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Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) 2020 Journey

  • 03 July 2020
  • Parish News
  • Upcoming events

Interested to know more about the Catholic faith? Do you have friends or family members who wish to enter into a relationship with Jesus and with our Church? 

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COVID-19 Appeal

  • 30 June 2020
  • Parish News

Donate today to keep vital mission programs alive!

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Parish Finance Committee Report

  • 30 June 2020
  • Parish News

Our parish needs your support during these difficult times. Here are some ways you can contribute.

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12th Sunday in Ordinary Time - 21 June 2020

  • 26 June 2020
  • Homily

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic our own actions speak of our witness as disciples of Jesus. There are many meaningful ways to express what our Christian faith means for us and the joy and comfort it can be for others. 

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Over 300 local churches united together in Australia to sing a blessing over our nation.

  • 20 June 2020
  • Parish News

During this time of uncertainty and physical isolation, over 300 local churches united together in Australia to sing a blessing over our nation. This is the first time this has happened

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Solemnity of the Holy Trinity - 7th June 2020

  • 16 June 2020
  • Homily

 The Feast of the Trinity speaks to us of a God whose essence is Love.

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The Field Hospital Exercises

  • 15 June 2020
  • Upcoming events
  • Parish News

Join The Field Hospital Exercises, a series of three new prayer exercises from the First Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius Ministry, to ignite the fire of the Holy Spirit in you and permeate onto others you meet.

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Update from the Parish Leadership Team

  • 14 June 2020
  • Parish News

Read the latest report from our Parish Leadership Team

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COVID-19 Guideline Updates

  • 29 May 2020
  • Parish News

Read the latest Government COVID-19 guidelines on the celebration of Mass and other parish activities.

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Ascension and Pentecost: Catholic Faith Formation Newsletter

  • 22 May 2020
  • Parish News

Celebrate Ascension and Pentecost, two great feasts that signal the end of Easter, with these excellent ideas from the Catholic Faith Formation newsletter.

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COVID-19 Pastoral letter - 15 May 2020

  • 14 May 2020
  • Parish News

COVID-19 Pastoral Letter to Members of the Catholic community in Victoria,
The Catholic Dioceses of Melbourne, Ballarat, Sale and Sandhurst 

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Presbytery work in progress

  • 14 May 2020
  • Parish News

Here are some photos of the presbytery work in progress.

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Communication to Parish Community

  • 05 May 2020
  • Parish News

Communication to Parish Community

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The Special Staying home edition!

  • 03 May 2020
  • Sr Margaret Ryan


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AN EASTER CALLING TO US BY NAME

  • 09 April 2020
  • Parish News

What a strange and unsettling storm we are living through! Our lives have become a seesaw between physical isolation and online overload.

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Letter to the Laity, Religious and Clergy of the Archdiocese of Melbourne from Most Rev Peter A Comensoli Archbishop of Melbourne

  • 07 April 2020
  • Parish News


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5th Sunday of Lent - 29th March 2020

  • 29 March 2020
  • Homily

Jesus came into our world to share with us all that is human, including suffering and death.

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COVID-19 Updates

  • 20 March 2020
  • Parish News

Guidelines in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic from 19 March 2020 until further notice

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Suspension of Public Masses: Effective 18 March 2020

  • 18 March 2020
  • Parish News

Update from the Catholic Bishops of Victoria on COVID-19

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COVID-19

  • 13 March 2020
  • Parish News

A letter from the Catholic Bishops of Victoria on COVID-19

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RCIA-presentation of candidates

  • 01 March 2020
  • Parish News

Our newly Elect, Anne Rouge and Sajad Kolahdooz, together with their Godparent and Sponsors, RCIA Ministry Team & parish community. 

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CTAL Jan-Feb 2020

  • 25 February 2020
  • Sr Margaret Ryan

A NATIONAL TRAGEDY : THE RAGING BUSHFIRES OF OUR AUSTRALIAN SUMMER

For these last months, world-wide attention has been on this unfolding disaster in our own vast and magnificent land.

