News from St Bene­dict

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First Com­mu­nion – 29th May

By the time we’re read­ing this our first com­mu­ni­cants for 2016 will have cel­e­brated this very spe­cial oc­ca­sion. Congratulations to all and thanks to the teachers and parents who guided them. World Youth Day

Parish­ioners and their friends did a great job in rais­ing funds to help sup­port our two young pil­grims, Luke Neely and Karen Brown, who are trav­el­ling to Krakow, Poland in July for the World Youth Day. They’ll join hun­dreds of thou­sands of young peo­ple from all around the world will join to­gether to greet Pope Fran­cis and be inspired by this spir­i­tual jour­ney. Mis­sion at St Bene­dict’s

In June we will be holding a Mis­sion at St Bene­dict’s Parish. Led by a team from Ire­land, the Mis­sion will be in­tro­duced to parish­ioners on the week­end of 11th-12th of June and will be­gin on the evening of 13th June, con­tin­u­ing through the rest of that week. The Mis­sion gives all of us an op­por­tu­nity to ex­pe­ri­ence re­newal and grow in our faith. 50th Wed­ding an­niver­sary

At­ten­dees at the 9am Mass on 8th May were de­lighted to join in the cel­e­bra­tion of Ra­mon and Glo­ria Preller’s 50th wed­ding an­niver­sary. Pic­ture shows Fa­ther David (parish priest Fa­ther Bernard was away) bless­ing the cou­ple and con­vey­ing the congratulations of all the parish­ioners. Glo­ria wore her daugh­ter Loretta’s veil as a spe­cial me­mento of their wed­ding day.

To find out more, call the Parish Of­fice on 96532312. The of­fice is open on Mon­days from 10am – 4pm and Fri­days from 10am – 5pm or visit the parish web­site www.ar­ca­dia.dbb.org.au. Week­end Mass Times

St. Bene­dict's Catholic Church Ar­ca­dia; Mass at the Monastery, 121 Ar­ca­dia Rd, Ar­ca­dia, at 7 am ev­ery morn­ing. Mass at the Parish Cen­tre, Cor­ner Fa­gans Rd and Ar­ca­dia Rd. 7 pm Satur­day, 9 am Sun­day.

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