Catholic Community Nambour District

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Parish Information and Mass Times


Lent & Easter 2018

Stations of the Cross will be held on the Fridays of Lent beginning Friday 23rd February at 5.30pm.


Individual Reconciliation for Easter

  • Saturday 24th March 10am-11am
  • Saturday 24th March 4pm-5pm
  • Wednesday 28th March 9am-9.45am
  • Wednesday 28th March 10.30am-11am

  • Holy Week Liturgies at St Joseph's 2018

    • Holy Thursday 29th March:
    • Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7.00 pm.

    • Good Friday 30th March:
    • Stations of the Cross: 10.00am
    • Celebration of the Lord's Passion: 3.00pm

    • Easter Vigil Mass 31st March:
    • 7.00pm. The Service of Light with the Easter Fire.
    • Easter Sunday Mass 1st April: 8.00am only.
    • Easter Sunday Mass Kenilworth 1st April: 10.00am.



    Weekend Mass Times at St Joseph's Nambour

    • Saturday Vigil at 6.00 pm.
    • Sunday 7.00 am and 9.00 am.
    • The Hospitality Ministry provides tea, coffee and much cake after each Mass.

    Weekend Mass Times at St John Bosco Church, Kenilworth

    Celebrating 80 years in 2018

    • Third Sunday of each Month 11.00am
    • On other Sundays of each Month there is a Lay Led Liturgy at 9.00am
    • NB: Mass will be celebrated on Sunday 8th July and 15th July at 9.00am Fr Mifsud will be the Celebrant.
    • At St John Bosco Church, Anne St, Kenilworth.

    • Weekend Mass Times at Palmwoods

      • Fourth Sunday of each Month except December at 5.30pm
      • NB: There will be NO Mass during August 2018 at Palmwoods
      • We gather at St Augustine's Anglican Church, 13 Hill St, Palmwoods.
      • Bring something for a shared meal afterwards.
      • No Mass Christmas Day. See St Joseph's times.

      Proposed Masses to be held at Yandina during 2017

      The Eucharist will be celebrated on these Sundays:
      • 5th February
      • 7th May
      • 30th July
      • 5th November
      These Masses will be held in the Yandina Anglican Church, Old Bruce Highway, Yandina, at 5.30pm.

      Children's Liturgy

      A special Liturgy of the Word is provided for children during the 6.00pm, 7.00am and 9.00am Masses at St Joseph's, except during School Holidays.
      Volunteers take the children from the beginning of Mass and they return to their families for the Liturgy of the Eucharist.


      Sacrament of Reconciliation

        First Rite:
      Saturdays: 4.30 pm.
      Wednesdays: 9.30 am (before the 10.00 am Mass)
        Second Rite:
      During Advent and Lent a communal rite is celebrated. Times will be announced a few weeks in advance.

      Sacraments of Initiation

      Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist.

      Please contact the Parish Office for details. 5441 1034 or go to the following links:

      Infant Baptism   First Eucharist 

      First Reconciliation

      First Reconciliation preparation usually takes place in October each year. See this link for details: First Reconciliation.

      Playgroup

      St Josephs Playgroup meets each Monday during School Terms at 9.00am in the Ryan Room. Contact the Parish Office for details.

      Columbarium

      The Parish has two Columbarium Walls and Memorial Wall. For information about the Columbarium you can download the brochure here:

      Welfare Agencies in Nambour

      Details of seven agencies offering help to those in need can be found here: WELFARE AGENCIES

      "Helping Hands"

      We now have a list of people who have made themselves available to do odd jobs (replacing tap washers, light bulbs, etc) as well as driving, cooking.....
      So, if these types of jobs get beyond you due to illness, age or any family difficulty, please just pick up the phone and call the Parish Office on 5441 1034.


