Holy Family Church Kalamunda
Catholic Archdiocese of Perth
lest we forget - Anzac day 25th April 2020
ANZAC Dawn Service - RSLWA is encouraging all Aussies to get creative in a show of mateship this ANZAC Day – by standing in quiet contemplation at the end of their driveways, or on their balconies, at 6am on April 25.
Update from St Vincent de Paul - Holy Family Vinnies Team is still delivering Parishioners’ gifts to the monthly Blessing Basket. On Holy Thursday food parcels were delivered to four families of needy people in their homes in Kalamunda.
Safeguarding - The Safeguarding Office has released some very timely tips for Parents to keep Children safe both Online & Offline - SAFEGUARDING INFORMATION for Parents during the Covid 19 Pandemic
They are also hosting a FREE Cyber Safety Parent Webinar on Monday 4th May. See flyer for info on how to register.
Sunday 26 April 2020 - Third Sunday of Easter - Year A
Psalm 65: 1-2
Cry out with joy to God, all the earth;
O sing to the glory of his name.
O render him glorious praise, alleluia.
On the day of Pentecost Peter stood up with the Eleven and addressed the crowd in a loud voice: ‘Men of Israel, listen to what I am going to say: Jesus the Nazarene was a man commended to you by God by the miracles and portents and signs that God worked through him when he was among you, as you all know. This man, who was put into your power by the deliberate intention and foreknowledge of God, you took and had crucified by men outside the Law. You killed him, but God raised him to life, freeing him from the pangs of Hades; for it was impossible for him to be held in its power since, as David says of him:
I saw the Lord before me always,
for with him at my right hand nothing can shake me.
So my heart was glad
and my tongue cried out with joy;
my body, too, will rest in the hope
that you will not abandon my soul to Hades
nor allow your holy one to experience corruption.
You have made known the way of life to me,
you will fill me with gladness through your presence.
‘Brothers, no one can deny that the patriarch David himself is dead and buried: his tomb is still with us. But since he was a prophet, and knew that God had sworn him an oath to make one of his descendants succeed him on the throne, what he foresaw and spoke about was the resurrection of the Christ: he is the one who was not abandoned to Hades, and whose body did not experience corruption. God raised this man Jesus to life, and all of us are witnesses to that. Now raised to the heights by God’s right hand, he has received from the Father the Holy Spirit, who was promised, and what you see and hear is the outpouring of that Spirit.’
R. Lord, you will show us the path of life.
Preserve me, God, I take refuge in you.
I say to the Lord: ‘You are my God.
O Lord, it is you who are my portion and cup;
it is you yourself who are my prize.’ R.
I will bless the Lord who gives me counsel,
who even at night directs my heart.
I keep the Lord ever in my sight:
since he is at my right hand, I shall stand firm. R.
And so my heart rejoices, my soul is glad;
even my body shall rest in safety.
For you will not leave my soul among the dead,
nor let your beloved know decay. R.
You will show me the path of life,
the fullness of joy in your presence,
at your right hand happiness for ever. R.
1 Peter 1:17-21
If you are acknowledging as your Father one who has no favourites and judges everyone according to what he has done, you must be scrupulously careful as long as you are living away from your home. Remember, the ransom that was paid to free you from the useless way of life your ancestors handed down was not paid in anything corruptible, neither in silver nor gold, but in the precious blood of a lamb without spot or stain, namely Christ; who, though known since before the world was made, has been revealed only in our time, the end of the ages, for your sake. Through him you now have faith in God, who raised him from the dead and gave him glory for that very reason – so that you would have faith and hope in God.
Lord Jesus, make your word plain to us:
make our hearts burn with love when you speak.
Two of the disciples of Jesus were on their way to a village called Emmaus, seven miles from Jerusalem, and they were talking together about all that had happened. Now as they talked this over, Jesus himself came up and walked by their side; but something prevented them from recognising him. He said to them, ‘What matters are you discussing as you walk along?’ They stopped short, their faces downcast.
