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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

Easter Mass TimesEASTER CEREMONIES
This week we celebrate the Easter Triduum of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday. We are lucky to live in Australia as our major Christian celebration days are holidays and some days with no shops open. The holidays provide us with a welcome break but also provides us time to really celebrate Easter by attending all the Easter ceremonies of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday beginning with Easter Vigil (7pm Sunnybank and 6pm Acacia Ridge).

During Holy Thursday evening Mass we will take up a special collection for Soubirous Place and St Vincent de Paul, as well as the Project Compassion money boxes and envelopes which can be given in at the offertory time.

You are invited to bring a flower to the Good Friday ceremonies which can be brought forward at the time of the Adoration of the Cross. These Flowers will then be used in the Church Easter weekend.

Of particular note is that the Easter Vigil at Our Lady of Lourdes is 7pm (not 6pm) and at Our Lady of Fatima at 6pm.
Following the Easter Vigil at Sunnybank you are invited to join the new Catholics for a little celebration in the Avocado Room in Paloma. You are requested to bring a plate that doesn’t need to be heated.

TUESDAY MASS
For the next 5 weeks there will be no Mass in our parishes on Tuesday. There will be a Liturgy of the Word and Eucharist at 8:30am at Sunnybank for the next 5 Tuesdays until Fr Noy returns from holidays. We hope to be able to celebrate Mass each Thursday at 8:30am at Our Lady of Fatima Acacia Ridge. Circumstances such as unexpected funerals may change weekday Mass schedule.

SINGLES & SOLOS
This is a group for single and solo people of middle age who meet on the first Sunday of the month. Our next gathering is on Sunday 4th May, 2014 at the Runcorn Tavern, 124 Gowan Road, Runcorn. Please note that lunch service starts at 11.30 am. For information please contact Mary H. on 3344 2204.

SENIORS (FIRST FRIDAY) MASS AND MORNING TEA
Our Seniors Mass for 2014 will be celebrated on Friday 2 May 2014 at 10am followed by a morning tea in the Avocado Room in the Paloma Reception Centre. This Mass is especially for you. All are welcome from those who have recently retired to the most senior parishioners. A special invitation is extended to those new to the parish. The back grassed area will be open for easy parking. Please come along, meet new friends and enjoy the morning.

FEAST DAY OF OUR LADY OF FATIMA
To celebrate Our Lady of Fatima Feast Day and 60 years of Our Lady of Fatima School, Archbishop Coleridge will celebrate 9am Mass at Acacia Ridge on May 4th. All welcome.

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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