese is here 

COVID guide to Masses

 At Lawson, our church is open for a shortened form of Mass.
   In accord with Diocese recommendations, it is advised that masks be worn

 There will be no music in view of the size of our church and in accordance with government regulation.

  • In addition you will need to register your attendance at OLN by emailing to lawson@parracatholic.org or calling Richard on the office phone number 4759 1034 as this detail is required by law.

  • Also required by law is that each person who attends must record their name and phone number and email on the attendance sheets provided as you enter the church.  OR login with the QR code.

  • Please bring your own pen or use the pencil provided and take it with you. 

  • Hymn books and missals are not to be used. 

  • No objects are permitted to be passed around, hence there can be no passing of the collection plate.  

  • A plate will be left on the Offertory Table for you to drop in your contribution on the way out and to collect your bulletin.

  • We may need your occasional assistance to sanitise the area after Mass.

 Please note most of the news is in the Bulletin available by clicking on the Bulletin link

Older, Current News

  • A notice to Confirmation families and a Holy Spirit meditation please click on the link,  Sacramental Team

  • Masses are being recorded each week and available by clicking on the Recorded Masses link 

  • Letter from Head, Religious Education commenting on changes in RE here

  • Parish Management Team August Report is here.

  • Intercessory prayer for Katarina Kabiriera and Taabeia Ibouri is here

  • Confirmation, First Communion and Preparations in Progress are here

  • Cambodian Catholic Mission Project is here