A student staring at the wall when she/he should be doing their homework assignment; a student who still won’t do her/his homework even when she/he’s in danger of missing out on something for not doing it. In such cases, it appears that these students lack motivation, but according to Jessica Minahan1 the reason may not be what might think. She points to one or more of these aspects of executive functioning:
These are some of the mental skills that help us to get things done and are collectively referred to as ‘executive function.’ These skills are controlled by the frontal lobe area of our brains.
The use of punishments and rewards won’t likely help develop these skills or improve students’ behaviour for those whose lack of motivation may be affected by their mental skill level and could lead to students feeling misunderstood and rejected. You would not be surprised that Minahan suggests using a “training wheels” approach. As they undertake learning tasks, we need to make accommodations as students learn how to think accurately about challenges, get going, persist, and ask for help. If we remove the supports when students are first learning to ride a bike before they are ready, they’ll crash. To prevent this for our students, in helping your daughter/son with her/his learning tasks you could use some of the following ‘supports’ at home:
Helping students at home with schoolwork can be a challenge for families. However, it can also be an opportunity for parents to find out about what their daughter/sons are learning at school and to support their learning. Student learning is improved when they have opportunities to share and practise at home what they are learning at school.
Parents don’t need to have all the answers when their daughter/son has difﬁculties with her/his schoolwork. And in secondary school, parents would not be expected to know the answer to all schoolwork problems. As you would understand, in most cases, it would not be helpful in the long run if parents simply provide the answer. It is far better for parents to help by guiding learning and thinking and supporting their daughter/son to try for her/himself.
In just the same way that “training wheels” approach provides temporary support to a novice bicycle rider, parents can also support their daughter/son’s learning. Showing students how to learn by developing their mental skills and a growth mindset, will make it more likely that they will succeed.
1. “Move Forward” by Jessica Minahan in Educational Leadership, December 2017/January 2018 cited in “Principals’ Digests Newsletter 8, 2018.”
After a short term one, we knew we were in for a long term two, however, it seems to have gone so quickly, and I find it hard to believe that tomorrow is the last day of this term! There wouldn’t be a week that goes by without many varied and valuable activities happening at the College on top of the academic program that makes it such a vibrant learning community; no wonder time flies.
Our students have been very busy finishing assessment tasks and undertaking tests or exams to finish-up the semester. Teachers have been very busy with corrections and writing the Semester One Reports.
These reports will be available online through the parent portal from 5 pm on Monday 2nd July 2018. We do not have scheduled Parent/Student/Teacher Conferences to follow-up on these reports, however, parents are most welcome to contact teachers early next term to make a time to discuss student progress in response to these reports.
On the last day of this term, Friday 29th June 2018, the students will be dismissed at 2.20pm due to the special school bus timetable for the afternoon of the last day of term two. We will run six shortened periods so that all Friday classes will have some time on the day.
Please note that classes for term three resume on Tuesday 17th July 2018. (Yr 12 VCE students will complete a mid-year English exam at the College on Monday 16th July between 9 am and 12:15 pm.)
Monday 16th July 2018 will be a Staff In-service day. Teachers will be attending the Geelong Catholic Secondary Schools Professional Learning Day - ‘Growing teacher expertise to improve student learning’ at the Italian Social Club at Moolap.
Dr Simon Breakspear will facilitate the day. Dr Breakspear is well known in education circles. He is the founder and Executive Director of Agile Schools and has advised educational leaders from many different countries about managing change, developing innovation capabilities and driving continuous improvement for better learning. In particular, he will be facilitating the use of “Learning Sprints,” a practical approach to support teachers in continually enhancing their practice as they strive to improve student learning outcomes.
I am grateful to Catholic Education Melbourne (CEM) for supporting this initiative. CEM are sponsoring the day and representatives will be on site observing the delivery of the day.
CEM are providing printing, technical and other related support including payment of the facilitator.
Another outcome of the day will be the strengthening of relationships between the Geelong Catholic Colleges.
