Information & Reminders
Parish InformationLocation: 185 Billinghurst Crescent, Upper Coomera Qld 4209 Postal Address: PO Box 219 Upper Coomera QLD 4209 Office Hours: Mon – Fri from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Contact Numbers: Telephone: (07) 5529 9144 | Fax: (07) 5529 9644
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Please remember the sick in your prayers:
Parishioners and Friends: Josephine Taikato, Wilson Quiblado, Helena McKenna, Lynne Stone, Robyn Luciani, Terrence Hennessy, Gerda Moeller, Peter Murray, Michelle Plunkett, Bernard Cochran, Michael Fox, Monica Love, Peter Dillon, James Brandon, Tony Smith, Sharon McCourt, Joshua Erickson, Daniel Chang, Gillian McNamee, Lesley Robins, Margaret Dean, Peter Murray, Maureen Cameron, Sophie Hastie, Grant Coulthart, Wesley Eliseo Benedet, Harry Hunter, Betty Sutherland, Andrew Pearcy
Please pray for eternal rest to be given to:
Recently deceased: Charlie Chee, Chona Prado Gabato, Irwin Ortega, Stephanie Kitchen, Carmen Macmillian, Kathryn Tuxworth, Helen McDonald, Gwendelina (Gwen) Melesete Finlay, Mary Davett, Jacky Paltoo, Adds Olsen, Emma McMillan, Dawn O’Donnell, Veronica Pattison, Brian Emery
Anniversaries and Remembrances: Agapito Bautista, Fr Michael McKeaten, Fr Ray Kearney, Rebbeca Herft, Jennifer Fernandopulle, Luke & Mary Farrell, John & Eileen Norris, Beverley Mary Baird, Patrick Brennan, Jeffrey Valenton, Kiwi Saunders, Stephen Doolan, Patricia Wehmeier, Patrick McCormick, Lutgarda Raval, Noel Aloysius Rodrigues, Derya Yilmaz, Bernardino Asdillo, Joseph Kenny, Gina Torres, Claudine Valerie Penero, Kevin McCourt, Martha Manickum, Beryl Robertson, Ella, Daniel & Mario Bouchereau, Lutgarda Raval, Paz Lopez Balanlay, Brian McConville, Beutel family, Underwood family
If you wish to have a loved ones name mentioned in the Parish bulletin for Anniversary, Remembrance or prayers for the sick, please contact the Parish office.
Note: All prayers for the sick, anniversary & death notices will remain in the bulletin for one month. Envelopes to request Masses to be offered for the sick, dying, deceased or special intentions are available in the foyer. Mass cards are available from the Piety Stall.
Concrete in some parts of the Church surroundings
We are in the middle of getting quotes to see if we will be able to replace the tiles in front of the Chapel with concrete and also extend the concrete area in between the Worship Centre and the Chapel. The tiles in front of the Chapel are peeling off and after meeting with the finance council, it was recommended that putting concrete would be a more durable option. The final cost for this project will be made known to us as soon as we get it. Please stay tuned.
In an effort to extend our morning tea area and worship area, we are also in the middle of getting quotes to put awnings to cover the space in between the Par-ish office and the Kitchen side of Worship Centre as well as the court yard in between the Worship Centre and the Chapel. Again, we will be notified of the final quote as soon as it is received. We have a parishioner who has already of-fered to contribute to this project, God bless this Parishioner. We pray for more supports like we have done in the past. May God continue to bless our Parish community and our homes.
National Prayer Campaign for Drought– November
The Catholic Bishops of Australia have announced a National Prayer Campaign for Drought to take place during November. People across the country are encour-aged to pray for the gift of rain, for people affected by the drought and to provide practical support, where possible.
The Bishops note that large parts of the country are directly affected by the drought, but the impact is national and so should the response be national. Access resources and find out more at: www.catholic.org.au/droughtChoir Practice
There is choir practice every Saturday at 4.30pm – 5.30pm in the Worship Centre. This practice involves all members of the choir, both those who sing at the 6pm Mass on Saturday and those who sing at 9am Mass on Sunday. New members are welcome.Please Remember the Parish in your Will Would you like to remember the parish in your will? Property, money, shares….there are many ways you can be remembered. Please contact the parish office Phone No. (07) 5529 9144 email: email@example.com for further information. All bequests can be made to St. Mary’s Parish, Upper Coomera Thank you.
Parish Mobile App.
The “SMC Coomera” mobile application is now available for download in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. Click HERE for more info.
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