Welcome to All Saints, and the 1st Sunday of Lent, Year A– 1st March 2020. Children’s Liturgy this weekend: Sunday 1st March, 9am. Everyone is welcome.

Next Family Mass: Sunday 15 March, 9am.

 

All Saints Parish Vision Statement:

Centred on Jesus and guided by the Holy Spirit, All Saints is a vibrant, inclusive and welcoming community, embracing shared leadership as we serve God and others.

 

Please pray for Fr Ron and for his devoted family -- for the update from his family – see page 2 of newsletters from 19_1_2020. The church is open each week day from 9am to 4pm and a candle is lit in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel if you wish to drop in to say a prayer or two for our beloved Fr Ron.

 

Project Compassion Envelopes or gift boxes are available at the church entrance for your family from this weekend.

 

How to prepare for Lent? – Little Black Books are now on sale at the Piety Stall. Also take home a Family Lent Calendar from the church trolley this weekend.

 

2 Date Claimers: 1) All Saints March Stall: 28/29th March, before and after all Masses, 2) Pot Luck Dinner – Saturday 21st March.

 

Training for the new Extraordinary Ministers of Communion will be offered on:

Saturday 21 March, 4.30-5.30pm, or Sunday 29 March, 10.30-11.30am. You need only attend 1 session.

 

Next Grounds Maintenance Working Bee: Saturday 29th February, 8 for 8.30 am start.

 

World Day of Prayer: Friday 6th March, 10am at the Uniting Church, Albany Creek Road, Albany Creek. This year, the focus country is Zimbabwe.

 

Read the interesting article from our Mission Ministry Team – the pallets are packed and are being shipped to our sister parish on Atauro Island, East Timor.

 

Next Baptism Preparation at All Saints: Sunday 15th March, following the 9am Mass.

 

Roster Update on now from April to August.

 

Card Club meets this coming Thursday, 9.30am to 2pm.

 

Share the Dignity Drive for March starts this weekend.

 

Stewardship of our resources: for a few tips to adopt better stewardship and consider wiser use of our resources, see page 3 of newsletter 2_2_2020.

 

Children’s Liturgy remaining dates for Term 1: 1.3.2020.

Family Masses for Term 1: 16.2.2020, and 15.3.2020. The children are welcome to grab a Mass Bag, located on the hangers just inside the door.

 

All volunteers, whether directly or indirectly involved with children & vulnerable adults, need to view a 25 minute video at: www.safeguardingaob.com.au – see page 3 of the newsletter for more details. For those directly involved with children/vulnerable adults, and who missed the Applied Level 2 Safeguarding

 

Book Swap Trolley News: please return any additional spiritual books or bring your along to swap, each 2nd weekend of the month. Meet your current pastoral councillors.

 

Please see the church noticeboard for lots of events happening in and around the Archdiocese.

 

Your Legacy of Faith will continue … have you considered a Gift in your Will, to advance your faith and the work of the Church? Information booklets now available.

 

Used Postage Stamps can now be dropped off to the church trolley to support the Aspley Special School.

 

Drop-off your old hearing aids and spectacles to support the people of our sister parish Atauro.

 

For enrolment at All Saints Parish School please refer to the school’s website – www.allsaints.qld.edu.au for information.