Clearing ourselves of excess opens the possibility of a greater generosity to take place in our lives. This is certainly the case in this Sunday’s Gospel (Mark 6:30-34) where we hear about Jesus and his disciples going off to a lonely place where they could be by themselves and yet were disturbed by the crowds who had decided to follow them. […]
This week’s readings ask us to critically reflect on the question what is the clutter that prevents me from wholeheartedly following what God is asking me to do? […]
The parish needs new members on the Baptism team and Mass Co-ordinators […]
The PPC has been discussing, inter alia, the new Reportable Conduct Scheme and a suitable Acknowledgement of Country. […]
At St. Joseph’s we long to be …
- a community of people with Christ present among us,
- inclusive of all people and all cultures,
- open to give of our talents and wisdom,
- ready to grow in understanding of our faith,
- prepared to help the poor, the alienated and the struggling,
- and willing to celebrate Christ’s presence in our worship and our life.
St. Joseph’s is a child-safe parish. At St. Joseph’s we hold the care, safety and wellbeing of children, young people and the vulnerable as a central and fundamental responsibility of our parish.
We acknowledge that we meet on the traditional land of the Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri people and offer our respects to the elders past, present and future. We recognise and respect the cultural heritage of this land.
Enrolments in the parish’s 2018 Sacramental Program have closed. Enrolments in the 2019 program will open in November 2018. If you wish to receive an email reminder when the 2019 program opens for enrolments, register your interest here.