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37 Boddington Crescent, Kambah, ACT, 2902
Rev Fr. Praveen Paul
(02) 6231 9219
Monday - Friday 9.00am to 12noon

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Introduction

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Palm Sunday

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Parish Newsletters

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Bulletin 15th August 2021

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16th May 2021

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Parish Bulletin

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COVID-19 Update - Masses have resumed

Great News

We can have 100 worshipers back in our Church and we have returned to our regular schedule.


 Bookings for the weekend of 6th -7th November are now closed however walks in are available


Masks, Checking In, Social Distancing & Sanitising are still a must so that we can protect and keep each other safe.


Please stay up to date with the latest ACT Government COVID-19 information and restrictions the website https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/  

It is updated regularly with exposure sites, case number and restriction information.

 

If you have any questions, concerns or need assistance please reach out, we all need to be there for each other.

 

During this time, we can all have feelings of frustration, fear, anxiety & stress.
Please be kind to yourselves & each other and together we can get through this. 
Reach out if you need help and reach out to family, friend & colleagues to check that they are ok.


If you are on the computer and constantly looking at news it can be depressing, while we need to stay informed, we also need to take time to stop, think how lucky we are and get some fresh air.

 

Remember stay safe, well & connected, we are in this together and together (while apart) we can do this.

 

Elizabeth

Weekly Mass Times

Normal Mass Time Resume Wednesday 3rd November 2021

 

Weekend Masses 

6:00pm                        Saturday     Mass

8:30am                        Sunday          Mass

10:00am                      Sunday          Mass

 

Weekday Masses

9:30am                        Monday           Liturgy of the Word

6:00pm                        Tuesday           Mass

9:30am                        Wednesday     Mass

9:30am                        Thursday         Mass

9:30am                        Friday               Mass


Youth Ministry - Will not be held until further notice

To keep updated with youth ministry events happening in the parish's either follow @kambah_ym  or look out for messages in the bulletin/newsletter or on our website Kambah@cg.org.au

Vietnamese Services. - Return Sunday 7th November 2021

Will be held at St Thomas the Apostle at 5pm on the 1st & 3rd Sunday's of the Month by Fr Peter.

 

Please contact the Office for more information.

 

St Thomas the Apostle Kambah - Updates

Raffle Tickets are now due back.

Our Raffle will be drawn on Saturday 20th November 2021.  

If you have any tickets left please return them to Fr Praveen, Deb Poulton or Elizabeth in the office.

You have to be in it to win it.

Healing Masses have returned.

Will be held on the 1st Friday of the month starting Friday 5th November. 

Mass will be followed by morning tea in the Parish Centre 

Please bring something to share.

The Leaks are Back.

The Insurance, plumbers, builders are on the job to find the source of the issues.

Please be patient, we assure you everything that can be done is being done.

The Evaporation Cooling in the Church has ceased working.

It cannot be repaired, we are currently looking into options for replacement. 

Weekday Masses - You no longer need to book.

Weekend Masses - Still require Booking

6:00pm Saturday   Mass

8:30am Sunday     Mass

10:00am Sunday    Mass

 

 Great news normal Masses are running & due to the updated policy of 1 person / 4m2 

This means that we can now have 100 inside the Church with up to 100 persons outside, so you no longer need to book.

Check in at Masses using the Check in CBR App is required if you cannot check in yourself please see person at desk to get them to check you in.

Present to the check in table identify your name and the number of people attending with you on the booking sheet, and your name will be marked off the list.  

For Weekday Masses please sign yourself in using the check in CBR App.

Weekday Masses

9:30am Monday        Liturgy of the Word

6:00pm Tuesday        Mass

9:30am Wednesday  Mass

9:30am Thursday      Mass

9:30am Friday            Mass

 

If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact Elizabeth in the office.

I hope that you stay, Safe, Well and Connected.

God Bless

2nd Collection Donations & CDF News

CDF News

The CDF has set up a quick & easy way to donate to the First & Second Collections in our Parish.

Just use the following link & fill in the form.

Please ensure you pick which collection you wish to donate too (1st or 2nd) & enter your information to ensure that the money you donate comes back to us.

https://www.bpoint.com.au/pay/catholicdevelopmentfundarchdioceseofcanberra

We really appreciate you continued support during this difficult time.

Second Collection (Parish Revenue)

All money from the second collection is banked in the Church account.

It is used for the running of the parish. eg utilities (including presbytery utilities), parish secretary wage, priest vehicles & superannuation, stationary, maintenance, insurance etc.

As well as payments to support the Australian Catholic Bishop’s Conference, the NSW Bishop’s Conference, the Apostolic Nunciature (contributions to the Vatican) & the National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders Catholic Council.

 

Paying by Cash

If you wish to drop your cash envelopes into the locked Church letter box these will be collected, counted and banked as usual.

Set up a Direct Debit  

Please download the attached form, fill in a return the office either by way of the locked letter box at the Church or via email to kambah@cg.org.au

Pay by Credit Card

Credit Cards are debited monthly on or about the 20th of the month.

Please download the attached form, fill in a return the office either by way of the locked letter box at the Church or via email to kambah@cg.org.au

Direct Deposit.

We can also accept direct deposits into our bank account, please ensure that you put your name &/or your envelope number in the description so that I can match your payment back to your envelope number in the system.

The account details are as follows.

*  BSB:              062 786

*  Acc #:           000 014 976

*  Acc Name:  St Thomas the Apostle Parish Church

*  Reference:  PG Surname, First Name or Envelope Number

 

Forms can downloaded from the APPLICATION FORMS tab.


 

Resources

I have collected together some link with resources for.

Government Updates

Catholic Online Resources – Prayer and Masses

 

The following is a website with some beautiful nature images that can brighten your day.

https://unsplash.com/s/photos/beautiful-nature

Government Updates.

https://covidlive.com.au/

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-10-15/covid-blog-nsw-victoria-queensland-lockdown-press-conferences/100540750

 

Catholic Online Resources – Prayer and Masses

Online prayer service including streaming of masses are available using the following links.

Canberra Goulburn Archdiocese Resources

https://cgcatholic.org.au/

https://www.catholicvoice.org.au/

https://www.facebook.com/archdiocesecanberragoulburn/

Live Stream Mass St. Christopher’s Cathedral

Monday – Saturday    12:15pm

Sunday                       11:00am

https://www.catholicvoice.org.au/mass-online/

 

Chanel 10 is broadcasting Mass

https://10play.com.au/mass-for-you-at-home/about

http://www.mfyah.com/index.html

http://www.mfyah.com/video.html

 

Other Resources 

https://melbournecatholic.org.au/Mass 

https://www.pray.com.au/

https://www.vaticannews.va/en.html

 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Fr Praveen or Elizabeth in the office. 

Information & Further updates including COVID exposure sites can be found on the ACT Government COVID-19 website. 
https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/
https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/act-status-and-response/lockdown 
https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/news-articles/seven-day-lockdown-for-the-act
https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/act-status-and-response/act-covid-19-exposure-locations
 
 
We will update our website and email when we have more information.

Elizabeth

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