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ST CHRISTOPHER'S PARISH MISSION 2018

St Christopher’s Parish welcomes its 2018 Parish Mission Speaker Fr. Richard Leonard, a gifted Jesuit priest, film critic, professor and renowned author. Fr. Leonard is an inspirational speaker who has changed the hearts and minds many a Christian.

 What is a Parish Mission? A Parish mission is a series of sessions that helps one reflect on our journey of faith, our relationship with God and our relationship with each other. This mission will focus on the issues that confront us as Christians in the contemporary world and will offer practical directions on how we can live more deeply our lives of faith.

When and where will the Parish Mission be held? Fr. Leonard will preach at St Christopher’s weekend Masses:

Sat 25 Aug 6.00pm

Sun 26 Aug 8.30 am and 10.30am

Mon 27 Aug to Wed 29 Aug - 75 min sessions on each of the days - Mornings from 10.00 to 11.15am and Evenings from 7.30 to 8.45pm   

What are the topics for each of the 3-day sessions?

Session One - Mon 27 Aug : “Going out to the world: we need all the help we can get”

How to impart our Catholic traditions to the Young and help ourselves apply these traditions to our daily lives?

Session Two - Tues 28 Aug : “Nine steps to making better choices for my life”

One the strongest element within the Catholic tradition is the process of discerning the promptings of God in my daily life.  How can we practically apply the best of our Christian spirituality to the choices we make at home, work and the wider community?

Session Three - Wed 29 Aug : “Where the Hell is God? Holding to Faith through the Tough Times.”

Our faith in God is easier when everything is going well. But what about the times in our lives when it is challenged, undermined and threatened by the things that happens to us, or those we love?

For more information about Fr. Leonard or to view his YouTube recordings, please visit Fr Leonard YouTube Recordings



New Life in the Spirit

This Easter we are delighted to welcome our four newly Baptised (Tuan Huynh, Li-Shan Wong, Anoja Xavier & Onaela Xavier) and the two candidates coming into full communion with the Catholic Church (Scott Rollings & Watson Xavier), into our St. Christopher’s Parish.



St. Christopher's Fete

Our recent Fete was a resounding success. Read our Parish Priest's message of thanks here, and view a slideshow of the day's event.


Looking to the Future - A Reflection

Last weekend, at all Masses on the 5th Sunday in Ordinary time, Fr. Ralph Besterwitch presented his reflection on the future of St. Christopher's parish. As it was an important homily and lays out ideas and plans for St. Christopher's Parish going forward, his reflection is reproduced here for all parishioners to have a chance to read it, in case you were not present on the weekend...


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