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Letter from Archbishop Peter Comensoli
This week there is a letter from the Archbishop, addressed to the Pastoral Council and Finance Committees. This letter was shared with these bodies on Wednesday, and is now provided for your information. You will note that the Archbishop will soon meet with the priests of the wider Bayside area to discuss how the Mission of the Church may best be achieved in this area. The Archbishop undertakes to meet with the communities in the future with more information. 
Read the Letter Here
Archbishop of Melbourne Coat of Arms
This week, representatives from MACS (Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools) met with the Principal of St Joseph's, Fr David and others to advise of a formal consultation process that is being undertaken to examine the ongoing viability of St Joseph's school - The School Viability Consultation Process. This process will take account of the current and projected enrolments, the area demographics, and the opinions of the school community. More information will be provided shortly about this process.

Read the Statement in our Bulletin
MACS Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools
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First Friday Holy Hour at Joan of Arc 6:30pm This Friday
Volunteer thanksgiving Mass and High Tea
The Chosen Watch Season 3 Together
The Chosen is a ground breaking historical drama based on the life of Jesus, seen through the eyes of those who knew him.
Set against the backdrop of Jewish oppression in first-century Israel, the seven-season show shares an authentic and intimate look at Jesus’ revolutionary life and teachings.

Bayside Catholic Mission Represented at WYD Gathering

Fr Choi in the Emerging Leaders Group
The Archbishop is sending 535 pilgrims to World Youth Day 2023 held in Lisbon, Portugal. Six of our young adults and one of our priests will also be in attendance. On Sunday 30th April all of the pilgrims gathered to discern the meaning of pilgrimage.
Our young adults played some crucial roles on the day - read about their experiences in the article here.
Lucy Rochford on Stage
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Divine Renovation

God and Beer 8th May 2023
Click here for the video of April's amazing talk on the Pell Legacy by Bishop Peter Elliott.
Next Topic: Divine Renovation: Renewing the Parish
Speaker: Kevin Bailey OAM
Date: Monday 8th May

Time:  6.30pm dinner available for purchase, 7.30pm for the talk
Venue: Notting Hill Hotel (Steakhouse Room), 260-262 Ferntree Gully Rd, Notting Hill, VIC
Contact: John - 
Corpus Christi College Trivia Night
Join us for a night of fun, skill and luck with the students and staff of the Seminary.
Gather your friends and family to make up teams to compete in our College Trivia Event.
Lots of prizes up for grabs.

Supper and drinks are included.
Friday 19 May 2023 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (UTC+10)

Corpus Christi College
180 Drummond Street, Carlton Victoria 3053

Pope Francis’ message for 60th World Day of Prayer for Vocations

Priest man in white chasuble surrounded by other priests
Image Source: Melbourne Catholic
In his message for the 60th World Day of Prayer for Vocations (Good Shepherd Sunday), Pope Francis reflects on how vocation is both 'Grace' and 'Mission'
Click here to read the article

Listening to the wisdom of the people of God

Take the way of the Gospel people
Image Source: Melbourne Catholic
In his pastoral letter on Take the Way of the Gospel, released at Pentecost in 2021, Archbishop Peter A Comensoli wrote that his words marked ‘the beginning of a way of thinking and acting that will involve us all—bishops, clergy and laity. It will be a journey of listening and learning and walking together. Bring it to prayer; begin to talk with one another; open your hearts to where the Lord is calling us; reach out to your neighbours in faith.’
Click here to read the article
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