Home' The Southern Cross : March 2017 Contents Page 24 March 2017
Southern Cross | news
Crossword No. 181 solution
March 8, 6.30-8pm – Justice for Refugees
SA invites you to a conversation with
author and social commentator, Peter
Mares, ‘Not Quite Australian’ at Hetzel
Lecture Theatre, State Library Institute
Building. $15/$10 members & concession.
March 8 and 15, 1-1.30pm – lunchtime
organ recital – (free Fringe event) St
Francis Xavier’s Cathedral, Mar 8 organist:
Christopher Trikilis; Mar 15 organist: David
Heah. More info: www.adelaide.catholic.
March 11 and 19, 7pm – Italian Opera
Arias and Napoletane Classics (Fringe
event) – Italian Soprano Mariella Masi
will be performing at St John’s Anglican
Church, 379 Halifax St, Adelaide. Cost:
Conc. $35, Adult $50, Child $10, Group
(min.6) $45/person. More info: Vito 0448
889 339 Book: https://www.adelaidefringe.
March 20, 6pm Alberton Supper Club has
now closed, however members are still
meeting for dinner only on the third Monday
of each month at the Alberton Hotel, Port
Rd. All welcome to join in for a night of
good food and friendly people getting
together. To book: phone the Alberton
on 84471069 and let them know you are
booking under the Supper Club. More info:
Judy Hoffman on 8261 1603.
March 25, 11am to 3.30pm – The
Australian Christian Meditation
Community – SA Lenten Community Day
on “Stations of the Cross” in the Sacred
Garden at The Monastery. Meet in the
Sebastian Room (behind St Paul’s Church),
15 Cross Rd, Urrbrae. Sr Joan Mary Topor
cp will lead us in our reflections. Suggested
donation: $15. Please bring lunch to share.
March 26, 2pm – St Joseph’s Old Scholars
Annual Mass – St Joseph’s Convent
Chapel, Kensington. Celebrant: Fr Kevin
Taylor. Devonshire afternoon tea ($5) will
follow in Bethany (adjacent to Chapel). All
former students/teachers (male and female)
from any Josephite School/College here or
interstate are invited to attend.
March 30, 7-9pm – Gospel Series entitled:
“Accompanying Jesus in Holy Week with
Matthew’s Gospel: Matthew’s story of
Jesus’ Death and Resurrection.” Aust.
Catholic Uni, Adelaide Campus, 116
George St, Thebarton. Registration: P:
8234 7642 E: firstname.lastname@example.org.
au Cost: $5.
Save these 2017 Carnevale dates: Quiz
night: May 19; Ballo (dinner dance) June
24; Operativo III: July 23; Italian Festival:
Nov. 4-5. More details: Eugene 8362 0233
or E: email@example.com
Download our new free
Find a Mass app from
Fennemore, Cohen Anthony Richard.
Parents: Nathan Fennemore and
Lauren Volpe of Salisbury. Godparents:
Simone Kemp, Luisa Russo, Nicolas
Margaritis and Daniel Greco. Baptised
at St Augustine’s Church, Salisbury
Espiritu, Katherine Reignae. Parents:
John & Anabell Espiritu of Leabrook.
Godparents: Girlie Tamayo, Vladimir
Tamayo, Irene Balmonte and Rommel
Balmonte. Baptised at St Francis
Xavier’s Cathedral, city 26/2/2017.
Moreno, Levi Sebastian. Parents:
Josue Jaimes and Rebecca Moreno of
Old Reynella. Godparents: Eliza Moore
and Carly Way. Baptised at St John the
Baptist Church, Plympton 5/3/2017.
Bradley, John Desmond. Late of
Mitcham, Glen Osmond parish.
Deceased 25/1/2017. Funeral liturgy
conducted at Frank J Siebert Funeral
Durkin, Luke. Late of Edwardstown,
Goodwood parish. Deceased
14/2/2017. Funeral: Holy Cross Church,
Shuman, John David. Late of Wayville,
Adelaide parish. Deceased 15/2/2017.
Funeral: St Patrick’s Church, Adelaide
Crowhurst, Irene Therese. Late of Mt
Barker, Mt Barker/Strathalbyn parish.
Deceased 25/12/2016. Funeral: Our
lady of Mercy Church, Mt Barker
Finck, Marcella Jean (Jean). Late of
Plympton, Plympton parish. Deceased
9/1/2017. Funeral: St John the Baptist
Church, Plympton 13/1/2017.
Jarvis, James Anthony (Tony). Late of
The Pines, North Plympton, Plympton
parish. Deceased 25/1/2017. Funeral:
The Chapel, Flora McDonald Lodge,
Communities around the world will
dedicate their time this month to
raising awareness about epilepsy,
culminating in Purple Day on March
New research has revealed only
28 per cent of people are aware
of epilepsy, despite it being the
world’s most common serious brain
Ms Carol Ireland, CEO of Epilepsy
Action Australia, has expressed her
concerns of this lack of knowledge
on those living with the disorder.
“It perpetuates many myths
about epilepsy, which can lead to
discrimination and stigma,” she
“Secondly, it means critical funds
for education and research are not
being raised. Our research shows
that epilepsy is at the bottom of the
list of where people are most likely
to direct their donations.”
Given the fact that epilepsy
affects more than 50 million
people worldwide, Ms Ireland said
that Epilepsy Action Australia is
“committed to shining a light on the
Worldwide, community groups
and individuals will don the colour
purple and host events to raise
funds and awareness of epilepsy.
Epilepsy Action will use Purple Day
to bust common myths, as well
as shine a light on the disease by
lighting a local landmark purple and
attracting conversation around what
epilepsy really is. As Ms Ireland
said: “It’s time to bring it out of the
For more information on Purple
Day, visit: www.purpleday.org
Shining a purple light on epilepsy
Have your family baptism, marriage, death recorded in
The Southern Cross, free of charge – P: 8210 8117.
HEALING: After the annual Lourdes Day Mass in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral last month,
worshippers received holy water from knights and dames of the Order of Malta and paid their
respect to the statue of Our Lady.
Photos: Ben Macmahon
By popular request Cantabile
Singers will give an encore
performance of the choral and
orchestral work Mary MacKillop
Mass by Australian composer
The group performed the Adelaide
premiere in October last year and
received a standing ovation and
Jenny O’Brien, liturgy educator with
the Adelaide Archdiocese attended
the performance and described it as
“absolutely beautiful, very moving”.
Sr Colleen Roberts agreed: “The
difficulty as an audience member
was refraining from clapping
between movements, it transported
me to another realm”.
The encore performance will be
held again in St Ignatius Church,
Norwood. Music Director of
Cantabile Singers, Denise Rothall
said being given the opportunity
to perform this work in the church
where Mary MacKillop was given
refuge gave the whole experience
an added level of emotion and
Mary MacKillop Mass Friday April
7 at 8pm in St Ignatius Church,
Norwood. Ticket details: www.
0403 833 891
Mary MacKillop encore
Links Archive February 2017 April 2017 Navigation Previous Page Next Page