Faith and Mission

MAMI Newsletter


The MAMI quarterly Newsletter gives you the opportunity to keep up with the work of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate here in Australia and abroad.


There is a lovely article written on Fr Daly in this edition.



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Christmas Blessings


So, what does Christmas mean to you? Christmas is again upon us and people around the world are busy with their preparations for their own version of a Christmas dinner. Christmas is a time for family reunions, for family bonding, renewing friendships, exchanging gifts and going on holidays.


Christians around the world celebrate Christmas in different ways, following their beliefs and their traditions. Christmas is a time to celebrate. Foremost is the celebration of the birth of Jesus. It is meant to bring a message of peace and hope, but this is now overshadowed by the stress preparing for Christmas brings to many people. Let us this Christmas, put Jesus back at the center of our celebrations.

Wishing you a peaceful and holy Christmas.


Christmas Masses


Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Lesmurdie

Christmas Eve - 6:00pm

Midnight Mass - 11:30pm Carols, 12:00am Mass

Christmas Day - 8:00am & 9:30am


Holy Family Parish, Kalamunda

Christmas Eve - 6:00pm

Midnight Mass - 10:00pm Carols, 10:30pm Mass

Christmas Day - 7:30am & 9:00am


Mother Teresa: "Do It Anyway"


The verses below reportedly were written on the wall of Mother Teresa's home for children in Calcutta, India, and are widely attributed to her.

People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered.  Forgive them anyway.

If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives.  Be kind anyway.

If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies.  Succeed anyway.

If you are honest and sincere people may deceive you.  Be honest and sincere anyway.

What you spend years creating, others could destroy overnight.  Create anyway.

If you find serenity and happiness, some may be jealous.  Be happy anyway.

The good you do today, will often be forgotten.  Do good anyway.

Give the best you have, and it will never be enough.  Give your best anyway.

In the final analysis, it is between you and God.  It was never between you and them anyway.

Damian Wallis(83)

Director of Faith and Mission