Then one of them, called Cleopas, answered him, ‘You must be the only person staying in Jerusalem who does not know the things that have been happening there these last few days.’ ‘What things?’ he asked. ‘All about Jesus of Nazareth’ they answered ‘who proved he was a great prophet by the things he said and did in the sight of God and of the whole people; and how our chief priests and our leaders handed him over to be sentenced to death, and had him crucified. Our own hope had been that he would be the one to set Israel free. And this is not all: two whole days have gone by since it all happened; and some women from our group have astounded us: they went to the tomb in the early morning, and when they did not find the body, they came back to tell us they had seen a vision of angels who declared he was alive. Some of our friends went to the tomb and found everything exactly as the women had reported, but of him they saw nothing.’
Then he said to them, ‘You foolish men! So slow to believe the full message of the prophets! Was it not ordained that the Christ should suffer and so enter into his glory?’ Then, starting with Moses and going through all the prophets, he explained to them the passages throughout the scriptures that were about himself.
When they drew near to the village to which they were going, he made as if to go on; but they pressed him to stay with them. ‘It is nearly evening’ they said ‘and the day is almost over.’ So he went in to stay with them. Now while he was with them at table, he took the bread and said the blessing; then he broke it and handed it to them. And their eyes were opened and they recognised him; but he had vanished from their sight. Then they said to each other, ‘Did not our hearts burn within us as he talked to us on the road and explained the scriptures to us?’
They set out that instant and returned to Jerusalem. There they found the Eleven assembled together with their companions, who said to them, ‘Yes, it is true. The Lord has risen and has appeared to Simon.’ Then they told their story of what had happened on the road and how they had recognised him at the breaking of bread.
Luke 24: 35
The disciples recognized the Lord Jesus
in the breaking of the bread, alleluia.
Planned Giving Contributions
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Service Men and Women,
Phoebe Francis 1954, Kit O’Toole 1974, Tulio Agostino 2004, Renee Margaret D’Netto 2000, Rosaline Fookes 1998, Fr Domenico Cremasco SVD 2016, Domenico Zurzolo 1995,
Helen Marie Sydow 2011, Gladys Kempton 2017.
PLEASE PRAY FOR THE SICK
Shirley Hay, Beula Barratt, Shane, Shona Kozma, Stuart Sheldon, Fr Blasco Fonseca, Mrs Steele, Paul Lee, Eamon McInerney, Cathy Murray, Humphrey Park, Jim Paparo, John d'Adhemar, Kathy Young, Lawrence, Bernadette Corges, Bernadette Josling, Fred Neubronner, Patrick Armstrong, Greg O’Connor, Alexandra Cregan, Lyn Brown, Gai Smith, Mr Doherty, Eileen Bresland, Danielle Killmurray, Rosa Santos, Victor Silva, Francis Corges, Mary Watson, Anne Park, Lisa Stewart, Terry Page, Flynn Winter, Tony Mondello, Carolyn Tupling, Corrie Van De Putri, Anna Furfaro, Trevor & Madaleine Thomas, Sheila Nolan-Neylan, Naranda & Nathan Schultz, Maria Nordhoff, Courtney, Dorothy Oliver, Mary Brandis, Mike Steward, Paul Watson, Murphy, Margaret Jones, Sue Sondalini, Christine Ferguson, Will Spirker, Dom Michael Tunney, June Winter, Anne-Marie Sternheim.
Stay at Home & Pray
New resources are now available on the Centre of Liturgy website including ANZAC Day Prayer Reflection. The Centre of Liturgy site is a great source of information and useful links to help you during this time.
How to pray the Rosary with Father Paul Nulley - a guided and easy to understand online series on how to pray the Rosary. You will be taken step by step through which prayers to recite and when, explanations of each mystery, as well as what to mediate on and pray for while reciting the Rosary.
A SPIRITUAL COMMUNION SERVICE Celebrated in the home - a Spiritual Communion Service has been developed for families and small groups to pray and worship together. It includes links to the daily readings and will guide you through this time of reflection.
PLEASE SUPPORT OUR BULLETIN SPONSORS
Fr Antony Suresh
Tel: 0412 842 380
Parish Office - Fridays Only
Tel: 9293 1646
Tuesday & Wednesday - phone Louisa on 0412 197 837
Lourdes Benedictos - 0416 826 133
Paul Hansen - 0417 956 603