No Mass - Saturday, October 19
As Te Puru has been booked for a function there will be no Mass in Beachlands on Saturday, October 19.
Next Mass - Saturday, October 26 at 5pm
The Beachlands Catholic Community celebrates Mass at 5pm each Saturday at the Function Room, Te Puru Community Centre, 954 Whitford-Maraetai Rd., Beachlands, Manukau (follow driveway to left and use car park and entrance at rear of building). All welcome.
Roster for Saturday, October 19
Co-ordinator - No Mass in Beachlands this weekend
Hall set up -
Roster for Saturday, October 26
Co-ordinator - E Lee
Hall set up - Lees and Locke
Word - E Lee and R Locke
Eucharist - C Fleming
Roster August - October click below
28th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Caring Group to help our community
They'll know we are Christians by our love. And one way we can show our Christian love is to care for one another, especially in times of need or distress.
Several people have already volunteered their services to start the Group but we need more. We also need to know if there is anyone who needs help from the Caring Group. So, if you would like to be a volunteer who may be called upon from time to time please contact Glenis Clapham (ph: 09 536 6305) or Kathie McNabney (ph: 09 530 8130). If you need some help or know of someone from our community who needs help please let Glenis or Kathie know.
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Have you considered joining the parish planned giving programme? No more searching through your purse or wallet at collection time. You will be provided with a set of envelopes which need only be placed in the basket with your donation inside. And best of all at the end of each tax year you will receive a statement of your contributions so you can make a claim on your tax return.
Why not join up now. Contact the parish office for further information. Ph 5348710
How giving a little can mean a lot
‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’ (Matthew 25:40)
There are always people in need, sometimes long term, sometimes short term, sometimes in an emergency. The parish Food Bank, run by the Howick branch of the SVDP society, helps many families who find themselves in need of basic food items. Through supporting this we are putting into action the Church's principles of Social Justice: Human Dignity, Preferential Option for the Poor, the Common Good, Solidarity, Subsidiarity, Stewardship and Participation.
When you come to Mass at Beachlands try to bring one food item, a packet or can that can be added to the Food Bank, and place it in the basket on the table when you come in.
Giving a little can mean such a lot.
Please continue to keep Eileen Gallagher, John Clapham, Allan Saunders, Francis McNabney and other members of our community in your prayers.
John also asks us to pray for a breakthrough for treatment within New Zealand for neuroendocrine cancer.