      "Companions"

      Would you like to gather a group of people to share a meal and prayer? Several families do it already.
      This is a simple way of sharing our faith and supporting one another in it.
      It also helps us to be aware of our baptismal vocation to share the Gospel.
      You can download a suggested format here (sorry, no recipe!):
      Prayer for Home Meal Gatherings

      Newcomers

      You are invited to register on the Parish Census.
      Please download the Census Card



      You are also invited to become a member of the Planned Giving Program.
      A Pledge Card can be downloaded here:




      Parish Office

      • Office Hours:
        Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
        from 8.30 am to 2.00 pm.
        Closed Tuesday.
        Phone: 07 5441 1034.
        Fax: 07 5441 7632

      The following people can be contacted through the Parish Office:

      PARISH COORDINATORS

      • Pastoral Council:
      • The Pastoral Council is in recess at present.
      • Youth Ministry: Chris Lysaght
      • Liturgy Committee: Maureen Murphy
      • Liturgical Music: Darlene Malone
      • Servers: Maureen Murphy
      • Readers: Maureen Murphy
      • Eucharistic Adoration: Adrian Eldridge
      • Liturgical Art & Environment: Joan Pobjoy
      • Communion to the Sick: Mary Juratowich
      • Funeral Hospitality: Linda McCorley
      • Children's Liturgy: Jocelyn Lysaght
      • Baptism Ministry: Rosanna Tumelty
      • Sacramental Program: Rosanna Tumelty
      • RCIA: Darlene Malone
      • Ecumenical Ministry: Joan Pobjoy
      • Rosters: Annette Baker & Trevor Smith
      • Helping Hands: Jan Imarisio

      Parish Priest: Fr Graham Gatehouse PP.
      Deacon: Rev Tim Shanahan.
      Hospital Chaplaincy: Please contact priest on the emergency number below or you local Parish.
      Emergency Contact:
      To contact a priest in an emergency please use the 24 hour answering service: 07 3836 3221 and leave a contact number with the operator.


      Other Agencies

      The following can be contacted directly:
      • Outside School Hours Care: Debbie Healy 5441 7646.
      • St Vincent de Paul Centre in Rigby Street, Nambour.
      • St Joseph's Parish School: Principal Ms Margaret Pont. Phone: (07) 5441 3508
      • St John's College: Principal Mr Chris Gold. Phone: (07) 5441 5666. The College is an Archdiocesan owned and run school.
      • Centacare Catholic Family Community Services has a counselling service each week in the Nambour Community Centre. Inquiries can be made by ringing the Maroochydore office (07) 5479 4755.

      St Joseph's Community Centre

      The Rooms of the Community Centre are available for Parish activities and others on application.
      Please phone the Parish Office 5441 1034.
      The Ryan Room is available for Parish activities and others on application.
      Please phone the Parish Office 5441 1034.

      Weekday Mass Times

      • Monday 8.00 am.
      • Tuesday No Mass
      • Wednesday 10.00 am. (On the first Wednesday of each Month the Anointing of the Sick is celebrated.) This followed by a social gathering for Seniors in the Community Centre.
      • Thursday:
        • On first Thursday of month at Nambour Nursing Home at 11.00 am
        • On second Thursday of each month at Sundale Nursing Home Chapel at 11.00 am
      • Friday 6.30 am.

      Ukrainian Catholic Rite

      Mass is held at 4.00pm on the Second Sunday of each month at St Josephs.

      For details contact the Ukrainian Catholic Parish of Our Lady of Protection in Brisbane:
      Administrator: Fr Stefan Sapun. Parish Priest: Fr Jarko Pasok, Tel/Fax (07) 3391 6004
      Assistant: Fr Danilo Novak, Tel/Fax (07) 3391 7243
      Sr Cecilia Fystor SSMI, Tel/Fax (07) 3391 7007.


      Sacrament of Reconciliation

        First Rite:
      Saturdays: 4.30 pm.
      Wednesdays: 9.30 am (before the 10.00 am Mass)
        Second Rite:
      During Advent and Lent a communal rite is celebrated. Times will be announced a few weeks in advance.

      Sacraments of Initiation

      Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist.

      Please contact the Parish Office for details. 5441 1034 or go to the following links:

      Infant Baptism  -- Confirmation and First Eucharist 

      First Reconciliation

      First Reconciliation preparation usually takes place in October each year. See this link for details: First Reconciliation.

      Playgroup

      St Josephs Playgroup meets each Monday during School Terms at 9.00am in the Ryan Room. Contact the Parish Office for details.

      Columbarium

      The Parish has two Columbarium Walls and Memorial Wall. For information about the Columbarium you can download the brochure here: