World Mission Sunday: Catholic Mission Appeal will take place this weekend. World Mission Sunday reminds Catholics about their commitment and support for the missionary work of the Church through prayer and sacrifice. Donations above $2 are tax deductible. Tax receipts are issued by Catholic Mission.
Thank you very much for all your donations and contributions through the weekly collections, monthly credit card givings and various appeals. Your donations and support are very much appreciated. Apologies for holding the appeals so close together.
First Holy Communion: for our parish Primary School takes place on Fri 23rd Oct 6pm and Sun 25th Oct at 11.30am. Please remember the First Communion candidates in your prayers.
Catechesis at OLA Pagewood Parish centre on Mondays and Wednesdays at 7pm; to help all experience the fullness of daily life in the Risen Christ.
Buying Daily Mass Book 2020-2021 Year B through the parish ; The new liturgical year begins on 29th Nov 2020. The books will be arriving soon.
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): ATTENDING MASS.
□ DO NOT ENTER THE CHURCH if you have a fever, cough, sorethroat, loss of smell or loss of taste; or shortness of breath, OR in the past 2 weeks been in contact with someone COVID-19 positive or visited a COVID-19 ‘hot spot’.
□ GO HOME IMMEDIATELY if you develop any of the COVID-19 symptoms whist in the church. Contact the Coronavirus Health Hotline on 1800 020 080
□ You are strongly encouraged to Wear A MASK when you attend a religious service.
□ When exchanging the Sign of Peace, individuals should avoid shaking hands but say “Peace be with you” and offer a smile, wave, nod or bow.
□ ..The Body of Christ (communion host) should ONLY be received in the hand.
□ Please contribute your usual first and second collection offerings in the containers provided as you exit the church.
□ Please take home your bulletin copy; do not return your copy to the boxes.
Compliance: Visiting the Church. Please..
1● Record your name, and phone number on the Mass Attendance sheet provided in the foyer as you enter the Church After using the pen, please use the hand sanitiser.
2●Use the hand sanitiser when entering and leaving the Church.
3●Do not exceed the 58 maximum people allowed in OLA Church at a time. However, this is subject to no 4 below.
4●Keep 1.5m physical distance from others by only sitting in the places marked on the pews with a red cross. Family members of the same household are allowed to sit together. Do not enter if there are no more marked spots available.
5●Avoid touching statues and fixtures in the Church. Thank you for your cooperation & support.
Streaming daily Masses are available at St Mary’s Cathedral Sydney’s website link: https://www.stmaryscathedral.org.au/