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Welcome to the Parishes of Our Lady of Lourdes, Sunnybank and Our Lady of Fatima, Acacia Ridge.  Our website will give you  a range of information about both Parishes which are administered from Sunnybank Parish.

I hope we can help you in many ways and also help you to know God.

Fr Dan

 

Community News

SOCIAL JUSTICE SUNDAY
Next Sunday 28th Septemebr is Social Justice Sunday. The Bishops of Australia will release their annual Social Justice Statement next weekend. The title of the statement is rather interesting; it is “A Crown for Australia: Striving for the best in our sporting nation”. The Statement highlights the vital role that sport plays in the health of individuals, the life of communities and the inclusion of all in Australian society. The Bishops highlight the transformative power of sport and call on all levels of society to treasure and safeguard sport from those forces that undermine its integrity. Remember to pick up the statement next weekend. The next Social Justice meeting is in Paloma on Thursday 25th September commencing at 7 pm. Everybody is welcome.

NEW PARISHIONERS LUNCH
Over 100 people turned up for the New Parishioners Lunch last Sunday. It is always wonderful to welcome new Parishioners to our Parish. A very big thank you to our welcoming committee who set up, organised food and helped serve lunch. I am very grateful to our welcoming committee for all they do in our Parishes.

FRIENDSHIP GROUP - SUNNYBANK/ACACIA RIDGE
Friendship Group meeting on Wednesday 24th September: Frank Levey from Queensland Rail will discuss the September 2015 trip to Longreach. Bookings for bus trip to Noela’s Garden and Bribie Island will continue - $40. Doors open at 9 am. Back grassed area open for parking.

SPEAKERS FROM FAITH14
You are all invited to enjoy, once again, the speakers we heard during FAITH14... back by popular demand!
2nd- 5th Mondays in September, The Aspinall Centre, 4 Klumpp Rd, Upper Mt Gravatt [in St Bernard’s precinct] from 7.00-9.00 pm with supper.

Monday 22nd September Margaret Robertson ssj - ‘I was in prison and you visited me’
Monday 29th September Rebecca Lim - ‘I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you gave me clothing...’

Unite Youth & Young Adult MinistryChallenge and ConquestCAMP - Friday 28th November– Sunday 30th. All those in grade 6-10 are invited to join us on the end of year camp up the Sunshine Coast! There is a cost involved. Please contact Steven and Eloise for more details.

 

Proposed Plans for OLOL Church

During 2014 we will be expanding and refurbishing the Church at Our Lady of Lourdes Sunnybank. We hope to start work about July and for Mass on Sunday we will use the Paloma Reception Centre. The work will probably take more than 6 months and so Christmas Masses this year will most likely be celebrated in the large covered area at our Lady of Lourdes School. Preliminary permissions and planning are well under way. Check out the various documents, plans and pictures via the links below.

Mike Spann Report

For more information please refer to the
Minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 16th October 2013

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