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Parish News Dec 29, 2023

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A Warm Welcome

Welcome to everyone joining us today in this beautiful part of the world!
Whether you are travelling from across the street, up the Bruce Highway or roving around the country, thank you for choosing to be part of our celebration today. Keep safe on the roads and travel safe.

The Parish office will be closed until Monday 8/1/2024.

After hours pastoral emergency Phone: 0431 099 854






St Vincent de Paul Christmas Appeal Thank You.

The local Vinnies conferences would like to thank you, parishioners, for your support with their annual Christmas Appeal. They were again overwhelmed by your generosity.

Please feel free, over the next few weeks, to place your donation envelopes in any collection basket or box if you have not already done so.



First Saturday Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Please join us on Saturday 6 January  @ 7.45am OLR Church Caloundra





Lectio ‘Eucharist’ Bible Study: Discovering the Mass in the Bible


The 10-Thursday-session video & discussion bible study course presented by Dr. Brant Pitre commences on 18 January 2024 at Kawana’s Good Shepherd Centre (opposite Centrelink & Kawana Library) Nanyima St, Buddina (off Pt Cartwright Dr) from 8am-9:30am.

The presentation is free but participants are requested to donate $15 towards offsetting the cost of the extensive Bible Study Guide for those that can afford it.

This Study of the Old and New Testaments scriptures will enlighten your understanding of liturgy and Jesus’ real presence in our Eucharistic celebration. This will enable you to more fully participate and appreciate our worship/thanksgiving time together.

Registrations & enquires are open. Please contact John Manion on 0416 154 144 or
email: [email protected]

Course numbers are limited to 16. The first 39 enquires will receive a copy of Bishop Robert Barron’s latest book, ‘This Is My Body – A Call to Eucharistic Revival’.






In Transition

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We welcome Edward Miles & Everleigh Little who will be baptised at OLR this weekend.

May the souls of all our loved ones, and of our deceased priests, religious and parishioners be thought of at this time and Rest in Peace.








Safeguarding in our Parish

The Safeguarding Commitment for the Archdiocese of Brisbane and Caloundra Catholic Parish is: Zero tolerance for all forms of abuse and strives to safeguard all who interact with its ministries & services. Special priority is given to the safety & wellbeing of children & adults at risk. In an emergency, please call the Police 000 or information can be provided to STOPline anonymously.

Phone: 1300 304 550

Email: [email protected]

Or Brisbane Safeguarding 07 3324 3752

Our Local Safeguarding Officer:  Judy Moir  0421 873 060




Centenary of the first Catholic Church in Maleny

The Maleny Sacred Heart Church community invites Parishioners to celebrate the Centenary of the first Catholic Church in Maleny in February 1924. A Centenary book is being compiled and will be available at the celebrations on Sunday 4 February 2024 to purchase.
RSVPs and enquiries to Anna [email protected]

or Danielle 0419545711


Communing with God Retreat –  12 – 14 January 2024

















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