Best wishes to Year 10 students as they undertake their Work Experience placement this week.
The aims of the program include the following:
Some Work Experience positions were made available through school; however, students and their families were encouraged to use their initiative to secure a suitable and interesting place themselves. When I signed the Work Experience forms, it was interesting to see the diverse range of placements that our students have been able to obtain.
Thank you to Mr Bruce Connor (Work and Further Education Coordinator) for his efforts to coordinate this program and Mr Brendan O’Brien (YLC) for his support in this area and the Yr 10 Teachers involved.
On Sunday, two of our Year 11 students, Maddie Crothers and Sam Salisbury, travelled to Dili, East Timor with a group of Year 11 students and teachers from Jesuit and Jesuit Companion Schools from across Australia. This “immersion” experience for the students will involve them visiting the Jesuit school and touring some of the surrounding areas. They will return late in the first week of the holidays. I wish them all an enriching and safe experience.
We look forward to finding out about Maddie and Sam’s experiences through the newsletter early next term.
After much collaboration and organisation undertaken by the senior Student Leaders of all four Geelong Catholic Secondary Colleges, this evening a Winter Charity Ball will be held at Croatian Community Centre, Cox Rd, Nth Geelong.
The Ball is only available to Year 12 students from Clonard, Sacred Heart, Saint Ignatius and St Joseph’s Colleges. Parents/guardians need not attend, however, staff from all four colleges will be in attendance to supervise. The evening will commence at 7:00 pm and conclude at 10.00 pm.
Individual travel arrangements will need to be made between students and parents/guardians. We ask that parents/guardians support the College by dropping off and picking up their son or daughter from the venue by the start and finishing times indicated.
Any profits generated from this event will be donated to ‘Ocean Mind,’ a local group that runs programs (“therapeutic surf courses”) for youth experiencing difficulties.
The Winter Ball will be an alcohol-free event with all school rules being applied.
Please note that we don’t want students to have to purchase expensive clothing to be able to attend this social event. Students are asked to dress in neat attire appropriate for a semi-formal/formal evening supporting this event.
Year 12 Students interested in attending have received a letter from the College Captains and Mr McLean (Year 12 Level Coordinator) explaining the Winter Charity Ball in more detail and a parental permission slip that needs to be completed.
I wish all students a restful break and encourage them to spend some time revising and preparing for next term. In particular, VCE students should be using some of this time to revise the work-covered to-date, preview and prepare for the work ahead and complete any set work given by teachers.
Michael Exton Principal
Last Sunday we celebrated the birth of St John the Baptist. As Fr James Puppady continues his recovery from chronic laryngitis he asked if I would be prepared to offer a reflection for the Youth Mass at St Thomas in-lieu of his homily. I agreed and thought it might be a timely and fitting addition to the newsletter as we wrap up the semester and seek to become a community who like John proclaim Jesus in the modern world.
Nativity of John the Baptist – Reflection
As we celebrate the nativity of St John the Baptist let us consider what we have heard. There are themes that are repeated in the readings that we should consider and apply over the coming week.
1. Before you were born God chose you and knitted you together in your mother’s womb. You are wonderfully made. Be grateful for you. You are unique and beautiful. Your body is an amazing machine that allows you the opportunity to anything you wish. You and only you are perfect for the role you have to play in God’s plan in this world.
2. We need to nurture and develop our faith. In the readings we see the great faith of Zechariah and Elizabeth. Your parents also have faith and seek to see this develop in you. As you grow seek to become aware of your own faith. Go out into the wilderness and speak with God. Ask for the grace to learn what his plan is for you. It took John thirty years to discern his vocation, do not be discouraged if God’s plan is not revealed to you immediately. The Spirit works deep within us and transforms us gradually.
3. Each of us are a light to the nations. You will change the world! You will bring Jesus into the lives of others. You are needed and are an indispensable member of the Church. Unknowingly people watch you and learn how to be Christ-like by the things you say and do. Be aware of the light you give off and how brightly it shines.
