Liturgies  |  Thu - March 26, 2020 3:15 pm  |  Article Hits:130     A+ | a-
Although we cannot gather for Mass we can still pray together at home in our families. Even as we observe the social distance and hygene requirements prayer is till possible.

You can download a help for prayer from the Archdiocese on this link  Family Prayer. Also the  readings and prayers from the Mass for the Sunday.
Liturgies  |  Tue - March 24, 2020 1:34 pm  |  Article Hits:256     A+ | a-
“In these trying days, while humanity trembles due to the threat of the pandemic, I would like to propose to all Christians that together we lift our voices towards heaven,” Francis said. 

“I invite all the heads of the churches and the leaders of every Christian community, together with all Christian of the various confessions, to invoke the Almighty, the omnipotent God, to recite at the same time the prayer that Jesus, our Lord, taught us,” he continued. 

“I, therefore, invite everyone to do this several times a day, but all together, to recite the Our Father this coming Wednesday, 25 March, at noon (Rome time), all together. On that day on which many Christians recall the annunciation to the Virgin Mary of the Incarnation of the Word, may the Lord listen to the united prayer of all of His disciples who are preparing themselves to celebrate the victory of the Risen Christ.”
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Not being able to attend Mass on Sunday at St Josephs Church because of the COVID-19 pandemic can mean a deep sense of loss. For many the Eucharist is at the heart of our Christian life.
It may, however, be an opportunity to renew your prayer at home on Sundays. It may be a simple grace at meals but whatever your prayer is it is a participation in the prayer of Christ to the Father in the Holy Spirit. You may also choose to spend some time in the Eucharist Chapel at St Joseph's  in that same Spirit.
There are in addition several opportunities to observe the Eucharist online.
St Stephen's Cathedral in Brisbane has a live stream of Mass each day on this link: Mass from St Stephen's Cathedral
Shalom World produces a stream from Rome with daily Mass: Daily Mass from the Vatican

We will also be recording the Sunday Mass without a Congregation and uploading it to Youtube with links on this website.

Weekday Masses are unchanged and will be celebrated as usual.
Liturgies  |  Sat - February 29, 2020 9:24 am  |  Article Hits:952     A+ | a-
Stations of the Cross
On the Fridays of Lent from the 6th March to the 3rd April Stations of the Cross will be held at 5.00pm
On Good Friday Stations of the Cross will be at 10.00am.

Sacrament of Penance
There will be a Second Rite of Reconciliation on Wednesday 11th March at 7.00pm.
First Rite of Reconciliation will be held during Lent at the usual times of 4.30pm Saturdays and 9.30am Wednesdays.
In addition there will be these opportunites for Reconciliation:
  • After the 8.00am Mass on Monday 30th March.
  • At 9.00am on Wednesday 1st April.
  • At 1.00am on Saturday 4th April.
Liturgies  |  Tue - February 25, 2020 6:42 am  |  Article Hits:977     A+ | a-
For all kinds of reasons you may not be able to attend Mass or a Liturgy tomorrow and receive the mark of the ashes on your forehead. You can still enter Lent with a personal liturgy of your own. Remembering that this earth is loved by God take a pinch of soil or of ash in your hand and trace it on yourself in the sign of the cross. Say “Remember that you are dust and unto dust you shall return”. Think of the ash or soil as a medicine that slows us down in the hectic hyperactive lives we lead. May it give us pause to seek healing in our souls from all the anxiety and all the addictions we are slaves to in our lives.
The cross is a sign of death that leads to life. May your Lent be a time of new growth from the small shoots of faith that can break through our hardened hearts.

Masses at St Josephs Nambour are at 10.00am and 7.00pm Ash Wednesday.
Fr Graham
Liturgies  |  Sat - February 22, 2020 10:00 am  |  Article Hits:1047     A+ | a-
Mass with the Blessing and Distribution of Ashes will take place at 10.00am Wednesday morning and 7.00pm Wednesday evening, the 26th February at St Joseph's.
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A shoot springs from the root of Jesse
A shoot springs from the root of Jesse
Christmas Day falls on a Wednesday this year. The times for Masses  are as follows:
  • 24th December, Tuesday Christmas Eve Vigil Mass at 6.00 pm. At St Josephs Church.
    • There will be carol singing before this 6.00pm Mass.
  • 24th December, Christmas Night Mass 11.00pm at St Joseph's Church.
    • The Mass for Christmas Night will be preceded by Carols by Candlelight at 10.30pm at St Joseph's Church.
  • 25th December, Wednesday, Christmas Morning Mass 8.00 am. at St Joseph's.
  • 25th December, Christmas Day Mass 10.00pm at St John Bosco Church, Kenilworth.
There will also be a 2nd Rite of Reconciliation on Wednesday, 18th December, at 7.00pm.
Liturgies  |  Sat - November 30, 2019 10:12 am  |  Article Hits:3312     A+ | a-
Hope Springs
Hope Springs



Christmas Mass Times:
6.00pm Christmas Eve at St Josephs Church Nambour

11.00pm Christmas Eve at St Josephs Church Nambour
This Mass will be preceded by Carols by Candlelight beginning at 10.30pm.

8.00am Christmas Morning Mass at St Josephs Church Nambour

10.00am Christmas Day Mass at St John Bosco Church Kenilworth.
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