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Parish Events/Latest Parish News Jun 3, 2022

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Congratulations

Congratulations to the 44 children who received the Sacrament of Confirmation on Wednesday. Please continue to keep them and their families in your prayers as they continue to experience the gift of the Holy Spirit. Also a special thanks to the Sacramental Team – Kelli, Donna, Justine & Fr Ejikeme who guided and supported the children through the program.

Thank You

Thank You most sincerely from the SVDP Good Shepherd Conference to everyone who generously donated items, came and supported the book and plant sale, helped set up and gave of their time over the 3 day event. Unfortunately, the inclement weather let us down but due to the wonderful support of people braving the rain, a little over $4300 was raised. These funds will go a long way in allowing us to continue assisting those experiencing hardship as well as trying to cope with the high cost of living. Your ongoing support is always greatly appreciated. Thank you again and well done everyone.

 

Expressions of Interest requested

Are you passionate about providing a safe environment for all?  Our parish is calling for Expressions of Interest for the following pivotal role.

LSR (Local Safeguarding Representative, volunteer)
Each parish in the Archdiocese of Brisbane has a LSR who is responsible for:

  1. making sure that the whole parish is aware of the importance of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults,
  2. promoting safe practices including articulating for others what is appropriate and inappropriate behaviour, and
  3. assisting the Parish staff in the implementation of the Archdiocesan Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults Policy in the Parish. This policy can be found at:
    https://brisbanecatholic.org.au/support/safeguard

Our Parish and the Archdiocese is committed to providing all necessary assistance to our appointed LSR and will provide proper induction, resources, and ongoing support and training. Please contact the Parish Office [email protected] if you would like to express an interest in this valuable role, and to obtain more details of this role.

 

Ladies Lunch

The next Ladies Lunch will be at the Brightwater Hotel 15 Freshwater Street Mountain Creek on Friday 17th June at 12 noon. If you would like to attend please contact Deborah by Monday 13th of June on 0410531901

 

The Catholic Leader 

The June edition of The Catholic Leader  is available this weekend. The price is $4 each.

 

Marriage Encounter

A  live-out Marriage Encounter will be held from Friday evening July 1st-Sunday 3rd July, at Siena College, Sippy Downs, Sunshine coast. For married couples, priests and religious, away from the distractions of everyday living. Take time out of your busy schedule, a unique opportunity to reconnect, rekindle and refresh your vocation.  For more information, contact: David & Maria Murphy Phone: 0481 307 821 Email: [email protected]

 

Calling all Altar Servers

Each year, we offer altar server training – usually just for junior   ministers. This year, however, we are opening up the opportunity for both current and prospective junior ministers, and also those adults who already serve, or would like to serve the altar. This training opportunity will be fun and interactive as we look at the practicalities of a very important ministry.  If you or your child/grandchild would like to be part of this opportunity, please call/email the parish office with your details. Once we’ve compiled the list, we’ll decide on a suitable day/time that’s most convenient.  Tasty food and refreshments will be supplied!

 

GALA NIGHT – 12th November 2022

SELLING FAST !!! – Over 119 tickets sold in 3 weeks

Have you bought your ticket yet?  Don’t miss out!!! Let us celebrate the 50th year anniversary of  Our Lady of the Rosary Parish. The Golden Jubilee GALA Night will be held at RSL Caloundra on 12th November 2022 from 6-11pm. This is also a fundraising event for the new Aura Mission. We welcome donations in cash or in kind. This is going to be a big and enjoyable night with lots of games, raffles, auctions and dancing. Ticket cost $90 per head. This is a 3-course meal and includes welcome beer, wine or soft drink on arrival & lucky door prizes. Tea and coffee included as well.  Attire: Semi-Formal.  HURRY – limited tickets available (10 seats per table). Please support this event

INSTRUCTION ON HOW TO BUY YOUR TICKET:

Option # 1 – Tickets available at EVENTBRITE or the QR code will take you straight to the same booking page.

Option # 2 –  Go to the Parish Office with your $90

 

Vinnies CEO Sleepout

A sincere thanks to all those who’ve generously donated money to Fr Josh’s CEO sleepout and/or our two school principals. They will be braving the cold and wet on Thursday 23th June in an effort to raise much needed $$$ for homeless and disadvantaged people right here in the Sunshine Coast. If you would like to be part of this noble effort, please click the link below or drop in to  the parish office.

https://www.ceosleepout.org.au/fundraisers/frjoshuawhitehead/queensland

 

 

In Transition

As a parish family we welcome

Patrick Cardell

who will be baptised in our Parish this weekend.

We pray for

Graham Ramsey

who died last week and his funeral will be at Simplicity Funerals this week. May his soul and all the souls of our deceased priests, religious and parishioners

Rest in Peace.

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