Get praying! Mass every Saturday in Moora at 6.30pm except on the fourth Sunday of the month when we start at 10.30am on Sunday morning. Fr Chris 0439 604 459 frchriswebbmail@gmail.com

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CATHOLIC PARISH
Rural Region of Moora, Miling, Badgingarra & Dandaragan
Coastal Region of Jurien Bay and Cervantes

30. Jul, 2017

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

“At the end of time the angels will separate the wicked from the just.”

Today’s Gospel is reminiscent of the parable of the sower heard in last week’s Gospel. The kingdom of heaven is compared to fishing with a wide net. After the fish have been collected, the good fish are kept and the bad fish are thrown away; so too, in the final judgment, will the wicked and the righteous be separated. This recalls the four last things: Death, Judgement, Heaven, Hell.

Many of us are struck with fear when we consider the end of life and the life thereafter. As Christians, we face these moments with courage and hope. Just as Jesus died and rose again, we too, filled with that same Spirit, will rise from the dead.

We entrust ourselves to Divine Mercy. God’s steadfast love is such that it overlooks injustices and pardons transgressions, if we are humble and contrite of heart.

12. Aug, 2017

Archdiocesan Marriage Day Mass

10am August 12 @ St Mary’s Cathedral

All parishioners are warmly invited to attend this special Mass. A blessing will be bestowed on all married couples. Do you know a couple celebrating 25, 30, 40, 50, 60 or even 70 years in 2017? The Bishops would like to give these couples a special commemorative certificate as part of the celebration. Details MUST be received at Catholic Marriage and Fertility Services P) 9241 5000, E) enrol.cmfs@perthcatholic.org.au by August 6, 2017

11. Jul, 2017

Do you know the five precepts of the Catholic Church?

26. Jun, 2017

Is Missing Mass a Mortal Sin?

Given how precious the Mass the Code of Canon Law (#1246) proscribes, "Sunday is the day on which the paschal mystery is celebrated in light of the apostolic tradition and is to be observed as the foremost holy day of obligation in the universal Church." Moreover, "On Sundays and other holy days of obligation, the faithful are bound to participate in the Mass..." (#1247).

Therefore, the Catechism teaches, "Those who deliberately fail in this obligation commit grave sin" (#2181), and grave sin is indeed mortal sin.

Recently, our Holy Father, Pope John Paul II, repeated this precept in his apostolic letter Dies Domini (Observing and Celebrating the Day of the Lord, #47, 1998).

http://www.catholiceducation.org/en/culture/catholic-contributions/is-missing-mass-a-mortal-sin.html

17. May, 2017

Archbishop Costelloe: Opening eyes, ears and hearts to the needs of others

28. Feb, 2017

Upcoming Events

Jurien Bay
20th August 1st Holy Communion in Jurien
19th November Confirmation in Jurien

Moora
27th August Confirmation @ 10.30am
15th November First Reconciliation @ 9am

• Fr Chris annual retreat, 24-28 July
• Fr Chris annual holidays, 1-29th September

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST CATHOLIC PARISH - KINTORE STREET, MOORA
Rural Region of Moora, Miling, Badgingarra & Dandaragan
Coastal Region of Jurien Bay and Cervantes (see slideshow below)

MASS TIMES

Moora: 1st 2nd 3rd and 5th Saturdays 6.30 pm
4th Sunday 10.30 am: Morning Tea follows.

Miling: 4th Sunday 8.00 am
Badgingarra: 1st and 3rd Sundays 8.00 am
Dandaragan: 2nd Sunday 8.00 am
Jurien Bay: 1st Sunday 10.30 am
3rd Sunday 10.30 am
4th Saturday 5.30 pm
5th Sunday (if any) Comm. Service 5.30 pm
Cervantes: 2nd Sunday 10.30 am St John Ambulance Centre, Weston St

NOTE: There may be changes on Special Days.

