WELCOME TO THE WEBSITE OF THE ANGLICAN CATHOLIC PARISH OF ST ALBAN THE MARTYR IN SUNRAYSIA. OUR PATRONAL FESTIVAL IS JUNE 22, THE FEAST OF St ALBAN.
Sunday Services 10:00am(8:30am during the Summer months)The Mass with Litany for Priests and the Angelus There is a Healing service on the First Sunday of the Month CONTACT: oror Parish Priest Fr Peter Bramsen FSSM P.O. Box 63 Nichols Point 3501. Phone 03 50211393 or Mobile 0427 567650 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Associate Fr Richard Asquith-Charlton BA Koorlong Phone 03 50257232 Email: email@example.com
The PARISH OF ST ALBAN the MARTYR in SUNRAYSIA:
We are a Traditional Anglican Church, faithful to Holy Scripture and the Book of Common Prayer. We practice and teach the Anglican expression of the Catholic faith.
Our worship follows the rites of the English Missal. Sunday Mass is at 10:00am,(and 8:30am in the Summer months) with a short Litany for Priests and the Angelus . We have a healing service once a month,usually on the first Sunday of the month.
Marriages and Baptism need to be arranged by appointment with the Parish Priest.Feast Day celebrations will be advised, and Home Communion can be arranged for those unable to attend worship at the Church.
PRIESTS OF THE PARISH
The Parish Priest since 2003 is Fr Peter Bramsen FSSM.ThA.RDA.,and Regional Dean since 2013. The Associate Priest from 29th September 2015 is Fr Richard Asquith Charlton BA Former Parish Priests include Fr Allan Colley 1992 to 1998 and Fr Ted Johnson (dec) 1998 to 2003.Locum Fr Bryan Snelson 1997and Fr Ross Tounge 2005 Associate Priest 2006 TO 2008 Rev Dr Paul Hannaford BA.MBA.DD.
Chapel of St Alban Fr Peter Fr Richard
TRADITIONAL ANGLICAN COMMUNION:
The Anglican Catholic Church in Australia is part of the worldwide Traditional Anglican Communion. Since October 2009 Members of The Traditional Anglican Communion who wish have been accepted into Communion with the Roman Catholic Church, through the Ordinariates. There are Ordinariates now in Australia, The United Kingdom and America
The TAC has churches throughout the World,with over 500,000 members in Africa,Australia and the Torres Strait,Canada,Central and South America, England,Ireland,India,Pakistan,Japan and the United States,with emerging chuches in Tanzania,Congo, France,Switzerland,Korea and Burma The Recently elected Primate of the TAC is Archbishop Shane Janzen of Canada and the Secretary of the College of Bishops is Bishop Michael Gill of South Africa.
The Fourth Bishop of the ACCA since 2012 was the Rt Rev Michael K Pope BISHOP MICHAEL PASSED AWAY AT 9:30PM ON 20TH JANUARY MAY HE REST IN PEACE. Our new Bishop is Rt Rev David O Robarts OAM The Vicar general The Rev Fr Canon Brian Tee, The Registrar and Dean is The Very Rev Fr Graeme Mitchell FSSM and The Chancelor is Canon Dr Sandra McCollSee the website.TAC Website The Election of a Bishop has concluded and our 5th Bishop Is David O Robarts OAM Bishop David was enthroned on the feast of St Michael and All Angels at 6:30pm Thursday 29th September 2016 at the Pro Cathedral Church of St Mary the Virgin Kooyong Rd Sth Caulfild.
Bishop David in the Pulpit
Ordination of Fr Richard with Bishop David laying hands
Bishop Michael Presiding
Bishop Albert baptising his Grandson
Bishop Albert Haley (dec)was the First Bishop of the ACCA..Archbishop Louis Falk Missouri Valley USA was the First Primate of the TAC
ANGLICAN CATHOLIC CHURCH in AUSTRALIA:
The Diocese covers most of Australia, which will be looked after by the Bishop with the help of the Vicar General and 4 Regional Deans,
Bisop David Robarts Bishop Ordinary of the Anglican Catholic Church in Australia
CHURCH of TORRES STRAIT:
The Church of Torres Strait,formed in November 1997, also part of the T.A.C.covers the far North of Queensland and the Torres Strait Islands,(What was known in the Anglican Church of Australia as the Diocese of Carpentaria)
The Church of Torres Strait has as its Bishop + Tolowa Nona.Please pray for the Diocese Bishop Sarnia Townson Assistant Bishop since 2004 has gone to his reward. Please pray for his family and those he ministered to, he was a very warm and caring Bishop and will be sadly missed.
