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St Vincent's Parish Ashfield

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FC: People and Ministries in the Church | St Vincents

1: Contents | Page 1-2: General Information about the Parish/ History of the Parish Page 3-4: People of the Parish Page 5-6: Ministries Page 7- 8: Scripture Passage on Service

2: a) The parish is St Vincent's Parish Ashfield. b) It is located at 12 Bland St Ashfield 2131 c) Approximately 900 people belong to this parish d) The masses are as followed: Sunday: 8am, 10am, 6pm. Monday: 12 noon. Tuesday: 7am. Wednesday: 12 noon. Thursday: 9am. Friday: No Mass. Saturday: 9am. | General Information about the Parish/ History of the Parish

3: e) The most popular mass is the 6pm masses as it has great music and many young people come. f) St Vincent's Parish was established in 1894 g) In April 1894 the Parish priest of Ashfield Fr Boyle called a meeting of parishinors which elected a building committee and plans were made for a new church. The foundation stone was laid in October 1894. Towards the end of 1895 the church was completed. On 25th November 1895, Saint Vincent's was officially blessed and opened to the public.

4: People of the Parish | a) Father Michael Walsh is the current priest of St Vincent's. He was ordained as a priest in 1974. His dream was to support people whilst they were going through difficult times. He became the priest of St Vincent's in 2003, having spent approximately 4 years beforehand visiting the men and women who were in jail. b) Parish Council: Pastoral Associate: Marguerite Martin Parish Priest: Fr Michael Walsh; Ex-officio: Anna Dickinson Chairperson: Paul Khoury; Deputy CHair person: Gerard Howard Secretary: NIkki Kelso, Rosanna Riccio, John Bridge, Ron Vozzo, Christian Moulder, Jessica Wood, Pam Fitzpatrick

5: c) Committee's and Group's in the Parish - Finance committee - Hospitality group - Transport group - St Vincent de Paul society - Counters - Readers - Welcomers - Wardens

6: All things grow better with love. | Ministries a) Ministries in the Parish: - Catechists/ Christian Initiation - Music/ Choir Ministry - Acolytes & Altar Servers - Special Ministers of the Eucharist - Pastoral Care - Youth Ministry

7: b) 13 year old- Music/ Choir Ministry: This ministry allows young children to express their musical abilities and provide masses with music. 21 year old- Special Ministers of the Eucharist: Being a Eucharistic minister brings the person closer to God because they are distributing the body of Jesus and also giving his body to other parishioner's. 40 year old- Catechist: People of this age can tell the world of the good news of God and Jesus to people who cannot afford a Catholic education or have not been brought up in a Catholic environment.

8: wrgdfbedb | Scripture Passage on Service The meaning of this passage refers to the way Jesus was considerate of others and did what was best for not only himself but society as a whole. The washing of feet was usually done by the servants in those times, and for someone with authority such as Jesus to perform this job was very unusual, but his actions showed that he was generous and caring.

9: Not only was Jesus displaying his generosity, but another meaning within this passage is that the disciples spirit's are being "cleansed " by Jesus washing their feet. By serving others, we can help cleanse them physically, emotionally and spiritually, and is also cleansing Jesus' soul as he is performing good.

10: St Vincent de Paul

12: By: Kristen Manoski

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