Gratitude for your generosity
Peter’s Pence collection
Each year parishes in the Archdiocese of Brisbane take up the Peter’s Pence collection as a retiring collection. The collection will take place at the end of all masses this weekend.
The Peter’s Pence collection gives Catholics in Australia an opportunity to join in communion with the Catholic faithful throughout the world in support of the charitable works of the Holy Father, Pope Francis.
Term 3 Holy Communion – 18 July
All children in Year 4 or older year levels and, who have been confirmed, are welcome to make their First Holy Communion in Term 3.
The program starts on Tuesday 18 July, from 5.00-6.00pm in the OLR Church. The program concludes with the First Holy Communion ceremony on the weekend of 26-27 August 2023. To register please go to our website
Complete the registration form, sign by both parents and hit submit. Please note the form cannot be completed on your mobile devices. Any questions don’t hesitate to email the Parish office
Registration close Monday 17 July, 2023.
Holy Land Pilgrimage – save the date!
For more enquiries: Please ring Cristina on 0408 808 992 or complete this expression of interest form.
ALPHA – save the dates!
After another very successful Alpha course (which has just concluded), we are now opening a further two courses beginning in July. There will be an Alpha course commencing on Tuesday evening 11 July at 6.00pm and one on Friday 14 July commencing at 9.45am. We will also offer one at Landsborough if we have sufficient interest. To enrol please click on the link here Enrol now
First Saturday Devotion
Please join us on the 1 July at 8.00am Our Lady of the Rosary Church Caloundra for the First Saturday Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary
1. Recite the Rosary
2. Make a Sacramental Confession
3. Receive Holy Communion
4. Keep company and meditate on the mysteries of Rosary with the intention of making reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
Our Parish’s aim is to be a vibrant and welcoming Parish. If you have a name badge, it would be appreciated if you could wear it to Mass. If you don’t have a badge and would like one, please email the parish office with your name and phone number to The badges cost only $5 each (the parish subsidises the rest) Please specify if you want a pin or magnet backing.
Are you musically gifted?
Can you play the piano, organ, guitar or any other instrument that could lead and accompany music ministry at Mass? This is a fantastic opportunity to put the “Yes Prayer” into action. Please email the parish office or call 07 5430 9390 with your contact details and a member of the Worship Ministry Leadership Team will be in touch.
Thank you for your ministry.
Containers for Change
Are you saving your can/bottles? The Parish Containers for Change initiative is up and running. By using the Parish Scheme ID C11072500, your funds will be directed to the Church-run initiatives.
For more information on how you can be involved and lodge a return or add the Parish scheme ID in the containers for change mobile App, please refer to our website
As a parish family we welcome Theodore Pouliot, Theodore Wilson & Rori Creighton who will be baptised in our Parish this weekend.
We pray for Kevin Row who died last week and his funeral will be at G&W Monday 26 June at 1.00pm. We also pray for Carol Madden who died on Friday and her funeral is yet to be confirmed. May their soul and the souls of our deceased priests, religious and parishioners rest in peace.
Yes23 Sunshine Coast Soccer Cup and Free Family Fun Day
The Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane is a member of the Queensland Community Alliance, which is organising a 7-a-side social soccer tournament / family fun day to help educate our community about the Uluru Statement From the Heart, including constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians through a Voice to Parliament. The Sunshine Coast Yes23 Cup will be held on Sunday 2 July between 12 noon and 5.30pm at Kawana Football Club.
Our parish community and their family/friends aged 16+ are invited to play: please complete this online form by 25 June to join or form a team.
Our parish community is also warmly invited to bring along family and friends to enjoy the live music, dancing, kids’ activities and BBQ. For more information, please email Walters Nkemfack via [email protected].
Men Alive : 2023 BEHOLD
MenALIVE is a national Catholic Ministry and gathering of men. This Australasian ministry aims to Support men to be the men they were created to be; better husbands, fathers, and men of God.
MenAlive celebrates 20 years this year and the 2023 theme, BEHOLD.
MenAlive are hosting two upcoming gatherings to support men to connect in the context of the Catholic faith to listen, learn and long for the fullness of life.
Event 1: GROWING GOOD MEN
(A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY FOR DADS AND THEIR TEENAGE SONS TO RECONNECT & EMBARK ON A QUEST OF DISCOVERY)
When: 23-25 June 2023
Where: Kindilan Adventure Park Brisbane
Cost: $450 for father & son
Register here: https://app.tickets.org.au/MA/GGM2023
Event 2: menALIVE to the MAX
When: 14-16 July 2023
Where: The Women’s College University of Queensland, Brisbane.
Cost: Registrations start from $150.
Register here: https://app.tickets.org.au/MA/MAX2023BNE
Become a Pastoral Care Volunteer
Southern Cross Care Aged Care are seeking expressions of interest from caring and supportive parishioners to join their Pastoral Care Volunteer Program. Help make a difference to the lives of aged care residents at their Caloundra home by helping residents with their emotional or spiritual needs. Successful applicants will take part in an 8-week training course (commencing July 2023, and only a few hours per week) and become a part of a great community of spiritual care volunteers. For further information contact Kristie McManus on 0437 717 153 or download the brochure