We the people of St. Patrick's Beenleigh, are a welcoming Eucharistic spirit-filled community, who are on the journey searching to be church in the world. We are committed to each other and to creating a parish that is both life-giving and challenging, respecting and reflecting our multi-cultural nature. Through our baptism we respond to the call to take the message of Jesus to all people.


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Saint Patrick's Church Beenleigh

Parish Information

Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Subin Thomas  | After Hours Contact:  07 32875168 Parish Location: 24 Tobruk Street, Beenleigh, Qld 4207 Postal Address: PO Box 84, Beenleigh QLD 4207 Office Hours: Tues – Fri from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm Contact Numbers: Telephone: (07) 32872282 / 32875633 | Fax: (07) 32872472

Mass / Service Times

Monday:  7 am  Mass | Tuesday:  7 am Mass
Thursday: 7 am Mass | Friday: 7 am Mass/Benediction  & Every First Friday 9:00am Anointing Mass Saturday: 8 am  Mass | 5 pm Reconciliation (By Appointment) | 6 pm Mass
Sunday:  7 am Mass | 9 am Mass | 6pm Mass

Your prayers are asked for all of the following: FOR THE SICK:

May they feel the Lord’s healing touch.

Aileen Allen, Lisa Alvarez, Nanette Bachmann, Graeme Becker, Carolyn Becker, Joan Bone, Marilou Bala-tinsayo, Vincent Brandsen, Bernard Brett, Ann Campsie, Ross Christie, Pam Cronk, Chris Davis, Ritha Don-nelly, Leonie & Ian Frame, Jeffrey Graver, Mary Hall, Ben Hall, Baby Elijah Harrigan, Robert Harrigan, Josie Huth, Felicedad Ingente, Romeo Javier, Elly & Wally Knights, Cindy Laguda, Allanah Langton, Jan Maksi-mas, Lani Matulino, Mary-Jane Mealy, Alice Meerleveld, Joy Maloney, Marissa Pangan, Dorothy Perry, Dennis Rose, Wendy Salter, Greg Stacey, Chris Stevens, Jodie Taylor, Ryker Time, Kallum Topp, Kev Topp, Peter Topp, Laurie Topp, Leanne Tyrell-raddatz, Dulcie Urgh, Marcella Van de Vorstenbosch, Vicente Velas-co Jr, Joy Worland, Rodulfo Yeban, Elizabeth Yip, Google Zillionoro.

Prayers are also requested for the following nursing home residents at Beenleigh, Pimpama, Bethania Gardens, Jimbelunga—Eagleby, Connolly Court, Palm Lake, Jeta Gardens and Woodbeck Village.

RECENTLY DECEASED: Jeanice Grauf

ANNIVERSARIES OCCUR AROUND THIS TIME: Winifred Carter

Please call the Parish Office to have names placed on any of the lists above or to remove someone who is now well.

Feast Day of the Week: 9 October

Saint John Leonardi (1541 – 1609)

He was born at Lucca in Tuscany. Trained initially as an apothecary, he fought hard to become a priest and was ordained in 1572. A few laymen attached themselves to him in 1574 and some-thing began to grow that looked as if it might become a religious order. A storm of persecution erupted. It seems possible that the Republic of Lucca felt that being the birthplace of a religious order might be dangerous for the independence of the state, given the complicated interna-tional politics of the time. Whatever the reason, Leonardi spent most of the rest of his life in exile from Lucca, only occasionally obtaining permission to visit it after extreme pressure from the Pope.

The order that he founded, now known as the Order of Clerks Regular of the Mother of God, is in charge of eight churches in Italy and is also involved in missionary work. In addition, his work was taken up and extended by the Popes into the Work of the Propagation of the Faith (de propaganda fidei), of which he is therefore honoured as the founder.

BREAK OPEN THE WORD 2022 Year C, the Book for Readers, gives the readings and psalms for each Sunday with a commentary designed to provide not only background to the text but assistance on how to proclaim it. A pronunciation guide is included, as well as a new section entitled “The Ministry of Reader”. If you would like to order a copy please contact the Parish Office 3287 2282. Price $24

Plenary Council Prayer Campaign: People across the country are invited to participate in the

“Fan the Flame” prayer campaign leading up to the first assembly of the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia. The assembly starts on October 3. Campaign materials include resources for per-sonal and communal prayer, reflections, musical suggestions and multimedia content. Find the resources at: www.plenarycouncil.catholic.org.au/fantheflame/

Flower Fundraiser: On the weekend of October 9&10 there will be a sale of a variety of quali-ty vases, donated to the Parish over the years, but way too many for us to use.

All proceeds will go to the parish towards the purchase of flowers and other items which will help make our grounds a joyful place to visit and our church an uplifting place of worship.

