Deadline for Notices to Parish Office: Wednesday
Would you like to join our Pledge Giving Scheme? If so, forms are available in the Church foyer. Please fill in details and submit to the Parish Office.
Baptism Preparation Class: By arrangement.
Welcome into the Catholic Faith: Every Sunday during the 10.30am Mass followed by Final Blessing & Baptism after the 10.30am Mass. No Baptisms on the 3rd Sunday of the month. Baptism bookings essential. Forms available in Church foyer. Please fill in details and submit to Parish Office.
Wedding Preparation Classes are compulsory:Contact Marriage & Family..PH: 09 360 3025 or visit their website: https://www.aucklandcatholic.org.nz/marriage-family-life/
Society of St Vincent de Paul – Avondale Conference: Give out food parcels, visit rest homes, our sick and lonely. If you are interested in joining our Conference, or would like to make a donation or know someone in need, please contact Paula Betham (mobile: 021827225).
Legion of Mary – Avondale Parish: New members welcome. Statue of Our Lady home visits – If you would like the Statue to stay at your home for a week, please contact Victoria Jessop (ph: 828 7722/ mobile 0278341867).
Divine Mercy Group – Avondale Parish: New members welcome. Interested in having the Divine Mercy image, the Statue of Mystica Rose and the Statue of Infant Jesus at home? Please contact Mara Fatunu’u (ph: 834 2356). The set travel together and rotated on the last Sunday of every month.
Catholic Women’s League: A world-wide organisation committed to prayer and raising money to help missions in the Pacific and NZ. ‘In Faith and Service’. Love to welcome new members. Meeting after 9am Mass on 1st Thursday of each month. Enquiries: Marie Child (mobile: 0212611072).
St. Mary’s Over 40’s Club: A Social Club catering for more retired people. We foster friendship and fun. Monthly trips. Usually meet 2nd Thursday of each month. Coordinator: Barbara Wiggs (ph: 826 1979).
Parish Men’s Group: Ring Terry Gruijters 8175331 for details. Current focus semi-retired working bees.
School Attendance Dues Sponsorship Scheme: The attendance dues sponsorship scheme administered by the Auckland Common Fund Limited provides financial support to families in need with the payment of school attendance dues.