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Welcome to the website of

St Mary of the Angels Catholic Parish, Geelong


Please take the time to learn more about our parish community via our website, or better still, come visit us in person!


Click here for a map and details of parking.
 

Mass Times

 
Parish Priest: Fr James Clarke     Assistant Parish Priest: Fr Joseph Panackal IVD

 

  
 
TRINITY SUNDAY REFLECTION (FROM GARRETT PUBLISHING)
By Anne Hunt
Please click on the link or image above to open the pdf reflection.
Pentecost Weekend - Reflection  composed  May 27, 2020
written by Anna Demetriou (St Mary's Pastoral worker)
Click on the link or photo above to open the file. 
 
 
Image for Ascension Sunday
Ascension Sunday - Year - May 24, 2020
written by Anna Demetriou (St Mary's Pastoral worker)
Click on the link or photo above to open the file. 

 

 

INVITATION TO JOIN OUR WEEKLY ROSARY GROUP

VIA ZOOM  

 

We invite you to join in this new weekly Rosary prayer group 

Fridays at 10.00am.

 

Please contact us by Thursday 4.00pm with your

email address if you are interested and would like

to be a part of this reflective prayer group.

You can do this by calling the Parish Office (5222 1977)

with your email address and information, or email: rhay@stmarysgeelong.com.au

 

 

What you need is access to a computer/laptop

with video-audio options, or a smart phone on

which you can access email, and install the Zoom app.

...and only a little technical knowledge, or courage.

 

Basically the “meeting” will be initiated and led by us

(Fr Joseph & Rebecca) here at the parish - an email

will be sent out at 9.30am - 30 mins prior to the start

of prayer - with an invitation link, meeting number

& password and instructions on how to join in.

 

   

 

 

 

 

St Mary's Prayer Chain Pic

 

St Mary's Prayer Chain

How the Prayer Chain Works:

You are invited to send prayer requests to Cheryle Douglas.

Prayers can be sent directly via email: cheryledouglas50@gmail.com

You can use just first name and/or initials.

Please be assured that communication with the Prayer Chain is confidential.

 

If you wish to access a copy of the brochure please click on this link.

 

 


 



 

 

SUNDAY MASS FM RADIO BROADCAST

 

SUNDAY 7.00 am on Light FM, 89.9 (from St Simon’s, Rowville

  

SUNDAY 10.00 am on The Pulse 94.7 FM (from St Mary’s Basilica, Geelong)

 

 

   



  

 

VISIT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE

 

 

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Receive updates from St Mary of the Angels Parish and view reflections and resources. Click the Facebook image above, or the link that follows, to join:

 

 

https://www.facebook.com/St-Mary-of-the-Angels-Parish-103118478011107/

 

 

 



 

DAILY REFLECTIONS

 

Our weekly Booklet (usually available in the Narthex)

 

 

 

June 1 - June 6

 

 

 June 8 - June 13

 

Please use this resource to help you reflect on the

goodness of God in your daily lives.

 

  

 

WEEKDAY MASS SHEET

 

 

 

June 1 - June 6

 

 

June 8 - June 13

 

 

It references the Readings for each weekday and includes the responses one would say during the weekday Mass.

 

 



 

  

 

 

 

SOMETHING FOR THE KIDS

 

Children's Worksheet (for older kids)

(Trinity Sunday - June 7) 

 

Junior Children's Worksheet (for littler kids)

(Trinity Sunday - June 7) 

 

Children's Scripture Word Search

(June 7 Sunday - May 31)

 

(from LiturgyHelp online)  - a Catholic Resource

 

  

 



 

 

 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

 

UPDATED: MAY 31, 2020

Even though there have been changes to Victorian Government regulations,
THE DOORS OF THE BASILICA & THE EUCHARISTIC CHAPEL

WILL REMAIN CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC,

until further notice. We are under the guidance of the Archdiocese of Melbourne and the Victorian Government, and work to keep the health and well being of our Parish community safely ensured.

 

Thank you for your continued patience.

 

 

Victorian Website

 

Current Restriction Updates

 

(updated here on May 14, 2020)

 

 

 

Statement from the Premier, Monday, March 23, 2020

 

 

Important notice from the Catholic Dioceses of Victoria, Wednesday, March 18, 2020

 

 

There will be no public Masses celebrated at St Mary's Basilica until further notice. Reconciliation usually held after the 9 am Saturday Mass Saturdays is also cancelled. Our Eucharistic Chapel is also closed to the public.

 

...excerpt from document...

...In light of this, all Catholics in Victoria are dispensed from their Sunday obligation until further notice (canon 1248). We encourage you to continue active participation in the life of the Church, through activities such as time in personal and family prayer, reflecting on the Scriptures, making a spiritual communion, or participating in a Mass online:

 

http://bit.ly/MassOnDemand

 

or https://melbournecatholic.org.au/Mass

 

or www.wordonfire.org/daily-mass

 

 

Thank you for your patience and understanding regarding these changes.
May God bless you and keep you safe and well.
Take care of yourself and others.

Peace be with you.

 

 



 

 THE PARISH OFFICE 

 

REMAINS OPEN 9.00am am - 5.00 pm

(Monday-Friday).

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUERIES or REQUIRE HELP,

 

PLEASE CALL US ON 5222 1977

 

 



 

 

ST MARY'S PARISH PANTRY IS OPEN

 

The volunteers of the Parish Pantry are keeping the door open to help those in need of food relief. You will require a current Centrelink card, Refugee card or a referral to access this aid.

 

Opening hours are:

 

Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays

 

from 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm.

 

Please regularly check this page for updates.

 

 



 


Bulletins

Current Parish Bulletin
 
 
 

 
Please click on the link to open the current flyer
submitted by Mr Chris Hansen.
 
Thank you St Mary's Parish for your generosity.
 
It is great news to know that Viqueque is Covid-19 free!!
 



     

 

TRINITY SUNDAY

 

@ ST MARY'S PARISH

 

DISPLAY ON THE CNR. YARRA & LITTLE MYERS STREETS, GEELONG.

 

DESIGNED BY REBECCA HAY

 

 

 

 

 

 

PENTECOST SUNDAY DISPLAY (May 31)

Thank you to all the children attending St Mary's Primary School for making Holy Spirit Artwork and Banners for this display.

We love your enthusiatic involvement and your creativity. 

 

Click on this link below to view a video of this glorious display from our Facebook page @ (St Mary of the Angels Parish).

https://www.facebook.com/103118478011107/videos/1160945974255330/

 

 

 

 

 

 

ASCENSION SUNDAY DISPLAY (on May 24, 2020)

 

Ascension Sunday Display Full view

 

 

 

MOTHERS' DAY DISPLAY - 2020

IMAGE OF MOTHER AND CHILD (BY ARTIST: EVA CAMPBELL)

ARRANGEMENT & PRAYER ON BOARD - REBECCA HAY

 

A special thank you to the staff and students from St Mary's Primary School who contributed beautiful reflections for the fence line of our display. Your contribution is very much appreciated and loved.

 

 

 

 

 

ANZAC DAY SERVICE

 

THE DISPLAY SHOWN AS THE SUN RISES IN THE SKY

 

 

 

 

FR JIM LED THE SERVICE & THE RSL TRIBUTE

 

 

DIANE READ LAY A WREATH ON BEHALF OF ALL THE PARISHIONERS OF ST MARY'S PARISH & FR JOSEPH LAY A WREATH ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF GREATER GEELONG COUNCIL

 

 

KEVIN HAY PIPED THE LAST POST

 

Parish Prayer
  Parish Mission Statement