Before Easter, the Catholic Development Fund worked overtime in order to deliver CDF Pay for Parishes. It is an on-line portal where parishioners can continue to support their own parish during the time of the pandemic.
Effective Safeguarding Committee Training now online
The Professional Standards Unit has designed an online learning video to assist all those involved in the implementation of child safety policies and procedures within a Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne parish, agency or entity. Each parish, agency or entity within the Archdiocese is required to form a Safeguarding Committee, and in this video the PSU explains the role of this committee, suitability of candidates for the role and how this committee might operate.
We have recently installed a garden bench to complement our Grotto. The bench came from Commercial Systems Australia, the usual supplier for park benches around the country. We hope this would help those visiting Our Lady for prayer and contemplation.
Due to the migration of our telephone systems to NBN, we have to change our office phone numbers. The old phone numbers will still be in use for a month while we promote the new ones. The new numbers are: (03) 9401 6395 and (03) 9401 6377.