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Sacred Space Link

For a Daily Prayer, please click on to the "Links" button to take you to the Sacred Space website

 
Music at the Basilica

FREE LUNCHTIME ADVENT ORGAN RECITALS
AT ST MARY OF THE ANGELS BASILICA
136 YARRA ST., GEELONG.

Music for reflection on the season of Advent will be presented with other classical works to lift your spirits in readiness for Christmas.

  1. Monday 28th November, 2016 ,12.30 – 1.15pm
    MEL WATERS
    Formerly from St John's Anglican Church, Toorak
  2. Monday 5th December, 2016, 12.30 – 1.15pm
    RHYS BOAK
    From St Michael's Uniting church, Melbourne
  3. Monday 12th Decemberm, 2016 12.30 – 1.15pm
    KEN GEORGE
    From All Saints Anglican Church, Geelong
  4. Monday 19th December, 2016 12.20 – 1.15pm
    FRANK DE ROSSO
    From St Mary of the Angels Basilica, Geelong

CHRISTMAS CONCERT
16th DECEMBER, 2016
WINDFIRE CHAMBER CHOIR
AND INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE

MOZART MASS IN C MAJOR K220 "SPARROW" and Music for Christmas.

Conductor Rick Prakhoff, with:

  • Lee Abrahmsen, soprano
  • Belinda Prakhoff, mezzo
  • Michael Petrucelli, tenor
  • Nicholas Dinopoulos, bass baritone

Tickets $35 full. $30 Concession.at the door or receive a $5 discount if you pre-purchase through www.trybooking.com/MRDX

 
New Magazine

"Melbourne Catholic" is the new monthly magazine produced by the Communications and Media of the Archioecese of Melbourne.  It replaces the magazine "Kairos".  It is stylishly produced and features a variety of well-written articles of interest to a wide variety of people.  On sale for $4 at your parish office or Piety Stall.

 
Daily Reflection 21st August, 2015

Teach me your paths my God, guilde me in your truth - Psalm 25

St Pius X Day of penance Ruth 11, 3-6, 14-16, 22.

Praise the Lord, my soul!-Ps 145(146):5-10 Matthew 22:34-40

Readings'  Love your God with all your heart, and your neighbour as yourself.'

 

 
Christmas and Easter Mass and Reconciliation Times

Please look under the calendar for Christmas and Easter Mass Times for all churches in the Geelong Catholic Deanery.

 
Food for Thought

Become Quiet.
For a moment accept yourself gently
as a loving as well as a sinning person.
Allow yourself to be loved by God
whose love is freely given, always
available, ever faithful.
Hollow out a space within yourself
and take into it
all the suffering people of the world.
Recall them to mind:
the sick, the blind, the deaf,
the victims of violence, prisoners,
people in mental homes, the lonely,
the aged, those suffering from discrimination,
the hungry, those with marriage problems.
Open your heart to them.
Let them rush in on you and smother you.
Let the compassion of Jesus
be within you to welcome them.
 Pray to the Father out of their midst.
Let the Spirit express your groan of compassion.
Be silent.
Afterward, go out and be gentle to people.

Sean Caulfield


 
SINGING THE NEW MASS SETTINGS

A workshop for the Southern Region entitled "Singing the New Mass Settings" will take place at St Peter's Church, 38 Guinane Ave., Hoppers Crossing, on Tuesday May 3, 2011 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm.

 

All Parish Musicians are welcome.  The Revised and New Mass Settings recommended by the National Liturgical Council to accompany the implementation of the revised Mass tests.  Settings include Mass of Creation, Mass Shalom and Mass of St Francis and A Chant Mass for the Assembly.

Presenters:  Larissa Cairns (Cantor, St Francis' Church) and Paul Taylor (AOFE)

Cost:  $15 per person (including supper)

Registration:  Suzanne Hermon, Archbishop's Office for Evangelisation, Tel:  9926 5761  Fax:  9926 5767; email: 

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HOLY WEEK

All services for Holy Week are listed on the Calendar - Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday, including Penitential Services.

                                                                                                                   

 
Christmas Mass and Reconciliation Times

Please check our calendar for your parish's Christmas Mass and Reconciliation times.  The following parishes are represented:

Geelong (including East Geelong and Newcomb), Belmont (including Moriac), The Cluster (Geelong West, Bell Park and Manifold Heights), Corio/Lara, Drysdale (including Leopold, St Leonards and Portarlington), Queenscliff (including Ocean Grove and Barwon Heads), Grovedale (including Torquay and Anglesea) , Meredith (including Winchelsea and Bannockburn) and Norlane.

 

 

 
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