The flowers today have been donated by Ann Petersen in loving memory of her husband, Peter Petersen.
Thank you from Nancy Cheng:
Nancy Cheng has visited Fr Jeff to say she is moving to Middlesex in England to work at a large orthopaedic hospital. She believes she is answering God’s call. Nancy thanks her friends at St Luke’s for support and friendship. Please pray for safe travel and her work in her new home.
Gardening Volunteers required:
Father Jeff has proposed that a gardening group be formed to maintain the garden areas in the parish, which Andy Serafin has agreed to organize. Frequency, dates and times have yet to be determined following discussions with interested parishioners.
Anyone wishing to participate or requiring further information should contact Andy Serafin on Mob: 0400 471 826.
ST PAUL’S PANTRY desperately needs the following items:
Please collect and store your donations at home for when church reopens.
Note: If you live within Burwood LGA, you may take food directly to St Paul’s, but contact Fr James Collins first as to what day and time to deliver the goods. It is best to contact him via email on: email@example.com
Weekly Intercessions for our Community:
Sunday: Geoff Lindsay & Mandy Tibbey; Fabian LoSchiavo; Lea MacNeil & Donald Thomas; and Evelyn Maack.
Monday: Jennifer McGovern; John M.; Jo Middleton; and Ronald Naidu.
Tuesday: Anthea, Ron, Ronan, Veronica & Rohan Nath; and Pauline Newell.
Wednesday: Johnny Nitchareon & Eed Intapan; and Matthias Oduro.
Thursday: Katherine Oldfield; and Julie Olston & Philippa Fredrickson.
Friday: We pray for Fr John Bunyan’s pastoral care ministry at Bankstown Hospital and all those he ministers to.
Saturday: Dear loving Father, please deliver us from the coronavirus and limit its impact on Australia and the world. In your mercy bring a swift end to this crisis. Please protect with your loving care those we love — our families, friends and neighbours. Let your fatherly hand guide, shelter and strengthen them. Cast out all anxious fears and doubts. Give us an increasing trust in you and fill our hearts and minds with your peace. We pray for those around the world now struggling with COVID-19. Heal and comfort those who are sick and suffering. Protect and guide the health professionals who are at the front line. Please give wisdom and courage to those who bear responsibility for confronting this challenge. We ask these things through the powerful name of Jesus. Amen.
Prayers for the sick: Amanda Romeo; Maryrose Crowther; Tosia Cribben; Angus; John Tonetti; Wolf Winter; Fr Gary Priest; John Bowen; Robert & Lyndall Dubler; Colin Spokes; John Can Pahali; Alex Regos; Amanda Cowley; Peter Knox; Br William; Maurice Pope & his family; Raul (Skid Row Radio) & family; Barry McKay; Ruth Dodd; Deepika & Deepshika; Andrew Stratgolda; and Phillip Hall.
Anniversaries of the Departed: Peter Petersen; Harold Heck; Angela Bell; Ellen Faulkes; Norman Polgan; and Leo Castles.
Saints Commemoration: 12th Oct: Elizabeth Fry, prison reformer, England (d.1845); 15th: Teresa of Avila, teacher (d.1592); and 16th: Hugh Latimer and Nicholas Ridley, bishops and martyrs.
Long Term Pastoral Prayer list: Robyn Oldfield; Isabelle Djorgjevic: Lyn Carrington; Stephen Thurley; John Dickson; John Hardy; Shirley, Barbara & Jade Allen; Br Noel Jeffs (SSF); Kiki Chun; Beth Armstrong; Ann Jeffs; Rhiannon Henry-Edwards; Marissa; Jude, Isla, Meg & Al Donnell; Suzanne Campton; Pauline Newell; Ann Connolly; Dayalan Saminathan; Kuwert; Grace & Hannah Ashton; Anaisha, & her parents Anu & Digvijay; Rev Laurie McIntyre; and Lochlan Lonesborough.
Readings for the coming week: Evening Prayer
|Sunday||Job 28.12–28||Ps 90.12–17||Hebrews 4.1–11|
|Monday||Job 34.16–37||Ps 97; 98||1 Peter 1.1–9|
|Tuesday||Job 35.1–36.4||Ps 103||1 Peter 1.10–17|
|Wednesday||Job 36.5–21||Ps 102.12–28||1 Peter 1.18–2.3|
|Thursday||Job 36.22–37.4||Ps 119.105–128||1 Peter 2.4–10|
|Friday||Job 37.5–24||Ps 104.26–37||1 Peter 2.11–17|
|Saturday||Job 38.1–18||Ps 105.23–45||1 Peter 2.18–25|