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Parish Events/Latest Parish News Jul 15, 2022

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Plenary Council

Last week’s Plenary Council concluded with much hope that we will have a clear way forward in respect to many important issues in our Australian church. While several extremely emotive topic dominated media attention, this Catholic Leader article offers a good summary with plenty of links to relevant sites where we can stay up to date with the decisions of the Council.

Parish Reconciliation Action Plan Group

Following last Saturday’s very informative screening of the Q&A session of Archbishop Mark  Coleridge and Dean Parkin on the Uluru Statement From the Heart, six people decided to work on developing a draft of a RAP based on the Archdiocesan Reconciliation Action Plan. Any  parishioners wishing to join this small working group are invited to contact the Parish Office as soon as possible.


Maleny Celebrations

On this Sunday 17 July, four of our young parishioners Diya, Levi, Jia and Joe will celebrate their Conformation during Mass. As well, Sonny will take his First Holy Communion. After Mass, in the Pat Daley Centre, parishioners are invited to share morning tea along with the cutting of the cake

Encounter Night

Last week on Wednesday, 60+ people gathered at OLR church for an evening of hospitality, testimony, worship and prayer – all aimed at facilitating an Encounter experience with Jesus Christ our Lord. Special thanks to Therese and Dom, owners of Domenico’s Restaurant, Kings Beach, for sponsoring the hospitality for the night: food and drinks. Thanks, also, to those who offered the sacrifice of their baptismal priesthood with their testimony, prayer ministry and the young adults who led us in our worship music. We look forward to the next Encounter opportunity – watch this space.

To Sing is to Pray Twice

All musicians, singers and members of choirs are invited to a Musical Cocktail Party on the Caloundra presbytery balcony on Tuesday 26th July at 5pm. While we promise that there will be no karaoke, Fr Josh will be “Chef   Joshua”, “Barman Fr Ejikeme” will pour the drinks and sous-chef Fr Peter will create the deserts!

Please RSVP to the Parish Office: [email protected] to help with catering.

Kingdom Youth is Back for Term 3

Season 3 of Kingdom Youth is launching Friday 22 July from 6pm – 8:30pm at Unity College and all students in Years 7 – 12 are invited to the Launch Party! Join us for walking tacos, donut table, disposable cameras, and a volleyball tournament! We are excited to kick off Term 3 with you. All welcome!! Bring a friend!


Kingdom Youth Parent Info Night – 22 July

Parents are invited to join us at drop-off from 6pm on Friday 22 July for a quick information session. Join us for a cheese platter, tea and coffee, and meet some of the leaders who have been supporting and journeying with your child. We will also discuss what has been covered throughout the year, what our vision is as a ministry, and discuss with you how we can best continue to be there for our students. All parents interested are welcome.



Help us Build Community

Do you, your friends or family live in the Aura estate, either in Baringa, Nirimba or Banya? In order to help us build up a new Catholic Community in Aura, please like and follow or invite them do the same on the new “Aura Catholic Community” page. This page will have all the information for relevant events, the proposed new school, and the new church community in the area.



Local delivery company for occasional delivery of furniture/white goods from Vinnie’s Shop  –  stairs could be involved. Phone Dawn on 5430 9390.


Please share your Birth-date so we can celebrate you!!

The Parish Team would love the opportunity to connect with you in more intimate ways by celebrating important events such as your birthday, baptism date, and/or wedding anniversary. We’re also developing the capability to send periodic text messages. To help us become a more welcome parish, please click here to update your personal information in our secure database. Please know that we only collect your information in accordance with the Archdiocesan Privacy Policy.

Spiritual Gifts Workshop

Date: Saturday, 23 July. Time: 9.30am – 4pm. Venue: OLR Church, 61 Edmund St, Caloundra

Lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided. Please register for catering purposes please. A love offering will be taken up to cover costs.

Registration:  Dorothy 0403 175 714 or [email protected]


Gala Night

12th November 2022

Don’t miss out! Pay your reserved seats soonAll Tables nearly gone

Head to our website in the banner of In our Golden Jubilee Year 1972-2022

There is a click here button which will take you straight to the Eventbrite page to buy your tickets. Or you can scan the QR code to the left. Ticket cost $90 per head. Please support this event.


In Transition

As a parish family we also welcome

Caitlyn Brown, Freya Warland, Alfie & Billy Sheers and Joseph Crooks

who will be baptised this weekend in our parish.

We pray for

Bridget Clarke, Barbara Loane, John Massie & Margaret Lalley

who died last week and their funerals are at G&W & OLR this week. We also pray for  Phil Murphy.

May their souls and all the souls of our deceased priests, religious and parishioners

Rest in Peace.

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