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)

20th March
Sacramental Preparation meeting
for Parents and Children 7pm

21st March

Social Club 9.30am
English language class 10am

23rd March

9.30am Palm Cross Making
5pm Stations of the Cross

17th April

Sacramental Preparation meeting
for Parents and Children 7pm

21st April
International Food Fest
(after 5pm Mass)

5th May
Reflection Day 9am to 4pm

17th July
Christmas in July 7pm to 9pm

26th August
Thank You to Volunteers
(after 9am Mass)

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

On Friday 23rd March after the 9.00am mass, there will be the annual Palm Crosses making in preparation for Palm Sunday . If you haven’t made them before please join us for a fun filled morning and learn a new skill. Please contact Fay if you are attending (Ph 3356 2055). 

Following 7pm Mass on Holy Saturday, we will be celebrating with a supper. Please bring a plate of finger food to share.

The Sacrament of Penance (Confession) Don’t forget you can always ring the office to make an appointment to celebrate this Sacrament with Fr Denis. Aside from that every Saturday, (EXCEPT HOLY SATURDAY) starting at 4pm until no one is waiting

Why not celebrate our common Sinfulness and that God never ceases to forgive and show us mercy? On THIS Thursday 22nd March at 7.00pm, we will celebrat(e the Second Rite of Penance. How to do that?? All those who wish to celebrate are asked to consider their sins, write them down on a piece of paper BEFORE coming to church that night (as fully as you like and DO NOT include your name!!). During the Liturgy of Penance, you will process forward, hand your OPEN sheet of paper to Father, receive Absolution and return to your place.

Catholic Charismatic Renewal Brisbane’s DISCIPLESHIP DAY at the CCR Brisbane Centre, 688 Nudgee Rd, Northgate on Saturday 17 March from 9.30am – 3.30pm. A day of Praise and Worship, talks and reflection. All welcome. BYO lunch. Morning tea provided. Enquiries: Miriam (3202 6856) or email: secretary@ccrbrisbane.org.au for more details.

Preparation for the Sacrament of Penance (for Children): Parents of children who turn TEN in 2018 are welcome to enrol their child for this preparation which began in February. The Parish Team will help Parents prepare their children over several meetings. For PARENTS AND CHILDREN: Tuesday 20th March 7pm; Tuesday 17th April 7pm. Here’s the link: https://goo.gl/zDa5k6


  • 21st April International Food Fest (after 5pm Mass)
  • 5th May Reflection Day (9am to 4pm)
  • 17th July Christmas in July (7pm to 9pm)
  • 26th August Thank You to Volunteers (after 9am Mass)


Our Lady, Queen of Apostles Church

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