What stops us being like John? With these points in mind take a moment to consider why sometimes you do not speak openly about your faith and Jesus.
Maybe you feel as though you lack knowledge. On reflection I was just as capable of sharing Jesus with others before I completed any theological study as I am now. Don’t think you have to understand theology or the Church before you can spread the Good News. The Spirit will provide all the wisdom you need.
Maybe you feel that speaking of Jesus is not socially or culturally accepted. You may be right. But in speaking of Him and sharing your faith you will change the world. If we spoke more often about Jesus and his teachings about faith, mercy, justice, forgiveness and love not only would we change our perspective but also those around us and in turn the entire world.
Maybe you feel you don’t have the chance to be a prophet like John. But you can still act like a prophet in the things you do, the decisions you make and how you respond to others – especially those you don’t get along with.
As we reflect on the nativity of St John the Baptist we can learn much and be grateful for what God revealed to us in the reading this evening.
Remember no-one is better than you or more qualified than you when it comes to sharing Jesus in word and action.
The Lord called you before you were born and he knew your name. You are wonderfully made.
You must nurture and develop your faith.
You are a light onto the world.
I pray that you and your family have a wonderful break over the coming weeks, that you may find the opportunity to consider the reflection above and be inspired to proclaim your faith, and be moved to act upon what we believe.
Yours in Christ,
Brendan Nicholls Liturgy Coordinator
Protecting the safety and well-being of children through the reporting and monitoring of absenteeism is the responsibility of both parents/carers and schools. Parents/carers have an obligation to notify the school of their child’s absence and schools are required to notify parents/carers on the day of an unexplained student absence. This responsibility needs to be underpinned by shared understandings and expectations about the procedures for the promotion, monitoring and follow-up of student attendance as outlined in the College Attendance Policy.
Clear communication and building a positive and collaborative relationship between schools and parents is critical to the successful implementation of same day notifications.
The following outlines the College’s procedure in relation to student absences:
1. Notify the school of your child’s absence
Please remember to call the school on 5251 1136 or email: email@example.com early in the morning if your child is going to be away or late for school so your child’s absence can be recorded correctly. Notifying the school of your child’s absence either prior to, or on the day that they will be away, helps ensure the safety and wellbeing of children and will fulfil your legal responsibility.
For further information on the processes and procedures our school uses to record, monitor and follow-up student attendance and absence please read our Attendance Policy/Procedure, located on the website.
2. Same-day notification of unexplained student absences
Our school will text/call you as soon as practicable on the day if a student is not at school and you haven’t notified the school as to why. If you are notified by the school that your child is away without a reason, please contact us as soon as possible by calling the College 52511136 to let us know where your child is. If we cannot reach you then we will make contact with any emergency contact/s nominated on your child’s file held by the school, where possible, on the same day of the unexplained absence. This is an expectation under the Victorian Government’s new School Attendance Guidelines.
Please remember it is your responsibility to contact us to provide an explanation for your child's absence from school, and where possible, please inform us in advance of upcoming absences.
Mr Michael Timms Deputy Principal [Student]
The Cage is a Social Justice activity to raise awareness and show support for refugees who are fleeing their home country. During the day on Thursday and overnight until Friday morning approximately 25 students and 3 staff members spent time inside ‘The Cage’ to show support for, and raise awareness about, the plight of refugees.
The Cage is a temporary fence structure which was erected near the school canteen and we were inside it for the duration of the activity, including sleeping in The Cage outside overnight. Throughout the day we had many classes visit to learn more about the adversity these refugees face in their day to day lives and facts regarding Australian government policies.
Several of the students and staff participating in the Cage activity were also involved in the JRS Ration Challenge, raising money for Jesuit Refugee Services. All participants of the Cage ate the Ration Challenge meals whilst in the Cage. These meals consisted of rice, chickpeas and lentils.
In the evening we watched a documentary titled ‘Human Flow’ by Ai Weiwei, which explores the journey of refugees in over 23 countries over the course of a year and depicts the extent of the human impact of this crisis.
