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)



25th/26th November
Women's Discernment Retreat


26th November
Verse for Vinnies 1.30pm
67 Dawson Parade, Grovely


2nd December
Advent Reflection Day
Santa Teresa Spirituality Centre

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

QUEENSLAND COMMUNITY ALLIANCE
Queensland Community Alliance meeting here last Sunday: It was a great success with over 100 people present. (Thanks especially to Lisa and Gloria O’Donnell for sharing their experience about the difficulties and expenses of Hospital Car Parking. All three Candidates (ALP, LNP and Greens) heard many stories of need and committed to recognise the Alliance and work with us in the many issues concerning the ordinary people of Stafford Electorate and beyond. A BIG THANKS also to Gary for his great work in organising and chasing up the people who make the meeting a success.

ADVENT REFLECTION
Feeling overwhelmed by the approach of Christmas? Then what you need is to take some time out to reflect on the meaning of advent and grow in faith and love of God. The Parish Pastoral Council would like to invite parishioners to a day of Advent reflection hosted by the team at Evangelisation Brisbane on Saturday 2nd December 9:00am to 4:00pm at Santa Teresa Spirituality Centre, Ormiston. The cost is $30 per person, which includes lunch, morning / afternoon tea and beverages. Please email your interest to the parish office at Stafford@bne.catholic.net.au by Monday 20th November.

WOMEN'S DISCERNMENT RETREAT
Vocations Brisbane is running a weekend retreat for young women who are keen to explore more about a vocation to religious life. All young women 18-40yrs old are welcome to come along and discover more about where God is calling you! Date: Saturday 25th – 26th November 2017 Time: 9am Saturday - 5pm Sunday Venue: Canossian Spirituality Centre, 169 Seventeen Mile Rocks Rd, Oxley

BREAK OPEN THE WORD
Break Open the Word for the new Church Year are being ordered now. Please reserve your copy by placing your name on the list at the rear of the Church. They will be $20 per copy. Envelopes will available to use for payment and place with collections on the ‘plate’. Thank you.

RELIGIOUS GOODS SHOP
The Columban Calendars have arrived, get in quick for your copy, only $9. Living Faith Books $4.00 You can buy all sorts of goodies from our shop — medals, statues, pictures, books, baptism gifts etc.

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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