Resurrection Catholic Parish


51 Gum Road, Kings Park, VIC 3021, Australia | View Map


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  He is Risen We are Resurrection

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Resurrection is one of the great parishes in the Archdiocese of Melbourne.

The reason this claim can be made is simple; Resurrection parishioners make us so.  We are a culturally diverse parish of all ages, united as members of the Body of Christ who gather around the Table of the Lord. As brothers and sisters in the Risen Jesus we rejoice in and share the GOOD NEWS of the Risen Lord.

Welcome to Resurrection

Our parish has 11 choirs, around 160 parishioners who attend the Parish Meeting Night (1st Wednesday of the month; the night all Parish Groups meet), and over 500 parishioners committed to at least one Parish Ministry. There are groups for seniors, youth, those in their twenties, grief, outreach, playgroup, St Vincent de Paul and many more. Please know you are welcome to pray, worship, join any of the groups and participate in the life of this great parish.

As Pope Francis says, “There is no such thing as a part time Christian.”

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Contact us

General Administration

Kingspark@cam.org.au

 

Finance

Kingspark.Finance@cam.org.au

 

Fr Noel Brady, Parish Priest

Noel.Brady@cam.org.au

 

Pauline Debrincat, Parish Catechist

Pauline.Debrincat@cam.org.au

 

Deacon Francisco Ramirez

Francisco.Ramirez@cam.org.au

 

Office Hours

 

Monday to Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm.
Closed for lunch between 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm.
 

Saturday and Sunday
8:30 am - 12:30 pm.

 

Tel 03 9367 8177 Fax 03 9364 6207

The Parish Library is open during office hours. 

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“ Holy Spirit, make my heart open to the word of God,

make my heart open to goodness,

make my heart open to the beauty of God every day.”

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Year of Mercy

Pope Francis has declared this year to be an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. It is a time when he invites us to become pilgrims and contemplate Jesus Christ as the face of God’s mercy. The year got off to a great start with 150 parishioners walking from our church into St Patrick’s Cathedral and passing through the “Door of Mercy”, 24 Hours For The Lord and  a Parish Mission every Friday in Lent on God’s mercy.

 

The official Web site for the “Year of Mercy” it is www.im.va  has the calendar of events. 

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Pope Francis - Daily Meditations  

Do you know that the Vatican Press Office publishes a summary of Pope Francis’ daily homilies? The summary is less than an A4 size; but they are well worth reading.

Simply go to the Vatican site www.vatican.va and scroll onto “Daily Meditations”. Don’t forget to request the English translation.

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RENOWNED PRIEST/PROFESSOR TO VISIT RESURRECTION

Msgr. Prof. Tomáš Halík was born in Prague and graduated in sociology, philosophy and psychology from Charles University, Prague. During the Communist period, he was banned from university teaching and persecuted by police as "an enemy of the regime". Ordained a priest in 1978, he worked in the “underground Church” and as a psychotherapist for drug addicts. He has lectured at a number of universities around the world including Oxford University, Cambridge University and Harvard University and now teaches sociology at Charles University and is President of the Czech Christian Academy. He is a celebrated author for his work in intercultural and inter-religious dialogue, as well as on human rights and spiritual freedom. His book Patience with God received the prize for the best European Theological Book 2009/10. In 1992, Pope John Paul II appointed him advisor to the Pontifical Council for Dialogue with Non-Believers and in 2009, Pope Benedict XVI granted him the title of Monsignor – Honorary Prelate of His Holiness. He is the recipient of the 2014 Templeton Prize.

Monsignor Halik will celebrate our 10.30am Mass on Sunday 10 July.

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Live Streaming  

The data projection in the church has enhanced live-streaming enabled. This opens up all sorts of possibilities; for instance a funeral or a wedding could be transmitted live to say the Philippines or any other country. A guest speaker’s talk could have a much wider audience through this initiative.

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Data Projection

Would you like to help with our data projection? Would you like to operate the camera during 10.30am Mass? You are invited to stay for a short time after our 10.30am Mass.   

