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Latest News


Here you will find the very latest news that is happening in our parish each week.

This page gives you a day by day summary of what is happening. Everything that comes in is added chronologically, in the order in which it occurs. By clicking (or touching) the links it will take you to an appropriate place on our SCP website to view more details or take you to the relevant part of another website. Latest news for the present week (as well as the last week while they cross over) will be displayed while previous updates can be retrieved from our archives.

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Week 44 – 2016

Sunday 30 October to Saturday 05 November

INVITATION – Christmas Family Party
Southport Catholic Parish invites all parishioners, families and friends to our Christmas Breakup BBQ for the whole family.

This is a celebration for the parish and all are welcome.

Friday 25 November at 5:30pm at Guardian Angels School, Ashmore.

Check out the poster below.


Christmas Family Party

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Week 08 – 2016

Sunday 21 January to Saturday 27 February

INVITATION – Chrism Mass
Archbishop Mark Coleridge invites you to the annual Chrism Mass.

This is a celebration for the entire Archdiocese and all are welcome.

Wednesday 16 March at 7:00pm at the Cathedral of St Stephen, Elizabeth Street, Brisbane.

COMING EVENT – CWL Bus Trip To Redcliffe
Set aside the following date for a road trip with morning tea, lunch and a visit to the Bee Gees Museum for the all-inclusive price of $50.

Thursday 17 March at 8:00pm leaving Ashmore Plaza with pick ups at Railway Street and St Joseph the Worker for an 8:30am start.

For bookings or detailed information, ring Pat on 5539 5849.

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Week 07 – 2016

Sunday 14 January to Saturday 20 February

To view Archbishop Mark Coleridge’s 2016 Lenten Letter, click or tap on the following link.

Arch Pastoral Letter_Lent_DVD_1080

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 Week 06 – 2016

Sunday 07 February to Saturday 13 February

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Week 05 – 2016

Sunday 31 January to Saturday 06 February

INVITATION – Opening Of The Holy Door Of Mercy For South Coast Deanery
Fr Tim Harris invites you to this momentous event for the Year of Mercy.

Mass for the Opening of the Holy Door celebrating the Year of Mercy will be presided by Archbishop Mark Coleridge.

Friday 12 December at 6:30pm at Sacred Heart Church, 50 Fairway Drive, Clear Island Waters.

COMING EVENT – Social Committee
Car Rally

Set aside this date for a driving challenge to an unknown destination ending with a Sausage Sizzle and a great time of socialisation with parishioners, family and friends. With prizes, a raffle, presentations and jokes, you are certainly going to enjoy this event.

Sunday 07 February at 11:00pm assembly at Mary Immaculate Church, Ashmore for a 11:15am start.

Click the icon below to download the poster for a closer look of the details:SCP Social Document - 160121 Car Rally

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Week 04 – 2016

Sunday 24 January to Saturday 30 January

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Week 03 – 2016

Sunday 17 January to Saturday 23 January

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Week 02 – 2016

Sunday 10 January to Saturday 16 January

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Week 01 – 2016

Sunday 03 January to Saturday 09 January

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Week 05 Sunday 24 December to Saturday 30 January

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Week 04 Sunday 17 December to Saturday 23 January

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Week 03 Sunday 10 January to Saturday 16 January

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Week 02 Sunday 03 January to Saturday 09 January

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Week 01 Sunday 27 December to Saturday 02 January

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Week 38 Monday 14 September to Sunday 20 September

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Week 37 Monday 07 September to Sunday 13 September

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Week 36 Monday 31 August to Sunday 06 September

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Week 35 Monday 24 August to Sunday 30 August

EVENT – RCIA
Sharing your Faith Experiences

Are you keen to share your faith and experiences with those enquiring about becoming a Catholic through RCIA?

There are two sessions from which to choose. Thursday 3 September at 7:00pm in the Parish Hall, Mary Immaculate Church, Ashmore OR Tuesday 8 September at 7:00pm in the Parish Hall, Mary Immaculate Church, Ashmore. Please let us know by contacting the Parish Office by phone: 07 5510 2222 or email as below.

Email your willingness to be involved on which night at the following address:

Email: info@scp.org.au

EVENT – 3C
Live Your Dream and Wear Your Passion

Join us for this series.

Sunday 6 September from 11:30am at Guardian Angels Church, Southport.

Download this poster for more details:

Poster: Homeless Connect – Details

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Week 34 Monday 17 August to Sunday 23 August

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Week 33 Monday 10 August to Sunday 16 August

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Week 32  –  Monday 03 August to Sunday 09 August

EVENT – 45C-3
Homeless Connect

Please inform anyone who is homeless or in danger of being homeless. They will be well feed and well looked after by sponsors.