Overall, the experience was very rewarding and offered insight into the challenges and struggles that refugees face in their everyday lives.
Alexander Henry Social Justice Captain
Over the last few months, the performing arts area has been alive with many students rehearsing for the many performances and assessments. During these concerts the students have overcome nerves and risen to the occasions beautifully.
Photos in the attached Gallery: 1. The Junior Band - Combined Bands Day, 2. Ms. Veronica Marrie and Year 7 students, 3 and 4. Callum Branch and Year 12 Band at the VCE Soiree, 5. Hannah Vella - Year 9/10 Concert, 6. 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory', 7. Ms Laura Farrell and the Public Speaking students and 8. Mrs Erika Turner (new Vocal Teacher).
Our Junior band recently travelled to Kardinia college where they attended a combined bands day.
Many thanks to Ms Doble for organizing this amazing and very productive day and to Ms Cordell for her great work with the junior band. We were very proud of their performance and we look forward to many more future performances from this growing ensemble.
Year 7 Showcase
Congratulations to Ms Caitlin Doble and her team of year seven teachers, Ms Veronica Marrie, Mr Bruce Corrin and Ms Naomi Cordell, for the marvellous year seven showcase held recently in the Potato Shed. It is certainly amazing how quickly the students have picked up their instrument and mastered a number of pieces.
We do hope that many of the year seven students continue with private lessons on their chosen instrument.
I was so proud of the VCE music students when they performed at the well known Piano Bar in Geelong. Over 110 parents and friends were entertained and well fed as the talented students showcased the works that they had been rehearsing during the semester.
Years 9/10 Music Concert
It was wonderful to see the up and coming talent of the years 9 and 10 music students when they performed to their parents and friends in the Potato Shed recently. Congratulations to Mrs Brown for all her hard work and to her very talented students.
VCE Theatre Studies
In the first week of June, parents and friends were treated to an entertaining show by the VCE Theatre studies students. “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” was performed in the Potato Shed and a big congratulations to the talented students and to their teacher Mr David Rock.
Public Speaking Recital
The College art gallery was packed last week when the public students delivered an inspiring and very amusing recital to many parents and friends of the College. The theme of the evening was “Life Hacks”. Many thanks to Ms Laura Farrell for the fabulous work she does with our students.
New Vocal Teacher
A big welcome to Mrs Erika Turner who has joined our dedicated team of instrumental teachers. Mrs Turner has much experience in all areas of voice, VCE teaching and assessment and we are delighted to welcome her to our College and the Performing Arts department.
Students who are interested in taking private lessons are to obtain an enrolment form from the Performing Arts office and please return it to me asap. As the timetables are now being completed for next term, it is very important that the enrolment forms are either given to me or emailed before Friday 29th June.
Please keep Monday September 3rd free for our annual Instrumental Showcase at GPAC.
More details of this event will be given next term.
Mrs Linda Pape Performance & Instrumental Coordinator
Refugee week ran from the 18th to 24th of June and is all about raising awareness for the plight of refugees. In recognition of this issue, SICG organised a ration challenge in which we simulated a ration pack that would be handed out to Syrian refugees and asked participants to live only on these foods for a period of 3 or 7 days. In total 56 students and teachers participated with 23 doing the full seven days and 33 doing the three-day challenge. Fundraising money will be donated to the very deserving Jesuit Refugee Services who do some outstanding work.
Milly Stannard Year 10
Twenty dedicated Year 12 VCE English students rose to the challenge of an additional end of Semester exam this week to track their skills in preparation for the end of year exam in late October. This committed group has been meeting every Tuesday from 3-15pm to 4-15pm since the start of Term 4 last year to refine their skills and build their understanding of important exam strategies.
On Tuesday, they undertook a 2 and ¼ hour paper under exam conditions at the end of a busy term and are to be commended for their preparation and application. They have been diligent and committed over three consecutive terms and all look forward to completing the final term of this program when they return to school on July 17th.
