→ 325 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Thirroul ... PO Box 44, Thirroul NSW 2515
→ Sunday Readings: click here
→ Apostolic Letter of Pope Francis
On 20 November, the end of the special "Year of Mercy"
Pope Francis issued a special Apostolic Letter,
"Misericordia et Misera" ... mercy is at the essence of the Church
You can read it by clicking here
† Vinnies Christmas Appeal is now on:
Cash donations, hampers and toys will be gratefully received.
Please drop them into the church or Parish Office
by Monday, 12 December.
Thanks for your generosity
♥ Christmas and Holiday Liturgy Times
Parish Christmas Party 6:30pm Saturday, 11 December
Reconciliation Rite II 7:30pm Tuesday, 13 December
Christmas Eve 6:30pm Saturday, 24 Dec
Mass in school grounds
Christmas Eve 9:30pm Saturday, 24 Dec
Mass at Wombarra
Christmas Day 9:00am Sunday, 25 Dec
Mass at Thirroul
Boxing Day [St Stephen] 9:30am Monday, 26 December
Mass at Thirroul
Mass at the usual times on all other days
No Liturgy of the Word on Mondays at Wombarra during January
→ Doing it tough? Need a hand up?
Ring our local Vinnies 4228 9355
The St Vincent de Paul Society cares and helps all people in need.
♦ Pope Francis issued a motu proprio [new laws]
regarding the process used in Marriage Tribunals ...
the new laws comes into effect on 8 December 2015,
the same day the Year of Mercy begins;
to view a short statement from our Australian Bishops click here
to view a 4m 30s video explaining the new procedures, click here
to view some Frequently Asked Questions click here
on the environment
may be downloaded by clicking here
The Franciscan Friars embrace Pope Francis' encyclical,
which is written very much in the spirit of St Francis
... the friars' press release is here
Τ Blessing of Married Couples celebrating their Anniversaries
and those celebrating Birthdays
is celebrated each month during Masses on the second weekend
(except May, when they are held on the first weekend of May).
◊ Baptisms are held during Masses on the third weekend of each month,
except in January and during Lent. For further details, click here
¤ Why Pope Francis is So Effective:
8 Lessons for Every Leader
An excellent article for business or pleasure ... here
... and ...
Ten Tips for Becoming a Happier Person from Pope Francis
click here for this great read.
♣ Parish Office Opening Hours
Tuesdays and Wednesday, 9am to 12:30pm and 1pm to 3:30pm
Fridays, 10am to 3pm
© Closing time for the weekly Parish Bulletin is
usually 12noon on the Monday of each week
If you would like to know more about our Columbarium,
or wish to "book a place", contact our Parish Office 4268 1910 or click here to send
an email request
£ Want a good read?
Check out The Tablet, a weekly Catholic newspaper from Londo
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