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The Parish Office is open weekdays
Monday - Friday 9am to 3pm
Phone: (08) 9721 2141
Fax: (08) 9791 3257
Physical Address: 11 Money Street, Bunbury, Western Australia, 6230
Postal Address: P.O. Box 2005, Bunbury, Western Australia, 6231
Mass Times at the Cathedral
Saturday: 8am and 6pm Vigil
Sunday: 8am, 10am and 6pm
Reconciliation: Saturday's 5:00pm to 5:40pm or book an appointment by ringing the parish office (97212141)
Mass at 6pm every Sunday evening at Dalyellup Community Centre
This Week's Parish News
Our Mission is to continue growing as a community where people can meet Jesus Christ and grow in his life and mission in the Catholic Faith.
The spirituality our parish mission is expressed best in the parish prayer of St Therese of Avila.
Christ has no body on earth but yours;
no hands but yours;
no feet but yours.
Yours are the eyes through which he is to look out-
Christ's compassion to the world.
Yours are the feet with which he is to go about doing good.
Yours are the hands with which he is to bless others now.
To be a Parish that is open and transparent, nurturing, united and inclusive.
To be a community that is welcoming, embracing and caring for families, youth and valuing cultural diversity.
To be a Parish that brings those who do not know Christ into relationship with him.
Latest Pastoral Letters from Bishop Gerard
After School Sacramental Programme
Exciting Upcoming Parish Events!
Our parish has over 45 ministries & groups each playing a unique part bringing Christ to people.
Feel free to talk to any of these officers about any queries/concerns that you may have about the safeguarding of children or the vulnerable in our parish.
Doreen Wijekoon firstname.lastname@example.org
Pauline Harling email@example.com
Alexis Woolhead firstname.lastname@example.org
Ruth Dunne email@example.com
Kath Fenton firstname.lastname@example.org
Helenmary Sykes email@example.com
Faith Education Corner —
The Feast of Jesus’ Ascension celebrates the end of Jesus’ work on earth for us, and his return to God his Father.
The ascension is part of the resurrection. Resurrection emphasises that Jesus has entered a new life and not just that he recovered his previous life. The ascension emphasises that the risen Jesus is together with the Father, that he shares the place and dignity of the Father.
When Jesus left us, he made it clear that he wanted us to carry on the work he had begun. He said that we could do the same things he did. So before leaving them, he tells his disciples to go back to Jerusalem and there wait for the coming of the Holy Spirit.
This experience will be their baptism when they will become filled with the very Spirit of Jesus. Jesus will not just restore the Kingdom of Israel; he will establish a new Kingdom altogether. This kingdom will be open to include all the people of the world.
The disciples will soon learn this, accept it and take the message everywhere. This is their mission – and ours: to carry the message of Jesus to the whole world. As Jesus spoke, a cloud took him from their sight, clearly indicating the enveloping presence of God. Jesus is wrapped in God’s presence. The disciples have a new lesson to learn: they will not now find Jesus in the sky, in “heaven”. The Jesus they knew before the crucifixion has left them for good. If they want to find Jesus, they will find him in the Christian community, in those they mix with every day of their lives.
Every time they receive the love of a brother or sister, it is the presence of Jesus. Every time they share their love with a brother or sister, they are making Jesus present to that person. They – and we – are to be Jesus in this world. We are to be the visible presence of Jesus.
When people see me, do they see Jesus?
When people see me, do they want to know Jesus?
When people see me, do they want to join our community, share our life, and take the Gospel as the foundation of their life?
That is the meaning of the Ascension.
Today we remind ourselves that when Jesus left us he gave us a very important mission.
That mission was and is to continue his loving and redemptive presence in the world.
Taken from the Living Space site https://livingspace.sacredspace.ie/ec071/
Compiled by Sr Christine Clarke PBVM