News & Events in 2008

 

A talk by FR. JACK SOULSBY SM

Posted on 30 November 2008

Fr. Jack will speak about the great Apostle and Evangelist, St. Paul, during this year proclaimed by Pope Benedict XVI to commemorate
the 2000th anniversary of his birth

1 When: Monday, 8th December 2008 at 7:30pm
1Where: St. Vincent’s Church, Bland Street, Ashfield
1Inquiries: Margaret Doyle 9746 1916

DAILY MASS BOOKS FOR 2009– 2010!

Posted on Wednesday 30 July 2008

Orders are now being taken for the Daily Mass Book for Lent 2009—Lent 2010. Cost: $16.50 or lesser if the parish could place an order of 25 copies or more.

To place an order kindly ring Parish Office at 9798 2501.

Orders must be received by Friday, 5th December 2008.

 

PRAYERS FOR BETHLEHEM DURING ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS!

Posted on 30 November 2008

As many Christians around the world prepare to celebrate Advent and Christmas in the security of their homes and communities, they are invited to pray for justice, peace and security for Palestine and Israel.

Once again this year, Christmas celebrations will take place in adifficult climate for people in the Holy Land. However, Bethlehem, the birthplace of Jesus Christ, is still first and foremost a city of peace. And even in these trying times, many individuals and groups living there refuse to give up hope. They continue to search for non-violent ways to voice their rights and work for a peaceful and just future for both Palestinians and Israelis. 3 Read More

 

Report on World Youth day by Fr Michael

Posted on Wednesday 30 July 2008

ASHFIELD, July 25, 2008: Fr Michael Walsh CM, Parish Priest of St Vincent's Ashfield, has provided a reflection on his experience of the recent World Youth Day Celebrations in Sydney. The Report was printed with the Sunday Bulletin of St Vincent's, Ashfield (January 27, 2008).*******

REFLECTIONS ON WORLD YOUTH DAY EXPERIENCEI wanted to write down some thoughts on WYD for two reasons: 2 Read More

 

Fire

Posted on 1st July 2008

fire We are coming back to normal after our fire early in the year. We are still operating with a temporary sound system courtesy of parishioners and St Vincent's school.It is important to us to make a good decision as to our new system.

The photograph shows the huge scaffolding which was necessary to undertake the repairs.