Communication This parish prides itself on listening to everyone and in
these rapidly changing times also keeping everyone updated on key
developments in our Parish and Church. If you would like to be kept directly informed you
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you can just as easily unsubscribe at any time).
The 2019 Parish Calendar (revised 14 June 2019) is availableHERE
For all Parish information and details of Mass and Liturgy times click HERE
For Local, National and International faith-related News, Information and Opinions see 'News 2019' page Here
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Parish Mission: The Catholic Parish of Ivanhoe identifies its mission as a community of people: Who are united in faith in Jesus and his values; Who gather to celebrate the Eucharist; Who seek to serve the needs of the community and the world; and Who bear witness to the way life could be.
Parish Values: We name our Parish values as: Inclusiveness Hospitality Mission Service
Some of the ways we pursue our Parish Mission and Values are through our OutreachGroup and ourEvents
Mary Immaculate Church Cnr Upper Heidelberg Road & Waverley Ave Ivanhoe
Pastoral Letter to the People, Clergy and Religious Catholic communities in Victoria Dioceses of Melbourne, Ballarat, Sale and Sandhurst.
Australian Bishops June 'Ad Limina' meeting with Pope Francis.
Treatment of refugees 'breaks international law'
Don't criticize me behind my back, Francis tells Nuncios
Catholic Church should focus on getting ‘nones’ back, Bishop Barron says.
Formation and community focus of deacons' conference.
New Zealand Catholic Church plans mega merger.
Vatican Bank reports deceased profits in 2018
Gathering of conservative heavyweights seeks to shape ‘Catholic moment’.
Announcement of national themes for discernment opens next phase for Plenary Council.
Out Parish and schools input to the '2020 Plenary Council' agenda.
(Visit the Parish website Plenary Council page HERE )
Ecumenical and Interfaith Communities
Our parish is proud to have enjoyed a long and mutually valuable association with local Churches and more recently also with other faith communities. Details of local churches in Ivanhoe Churches Together may be found HERE