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JOIN THE COMMS TEAM

Last weekend a video demonstrating some of the many ways the Comms Team help spread the Good News within and beyond our parish was shown at all Masses. This communication includes such things as Facebook, Web, photography, articles, bulletins just to name a few .

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Amoris Laetitia

Love in the Family

 

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Mass Times

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Saturday

6.00 pm

 

Sunday

9.00 am

10.30 am

 

Weekdays
 Monday    6.00 pm
Tuesday     9.20 am
Thursday   7.00 pm
 Friday      8.30 am

 

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Gospel Readings  - Audio

 

Monday

  Tuesday

    Wednesday

      Thursday

        Friday

          Saturday

            Sunday

 

 

Daily Reflections Video 

 

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Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults 

 

Resurrection Parish Community welcomes you

if you
· Wish to learn about the Catholic faith
· Have thought of becoming a Catholic
· Wish to rediscover your faith
· Haven’t completed your Sacraments

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Loving Father,

Bring me closer to you. Prepare a place in my home and heart for silence and solitude, so that I may re-discover the grace of a prayer-full life.

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REFLECTIONS ON THE ROSARY

 

The Archbishop’s Office for Evangelisation has produced an excellent resource for both individual and group reflection to help people during this Jubilee Year of Mercy.

 

The resource “Hail Mary: Reflections on the Mysteries of the Rosary” can be downloaded from our website.

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PILGRIM STORIES

If you were one of the pilgrims who walked into St Patrick’s Cathedral on 22 May (or perhaps some of the way) it would be good if you would write down your experience for our next Big Bulletin so it can be shared with the wider parish community.

 

Send to: bulletin.kingspark@cam.org.au

 

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WEEKLY BULLETIN

 

BIG BULLETIN

 

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For events on at Resurrection please visit

 

 Resurrection @ facebook

 

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PARISH MISSION 2016

 

24 HOURS FOR THE LORD

 

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Readings & Reflections

 

 

AMORIS LAETITIA

 

THE EUCHARIST

 

MISERICORDIAE VULTUS

 

EVANGELII GAUDIUM

 

LAUDATO SI’

 

Relfections on THE ROSARY

 

A SPIRIT OF MERCY

 

YEAR OF MERCY Booklet

 

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When the days for Jesus' being taken up were fulfilled, he resolutely determined to journey to Jerusalem,
and he sent messengers ahead of him.
On the way they entered a Samaritan village
to prepare for his reception there,
but they would not welcome him
because the destination of his journey was Jerusalem.
When the disciples James and John saw this they asked,
"Lord, do you want us to call down fire from heaven to consume them?"
Jesus turned and rebuked them, and they journeyed to another village.

As they were proceeding on their journey someone said to him,
"I will follow you wherever you go."
Jesus answered him,
"Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests,
but the Son of Man has nowhere to rest his head."

And to another he said, "Follow me."
But he replied, "Lord, let me go first and bury my father."
But he answered him, "Let the dead bury their dead.
But you, go and proclaim the kingdom of God."
And another said, "I will follow you, Lord,
but first let me say farewell to my family at home."
To him Jesus said, "No one who sets a hand to the plow and looks to what was left behind is fit for the kingdom of God."

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  Suggested links

 

Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne

The Vatican official site

National Catholic Reporter

The Tablet UK Catholic Newspaper

Eureka Street  Aus. Jesuit publication

America U.S.A. Jesuit magazine

 

Royal Commission to review the Melbourne Response

Pastoral Reflection Royal Commission 

Synod on the Family Questionnaire

 

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Guidelines 2015 

Proclaimer

Mass Overseer's

Hospitality Ministers

Ministers of Communion

Children’s Liturgy Ministers

 

Lectionary Pronunciation Guide

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Resurrection Catholic School

 

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Resurrection Catholic Parish, 51 Gum Road, Kings Park, Victoria 3021, Australia. Phone +613 9367 8177.