Church Notices and Rosters

Altar Cleaning:
August 25th – M Tainsh
Church Cleaning:

August  – St Gabriel’s Team

Collection Counters
August 25th – Mitchell Team
Children’s Liturgy
August 25th – Marianne and Therese
 
MONSIGNOR ALLMAN update:
Mons is now at the Latrobe Valley Regional Hospital undertaking rehabilitation. He is doing very well and thanks everyone for their love and prayers. Masses at Glengarry and on Saturday mornings are cancelled until further notice.
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Ladies Long Lunch

Date: Sunday 8thSeptember 2019

Time: 12:00pm

Cost: $50.00 per head

Includes 3 course lunch, complimentary champagne on arrival, an inspirational guest speaker, Karen Humphries who will share info on the most important tips for women –how to care for ourselves.All welcome, ask your friends to come and enjoy a relaxing time of fine food and good company.

Tickets now available at the Parish Office.

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SAVE THIS DATE: Sunday August 25 2019 4:00-7:00pm.
Parishioners of all stages of ‘youth’ are warmly invited to come to our Youth Event to be held in the Kildare Hall at Lavalla Catholic College, Kosciuszko Street, Traralgon. It’s a great celebration, and includes Mass at 5:00pm. Please show our youth your encouragement. We’re currently looking for sponsors, performers, volunteers, leaders, readers . . . all help gratefully received.
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VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED:
We are in urgent need of three teams of five or six people each, who would be happy to come and clean our beautiful church. It is usually cleaned twice per month, and takes a team of five about an hour to vacuum, dust and ensure our pews are rubbish free. Currently we do not have a cleaning team for May, so this need is quite urgent. Please let the Parish Office know if you could help out.
Thank You.
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MAINTENANCE TEAM NEWS
We are currently blessed to have a number of dedicated parishioners who happily give of their time and talents to look after our buildings and our gardens. The Maintenance Team is now in need of further parishioners to boost their number. Forms to register your details are available on the tables in the Church entrances, and are also available on our website, www.smpt.org.au

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LECTORS AND COMMENTATORS REQUIRED:
We currently have a real need for people to volunteer as Lectors (Readers) and Commentators, especially at 6:00pm Mass on Saturday nights.
Thanks to the few people who have responded with generosity to our plea. It would be marvelous to have two or three more volunteers. Training is available for anyone who is able to answer their baptismal calling in this service to the parish. Please contact parish office on 5174 2060 if you are interested.
Thank you.
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PIETY STALL
We are in need of volunteers to work in our Piety Stall for 10-15 minutes after each Mass. Volunteers will receive some training, and need to have a current Working With Children Check. You will be rostered on once per month. Please contact parish office for more details.
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HOSPITAL VISITATION
It is currently very difficult for the parish to know when people are ill in hospital or at home. The ‘Catholic lists’ of yesteryear at the hospitals no longer exist. So, if there’s anyone in your family or anyone you know of who is unwell and who would welcome a visit from a parish representative or from Father, could you please let the office know by ringing 5174 2060.
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OUR PARISH ‘APP’
Our St Michael’s Parish Traralgon ‘App’ is ready!  Availability of Mass times, parish information, bulletins and events and much more right on your phone!
Download it from here:
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/st-michaels-parish-traralgon/id1456238045?ls=1&mt=8
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.stmichaelscp.androidg27
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BULLETIN ITEMS:
Anyone wishing to have information included in the Bulletin needs to have the information to the Parish Office by midday on the preceding Thursday.
Thank you.