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22.08.19

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – 15 August

Last week, the Church celebrated the Feast Day of the Assumption of Our Lady, when according to our faith, the Holy Mother, "having completed her course of her earthly life, was assumed body and soul into heavenly glory".  At the end of her life, Mary was taken immediately to heaven, body and soul. We say she was ‘assumed’ into heaven.  Tradition variously places Mary's death at Jerusalem or at Ephesus. 

 

Almighty and everlasting God,
You have taken up body and soul
into the heavenly glory the Immaculate Virgin Mary,
Mother of Your Son: Grant, we beseech You,
that, ever intent upon heavenly things,
we may be worthy to be partakers of her glory.
Through Jesus Christ Your Son, our Lord,
who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit,
One God, forever and ever. Amen.

 

Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day

Please join us on Friday, 20 September 2019 at 9am for this special occasion.

9:00am - Assembly – hosted by Year 1I

9:45am - Classroom Visits

10:40am - Morning Tea in the Community Centre (Band and Choir performing)

11:30am - End of Grandparents’ and Special Friends’ Day

Ecological Sustainability

Nude Food Recipe – Cheese and Veggie Muffins

2 cups self-raising flour

1 teaspoon sweet paprika

1 cup grated reduced fat tasty cheese

1 cup grated or mashed pumpkin

2 tablespoons spring onion finely chopped

1 cup grated zucchini

2 eggs lightly beaten

30g margarine, softened

½ -1 cup reduced fat milk

Spray oil

  1. Combine flour, paprika, cheese, pumpkin, spring onion and zucchini in a bowl.
  2. Add eggs and butter/margarine.
  3. Add milk slowly. The mixture should be moist but avoid a runny consistency. Stir until just combined.
  4. Spoon into a muffin tin that has been lightly greased with canola oil spray (mixture should be divided to make 12 muffins).
  5. Bake at 200°C for 25 to 30 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  6. Allow to stand for about 10 mins before serving warm. Alternatively, these muffins can be refrigerated and served cool.

Year 6 Coffee Project (DR KOFFI) – The Year 6 students are involved in a project to sell coffee to the school community.  The students are learning about business and economics by being involved in designing labels, advertising and taking orders.  Any money made from selling the coffee will be donated to various charities that our school supports.  The coffee is eco-friendly and comes from locations that support fair trade.  Please see the Front Office for an order form.

Outreach

A big thank you to all our families for their donations on Mary Mackillop Feast Day.  We raised $345 for the Mary MacKillop Foundation. 

On Friday 6 September we will have a PJ Day for a gold coin donation and all donations will go towards supporting Catholic Charities.

Catholic Charities:

  • Making a difference to the lives of South Australians since 1941.
  • Support our 2019 Appeal – pick up a leaflet from the Front Office or make a donation today to: Catholic Charities Appeal, Reply Paid 912, Adelaide SA 5001.
  • For more information please call Annie O’Neill, Manager, Catholic Charities on (08 8210 8157) or visit the Catholic Charities pages (via the giving tab on the website): www.adelaide.catholic.org.au.

Greenacres Walkerville Parish News

2019/2020 Sacramental Preparation Program

We will begin the Greenacres Walkerville Parish 2019/2020 Sacramental Preparation Program for children wishing to celebrate the Sacraments of Reconciliation, Confirmation and Eucharist with an Information Session on Tuesday 10 September at 7pm at St Monica's School.           

This session is for parents only and is an opportunity for you to hear about what our Parish offers and then decide whether you and your child would like to be a part of the Program.

If you are considering being part of our 2018/2019 Program attendance at this meeting is essential although coming to this session does not commit you to participating in the Program.

If you have any questions please contact Kathy at the Parish Office on telephone 8261 6200 or admin@gwparish.org.au.

Family Mass

Saturday, 31 August – St Monica’s Church – 6pm – special invite to all the 2018-2019 Sacramental Program children.  All are welcome to attend.  Please contact the Parish office on 8261 6200.

RCIA- Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

Are you interested to know about the Catholic faith?  Do you know of a person who would like to become a Catholic?  You may be a teenager or a parent who has children attending Secondary School who have been baptized, but have not received the Sacraments of Communion and Confirmation.  The RCIA program will start early September.  If interested we invite you to contact the Parish Office on 8261 6200 and register your details, name, phone and address, or approach Sr Rita or Rita Campbell after weekend Masses.

Diary Dates

Week

Date

Celebration

Time

Class

5

Fri 23 August

Assembly

Book Week

9am

Year 1MB

6

Tue 27 August

Liturgical Singing

2:30pm

Years 4 & 5

6

Fri 30 August

Liturgy

9am

RT

7

Fri 6 September

Assembly

9am

RPJ

8

Tue 10 September

Liturgical Singing

2:30pm

Year 6

8

Thur 12 September

Liturgy

9am

Year 3PB

9

Fri 20 September

Assembly

Grandparents Day

9am

Year 1I

 

With God’s blessings ….. Rose Valenti