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Mass Schedule for 1 – 9 August

Mass at 5.00 pm on Sunday has been added at St William’s Grovely Please book by Thursday evening for the following weekend. Because of limited spaces at Funerals, please check with the family if you would like to attend. No need to book in advance for weekday masses, but please register upon entry.  Our Lady of Dolours, MitcheltonTimeSat, 1 AugustReconcilation/Adoration10:30AMSat, ...

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Sacramental Program News

Sacramental Program Dates First Communion Workshops: 4, 5, 6 & 10 August at 3:30pm at St Williams, Grovely 7 August at 3:30pm at Sacred Heart, Samford 18 August at 3:30 at Our Lady of Dolours, Mitchelton Confirmation Enrolment and Workshop dates: 8 September at 9:30am in the Daley Centre, Grovely 8 September at 6.00pm at Our Lady of Dolours, Mitchelton ...

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Join our Community Prayer Space

This prayer space has been created for all members of our community to pray together for each other, each other’s intentions and the intentions of our broader and global community. You are invited to submit a prayer/s to be published on this page. When writing your prayer, we ask you to please consider your privacy and the privacy of those you ...

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Join the Parish Facebook Page and Stay Connected

You are invited to join the Catholic Parishes of Grovely-Samford and Mitchelton Facebook page. Click through to: https://www.facebook.com/gsmparishes/ We’re just getting going, it’ll be a way for parishioners and friends to share faith and community, especially at a time when we can’t gather.

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VIEW MASS ONLINE WITH Fr Nigel: The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ – (Year A) 14 June 2020

Fr Nigel’s Homily: On this great solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, the Church celebrates the timeless gift of the Real Presence.  Our hearts are filled with gratitude and thanksgiving for the love that has been given to us. The Holy Spirit looks kindly upon us, at our simple offering of bread and wine and, through ...

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VIEW MASS ONLINE WITH Fr Nigel: The Most Holy Trinity (Year A) – 7 June 2020

Fr Nigel’s Homily: As Catholics, every prayer that we say begins in the Name of the Holy Trinity and ends with glorifying the Trinity.  All our sacraments from baptism, confirmation, communion, reconciliations, anointing of the sick, marriage and ordinations; we bless ourselves, and the priest blesses us in the name of the Trinity.  Why do we do this? The early ...

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VIEW MASS ONLINE with Fr Nigel: Pentecost Sunday – 31 May 2020

Fr Nigel’s Homily: We hear in today’s Gospel that, “In the evening of the first day of the week, the doors were closed in the room where the disciples were and they were in fear.”  Let’s go back to the time when we first realised the magnitude of COVID-19.  When we first realised that the rate of infections were going ...

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VIEW MASS ONLINE with Fr Nigel: Ascension Sunday, 24 May 2020

Fr Nigel’s Homily: The feast of the Ascension is a remembrance of Christ’s glorification following his resurrection from the dead. Taken from Hebrew tradition, we say in our creed, Jesus ascended into heaven and is seated at the right hand of God the Father.’ This has to be understood as a metaphor. Its meaning is that Jesus is with God ...

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VIEW MASS ONLINE with Fr Nigel: Sixth Sunday of Easter, 17 May 2020

Fr Nigel’s Homily: Jesus says to us “If you love me, you will keep my commandments.” How does one explain love? When I was a lot younger, it probably meant the tingling feelings that I had whenever I saw her. Sometimes, yes, even the paralysis that, believe it or not, silenced me when she was around. And let’s not forget ...

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VIEW MASS ONLINE with Fr Nigel: Fifth Sunday of Easter, 10 May 2020

Fr Nigel’s Homily: ‘Do not let your hearts be troubled’ – I had this Gospel reading for my Mother’s funeral and, as this is the Mother’s day weekend, I would like to remember her, as many of us remember our mothers who have passed away. When my mother passed away there was a deep sadness within me, a sadness that ...

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