Annette Chidzey Deputy Principal [ Learning and Teaching]
On Thursday the 21st June, the Year 12 VCAL students from Healy 2, went to Saint Thomas Primary School for the Indigenous Fun Day. The VCAL students had chosen the theme of Indigenous Australians for Semester 1, and the community project element of the project was in conjunction with Saint Thomas Primary School.
We researched and designed activities, that included 4 workshops that the grade 5/6s participated in. These workshops/themes included, Land Rights, Stolen Generation, Indigenous Games, Activities to promote a Healthy Lifestyle and Indigenous Artwork as a form of storytelling and Celebration of Aboriginal Culture. Each workshop went for 20 minutes and the grade 5/6s thoroughly enjoyed it.
The purpose of this exercise was to promote and further inform these students about Indigenous culture. All of the planning and organizing was student led but we couldn’t have done it without the assistance of our teachers. Special thanks also to Saint Thomas Primary school making us feel so welcome and appreciated. We hope this working relationship can continue in the future.
Sofie Montalto Year 12 VCAL
Year 7 and 8 Saint Ignatius College Homeroom Teachers are collecting goods to donate on your behalf to Geelong Mums. Geelong Mums does an outstanding job, ensuring that the children of Geelong do not go without. They provide an extensive range of baby goods right through to items and clothing for up to 16 year olds.
The Year 7 and 8 teams are role modelling to students just how easy it can be to get involved in your local community. On Wednesday 1st August staff will take all collected items to Geelong Mums and spend the afternoon packing these items away on their shelves. We are asking each Year 7 and 8 family to make a donation towards this very important organisation.
Please find below a list of items that the Geelong Mums have specifically requested.
However, if you are unsure of specific items that you have in mind please visit their website at: https://www.geelongmums.org
Please note that as staff are using their personal cars to transport items, we are unable to receive large goods, such as prams and cots. Geelong Mums are more than happy however to accept these items during drop off times at their Geelong site, should they be deemed suitable. Please ensure that all used items that are donated are in good condition and please ensure that used clothing is washed. Each Year 7 and 8 homeroom will have a box where items can be donated, donations will be accepted from the first day of term three.
Thank you in anticipation of your support.
Ms. Tory Wood Year 7 Co-ordinator and Mrs. Deborah Hodge Year 8 Co-ordinator
On June 20th, the year 10 students travelled to GMHBA stadium for the Year 10 wellbeing day.
The morning session saw Jem Fuller talking to the students about focusing our thoughts on what we can control, influence and accept. He also discussed the power of the mind to “hack” and change our negative thinking (Neuroplasticity) and the six core needs of control, influence and accept, and core needs of certainty, uncertainty, significance, connection, growth and contribution.
In the second session males and female students split to watch “The mask you live in” (2015) and “Miss Representation”. These documentaries present the notion that the media is selling the idea that girls and womens’ value lies in their youth, beauty and sexuality, and not in their capacity as leaders.
The Mask you live in explores the idea that Boys learn that their success is tied to their dominance, power and aggression.
Third session saw the students partaking in activities that discussed the documentaries and also challenged students to look at what public self they show the world versus what private aspects to themselves are not shown. The Gender stereotypes that exist in our society were also explored and discussed.
Mrs Sally Barnard Student Wellbeing Officer
In "Digital Technology", with our teacher Mr. Michael Brown, we have been learning how to write codes for a robot called Nao. We did our code for a Jetstar flight attendant. Yesterday, we programmed the robot to ask what people on flight wanted for breakfast. On our menu there were eggs, waffles and pancakes.
Niamh, Cassidy and Alenna Year 8 Owen
Mr. Jordan Boyle from "the Brainary", Geelong brought in the robot, Nao, which responded to the programmed instructions from each group of students.
Very exciting for everyone!
Recently I had the opportunity to participate in an excursion with three of our Year 10 students (Darby O’Meara, Marcus Vaughan and Jools Bond) who are involved in the GFLOI program.