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BBQ day at St Mary's Church Kinglake

  • 21 February 2020
  • Parish News

Photos from the BBQ day at St Mary's Church Kinglake on 21st Feb 2020

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Parish Feast Day BBQ

  • 15 February 2020
  • Parish News

Parish Feast Day BBQ celebrated on Saturday 15 February 6:15pm at St Joseph Primary School.

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Congratulations

  • 26 January 2020
  • Parish News

Congratulations to our very own Ray Rosales - Senior Citizen of the year 2020 Australia Day recipient

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Parish Carol Group - Outreach Program

  • 22 December 2019
  • Parish News

Outreach to age care

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Thank you from our ACYF pilgrims

  • 14 December 2019
  • Parish News

Our Seven ACYF pilgrims express their sincere  gratitude and belongingness to the support and the encouragement of the parishioners  of the Christ the Light Parish.

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CTAL Dec 2019

  • 11 December 2019
  • Sr Margaret Ryan

Above is the picture of the women gathered to talk about what they wanted to do in their haus kuk. Here is the brief report of the meeting from Sr Theresia, in response to our request for help going forward…

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DO COME TO HEAR THE LATEST FROM OUR PNG NEIGHBOURS!

  • 04 December 2019
  • Sr Margaret Ryan


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Christmas Blessings and Happy New Year

  • 03 December 2019
  • Sr Margaret Ryan

We all may look back on this year with happy hearts for the deep joy our gifts have given the rural families of Papua New Guinea.

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“MAKING IT HAPPEN THEMSELVES” GOGLME, SIMBU PROVINCE UPDATE

  • 03 December 2019
  • Sr Margaret Ryan

On our September visit to Goglme, we listened as the women discussed the cookhouse use at a meeting chaired by Roslyn Tony, High School Head teacher. Here is an update on the Goglme Cookhouse from Sr Maryanne Kolkia

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Meeting to Elect Oamug Women’s Leaders - Group Planning for Cookhouse Use

  • 03 December 2019
  • Sr Margaret Ryan

Above is the picture of the women gathered to talk about what they wanted to do in their haus kuk. Here is the brief report of the meeting from Sr Theresia, in response to our request for help going forward...

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Visit to the Highlands of Papua New Guinea

  • 03 December 2019
  • Sr Margaret Ryan

Following our visit to the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, Marilina Larcinese employed her amazing e-media talent to produce a fascinating 15 min video of the highlights of the visit and an update on each of the cookhouse communities. Hear and see their joy!

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CTAL Oct-Nov 2019

  • 24 October 2019
  • Sr Margaret Ryan

You are so welcome to come to lunch to the Mercy Hub social room at 617 Nicholson St on Thursday, October 24th, from 12-2 pm. We visited the Highlands in early September and have wonderful news of Papua New Guinea to share

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CTAL Aug - Sep 2019

  • 15 August 2019
  • Sr Margaret Ryan

Cookhouses ‘n Tanks a Lot An Australian partnership for clean drinking water and communal cookhouses in remote PNG rural villages

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CTAL June -July 2019

  • 19 July 2019
  • Sr Margaret Ryan

What a truly fabulous effort! Every cent you give goes directly to the supply of building materials, and any extra tools needed, for these cookhouses in PNG. The 2014 request from

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CTAL May - June 2019

  • 13 June 2019
  • Sr Margaret Ryan

Cookhouses ‘n Tanks a Lot An Australian partnership for clean drinking water and communal cookhouses in remote Papua New Guinea rural villages 

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CTAL Mar -April 2019

  • 11 April 2019
  • Sr Margaret Ryan

Cookhouses ‘n Tanks a Lot An Australian partnership for clean drinking water and communal cookhouses in remote PNG rural villages 

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CTAL Jan-Feb 2019

  • 16 January 2019
  • Sr Margaret Ryan

In early September this year, Enza Angelucci, our honorary architect, Sandra Young,, generous CTAL supporter with a keen interest in rural women’s development in PNG and myself with Sr Theresia Tina, our PNG Mercy Sister qualified in community development, will visit all the communities ..