Category Archives: Article

Prayer for the Present Moment

Dear God, I spend so much time re-living yesterday or anticipating tomorrow that I lose sight of the only time that is really mine – the present moment. You give today one moment at a time. That’s all I have, … Continue reading

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Tidings Magazine

“Tidings” is a bi-monthly  catholic magazine with many interesting articles of personal testimonials of experiences with God, conversion stories etc.  There are two samples on the table as you enter the Church if you would like to have a browse. … Continue reading

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Thoughts going into the New Year

Mother Teresa’s wisdom below will help guide us in 2018 “Life is an opportunity, take it Life is beautiful, admire it. Life is a blessing, relish it. Life is a challenge, meet it. Life is a duty, fulfil it. Life is … Continue reading

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St Pius X Christmas Party

A joyful Christmas party was held at St Pius X Parish on 10 December with a morning tea and all age groups enjoying carol singing and games.  Father Blasco said a special Christmas prayer to open the event.

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Father Blasco Fonseca celebrates his 75th birthday

The Parish of St Pius X celebrated Father Blasco’s 75th birthday in the Parish Hall with over 100 attendees from the Parish, Parish School and Father’s family.  We were also very pleased to welcome Bishop Sproxton to be part of … Continue reading

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Farewell to Father Thomas Parambil

Father Thomas came to St Pius X Manning as Parish Priest just over 11 years ago and in that time has endeared himself to all of us with his spiritual guidance, pastoral care and quiet and accommodating manner.  He allowed … Continue reading

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Shrine to St. Mary MacKillop

Father Thomas Parambil, the Parish Priest of St Pius X Catholic Church, Manning, expressed a wish to dedicate a shrine in the church in honour of Australia’s first saint, Mary Mackillop. Consequently, in May 2014, the Parish Council made enquiries … Continue reading

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Re-enactment helped parishioners “walk with Jesus”

His Apostles may have fallen asleep in the Garden of Gethsemane, but the faithful of St. Pius X were wide-awake when Jesus’ final hours were movingly re-enacted on Good Friday. Directed by parishioner Karen Gonsalves, assisted by Michelle King with … Continue reading

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Easter flame draws Vigil crowd

Faithful who attended St. Pius X Church in Manning for the Saturday Service saw out the old year and welcomed in the new year with a lively Easter flame. Parish Priest Thomas Pandaraparambil invited Father Benedict Quadros to con-celebrate the … Continue reading

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