Statue of our Lady

Notices

General Notices for Visitors

The rubrics of the Extraordinary Form of Mass require that Holy Communion be given on the tongue and kneeling. Those who cannot kneel because of illness, frailty or old-age are not obliged to kneel and are welcome to stand when receiving Holy Communion (though still on the tongue).

Parking¬†– Do not park in the under-cover parking bay on the immediate left of Charles O’Neill Way. Parking is available further down, or on West St.
Please do not park in yellow-striped bay which is reserved for the St Vincent de Paul Night Patrol vans.
Please leave closer parking bays available for elderly and less mobile Mass-goers.

Sunday High Mass time

November 18, 2018

Starting from 25th November (next Sunday), the High Mass at St.Thomas Beckett Church will start 15 minutes later, at 12.15pm. Sorry for any inconvenience.


Piety Stall and Book Donations

November 18, 2018

The piety stall will be open after the High Mass at St.Thomas on the first Sunday of Advent (2nd Dec).

On the same Sunday, Mrs.Georgina Brazier will be taking donations of books for the traditional Carmelite nuns, who will be founding a new Carmel in rural NSW next year (God willing).


Notices 18/11/18

November 18, 2018

RIP Mrs Yvonne Hicks

In your charity please pray for Mrs.Hicks who passed to God last week. The family have organised her funeral on the north coast.

Minor Orders

We congratulate Nathan Pospischil and Savio Misquita who received the minor orders of Porter and Lector yesterday. Please keep them and all our seminarians in your prayers.

No smoking in MHM Courtyard

The Society of St.Vincent de Paul has declared the Maternal Heart courtyard (including the fountain area) to be a no smoking area. It will now be necessary to remove oneself to the roadway/parking lot for this purpose. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.


IMPORTANT: Sunday 18th November

November 12, 2018

Both Masses on Sunday 18th November will be at St.Patrick’s Church, Summer Hill, as St.Thomas Beckett has a long-standing booking for a wedding that day. Low Mass at 10am. Sung Mass 12pm.


Thanks

November 12, 2018

Mr James Fitzpatrick & Mr and Mrs Philips would like to thank all those who helped with the Requiem Memorial Mass and reception for Lynette Fitzpatrick and Rosalind Waters (nee Phillips) on Saturday November 10th.


General notices 11/11/2018

November 12, 2018

Archdiocesan Collection for Catholic Charitable Fund: you can donate via internet at https://www.cwf.org.au
Online donations over $2 are tax-deductible.


Fr.Wong is away on scheduled leave from 12th November until 4th December.


Minors must be accompanied by their parents or delegated adult when using the bathrooms. As we are close to the train station and major roads, children must be supervised at all times.


 


Annual Requiem for Parishioners

November 5, 2018

The annual Requiem Mass for Parishioners of Maternal Heart of Mary and deceased FSSP priest will take place on Thursday 8th November, 7pm at the Nursing home chapel, Lewisham.

All deceased parishioners and benefactors of Maternal Heart of Mary community, including those whom you have enrolled for the Novena of Masses and for those whom you wish to include will have Mass offered for them during the current Novena of Masses and a remembrance at every Mass for the whole of November.


Sunday 18th November

November 5, 2018

Both Masses on Sunday 18th November will be held at St.Patrick’s Summer Hill as St.Thomas Beckett Church has a long-standing booking for a wedding that day. Low Mass 10am. Sung Mass 12pm.