Christmas Cards $4.00 pkt of 8 and Columban Calenders $9.00.
Please join us for a Parish Christmas Gathering on Sunday 8th December at 12.00pm at the Wangaratta Club. $25.50 per person for a traditional two coarse Christmas lunch. RSVP on or before 3rd December or contact the Parish Office on 57221970.
The St Vincent de Paul Giving Tree has been placed in St Patrick’s Church in the old wing. Parishioners are invited to take a tag and return their voucher to the box under the tree or to the Parish Office during office hours by Sunday, December 8th. Monetary donations can also be placed in the […]
St Vincent de Paul is currently conducting its annual Assist A Student Campaign. This program assists students in very poor circumstances in countries to our north to get to school. It costs $70 to assist one student for one year. Pamphlets are available in the church.
The 5th Sunday Collection raised $1503 across the two parishes.
Nationally, Project Compassion 2019 raised $10.8 million. Sandhurst Diocese contribution was $496,000, an increase of 4.5% on the previous year. We had 100% involvement from our parishes and schools. Thank you for your generous support.
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.
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 […]