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About Your Contribution

This form is for Parishioners wishing to financially contribute to Mary MacKillop Church, via regular electronic transfer, into the second or first or both collections.
– ‘Reference’ your donation with your surname and/or envelope number.
– Say once a fortnight or monthly.
– Say a certain amount say on the 10th of the month into 1st Collection and/or an amount into the 2nd collection on the 20th of the month.

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Or 16 Pelican Parade BALLAJURA 6066
Or front door at 16 Pelican Parade BALLAJURA 6066

Archive for February, 2013

October Pilgrimage Filling Fast

Six places still remain on the October pilgrimage to the Amber coast, starting at Hamburg (where the Beatles started!) and travelling by luxury coast all the way to St Petersburg, entering Russia twice. Firstly Kaliningrad, the old Prussian town of the ‘king’s mountain’ and then again into St Petersburg.   Our bus driver and guide are second to none.   Among a few of the highlights – The birthplace of Solidarty, the church of 4 young martyrs during Hitler’s reign(Lubeck) , the hill of Crosses in Lithuania (Siauliai) and the sites around Berlin are just some of the highlights.   Pictured the view of the old town of Riga.

Lent Garden

What on earth is a pile of sand doing on the marble sanctuary of the Mary MacKillop Catholic Community Church in Ballajura?  It is a “Lenten Garden”, a symbol of the season of Lent, a visual reminder that just as Jesus spent 40 days in the desert, his followers are invted, during Lent each year, to spend 40 days engaged in prayer, fasting and almsgiving.   Church goers at MacKillop are invited to light a votive candle and place it on the sand as a sign of their willingness to pray for others or a sign of their participation in the discipline of Lent!

Re Classes Started

After School RE Classes have started at Mary MacKillop.  In the group preparing for confirmation we have so far – Back Row: Danny Zito, Jamie Zito, Stefanie Rickman, Catechist Rose Doss, Jenna Jordan, Michael Kolman, Aimee Carter, Kayla Maher, Samantha Zito FRONT: Heather Bongiovanni, Ethan Catchalian and Declan Scott.