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2020 Christmas Hamper Appeal

Christmas Hampers in 2020 Yes, it is that time of the year again and due to the current climate we would like to give you plenty of notice that St Vincent de Paul ConferenceMitchelton is up and running with Christmas Hampers in 2020. The launch of the Hamper Appeal is the weekend of November 14 & 15 but we thought ...

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Memorial Weekend Masses being held on 7 and 8 November

We remember and pray for the deceased family and friends of parishioners at all masses on the weekend of 7 and 8 November. A time to celebrate the life & love sharedA time to comfort and console family,friends & parishionerswithin the richness of God’s abiding care. Book HERE from the evening of 25 October. Due to COVID, registration essential. Seats ...

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BOOK MASS ONLINE NOW

With the easing of COVID restrictions, more people can attend Mass. Due tothe size of the churches, the numbers are as follows: Sacred Heart: 77Our Lady of Dolours: 100St Williams: 100 We will be taking bookings on a weekly basis, so you will need to register each week. Bookings for weekend Masses close at midnight on Thursday. To guarantee a ...

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Sacramental Program News

Sacramental Program – “Renewal of Baptismal Promise” This weekend, Confirmation candidates together with the community will be reciting their renewal of Baptismal promises during the Creed at mass. It will highlight to the children the promises that were made for them at their Baptism by their parents and Godparents. Now that they are older, they are asked at their Confirmation ...

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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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