Torres Strait Website
Please see the ACCA website ACCA Website for a parish to visit and worship if you are travelling in Australia,you will be made very welcome.This site will also allow you to access Fanfare,a news journal of the Anglican Catholic Church in Australia and other links such as Forward in Faith, FSSM and SSC as well as the Traditional Anglican Communion
LINKS TO EXPLORE: You will find other links through the website.
Australian Churches- Bible Study- Billabong Worship Resources,by Rev Jeff Shrowder UCA.- Bioethics- Catechism- Collection of Prayers- Confraternity of the Blessed Sacrament- Daily Scripture- Divine Office-BCP- Evangelical Catholics - Family Voice formerly Festival of Light- God's Loveletter- Lambeth Conference-Lectionary Page- Marriage Encounter- Our Lady of Walsingham- Prayer Book-Joseph Ratzinger fan club- Quotes from the Popes- Religious Orders- Revised Common Lectionary,Vanderbilt - Saints and Angels- Sodality of the Most Holy Rosary-
INTERCESSIONS: Snctuary St Alban The Martyr Mildura
LORD HEAR OUR PRAYER: AND LET OUR CRY COME UNTO THEE.
Pray for the Diocese of Australia,for ,+ David Robarts OAM Bishop Fr Graeme Mitchell Registrar and Dean , Canon Fr Brian Tee Vicar General ,Canon Dr Sandra McColl Chancellor. All our Parishes Priests and People.Pray for all those preparing for ordination, pray especially for our Fr Richard as he begins his Priesthood.
Pray for the Church of Torres Strait, +Tolowa Nona Bishop, Lay Canon Lex Bell Chancellor,Fr Simeon Noah Registrar,all their Parishes Priests and People.
Pray for the Traditional Anglican Communion throughout the world,+Shane Jenzen Primate and the College of Bishops Bishop Michael Gill Secretary to the Collge of BishopsTAC Website
Pray for Pope Frances The Vatican and the Worldwide Roman Catholic Communion and for full communion between the Roman Catholic Church and the Traditional Anglican Communion.We give thanks for the generous statement from the Vatican on October 21st 2009, and pray for those working on the implementation of the new unity
The Holy See-
. Pray for the Anglican Diocese of the Murray, for Bishop John Ford,his Parishes Priests and People .Murray Website
Pray for Newslink our Diocesan newspaper edited by Fr Graeme Mitcell
Pray also for the Rock a Theological Journal for Traditional Anglicans and for Fr Graeme Mitchell FSSM.the Editor.
Fr Graeme Mitchell FSSM, Editor of Newslink and The Rock,and Registrar of the ACCA
Pray for the Societys of the Church that they continue to enhance the Priestly vocation, pray especially for the Priestly Society of St Martin (FSSM) Fr Graeme Mitchell and Fr Peter Bramsen .FSSM Website
The Order of St Augustine and its members.Order of St Augustine
Pray also for the Society of the Holy Cross and its members.SSC Website
Pray for Chaplains and for their agencies.Access Ministries and the Victorian Council of Churches.ACCES Vic--Vic Council of Churches--
Pray for the Mission of the Church,for the International Anglican Fellowship,Pray for the Fellowship Director Erv Litschke .IAF Website
Pray for Mamre International Aid Incorporated, for Craig and Rose Walsh.Pray especially for funding.
In our parish,continue to pray for Fr Peter, Fr Richard, and all who worship here, Pray especially for those who have been recently baptised.Pray for an increase in numbers. Pray for the Ministers Fellowship in Mildura,for continued good will and fellowship among the members.and their meetings every 4th Wednesday alternating with the 4th Thursday.Pray for Captain Graham Moyle Chairperson Fr Peter Bramsen Secretary Lynnette Adams.Assistant Secretary
Pray for Peace in the World and an end to terrorism.
Pray for all who are less fortunate than ourselves
PRAY for all who have died in the faith of Christ.
+ Rest Eternal grant unto them O Lord : and let Light Perpetual Shine upon them.