St Patrick’s Floristry Team

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  • St John of Capistrano (1386 - 1456)
    Celebrated: 23 OctHe was born in Capistrano in the Abruzzi in 1386. He studied law at Perugia and for some time held the office of a judge. He joined the Friars Minor and was ordained. He travelled throughout Germany, Poland, Transylvania, Moldavia, and Russia, leading an apostolic life, strengthening Christian morals and combating heresy.When the […]

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Weekly Reflection

A wedding is different than a marriage. A wedding is an intense celebration that takes months to plan. A marriage is a commitment of faithfulness that takes years to fulfil. A wedding is about the music, the dress, the gifts, the parties. A marriage is about compromise, forgiveness, listening, and remembering your anniversary. A wedding is a challenge but one that most people can pull off. A marriage is the difficult work of a lifetime. This is why Jesus’ words are so important. He tells his disciples that from the beginning of creation God had a plan and a purpose for marriage. That purpose was not simply for the mutual love of a man and woman. Marriage was meant to be a witness, a witness to others. This is another way that a wedding differs from a marriage: A wedding is for the couple. A marriage is for others. The very fact that marriage is difficult increases its power as a witness. When any of us see a couple who year after year work together, changing and adapting, patiently listening to and respecting one another, that is a witness to us that we might be capable of changing and adapting. Their marriage calls us to recognize the importance of others in our lives and strengthen our own relationships with them. When we see a couple who time and again forgive one another so that they can put the past behind them and begin to love in a new way, that is a witness to us that we, too, can forgive and keep some our relationships alive. Now, of course, not all marriages do continue. When they fail, none of us should make any judgments. It is only the people within the marriage who understand what is possible and what is not. There are always flaws and mistakes, ways in which the couple needs to adjust and start over again. But when marriages do continue, when the vows are lived out over a lifetime, that relationship becomes a witness to everyone else. This is why marriage can be such a strong witness to the world. This is why God has promised to be with husbands and wives all the days of their lives.

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EFT Details (not for in-branch use)
A/C Name: St. Patrick’s Parish Working Account
BSB: 064-786  
A/C No: 100006012

Reference: Your full name/business name
Remittance: Email your remittance advice to: fin.beenleigh@bne.catholic.net.au

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Children’s Liturgy

Children’s Liturgy As a group we gather in the MacKillop Room, listen to the gospel, sing the Alleluia and discuss what it all means for us as followers of Jesus in 2015. We usually respond to the word in a number of ways- using drama, mediation, song, drawing and creating in a meaningful way. We conclude with Prayers of the Faithful, often sharing our own prayers from the heart with each other. We often receive more spiritual wisdom from the children than that from a lot of adults!!

 

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Sacramental Program 

St Patrick’s Parish Beenleigh Sacrament Program Dates 2017

First Holy Communion

Parent Formation/Information 6.30pm Monday, 24th April

Rite of Enrolment Weekend of 6th and 7th May

Presentation of Lord’s Prayer Weekend of 20th and 21st May

Family Barbecue 6pm Thursday, 8th June

Family Session with Elizabeth, Carole 6.30-8pm Thursday, 8th June

Celebrating God’s Mercy 2nd Rite of Penance Tuesday 13th June

First Holy Communion Weekend of 17th and 18th June

Parish celebration cake? Weekend of 24th and 25th June?

School holidays

School Holidays Activity Day Alive in the Spirit Friday, 30th June

 

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Your Prayers Are Requested For

The Sick:  Gary Battle, Graeme Becker, Carolyn Becker, Sofia Birch, Rosario Burgos, Billiie Fiscalini, Peter Fiscalini, Debbie Chambers, Priscilla Gabriel, Jeffrey Graver, Val Hintz, Mary Hall, Ben Hall, Mary Harrigan, Roy Hull, Brenda Humberstone, Arthur French, Dominga Kennedy, Peter Katsadores, Neil Kajewski, Mary Kolosowski, Steve Leibinger, Vicki Leibinger, Ruth Marshall, Jill Palmer, Carol Robertson, Paul Russell, Gavin Stewart, Rubeth Samuelsen, Jodie Taylor, Helen Topp, Kev Topp, Joe Topp, Peter Topp, Kallum Topp, Neil Wright, Googal Zillionoro Prayers are also requested for the following nursing home residents at Beenleigh, Pimpama, Bethania Gardens, Jimbelunga—Eagleby, Connolly Court, Palm Lake, Jeta Gardens and Woodbeck Village.

Announcements & Reminders

Catholics “Come Alive” Seminar 22,23 & 24th September 2017. St Patrick’s Church. To book contact Mary McGrath 0402 859 396

Catholic lay apostolate, Aneel  Aranha will be speaking at the Church 7pm Thursday 14th September 2017.

SVDP DINER 

28th July, in the School Hall. Tickets are now on sale at all Masses.

Safeguarding Policy

Our parish has implemented the Archdiocesan Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults policy. We are committed to high standards of recruitment, screening and selection of all of our employees and volunteers and undertake intentional strategies to maintain a safe and healthy ministry environment for all.  If you are a volunteer reader, Eucharistic Minister etc. and have not received a Volunteer Data Form and the Code of Ethical Behaviour, please contact the parish office.

Young Adults Meetings

Young Adults meetings every Wednesday night (except the 2nd Wednesday of the month) in the Church from 7.30 – 8.45 (after 7pm Mass). Depending on the night, it may include prayer and praise, discussion, Scripture and Church teaching. If you’re in your late teens, twenties or thirties you will be very welcome!

 

Band Practice 1st, 2nd and 4th Tuesday nights from 7-8.30pm in the office. No practice on Anzac Day this week. Call Cathy 0400 494 943 or email youth.beenleigh@bne.catholic.net.au

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St Patrick’s Parish Beenleigh Sacrament Program Dates 2017

Confirmation 

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