Wednesday 05 August from 7:00am to 2:00pm at Metricon Stadium, Carrara.

Download this poster for more details:

Poster: Homeless Connect – Details

Everything is free of charge including bus transportation. Download the bus timetable here:

Poster: Homeless Connect – Transport Times

EVENT – SCP
Marriage Encounter

Wine and Cheese Evening  for all married couples.

Friday 07 August at 7:00pm at Mary Immaculate Meeting Room, Ashmore.

Contact Father Nev by phone: 55102222, or by email: 

yunn@bne.catholic.net.au

Watch this video ‘Marriage Vows’:

Video: Marriage Vow

For more details, check the Marriage Encounter website:

wwme.org.au

EVENT – Feast Day
St Mary of the Cross MacKillop

SCP will celebrate this feast day with Mass and you are also invited to Mass at the Cathedral of St. Stephen, Brisbane

At SCP: Saturday 08 August at 8:00am at Mary Immaculate Church, Ashmore.

At Cathedral of St Stephen: Saturday 08 August at 10:00am at Elizabeth Street, Brisbane.

COMING EVENT – Social Committee
Feast of the Assumption

Set aside this date for Vigil Mass followed with supper and mulled wine.

Friday 14 August at 5:30pm at Guardian Angels Church, Southport.

Click on the icon below to download this poster for a closer look of the details:

 SCP Social Image - Assumption 150714 - Copy 

INFORMATION – Catholic Church
Don’t Mess with Marriage

This is a Pastoral Letter from the Australian Catholic Bishops about the ‘Same Sex Marriage’ debate.

Download the file here:

Document: Don’t Mess With Marriage

INFORMATION – John Heaton
Religious Paintings

You might have noticed the picture of St Mary used in the Newsletter to highlight her feast Mass at St Stephen’s Cathedral. It was sent to me by one of our parishioners, John Heaton. If you wish to view it, along with two other images of paintings by John, then follow these links:

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Week 33  –  Monday 10 August to Sunday 16 August

EVENT – Social Committee
Feast of the Assumption

Set aside this date for Vigil Mass followed with supper and mulled wine.

Friday 14 August at 5:30pm at Guardian Angels Church, Southport.

Click on the icon below to download this poster for a closer look of the details:

 SCP Social Image - Assumption 150714 - Copy

EVENT – Ignite Live
Fr Rob Galea is Coming!

You and the young people of your parish are invited to join us for Ignite Live with Fr Galea.

Sunday 16 August at Iona College Performing Arts Centre85 North Road, Wynnum.

Click on the icon below to go to their very exciting website and for further information:

SCP Website Image - Ignite Live

COMING EVENT – Women of The Way
Annual retreat

The annual retreat of the Women of The Way will be held late this month with the theme, “Blessed be the Lord, my rock, who trains my hands for battle, my fingers for war (Ps 144:1)“.

Friday 28 August to Sunday 30 August at Watson Park, Old Gympie Road, Dakabin.

Click on the icon below to download this flyer for a closer look of the details:

SCP Website Thumbnail - Women of the Way

 INFORMATION – Archdiocese of Brisbane
2015 Annual Catholic Campaign

Thank you for helping to support the 2014 Catholic Campaign. In the next few weeks there will be more information about the 2015 Catholic Campaign. In the meantime, you look out for the posters and think how you can contribute.

For more details, check the Catholic Foundation website:

http://catholicfoundation.org.au/

COMING EVENT – International Mission
Skilled Volunteers

Interested in volunteering in communities like East Timor, PNG, Kiribati, Samoa and elsewhere as a teacher, health and community development worker, administrator , agricultural worker and other applications, then an information session is coming.

Saturday 29 August at 3:30am at Brisbane Square Library, 266 George Street, Brisbane.

Read the letter supporting these missions from Archbishop Coleridge:

Letter: Palms Australia

RSVP by phone: (02) 9518 9551, or by email: 

joey@palms.org.au

For more details, check the Palms Australia website:

http://www.palms.org.au

 

Week 23  –  Monday 01 June to Sunday 07 June

EVENT
To check

Week 22  –  Monday 25 May to Sunday 31 May

SOCIAL
Autumn Melodies

Sunday 31 May. Contact Christine Wintour by phone: 55005772, or by email:  winlock1@optusnet.com.au)

Week 21  –  Monday 18 May to Sunday 24 May

RETREAT
Faber Centre

Week 20

Monday 10 May to Sunday 17 May

ARRIVAL
Father Nev