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The "Same-Sex Marriage" Debate
Posted by admin - 04/06/15 06:12PM - - 1/52/53/54/55/5

At this time in history there is much discussion about the meaning of marriage. Some suggest that it is unjustly discriminatory not to allow people with same-sex attraction to marry someone of the same sex. Others believe that marriage is an institution uniting a man and a woman. We wish by this pastoral letter to engage with this debate, present the Church’s teaching to the faithful, and explain the position of the Catholic faithful to the wider community.

The Catholic tradition teaches that every human being is a unique and irreplaceable person, created in the image of God and loved by Him.

Download the full text on the following link:
Dont Mess With Marriage



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The Church's Truth Justice and Healing CEO to Visit Deanery
Posted by admin - 26/05/15 11:59AM - - 1/52/53/54/55/5

ImageAt the invitation of the North Coast Deanery, Francis Sullivan is coming to meet us and to speal to us.

Francis Sullivan is CEO of the Truth, Justice and Healing Council set up by the Australian Catholic Bishop's Conference and teh Catholic Religious of Australia to assist Catholic Church agencies to give an authentic and co-operative response to the Royal Commission into institutional child abuse.



The Venue: Stella Maris Church, Baden Powell Street Maroochydore.

The Time: 7.00pm

The Day: Wednesday 10th June.




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Like Tongues of Fire!
Posted by admin - 01/05/15 12:18PM - - 1/52/53/54/55/5

A Vision of PentecostImage

You are invited to contribute to an installation in St Joseph's celebrating the gift of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.

Can you create a symbol of the Holy Spirit out of card or cloth or plastic?

Tongues of fire, doves, hearts on fire made out of that material and decorated need to be received by the 14th May, in two weeks time. So get working!

It needs to be at up to 25 cm in height.

If we can get about 400 such items we will have a spectacular sight.

Some of the school students are already working on the project.

The plan is to have it in place for the Confirmations on the 16th May and the 5th June.

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Posted by admin - 19/04/15 11:16AM - - 1/52/53/54/55/5

The Parish Mass for Anzac Day on Saturday, 25th April will be held at 7.45am. and not at the time advertised in the Parish Newsletter.

Holy Week Liturgies
Posted by admin - 31/03/15 10:14AM - - 1/52/53/54/55/5

2nd April Holy Thursday:

7.00pm Mass of the Lord's Supper

      Followed by Adoration till Midnight


3rd April Good Friday:

      10.00am Stations of the Cross

      3.00pm Celebration of the Lord's Passion


4th April Holy Saturday:

      7.00pm Easter Vigil beginning with the Service of Light


5th April Easter Sunday:

      7.00am & 9.00am St Joseph’s Church Nambour

      11:00am St John Bosco Church, Kenilworth.

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