Brothers and sisters, welcome to our parish. We are a Catholic Community and family gathered through faith in God, to share our gifts and celebrate life in the service of each other, while reaching out to the wider community.
Secular Franciscan Order
Youth & Young
Community & Special Masses
Today the Secular Franciscan Order at Newton welcomed two new members: Simona & Caterina! Congratulations!
We hope you all have had a blessed and meaningful Divine Mercy Feast today that has led you into a greater understanding of God’s ongoing, unfathomable mercy and presence in your life. In this hour, I will refuse nothing to the soul that makes a request of Me in virtue of My Passion (Diary, 1320)
Thank you to Radio Italiana 531 for broadcasting to our parishioners this year who could not attend Church Services in person. May God bless you in your work, now and in the future!
“Non è qui. È risorto, come aveva detto.” – Vangelo secondo Matteo 28:6 Carissimi Fratelli e Sorelle, Che lo Spirito del Cristo Risorto sia sempre con voi e con le vostre care famiglie, e che voi sempre abbiate il dono dell’Amore, la benedizione della Speranza e la promessa della Pace! Buona Pasqua!
Dear Brothers and Sisters, May the Spirit of the Risen Christ always live within you, and your dear families. May you always have the gift of Love, the blessing of Hope and promise of Peace! Happy Easter from the Capuchin Friars, Newton
Congratulations to Georgia, Daniela and Hansani for completing their Faith Formation Program (RCIA) this year. Welcome to our community of faith! Praying you will grow each day in wisdom, in strength and in your relationship with Jesus. God bless you!
“I am the light of the world; anyone who follows me will not be walking in the dark, but will have the light of life.” – John 8:12
“Chi dice di dimorare in Cristo, deve comportarsi come lui si è comportato.” – 1 Giovanni 2:6
O God, who by the Passion of Christ your Son, our Lord, abolished the death inherited from ancient sin
by every succeeding generation, grant that just as, being conformed to him, we have borne by the law of nature the image of the man of earth, so by the sanctification of grace we may bear the image of the Man of heaven. Through Christ our Lord. Amen
Monday – Friday
8am Mass followed by Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament until 9.30am.
First Friday Of The Month
8am Mass followed by Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament until 5pm.
7pm Mass (Italian) followed by Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament until 9.30pm.
Fourth Friday Of The Month
For Jesus, there is no hopeless situation! He can heal even the most wounded heart! We all only want true love, regardless of the state to which the Lord calls us, therefore we entrust ourselves to Him who created us – the One Expert – Jesus Christ, asking that He teaches us how to love and that He heals our wounded hearts.
“Only a pure heart can fully accomplish the great work of love which is marriage.” – Pope John Paul II
Recite morning and evening, three Hail Marys in honour of the three great privileges bestowed upon Our Blessed Mother by the most Blessed Trinity with this invocation at the end: for the morning: “O my Mother preserve me from mortal sin during this day.” For the evening: “O my Mother preserve me from mortal sin during this night.” This practice was revealed to St. Melchtilde (13th century) while she was beseeching Our Blessed Mother to assist her in her hour of death. Our Lady appeared to her and said: “I will, certainly. But I also want you to say three special Hail Marys to me every day.
Meditations on the Passion of Christ from the book“ The Passion” that was dictated by Jesus to Catalina Rivas.
“…Allow yourself to be embraced by My most ardent desire that all souls will come and purify themselves in the water of penance, and that the feeling of confidence and not fear may penetrate them, because I am a God of Mercy and I am always ready to receive them in My Heart. When you do what I ask of you, I am near you…”
Our Lady never abandons her children, and the most unlikely places have been chosen by her to display the wonders she can perform for those who are devoted to her. The instrument she used for her conquest was Bartolo Longo (1841–1926), who would at first appear to be a most unlikely choice…. Bartolo arranged for the building of a magnificent church. While it was being built, three people were healed by outstanding miracles.
It begins twenty Saturdays preceding the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary, 7th October. Our Lady Queen of Rosary blesses those who practice the 20 Saturdays Devotion with special favours, as evidenced by numerous testimonies…. This devotion spread all over the world mainly thanks to Bl. Bartola Longo (…)
Oh great Saint Peregrine,
you who have been called “The Mighty”
and “The Wonder-Worker”
because of the numerous miracles
which you have obtained from God
for those who have had recourse to you. (…)
O Holy Virgin,
to whose feet we are led by our anxious uncertainty
in our search for and attainment of what is true and good,
invoking you by the sweet title of Mother of Good Counsel,
we beseech you to come to our assistance,
when, along the road of this life,
the darkness of error
and of evil conspires towards our ruin
by leading our minds and our hearts astray. (…)
Hail Mary, beloved Daughter of the Eternal Father! Hail Mary, admirable Mother of the Son! Hail Mary, faithful spouse of the Holy Ghost! Hail Mary, my dear Mother, my loving Mistress, my powerful sovereign! Hail my joy, my glory, my heart and my soul! Thou art all mine by mercy, and I am all thine by justice. (…)
O glorious St Mark, through the grace of God our Father, you became a great Evangelist, preaching the Good News of Christ. May you help us to know Him well so that we may faithfully live our lives as followers of Christ. (…)