Parish Announcements

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: Mon - 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 | Wednesday:  7 pm Mass
Thursday: 7 am Mass | Friday: 7 am Mass/Benediction  & Every First Friday 9:00am Anointing Mass
Saturday: 8 am  Mass | 5 pm Reconciliation | 6 pm Mass

Sunday:  7 am Mass | 9 am Mass | 6pm Mass

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT 

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

Due to COVID-19 all Masses and Parish Events have been suspended indefinitely.”

And “Holy Week: See front of newsletter for Holy Week Liturgies. These Liturgies will be celebrated by the Parish Priest in private, the community of St Patrick’s are encouraged to pray at home while the sacred rites are being celebrated in the parish church.”

UPDATE ON PARISH MASSES - May 23, 2020

Regular schedule of Masses will resume on Monday 25 May for weekday Masses & Weekend Masses 30 & 31 May, with a maximum attendance of 10 people at each Mass (including the celebrant), keeping in mind the general requirements, the social distancing of 1.5 metres between people and the four square metre rule. Mass times: Mon – Tue 7am, Thurs – Friday 7am, Sat 8am. Weekend Masses Saturday 6pm, Sunday 7am & 9am. N.B There is no Mass on Wednesday or Sunday evening.

 To attend one of the Weekend Masses please contact the Parish Office Thursday 8:30am -10:30am & Friday  8:30am -10:30am.

For Weekday Masses please come to the Church between 7:30am & 11:00am. There you can write your name on the attendance sheet provided. Please be advised that to ensure that as many different parishioners as possible can attend Mass, please refrain from placing your name on the list each weekend. All Catholics remain dispensed from their Sunday obligation until further notice.

The Church will be open for private prayer Mon - Fri 7:30am & 11:00am & Sat 8:30am - 11:00am, for up to 10 people at a time. Visitors must sanitise their hands upon entry and exit Occupancy of the space will need to be monitored at all times by a designated marshal As regulated by the government, the designated marshal will record the name, address, phone number and time of visit for each visitor as a protection to assist with contact tracing if necessary.

Weekly Reflection

Today is “Pentecost Sunday,” the fiftieth day after the Resurrection. On this day, we solemnly commemorate that great event when Jesus fulfils his promise of sending the Holy Spirit upon his timid disciples, who gathered behind the closed doors of the Cenacle in Jerusalem.

The feast of Pentecost is the culmination of the Paschal mystery and it marks the end of the Easter season. The Easter candle, which has been burning since Easter to remind us of the light that has come into the world, will be set aside and used only if there is a baptism. Next week we continue what is called ‘Ordinary Time’ which simply means that the joyous feasts have ended, and we go back to the Gospel of St. Luke and continue to read the story of Jesus, focusing primarily on his teachings and parables.

So what is Pentecost all about? One of the major things it about is, of course, the Holy Spirit. We often pray – “Come Holy Spirit come! Fill the hearts of thy faithful…” As Christians, we are called to be prophets. This, by virtue of our baptism when we received the gift of faith and by our confirmation when, like the disciples at Pentecost, we too received the Holy Spirit.

Now is the time of the Holy Spirit. He is at work in the world in and through us. Let us cooperate with Him by opening our minds and hearts to Him. Then we can speak out to others about the wonderful and mighty works God has done in and for us so that they, too, will accept Jesus as Lord of their hearts.

Today let us ask God to send His Spirit into our hearts. Filled with that Spirit, may we each individually make our contribution to the community to which we belong. And, as a community, may we give clear and

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Make a Donation

To make a donation using a direct funds transfer / Electronic Funds Transfer use the EFT details below:

EFT Details (not for in-branch use)
A/C Name: St. Patrick’s Parish Working Account
BSB: 064-786
A/C No: 005976002

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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Sacramental Program 

St Patrick’s Parish Beenleigh Sacrament Program Dates 2017

Confirmation 

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