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Newsletter 12th February 2017

Living the Paschal Mystery   Living Liturgy 2017© Four times in the gospel Jesus says these or similar words: “You have heard that it was said…..But I say to you…..”How easy it is for us to do just the minimum! Jesus invites us to rethink our relationships with others, now on his terms.  We are to…
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Newsletter 5 February 2017

Living the Paschal Mystery Living Liturgy 2017© While the gospel uses metaphors to help us understand who we are as disciples of Jesus, this is not simply pretty language that may give us a poetic thrill but then be forgotten.  The first reading makes very concrete the gospel metaphors.  We are vindicated when we act…
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Newsletter 29th January 2017

This weekend we farewell Fr Tom as our Parish Priest.  We thank him for all his priestly ministry to our Parish and for the wisdom and guidance he has given us all. Please join us in the Hall for a cuppa after Mass to acknowledge Fr Tom’s time with us. Next weekend we will be…
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Antarctica: A Year on Ice – by Anthony Powell

Antarctica: A Year on Ice is the first film by New Zealand filmmaker Anthony B. Powell (a local lad and former member of St Joseph's Parish). This documentary is set in Antarctica, especially in the Ross Island region that is home to two research bases: United States' McMurdo Station and New Zealand’s Scott Base. A…
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