Planned Giving envelopes are available for collection at the church or office. Many thanks for your wonderful contributions to our Parish.
Financial Report for the year ended 30th June 2019 Operating income for the year was $287,138 and expenditure $388,075. Expenditure included almost $111,000 on essential Church and Presbytery repairs, painting and maintenance. Planned giving receipts were $105,908, down approximately $3,000 from the previous year. Second collections amounted to $44,610, down approximately $2,600.
The collated data has inspired six national themes: 1 Missionary and evangelizing 2 Inclusive 3 Prayerful and Eucharistic 4 Humble, healing and merciful 5 Joyful ,hope-filled and servent community 6 Open to conversion, renewal and reform For more information visit the website.
St Patrick’s collected $15,000 for Caritas over the Lentan Period. Well done.
Winter is upon us and the welfare arm of Wangaratta has a serious shortage of warm blankets. If you are able to donate a clean, warm blanket please place it in the boxes at the back of St Patrick’s and Our Lady’s churches or give it to a Conference member.
The Wangaratta Parishes welcome Fr. Dean on his appointment to Wangaratta. Dean entered the seminary in Mindanao in the southern part of the Philippines, then transferred to Manila where he joined a seminary, then went to university studying Psychology. He worked as a Psychologist in one of the orphanages in Manila, acted as a guidance counsellor in […]