The day was spent at three local organisations around the Geelong region:
i/ Lyondell Basell Australia – produces homo-polymer polypropylene. Polymers are used in customer applications such as film, fibre, industrial strapping, caps and closures, rigid and flexible packaging, housewares, flower pots and blow moulded products. All members of the tour were fitted out with coveralls, a hard hat, gloves, steel capped boots hearing and eye protection.
ii/ Thornton Engineering – a quality steel fabrication company that supplies its clients with quality design, steel fabrication, construction and maintenance services and site installation services. This highly specialized organization produces large scale engineering products for clients across the country.
iii/ Boomaroo Nurseries – grow a wide range of vegetables and plants from seed. This very expansive, highly sophisticated, automated enterprise produces 300 million plants per year and during their busiest period employ up to 120 staff.
The day was a real eye-opener for the students and for myself. Geelong has a wide variety of manufacturing facilities and this program provides students with the opportunity to safely observe the various enterprises that are making a strong contribution to the local economy.
The students will continue to visit various organisations across the year and will learn about advanced technologies, innovative manufacturing and engineering, participate in leadership development activities, develop communication and presentation skills and have the opportunity to shadow mentors in industry.
The program is sponsored by Skilling the Bay and involves a partnership arrangement with the Victorian Government, Deakin University and The Gordon TAFE. The project is managed by the Geelong Manufacturing Council.
Pictured are our three young men at Thornton Engineering.
Mr. Bruce Connor Work and Further Education Coordinator
Alumni “ Where are they Now?” The Saint Ignatius College community is always on the look-out for the news of former students be it studies, work, travel, interstate, overseas or family.
Email a few lines or more about yourself - we want to hear from you!! Send your news to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Snippets will do!
It will be included in the dedicated Alumni section of the “Magis” - the year book - with everyone else’s news and also in our Alumni website portal that will be up and running very soon.
Mrs Claire Hewitt
Starting July 16th
Student Free Day
A. Schneider, L. Vella, S. Twaits, A. Quirk
R. Hay, V. McKee, K. James, S. Peters
L. Eastwood, M. White, S. Hammond, A. Rose
J. Marles, Needed, Needed, Needed
Starting July 23rd
N. Van Vliet, T. McMurray, Needed
L. Tigani, C. Duncan, Needed
R. Murray, B. Downey, L. Vella
L. Hamer, E. Carpenter, Needed
M. Di Pasquale, E. Stokie, Needed
If unable to attend, please make sure you get a replacement.
Sandra Woodall Tel: 0417 050 258
Order your NEW 2018/2019 Entertainment Membership (Book or Digital) from: Saint Ignatius College Geelong and receive it in time for school holidays!
To order your Book or your Digital Membership securely online visit:
Just $60 – giving you over $20,000 worth of offers the whole family will love.
Flying Brick Cider House, Hoggs, Timezone, Sealife Melbourne, Sovereign Hill and much much more…
Help us raise funds for our fundraising by buying an Entertainment Membership, and you can enjoy value the whole family will love this school holidays. You'll receive hundreds of valuable offers to keep the kids 'entertained' and help our fundraising at the same time.
2018 Major School PFA Fundraiser: Sports Trivia Night
The date is set for Saturday October 27th Please put this date in your diary and on the fridge.
This Fundraiser is still in the planning and preparation stage.
…or anything else?
Please email us your contact details. We would love to have you on board. email@example.com
The Uniform Shop
Here you can buy decent quality Second hand uniforms and sell your uniforms to other school families.
Regular opening times for the Uniform Shop are: Wednesdays 2.00pm –4.00pm
We are located towards the back end of the school in the Music Department area.
We always welcome new volunteers to our roster. If you are available for 2 hours on any Wednesday afternoon, please indicate this by using the link http://signup.com/go/KLbdEwE to sign up. Don’t worry – it’s pretty easy going, and we provide ‘on the job’ training.
Our Next Meeting
Our next Parents and Friends' Meeting will be held on: Tuesday July 17th at 7pm in the Food Tech. rooms.
New Members are always welcome
Contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org Wear something purple (just for fun!)
