MATER CHRISTI PARISH SEATON NEWS

ACCESSION OF THE LORD ( B )
MOTHERS DAY


16 MAY 2021

Link to Parish Bulletin 

  ASCENSION OF THE LORD...
Today we celebrate the Ascension of the Lord.
This is the time in Jesus’ life when he returns
to the Father and entrusts the Church
and all the faithful under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.


FR DINO TORRESAN { R I P }
was born in Fonte Alto (TV) Italy on 8 March 1942,
died in Sydney NSW on 9 May 2021
in St George Hospital, Sydney at 1:15am.
He was former Parish Priest
of Mater Christi Parish
from 1997—2005.
We pray for the repose of his soul.
with a special memorial mass on Monday
17th May at 7pm.


St Vincent De Paul Winter Appeal...
will be held next weekend 22/23 May.
With over two million people living below the poverty line in Australia,
including over half a million children,
your donation allows the St Vincent de Paul Society
to provide more than imme- diate help,
it provides something much more valuable
– the opportunity of a better life.
Please insert your donations in the SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
Box available in the Church. Thank you.

ANNUAL MASS COUNT will continue every Sunday in May until 30 May.
MATER CHRISTI RAFFLE DRAW WINNERS...
Please pick up your prizes from the Church foyer.
Thank you.

RCIA... Looking for couples who would like to be part of RCIA
(Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) team.
If interested, please get in touch with Fr Roger. Thanks

MARIAN PROCESSION... Sunday 16 May at the Adelaide Showgrounds.
This year’s image is, “Our Lady, Health of the Roman People’.
It has been used over centuries during plagues and pandemics.,
We pray for Our Lady’s protection at this time.
The Procession commences 2pm.
All invited to attend with their Parish or Community
under their banner. Assembly to begin from 1:30pm
at the starting point of the procession on the Main Arena.
The event is expected to end shortly before 4pm.
Book your ticket via https://www.trybooking.com/BPJAN
Should the weather be inclement the event will remain at the Showgrounds
but move into the Jubilee Pavilion.
For more information, please contact Archdiocesan Events on
P: (08) 8210 8220 or E: events@adelaide.catholic.org.au

St Padre Pio Feast - 23 May 2021 10am—Procession,
10:30am Mass, 12:00nn Lunch—3 course meal,

cakes and drinks included.
Tickets @ $45 available after
Sunday masses in the church foyer.

 SCALABRINI SUNDAY Feast will be on Sunday 2 June 2021
The TRIDUUMwill be held from 1 to 3 June
with Mass at 7:00pm followed by a light meal.
 Three groups will be in charge of Liturgy + Food and will take place as follows.
Tuesday 1 June ITALIAN to organise Liturgy & Light Meal. Mass in ITALIAN
Wednesday 2 June FILIPINO to organise Liturgy & Light Meal. Mass in FILIPINO
Thursday 3 June AUSTRALIAN, INDIAN, ALBANIAN, etc to organise Liturgy & Light Meal.
Mass in Multi-lingual
On Scalabrini Sunday 2 June—all the Masses
will be celebrated in honour of Blessed John Baptist Scalabrini.

CHURCH MAINTENANCE... THANK YOU TO EVERYONE
FOR YOUR HELP AND SUPPORT.
Ongoing projects: Security cameras,
livestreaming cameras,
Mater Christi Grange Rd Signage
(incorporating Parish Address & Mass Timetable)


MONTH OF MAY... dedicated to the devotion of Our Lady,
in particular to the recitation of the Holy Rosary.
The Holy Rosary will be recited in the Church every Tuesday at 2:00pm

LETTER from ARCHBISHOP RE: EUTHANASIA BILL…
In the letter which can be viewed on our website strongly urges you to
contact your local MP and Members of the Upper House 
To express your opposition to this dangerous bill
and remind them of their
duty to weigh the long-term
social and institutional ramifications of this law.
There are some copies available in the Church foyer.

Or read it here

EVENING PRAYER WITH
EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
at 7:00pm on the following Wednesdays...
26 May 9 June 23 June 14 July 28 July
11 August 25 August 29 September
13 October 27 October 17 November
24 November 15 December


COVID-19 UPDATES
 Mater Christi Church to accommodate 255 worshippers.
However, we can increase the number provided everyone wears a face mask.

We are, therefore, requesting you to bring your
own face masks (they will not be used in every Mass).
Please bring with
you every time you come to Sunday Masses
or special Masses so that when needed they are readily available. Thank you


APPROVED CONTACT TRACING SYSTEM.
The SA Government is encouraging us to use 
COVID SafeCheckIn - QR Codes.
These are displayed/ available in Church
and can be scanned with your smartphone.
Printed sheets to fill in contact details are still available
for those who don't wish to use the QR code system.
THANKS TO OUR DEDICATED COVID-19 MARSHALS.

PLANNED GIVING ONLINE...
If you wish to support your Priests (1st Collection) or
Mater Christi Parish (2nd Collection) 
visit:  Donate

Click on “donate to a parish”
Click on drop-down box
Choose “Seaton” Click “submit”
Fill in your details on the form
Choose 1st Collection / 2nd Collection
Follow the prompts to the end

You can visit us on Facebook

Mater Christi Parish Seaton

Fr Roger

Fr Luigi
       
Fr Franco



There are a number of resources available to assist with daily prayer and reflection.
Please go to the Adelaide Archdiocese or the Office for Worship.

www.adelaide.catholic.org.au
www.ofw-adelaide.org.au

Family Liturgy
 

Let us pray for one another.     Prayers during this period