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Bookings continue for Toowoomba’s “Carnival of Flowers” bus trip, on Wednesday, 27th September at a cost of $40.00, which includes morning tea and lunch. Frances McKenzie 0438 334 467 Haji Kelly 0438 734 706

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, 1st October, 2017 at the Sunnybank Community & Sports Club, 470 McCullough St, Sunnybank. We will meet inside at the Fresco’s Café and Lounge Bar at 10.30am.

It is a mandatory requirement of the Archdiocese for all volunteers in our Parishes to attend a safeguarding seminar 3rd October 2017 either 9.30am or 6.30pm. As part of the “Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults” policy in the archdiocese, the Archbishop has asked that all members of the clergy, religious, staff and volunteers in the Archdiocese undertake a seminar to look at the updated policy along with expectations and procedures for compliance and monitoring of best practices in our Parishes. The Archbishop has asked that everyone involved in all ministries within care and concern – Communion to private homes and nursing homes, visitations, transport, Senior Mass helpers, as well as all other ministries: sacristans, youth leaders, children’s liturgy of the word, Pastoral Council, Finance Council, Eucharistic Ministries of Communion, Ministries of the Word, Cleaners, Counters, Hospitality, RCIA leaders and those involved with altar servers, attend.

The next seminar is on Tuesday, 3rd October in the Avocado Room, Paloma, Sunnybank, one at 9.30am and then again at 6.30pm. This in-service is for 3 hours for those who have never been to one previously and a 2 hour refresher for those who did attend a seminar in either 2014 and 2015. Tea/Coffee and morning tea/supper will be provided. Please call the Parish Office on 3345 3766 to let us know what time slot you are attending.

We invite men of all ages to come together in fellowship and enjoy a full barbeque breakfast in the Avocado Room at Paloma Reception Centre at Sunnybank. This breakfast will be the last for 2017 with the exception of our end of year breakup. The breakfast will be held on Saturday, 7th October 2017 from 7.00am to 9.00am in the Avocado Room of the Paloma Reception Centre. Bacon, sausages, eggs, tomatoes, baked beans, toast, jams, juice, tea and coffee are all available for the cost is $10 per person as usual. If you would like to attend, please contact Les Micale on 3273 7883 or email at: on or before Wednesday 4th October 2017 for catering purposes.

Cent Auction - Sunday, 8th October at the Aspinall Centre, 4 Klumpp Rd, Upper Mt Gravatt (parking and Centre are
behind St Bernard’s Church). Doors open at 1.00pm for a 2.00pm start. $10 entry (includes 2 free sheets of tickets and Afternoon Tea). Extra tickets are $2/sheet or 6 for 10. Over 100 prizes. Come along and have some fun. All proceeds will go directly to the work of Catholic Mission in Cambodia. For more information contact Donna at

The Annual Wedding Anniversary Mass, followed by a celebration supper in the Avocado Room at Paloma, will be held on Friday, 13th October, 2017. Those parishioners celebrating a significant wedding anniversary ending in '0' or '5' are welcome to attend with their family/friends. More details to follow.

EDGE will be back after the school holidays! New people are ALWAYS welcome to come along to EDGE. It is a place where young people can grow up together. Have fun, make friends, learn about the faith in a fun and relevant way and explore issues that impact them. EDGE is run fortnightly on a Friday night from 7-9pm.

ENROLMENTS OPEN - Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School
Places in Prep for 2018 are almost full. If you have a child born between 1 July 2012 and 30 June 2013 and are considering sending them to OLOL Catholic Primary School, please contact us ASAP. If you have applied for 2018 and not had an interview, please also contact the Enrolments Officer, Debbie on 3345 0700 or email Applications can be made now online for 2019 and beyond.

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