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Pray The Way of the Cross virtually with our Community at 10.00am Good Friday

Join with the Parish community as we pray together virtually with The Way of the Cross reflection video below from 10.00am on Good Friday. This prayerful presentation features Dianne Minnaar’s beautiful ‘Stations’ artwork from Sacred Heart Church in Samford with music by Burkhard Dallwitz and offers us a means to journey on The Way of the Cross. Your are invited to take time to use ...

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How to continue Planned Giving & Donations Online

If you would like to continue your with your planned giving envelopes or make a donation, there are two options: 1) Envelopes and cash donations can be given to the parish office during office hours, Monday 8am – 1pm, and Tuesday to Friday 8am – 4pm 2) Online via bank transfer to the following accounts.     Please remember to reference your ...

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VIEW MASS ONLINE with Fr Nigel: Palm / Passion Sunday, 4 – 5 April 2020

Fr Nigel’s Homily: We now come to the Final Sunday of Lent, a Sunday of contrasting qualities. We sing “Hosanna to the Son of David, blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest!” and recount Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem. The crowds cheer and wave him on like he’s the captain in a grand final ...

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Homilies by Parish Deacon Peter McDade

Homilies by our Parish Deacon Peter McDade will be published here for the community to read and share. For more inspiration from Deacon Peter, click here to follow him on Facebook. ARCHDIOCESAN SMALL BLESSINGS CAMPAIGN Reflection – 26th Sunday of Ordinary time – 27 September 2020 Readings: Ezekiel 18:25-28; Ps 24:4-9; Philippians 2:1-11; Matthew 21:28-32 ON YOUR MARK! GET SET! ...

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VIEW MASS ONLINE with Fr Nigel: 5th Sunday of Lent Year A, 28-29 March 2020

Fr Nigel’s Homily: Surreal, bizarre, unprecedented. Life as we know it has changed. These are just a couple phrases I have been hearing around the place. This level of uncertainty, this loss of control of our lives has an entire planet of people trying to make sense and process just what is happening. Grandparents can’t hug their grandchildren, sporting events ...

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Catholic Leader Digital Newspaper FREE

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM OUR EDITOR In these unprecedented times, The Catholic Leader has decided to share our news for free. With the recent announcement to suspend all Sunday and Saturday vigil Masses until further notice, you, our readers, will be unable to buy The Catholic Leader at parishes on weekends. So, we are making our digital newspaper free at ...

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RESCHEDULED: Aladdin’s Cave Antiques & Collectables Fair – Sat 10 Oct

ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES FAIR HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED DUE TO COVID-19. The new date is Saturday 10 October 2020 from 9.00am67 Dawson Parade, Keperra HELP NEEDED: MORNING TEA COORDINATOR – We are seeking someone from the Grovely community to coordinate the morning tea at the upcoming Aladdin’s Cave Antiques and collectables fair being held on Saturday April 18. If you are ...

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Lenten Programs

In light of COVID-19, all face to face Lenten Programs have been cancelled. Please liaise with your Lenten Program leader to look at options to continue the program remotely. Would you be interested in a Lenten experience, with a view to preparing for a vibrant celebration of our Lord’s Resurrection in 2020, leading to a deeper personal relationship with Jesus ...

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Ash Wednesday Masses

ASH WEDNESDAY – 26 FEBRUARY MASSES St William’s: 9.00am and 7.00pm Our Lady of Dolours: 8:30am Oxford Park: 10:30am Sacred Heart: Thurs Feb 27 (Ash Wednesday Liturgy): 6:00pm Ash Wednesday is one of the most popular and important holy days in the liturgical calendar. It opens Lent, a season of fasting and prayer, takes place 46 days before Easter Sunday, ...

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Timor Leste Companions

Welcoming New Members to the next meeting on Thursday 5 March 5 at 7.00pm in the St William’s Parish Library . The First 2020 Update: In January, we farewelled Jay, our visiting Liquiça local. Jay loved his time in Brisbane and we thank you all for making him feel so at home here. This year we look forward to further ...

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