A journey of Faith – we are all on this journey and we are on it together!
And we encourage, support, challenge, pray for one another – we can’t be Christians on our own we need a community to help us!
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults for the Holy Trinity Parish
A journey of Faith – we are all on this journey and we are on it together!
And we encourage, support, challenge, pray for one another – we can’t be Christians on our own we need a community to help us!
Are you someone who may like to be part of this journey with us?
Have been encouraged by Fr. Michael, or our new priest, Fr Darien, to learn about the Catholic Faith because your child is preparing for Holy Communion or Confirmation;
A leaflet entitled “RCIA, A Journey in Faith” can be downloaded here and is also available from the school office.
Leonie Hamer (a St Ignatius mum) came with us on a previous ‘journey’ and should you wish to talk to her about her experience, or to a member of the RCIA team, contact details can be obtained from the school office.
Please be in touch with Fr Darien on 5258 1673, or Sandra Gould on email: email@example.com if you wish to know more – a friendly reception awaits you – no question is a ‘silly one’!
An Enquiry Night will be held on Tues 21st August; if you wish to attend that night please contact Fr Darien or Sandra by the 15th August.
Bell Park Parish
Holy Family 147 Separation St, Bell Park, VIC 3215
Sunday: 8.00am, 9.30am, 11.00am Croatian, 12.15pm Slovenian 2nd Sunday Only
Ss Peter & Paul’s Cnr Mercer & Malone St, Geelong West, VIC 3218
Sunday: 11.00am 2nd and 4th Sunday only
Saturday: 5.00pm Vigil
Holy Spirit Cnr Bostock Ave & Nambool St, Manifold Heights, VIC 3218
Sunday: 11.00am 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays only
Saturday: 6.00pm Vigil
St Bernard’s 74 Fryers Rd, Belmont, VIC 3216
Sunday: 9.00am, 10.30am
Saturday: 6.30pm Vigil
Corio and Lara Parish
St Francis Xavier 143 Bacchus Marsh Rd, Corio, VIC 3214
Saturday: 7.00pm Vigil
St Anthony’s Kees Road, Lara, VIC 3212
St Thomas Peninsula Drive, Drysdale, VIC 3222
St Patrick’s 10 - 14 Harding St, Portarlington, VIC 3223
St Phillip & St James 1345 Murraduc Rd, St Leonards, VIC 3223
Saturday: 6.00pm Vigil
Lumen Christi 66 Kensington Road, Leopold, VIC 3224
St Mary of the Angels Basilica 150 Yarra St, Geelong, VIC 3220
Sunday: 7.30am, 9.30am, 11.00am, 12.15pm Polish, 5.30pm
Saturday: 6.00pm Vigil
Grovedale, Anglesea and Torquay Parish
Nazareth 10 Griffith St, Grovedale, VIC 3216
St Therese’s 43a Surfcoast Highway, Torquay, VIC 3228
St Christopher’s 72 Bingley Parade, Anglesea, VIC 3230
Saturday: 6.00pm Vigil
St Joseph’s 28 Lawler St, Meredith, VIC 3333
Sunday: 11.00am Alternate Sunday
Sacred Heart 70 Hamilton Highway, Inverleigh, VIC3321
Sunday: 9.00am except last Sunday of the month when it will be at Bannockburn gymnasium
St Brigid’s 2439 Ballan Road, Anakie, VIC 3221
Sunday: 11.00am Alternate Sunday
St John the Baptist 4 Harding St, Winchelsea, VIC 3230
Saturday: 6.00pm Vigil
St John the Evangelist 24 High Street, Bannockburn, VIC 3331
Sunday: 9.00am Mass in the Stadium last Sunday of the month
Holy Family 101 Hitchcock Avenue, Barwon Heads 3227
Saturday: 6.00 pm
Our Lady Star of the Sea 68 John Dory Drive, Ocean Grove 3226
Sunday: 9.00 am
Holy Trinity 34 Stevens Street, Queenscliff 3225
Sunday: 11:00 am