+ R. I. P. + Wilga Barnfield, Ruben Charles Standish, Joy Kirby, Shirley Gill
Bishop Michael Kerry Pope Bishop ACCA 2012 to 2016
Bishop Robert Friend Bishop of the ACCA 1997 to 1998
We remember Those who made the supreme sacrifice in wartime. "They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning. We will remember them." + LEST WE FORGET +
PARISH OF ST ALBAN THE MARTYR IN SUNRAYSIA . OUR SUNDAY MASS INCLUDES THE ANGELUS AND A LITANY FOR PRIESTS WITH HEALING ON THE FIRST SUNDAY AT 10 :00am April, May, June, July, August September and October
SERVICES DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS ARE AT 8:30AM November, December, January February and March
Calendar of Services and Events to SUNDAY 17TH APRIL 2017 EASTER DAY
Each Saturday at 11:30 am Meditation at Sacred Heart Presbytary Chapel
Sunday 26th February 8:30am Quinquagesima (Green) Angelus Litany and Mass Fr Richard to celebrate Fr Peter to preach
Monday 27th February Lenten Bible Study for the Cobined Churches of Merbein 7:30pm at Our Ladys' Parish House. The theme for the study is Hope and it is prepared by the Catholic Diocese of Wolongong
Tuesday 28th February Shrove Tuesday
Wednesday 1st March Ash Wednesday (Violet) 7pm Blessing of Ashes and Mass Fr Peter to celebrate and Fr Richard to preach
Friday 3rd March World Day of Prayer Merbein Hosted by thr Cobined Churches of Merbein Led by St Alban the Martyr 7:30pm at Merbein Uniting Church
Sunday 5th March 8;30am Lent One (Violet)Angelus Litany and Mass with Healing Fr Peter to celebrate and Fr Richard to preach
Monday 6th March 7:30pm Lenten Bible study at Our Ladys Parish House Merbein
Sunday 12th March 8:30am Lent Two (Violet) Angelus Litany and Mass Fr Richard to celebrate and preach
Monday 13th March 7;30pm Lenten Bible Study at Our Ladys Parish House
Wednesday 15th March 10:30am Prayer Service Chaffey Aged Care
Sunday 19th March 8:30am Lent Three (Violet) Angelus Litany and Mass Fr Peter to celebrate and preach
Monday 20th March 7;30pm Lenten Bible Study at Our Ladys Parish House
Thursday 23rd March 11:00am (please note time change) Sunraysia Ministers Fellowship meeting at The Office Langtree Avenue
Sunday 25th March 8:30am Lent Four (old Rose) celebrating Mothering Sunday Angelus Litany and Mass with Blessing of Symnal cake. Fr peter to celebrate and Fr Richard to preach.
Monday 26th March 7:30pm Lenten Bible Study at Our Ladys Pariush House.
Sunday 2nd April 10 :00am (note time change) Lent Five Passion Sunday (Violet) Angelus Litany and Mass with Healing Fr Richard to celebrate and Fr Peter to preach
Monday 3rd April 7:30pm Lenten Bible Study for Cobined Churches of Merbein The study is on Hope and is prepared by the Catholic Diocese of Wollongong at Our Ladys Parish House Merbein
Sunday 9th April 10am Palm Sunday (Red/ Violet) Blessing of Palms Angelus Litany and Mass Fr Peter to celebrate and preach
Thursday 13th April 7:00pm Maundy Thursday (white) Stations of the Cross Mass and Stripping of the Altar Fr Richard to celebrate and Fr Peter to preach
Friday 14th April 10:30am Good Friday Way of the Cross An Ecumenical Stations of the Cross where we walk from Lime Ave and Elevent St (Different Churches doing a station on the way) opposite Sacred Heat to Nowingie Place on the Murray River
Saturday 15th April Working bee at S t Alban at a time to be advised to prepare the Church for Easter
Sunday 16th April 6:30am Easter Day Dawn Service at Chaffey Park Lookout Our Ladys to lead this year followed by a fish breakfast at the Uniting Church Hall
Sunday 16th April Easter Liturgy 10am at St Alban the Martyr. Lighting of New Fire and Paschal Candle Renew Baptism Vows and Mass(Gold) Fr Peter to celebrate Fr Richard to preach
Sunday Services 10:00am ( 8:30 am during the Summer months) Angelus Litany and Mass:CONTACT: oror Parish Priest and Regional Dean The Very Rev Fr Peter Bramsen. FSSM. ThA. RDA
PO Box 63 Nichols Point 3501. Phone 03 50211393 or Mobile 0427 567650 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fr Richard at his ordination 2015 Fr Peter just after ordination 1999
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