Announcements

Parish Information

Location: 37 Ward Street, Indooroopilly, Qld 4068
Office Hours: Mon 9am - 12pm | Wed 9am - 3pm | Fri - 9am to 12pm
Contact Numbers: Telephone: (07) 33717466 | Fax: (07) 38702541

Mass Times:

  • Wednesday: Adoration - 5:10pm | Benediction - 5:50pm | Holy Mass -  6:00pm
  • Friday: 8:10 am Rosary | Holy Mass - 8:30am
  • Saturday: 5:30 pm - Holy Mass
  • Sunday: 8:30 am &  6 pm - Holy Mass

Please remember in your prayers

The sick: Ivan Rego, Emile Smets,

Recently Deceased: Lily Maria Beatrice LAU

Anniversaries: Cecil Wilfred Anthony Chardon, Muldon, Cronin, Pultney, Buckley, Hopper, Damien John Ledwich, Evelyn Anna Fortuna, Gloria Clark, Honor Terese Barry, Juan Arturo "Arthur"Esposo, Maria Filomena Argimira Rego, Michael Patrick Saunders,Eileen Keating, Doreen Treffene, Leon McDermid-Rice, Jim Colling, Vera Bradshaw, Win Apelt, Paul Valenti, Joyce Leahy, Fay Betts, Myles Wotley,

 

Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend – relationship enrichment for married couples on 12-14 June 2020 live-in at Santa Teresa Spirituality Centre, Ormiston Qld (on Brisbane’s bayside) or 24-25 October 2020 live-out at Indooroopilly (Brisbane inner suburb).

For bookings/details contact: Maria and David Murphy, ph (07) 3342 1456, dandmmurphy@optusnet.com.au Information website: www.wwme.org.au

Watch our video -

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1rDOV_172EvO9d-yp7y8KDsmMwKbKC5eJ

FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT

For the Financial year ending 31/12/19,the parish enjoyed a modest financial surplus of $103721. However the Parish would have operated at a loss if it were not for rental income received from organizations such as Centacare, which provides outside School Hours Care.

Canonical approval was given for 2 major Capital works. The refurbishment of the Retaining wall and associated civil works will cost $140,000 and the sealing of the church drains an additional $76000. The funds for these projects will be provided from Holy Family reserves. Parishioners will appreciate that this has placed considerable strain on the parish to meet future planned and unplanned Capital Expenditure and maintenance projects. The continuing support from Parishioners is appreciated, and any increase would be gratefully received.

Holy Family Prayer Group

Please come and join us for the Rosary, the Divine Mercy Chaplet and Gospel sharing. Our next prayer group meeting will be on

18th March 2020 at 09:00am

01st April 2020 at 09:00am

For more information, please contact:

Joan Ph: 0466 270 488

Trevor Ph: 0408 643 068

Terence Ph: 0423 553 432

Wednesday morning coffee

Please note that the next morning tea group meeting will be on

18th March 2020 at 10:00am

01st April 2020 at 10:00am

, Rosary

Friday mornings at 08:10am at the at the Sacred space in front of the Parish Hall at the Holy Family Church.

PRIMIS

Regular meeting groups for parishioners to offer them faith and formation, undertake bible studies and for them to gain a closer relationship with Christ.

Primis I Monday 07:30pm each fortnight at Miguel and Ingrid Fuentes.

Contact Trevor if you are interested on 0408 643 068

Primis II. Tuesday 07:00pm each fortnight at Holy Family Parish Centre, Holy Family Church.

Contact Stephen if you are interested on 041 7767 318

INDRO YOUTH

Sundays 4:00-6:00PM, Morgan Howe Centre. For more info Contact: David Thorley 0431 594 665.

Friday mass

Please call the parish office to confirm

wreath

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Holy Family Indooroopilly 

 

Christmas Events and Mass Times

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Ann Paxton-Hall

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Easter 2017 

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From Father Nev

5-4-20 – Palm Sunday

Hi everyone,

From the beginning of Lent and in the month where COVID-19 has changed the world we arrive at the start of Holy Week. We recall Jesus entering the city where he is lauded as King, Son of David. Many at the time believed the Messiah would save them Roman occupation. There were those too who wanted to crucify Jesus as his claims of being the Son of God were blasphemous. We too are living in uncertain times. Business as usual does not help our situation. We are living in a moment of time of incredible change, change that has been imposed. People are having to work from home, families and friends are forced to spend more time together and maintain social distancing. What a complete irony!! People are losing jobs, worrying about rent, studies and mortgages. People are anxious about remaining productive, meeting deadlines and accomplishing goals Equally people have more time. There is time to sit still and be rather than be caught in that trap of needing to be busy. We have time to spend in prayer and reflect on. There is an opportunity to ask ourselves what truly satisfies me? What is important to me? Were the things I was pursuing pre Corona helping me to grow and making me happy? Am I at peace in my Spirit with where my life is or am I realising that I’ve been on a treadmill. God is using COVID-19 to put the brakes on and encourage us to accept the change. He’s gracing us with the chance of stopping and resetting our priorities. He’s gently asking how would YOU like to respond. Deep in each of us where God resides we know what God is calling us to do. God wants all of us to be happy and he is opening that door to make some intentional and positive changes to our lives. What routines bring me life? Which ones bring me death and pain? This weekend lookout for a video reflection and I’ll be attempting to live stream Mass at 8:30am Sunday. We still don’t know who’s is comping to replace me yet. Blessings Fr Nev +++ Spiritual Communion – “I wish, my Lord, to receive You with the purity, humility and devotion with which Your most holy Mother received you, with the spirit and fervour of the saints.” +++ Pope Francis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXTCW-WaIs4&feature=youtu.be – Urbi et Orbi Blessing +++ Bishop Robert Barron https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_VJhBBqE5Y&t=65s – Coronavirus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tM3iDohF5o – Coronavirus, Catastrophe and Contingency +++ Jeff Cavins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32RC4ZqYcrU&t=65s +++ Fr Mike Schmitz https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sgbQJsS8uE – The role of hope in Holy Week. +++ Free Virtual Catholic Conference in USA. As we are all in lockdown mode, you may be wondering what to do with your time, you may wish to register for this free conference. Unfortunately, I received this info. a bit late as the conference is from 3 – 5 April (USA time). However, you can still register and listen to some of the speakers which may be well known to you, e.g. Fr. Mike Schmitz, Jason Evert, Jeff Cavins, etc. by clicking on the link below. https://www.virtualcatholicconference.com +++ Check out The World Community of Christian Meditation http://www.wccm.org/ 

Fr. Nev

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Christmas Message from Archbishop Mark Coleridge

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Brisbane Archdiocese Video Series – The Mass

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By Dr. Peter VardyTHE REFORMATION TODAY: AN ECUMENICAL PERSPECTIVE 

2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Many historians consider the Reformation one of those epoch changing events in the history of the Western world. But what does it mean for people in Australia 500 years later? Was the Reformation just a series of pointless disputes which have little relevance to the church today? Or is the church today the living legacy of the Reformation, and if so, what does this mean for us? Join us as we ask these questions together.

Dr. Chris Hanlon — The Reformation a Catholic perspective, 8 August 7:30pm Holy Family Catholic Church, Indooroopilly

Register Now | Upcoming Lectures

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Giovanni & Amanda’s Wedding, May 5, 2018

By Dr. Peter Vardy

 

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