Investigation into ending life (Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide)
This is an important issue and we will be making a short presentation about this at next Sunday's Masses as well as information with next week’s newsletter. We urge you to write your submission to the Health Select Committee and will provide an opportunity after Mass next Sunday for you to do so. For more information go to: www.nathaniel.org.nz/euthanasia or to make an online submission http://www.parliament.nz/en-nz/pb/sc/make-submission/0SCHE_SCF_51DBHOH_PET63268_1/petition-of-hon-maryan-street-and-8974-others
HOLY TRINITY PARISH CHILDREN’S SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMME 2016
Children turning 8 during 2016 or older, who would like to receive the Sacraments of Initiation: Reconciliation, Confirmation and First Holy Communion, are eligible to enrol. Information and enrolment forms are available in the church foyers, from the School Offices or from the Holy Trinity Parish Office. All enrolment forms need to be completed before Monday 14th December, 2015 and either returned to the St Patrick’s, Holy Cross, or St Anthony’s School Offices or to the Holy Trinity Parish Office in Miramar.
Any children wishing to take part in the Family Christmas Eve Mass at
St Patrick’s Church please contact Clare Lundon (04) 8038363
Christmas Mass Times Holy Trinity Parish
St Patrick’s Church, Kilbirnie
Christmas Eve 6pm Children’s Mass
11pm Carols followed by 11.30pm Mass
Christmas Day 10am Mass
Holy Cross Church, Miramar
Christmas Eve 6.30pm Children’s Mass
Christmas Day 9am Mass
St Anthony’s Church, Seatoun
Christmas Eve 11.30pm Carols followed by Midnight Mass
Christmas Day 10am
Volunteers for Christmas Masses and Church clean – St Patrick’s Church Volunteers needed on the 19th December for cleaning the Church inside and out ready for Christmas and sheets are up at the back of the Church for Christmas Masses. Please put your name down if you are available. Thank you.
Mass Life Teen, Ignite, Life 10:10 presents End of 2015 Big Day Out. See notice at back of Churches for details. This will be the last Ignite session for the year. Meet at St Patrick’s Church at 1.30pm rain or shine!! Contact Rain for more info 021 256 0608
Life Teen: DANGEROUS - A LIFE NIGHT ON OUR CALL TO HOLINESS When we live in the love of God and reject worldly substitutes and counterfeits of love, we begin our journey of becoming holy.
Serve the youth: Join the Life Teen Core team, no age limit. It is a fantastic way to grow in your faith and serve at the same time. We will help you develop new skills
Archbishop’s Christmas Appeal – Envelopes for the appeal donations will be available from 20th December. If you wish to donate to this appeal by internet banking via the Parish, then you can do this at any time using your name and "Christmas Appeal" in the reference. The Holy Trinity Parish account number is 02-0536-0185031-00. Thank you in advance for helping to support Lay Pastoral Leaders, International Priests and the work of the Catholic Social Services in the Archdiocese of Wellington.
Christmas Emergency Food Appeal. SVdP Seatoun & Miramar Conference is organising food parcels to be delivered to over 50 most needy families in the area on Friday 18 December. Parishioners are invited to donate items of food and basic essentials, or put together a hamper for a needy family. Sign-posted boxes in the Church foyers. Contacts: Trish Herzog ph 3883842, Sherry Hughes ph 976 7985, Stephanie O'Connor 3881437, Brendan Quirk ph 3889708. "Sharing Christ's love with those in need".
St Anthony's Playgroup volunteer coordinator needed two hours a week during term time to run the playgroup. If you love meeting parents and children - this could be for you. Contact Lisa Halliwell 027 2250712 or email@example.com.
Christmas Celebration Mass Joshua Catholic Men’s Fellowship invites you and your friends and family to the End of Year Mass on Thurs 17th Dec at 7:30pm at Sacred Heart Cathedral, followed by refreshments. Fr Peter Ewart S.M. Ring John Taylor 04 389 8915, 021 107 8538 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Family Life Catholic Gifts: OPEN for two Saturdays before Christmas - 12th & 19th Dec: 10 -1pm and Fri 12-2pm. All Christmas stock heavily reduced. Rosaries, crucifixes, crosses, plaques and sacramental gifts. John Paul II Centre for Life. 6 Parumoana St, Porirua (rear of Cross and Co Accountants) Ph. 237 8343
Traditional Latin Mass will be offered on 13 December and Christmas Day (25 December) San Antonio Church, 78 Oroua St., Eastbourne, at
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