→ 325 Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Thirroul ... PO Box 44, Thirroul NSW 2515
→ Sunday Readings: click here
† Ash Wednesday
Masses with the Blessing and Distribution of Ashes
9:15am and 7:00pm
♥ Baptisms at Thirroul
The next infant baptisms will be on Easter Sunday, 27 March
and following that on Saturday/Sunday, 16/17 April.
Baptisms are held during the Masses (Saturday 5:30pm or Sunday 8am)
Baptism Preparation Classes:
Thursday, 7:15pm on 25 February, 31 March
♦ The Annual Vinnies Christmas Appeal is on:
Thanks for your donations so far ... $7,111.55 ... THANK YOU!!!
If you wish to make a donation, please contact the Parish Office,
or see a Vinnies member at a weekend Mass
... thanks for supporting the essential ministry of Vinnies.
→ 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.
♥ Welcome to our new Parish Priest, Patrick Vaughan
Patrick will reside at Bulli
and is the Parish Priest of Corrimal, Bulli and Thirroul Parishes;
Ken will continue to reside at Thirroul
and is an Assistant Priest at Corrimal, Bulli and Thirroul Parishes;
Ken will continue his work in the Tribunal and with the Friars.
◊ Surfing Season has begun: Swim between the flags!
♦ 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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