17 November 2019,

Catholic Women’s League — Next meeting will be on the 25 November at 10.30 am

St Monica’s Parish Rosary Group – Every Wednesday from 10.00am to 12.00pm in the Parish Centre. All are welcome

BAPTISM DATE! Baby Baptisms -please inquire at the Office. Phone : 96301951

Parish Hall For bookings/reservations please contact the Parish Office – Tuesday to Friday – 8.30 am to 2.30 pm. Phone : 9630 1951

Gluten Free Hosts are available for those affected by Celiac disease or other conditions. If you wish to receive the Gluten Free Host, please speak to Father Lam before Mass.

Christian Meditation Every Friday, with Qigong at 6.00 pm—6.55 pm and Meditation at 7.00 pm—8.00 pm. For further enquiries please contact team leader: Patricia Brown, 0418 406 661 or email: pabrown02@gmail.com

Catholic Appeal for the 2019-2020 Financial year will commence on the first weekend of December 2019. We hav been given a quota of $18,688.33 to raise over the year. We will be doing 3 appeals, the first starting in December then February and May, during each of these appeals we will need to raise $6229.45. All donations over $2 are Tax Deductible. We will have the envelope on the pews on the weekend of the 23/24 November and the special collection will take place on the weekend of 30/1 December.

We appreciate and are thankful for all of your generosity.

St. Monica FYRE T-shirts on-sale!

We will once again be selling our St. Monica’s FYRE T-shirts after 9am mass on Sunday, 24th November. FYRE stands for Faith-filled Youths Rich Encounters. Each t-shirt is $20. Various sizes available! For any inquiries please contact Abby (0413 335 219) or speak to Father Lam.

Alpha Formation (24th November)

The next Alpha Formation session will be held on 24th November starting at 12:45pm in the Community Room! Anyone from Year 4 upwards is welcome to attend. Lunch will be provided for $5.

Youth Table at the Parish Dinner (29th November)

St. Monica’s annual Parish Dinner will be held on Friday evening, 29th November, at the Parramatta Phoenix Restaurant. Dinner will be at 7.30pm, and all tickets are $25 each. There will be a youth table at the dinner; if you are interested in joining the youth table please contact Ryan (0406 074 942).

iWitness Conference (12th-15th December)

The iWitness Conference is a 4-day annual conference inspired by the 2008 WYD in Sydney and seeks to form and grow young Sydney Cath- olics (18-35 years old) in their faith as well as to help them discern their vocation. Registration closes 8th December. For more infor- mation please visit the website http:// www.iwitnessconference.com/ or email Jessica Gereis (iwitnessconference@gmail.com).

St. Monica’s Youth Group (Every Sunday From @10.45am-11:20am)

This month at Youth Group we have been exploring the topic of pray- er, focusing particularly on the Our Father, Hail Mary and Glory Be. All youths from Year 7 upwards are invited to join! For more info please contact Abby (0413 335 219). Follow us on Instagram @fyrestmonicas for all the latest updates on upcoming events!

PLEASE REMEMBER TO PRAY FOR THOSE OF OUR PARISH FAMILY WHO ARE SICK, ESPECIALLY:

Paul Chiu, John Rodrigues, Dave & Fan Lin Wilson, Francis Lee, Jerry A, Michelle Barnes, Levi Bell, Grace Boitano, Gesualda Borg, Monica Teresa & Fernanda Carigliano, Veronica Coorey. Antoinette Coorey, Margaret Dorahy, Heidi Ellich, Josie Estera, Philippe Kalife, Tim Kelly, Mary Korunic, Lillian Leigh, Monique Malouf, Tina de Larrazabal, Rosa Santos, Maria Itang Tagle, Llave Family, Sheila Watts, Gloria Cherote

MASS INTENTIONS

Margaret Knox Raymond Malkoun S. Karunanithy Benedict Stephens