Weekday Mass at Moora: Wednesday 5.30pm & Friday 8.00am
Parish Priest: FR CHRIS WEBB, PO Box 168, Moora, WA 6510
Mobile: 0439 604 459
Parish Email: parishhouse@bigpond.com
Parish Phone: 08-9651 1054
Jurien Bay: 77 Bashford Street , Phone: 08-965216522

Badgingarra, Cnr North West Road & Brand Hwy

Miling: All Saints, Cnr Gt Northern Highway & Seymor St

From East to West Moora parish is vast and diverse!

Cervantes, Weston St

Jurien Bay! 77 Bashford St

St Anne's Crn Dandaragan Rd & Clark St, Dandaragan

The Anglican Church let us use St Annes

The Catholic Parish of Moora acknowledge the Yuat people, the Traditional Owners who have walked upon and cared for this land for thousands of years. We acknowledge the continued deep spiritual attachment and relationship of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to this country and commit ourselves to the ongoing journey of Reconciliation.


January 2017
To mums and dads!
Moora, WA

Dear parents, if your children have not been baptised I invite you to have them baptised.

Would you like your children to experience the joy, the love and the peace of belonging to God’s family? In a few weeks we will celebrate the Presentation of the Lord known as “Candlesmass” because it recalls when Mary and Joseph brought their child into the Temple to proclaimed “light of the nations.” Would you like your child to be a light in Western Australia?

Why would the baby Jesus, who is not in a position to say yes or no, be baptised? If parents are supposed to provide their children with the basic necessities of life, what is more basic than one’s faith in God? Parents do not allow their children to decide whether they want to go to school, whether they want to eat the right foods or do chores at home. We make these decisions for them. Parents have a responsibility to initiate their children into their faith traditions.

When your child is baptised they become light for the world as they experience and learn to respond to God’s love. Baptism will introduce your child to a world of values and a new realm of freedom as children of God. Baptism is the doorway to a life of love and service unlocking your child’s potential to become that person you know they should be.

Getting your child baptised offers them way more than going to church or to getting them into Santa Maria or Mazenod. It introduces them to the life of God calling them to achieve their dreams and to live a life of fulfillment, joy and happiness.

I wholeheartedly invite you to bring your children to Jesus through baptism, to give them the gift of being sons and daughters of God, to introduce them to the values of the Gospel and have their sacraments recognized by any secondary catholic school that they may be fortunate enough to receive higher education! Please call to arrange the baptism of your child or children.

May God Bless You
Fr Chris Webb Phone: 9651 1054 Mobile: 0439 604 459
John the Baptist Church Moora

Artwork by Anne Drayton & year three at St Josephs!

Story of Our Lady of Fatima

Moore River & local agriculture

Farm machinery & local wildflowers

Native animals!

Our Lady of Fatima

Never done this before!

Gettin there!!!

Nearly done ...

Holy Mary mother of God, pray for us :)

At it again!

The year five through to seven children at St Joseph's made some amazing tiles and I wanted to honour their work

Here we go...much quicker than building the grotto

Next was to glue the tiles!

Then to grout them! The year seven class helped

And they got filthy! The grout remained in my finger nails for days.

These tiles are wonderful artwork

Now we offer the sacrifice of the Mass on them!! Well done St Joseph kids

Celebration of the Eucharist Moora style!

Candle Crew 2017

Unglaublich! ...as some would say

Nails and our Lord's precious Blood

The light of Christ. Thanks be to God!

Witnessing the Easter miracle in 2016

Death and . . .

Resurrection ...the tomb is empty!

Hallelujah!!!

The light of Christ, Jesus is Risen!

Thanks be to God!

Easter fire 2015

Easter 2015

Easter 2015

Easter 2015

Easter 2015

Easter Candle by Jasna

Easter Candle by Jasna

Easter Candle by Jasna

Easter Candle by Jasna

Easter Candle by Jasna

Easter fire 2016

Easter fire 2016

Easter fire 2016

Easter fire 2016

Easter fire 2016

Morning Adoration