This Friday 5th May is First Friday and we have our monthly Seniors Mass at 10.00am. Because this Mass is near Mother’s Day there will be a special emphasis on mothers. You are invited to the Mass and the wonderful cuppa tea that will follow. Please call the Parish office on 3345 3766 if you would like a lift. The grassed area behind the Church, with access through the railway carpark, will be open.
Archbishop Mark Coleridge will be coming to Acacia Ridge Church on 13th May to celebrate the hundred years since the apparitions of Mary at Fatima, Spain. The Archbishop will celebrate Mass at 6.00pm. As is the custom, at Acacia Ridge there will be a wonderful celebration after Mass.
At Sunnybank on 13th May,there will be a special emphasis on the Fatima apparitions following the 10:30am Novena and Benediction.
OLOL and OLOF MEN'S BBQ BREAKFAST
We invite men of all ages to come together in fellowship and enjoy a full barbeque breakfast on the first Saturday morning of each month in the Avocado Room at Paloma Reception Centre at Sunnybank. The next breakfast for 2017 will be held on Saturday, 6 May 2017 from 7.00am to 9.00am in the Avocado Room of the Paloma Reception Centre. Cost of $10 per person.
Our guest speaker will be Michael Beatty, Senior Media and Community Advisor for RSPCA Queensland, formerly a journalist with Channel 7. As the RSPCA is a not for profit organisation, Michael would appreciate a gold coin donation to support this worthy cause. RSVP: Les Micale on 3273 7883 or email him directly at firstname.lastname@example.org before Thursday 4 May 2017 for catering purposes.
SOUBIROUS PLACE - GARAGE SALE
Saturday, 13th May 2017,
7.00am to 2.00pm,
110 Station Road, Sunnybank.
If you have any items you would like to clear out and donate, it would be greatly appreciated. You could drop items off at Soubirous Place. Books, Manchester, Bric a Brack, Furniture items and Clothing. As always we would like to thank all our voluntaries for their tremendous help. Enquiries: Bridget 3344 3481
ENROLMENTS OPEN - Our Lady of Lourdes Primary School
Do you have a child born between 1 July 2012 and 30 June 2013? They are eligible for Prep in 2018. We will be commencing interviews in April for places in Prep 2018. To enrol online, go to Enrolments at ourladyoflourdes.qld.edu.au. For an enrolment pack to be sent to you, please contact the Enrolments Officer - 3345 0700 or email email@example.com .
BAPTISM PROGRAM (YEAR 3 - YEAR 6)
A Baptism Program for children in years 3- 6 commences in May 2017. If you wish your child to participate in this program, you need to ring the Parish Office on 3345 3766 to make an appointment with Sr Stella. Enrolments for this Program close on 28th April 2017.
MULTICULTURAL MASS SUNDAY 25TH JUNE AT 10.30AM
Join in as a Multicultural Community We, together celebrate, share and give thanks to God for our cultural, ethnic and racial differences. Together on this day we celebrate the oneness of us all as Australians. If you wish to assist in the planning the being a part of this Mass, contact the Parish Office on 3345 3766 or Ross 0451 702 207; or Peter 0401 646 786 .
The youth of our parishes are presenting a Youth Talent Night next Saturday evening, 6th May, 7.00pm to 9.00pm. Tickets will be available for $5 after Masses this weekend. A great night of entertainment is promised.
Sunday the 7th of May, in the Media Room of Paloma at 7:15-8:30pm.
Unleashed is for those who have finished school up to 35(ish) years old. It's a place to meet other like minded young adults & discuss anything and everything. Come along and check it out! Dinner Provided!