Our Lady Queen of Apostles Catholic Church Stafford
 
Welcome to our parish website....

If you are a new parishioner, we warmly welcome you and hope this website gives you a little insight into our vibrant parish community.

New and existing parishioners are encouraged to actively participate in our parish by joining a group or joining the rosters for reading, special minister of communion, greeting, music etc.. There are other opportunities to get involved e.g. keeping our gardens tidy or joining our planned giving program. Please contact the parish office for more information.

We hope this website will be an informative and handy reference point to keep you up to date with special events, meetings, weekly newsletter, etc.

Important Dates
(refer to newsletter for details)

29th July
Teams for Married Couples
Information Evening 7pm


6th August
Parish International Food Fest


8th August
Mary MacKillop's Feast Day


23rd August
Women's Night of Spirituality
7.30pm Stuartholme School Chapel


3rd September
Year of Mercy Parish Retreat Day
Marian Valley


Community News - see the latest newsletter for all the happenings in our Parish

DIVINE MERCY PRAYER AND ADORATION
In the Jubilee Year of Mercy, everybody is very welcome to attend the Divine Mercy Prayer and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament which are held on the second and fourth Monday of each month from 6.00pm to 7.00pm.


PARISH FUNCTION
What International Food Fest
When 6th August 2016
Where School Hall    Time 7pm 
Bring
Food from Your Culture to share 
RSVP
30/7/16

A clipboard will be placed at the back of the church so you can write down how many people are coming and If you are bringing a Savoury or a sweet dish.Tea and coffee provided…. Soft drinks $1

DATE CLAIMER
Saturday 3 September. Year of Mercy Parish Retreat Day, Marian Valley. Watch out for further details.

St Mary of the Cross MacKillopSOLEMNITY OF SAINT MARY OF THE CROSS MACKILLOP
You are invited to attend the Solemnity of Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop celebreated by Archbishop Mark Coleridge on Monday 8th August at 10am, Cathedral of St Stephen. This year marks 150 years since the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart were founded by Mary MacKillop and Fr Julian Tenison Woods. In honour of the sesquicentenary, celebrations will include the blessing and opening of the new MacKillop Walk in the Cathedral precinct. All the faithful are invited to celebrate the feast of Australia’s first saint and guests are encouraged to join us for morning tea in the Cathedral grounds after Mass. RSVP by 1 August 2016 by email to rsvp@bne.catholic.net.au or call 3324 3200.

RELIGIOUS GOODS SHOP
Come and see what is available from the shop. There are books, rosary beads, sacramental gifts, statues, cards, crosses and a variety of gift items. The Catholic Leader is also available for $2. Come in before or after Masses and have a browse. Mary MacKillop’s feast day is on 8th August. To mark the occasion learn more about her by purchasing a book from the Religious Goods Shop. Books are selling for $10 (Saint Mary MacKillop friend and Helper & Saint Mary MacKillop Loving Caring Teacher) and $12.50 for Horse Tales of Mary MacKillop. Also available Living faith for Children only $4.

Knitting
KNITTERS
Queen of Apostles School is looking for knitters who are willing to share their craft with students from year 3 to year 6 on Tuesdays between 11.-11.30am. All materials will be provided. For more information please contact Nigel Bird on Ph 3352 9200.

STAFFORD CATHOLIC PARISH
Our Lady, Queen of Apostles Church


Parish Administrator:
Fr  Denis Scanlan
  70 Appleby Road, Stafford  QLD  4053
Phone
: 07 3356 7155     |       Fax: 07 3356 7784
Email: stafford@bne.catholic.net.au
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