May 21 marked the blessing of a new statue at the ST Mary of the Cross church Ballajura. A special thanks to all who attended and especially all who helped with the preparations of the church, chapel and the brunch feast that followed. Archbishop Timothy Costelloe blessed the Statue of ‘Our Lady of Ballajura Comfort […]
Pictured Solomiia and Natalia Sadovyy, among the first 750 Ukrainians arriving in Australia and finding safe haven in Ballajura, on March 22. They are Fr. John Jegorow’s cousins from Lviv.
The Tuesday morning Mass has moved to the new time of 9am. Until recently Mary MacKillop could boast of the earliest weekday Mass time (6.30am) in the Metro area. However falling numbers of Mass goers could be counted on one hand, where as, the 9am time slot needs fingers and toes to count participants.
Ash Wednesday, (March 2) the start of Lent is just around the corner. It is a special time of grace for Christians. We begin the six week period by having the priest sign us with blessed ashes on our foreheads. The three points of focus are fasting, prayer and almsgiving. Each of these elements is […]