Our Vision:

To be a welcoming
and inclusive community, sharing God's Kingdom with all.

Important Dates

10th December
9am Bridge - St Catherine's
12noon Mahjong - St Catherine's

11th December
9.30am Carinity Home Brookfield Communion and Anointing
1pm Moggill Ministers Group meeting
8pm Men Alive Prayer Group

12th December
Christmas hampers delivered to Inala SVDP 9am
9.30am Church Craft Group - Moggill
7pm Carols Practice - Moggill

12th-24th December
The Lights of Christmas
7.30pm to midnight at
St Stephen's Cathedral

13th December

9am Christmas hampers pick up for Toowoomba & Roma SVDP
10am Fairview Home Anointing Mass

14th December
10am to 11.30am Dementia Training session Church Meeting Room Kenmore

15th December
7pm Carols by Candlelight
St Catherine's Moggill


Welcome to our website.....

You are very much welcome to our parish website - Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Kenmore-Moggill. Hopefully, your browsing through the website will be enriching and help you familiarise yourself with the different activities of our Parish life. The programmes and services of different groups and ministries in our parish can equally be accessed.

For newcomers to our Parish, we would be pleased if you could approach the information desk in both Churches - Our Lady of the Rosary, Kenmore and St. Catherine’s Moggill to pick up our Parish welcome pack and register your name and family by filling in the form and returning same to the office.

We do have a welcome gathering for all newcomers once a year and we will contact you at the appropriate time. Be assured that we respect your privacy and can only use theinformation you provide to update our register and for easy communication with you as a parishioner.

We are very much committed to working along together in our faith journey, and should you require any assistance from the parish, please feel free to contact the parish office.

God bless,
Fr Mark Franklin - Parish Priest

Community News

DEMENTIA TRAINING FOR VOLUNTEERS Friday 14th Dec 10am to 11.30am Kenmore Church Meeting Room. Led by Centacare Services
We would like to offer the Volunteers of Kenmore-Moggill the opportunity of free awareness to Become a Dementia Friend, which would be beneficial to all in the parish (training takes about an hour) morning tea will be provided with a little bag of goodies to take home along with a certificate. Please indicate your intention to attend by contacting the parish office Tel: 3878 6655 or email: kenmore@bne.catholic.net.au

Christmas Day Community Lunch - Free Lunch - -- 25th December 2018
11:30am to 2:00pm, Carroll Community Centre, OLR School cnr Kenmore and Moggill Roads, Kenmore. The Churches in the Kenmore District welcome you to their traditional Community Christmas Day Lunch. On this special day, people who find themselves alone for Christmas and volunteers who want to participate in spreading the Christmas Spirit, join together to share the joy of a community lunch. Facing Christmas Day alone? Celebrate with us as a guest or volunteer! Phone to reserve your place or to offer to help RSVP by Monday 10th December. Phone 0407 758 580.

The Parish has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Catholic Foundation annual Grants program towards adult education in 2019 and in particular ALPHA for adults. This will give us a great boost towards offering people a way to learn and experience the Jesus of the Gospel and to live out our Christian faith more fully in the world today. Thanks to Benjamin and Michael for putting the info together for this successful grant application.I am sure everyone has heard of Alpha by now, however if not please take a few moments to have a quick look. www.australia.alpha.org/catholic-context/home








Enrolments are open for places in 2019 and enrolment packs are available from the Parish Office. For more information please email Centacare Childcare Services at childcare@bne.centacare.net.au or phone 3367 6300.    Click here for more information >>

Last week the Hamper Appeal preparation was completed in record time with a large number of the parish youth helping with putting together the Hampers under the guidance of Michele. Thanks to Matt C, Seb, Fabian, Shaun, Anton, Tom, Gab, Matt A, Dom, Matt F, John, Xavier, Noah, Luke. We now are ready for the Hampers to be picked up next Wednesday for Inala and Thursday for Roma and Toowoomba. A report of the Appeal will be issued to the Parish Finance Council and a summary to the Parish community next weekend but all early indicators is that the Parish and School Communities have exceeded last year’s hamper contributions. Thanks to the Committee and to all who have contributed this year from the parish and school.

SACRAMENTS FOR CHILDREN - Confirmation, Penance and Eucharist
Children in year 3 in 2019 are eligible for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Children in year 4 and above in 2019 are eligible for Confirmation, Penance and Eucharist. For enrolments forms, programme dates and the Archdiocesan Policy on the Sacraments, please contact the Parish Office.

Plenary submission boxes will continue to be available over the next few months, please return your forms at any time. A copy of the form is available via the link below if you wish to download additional copies.

December: Our parish will compile all parishioner submissions (unedited and in full) and attach a brief summary, which will then be forwarded to the Plenary Council as our parish submission.
January - March: Consultation stage continues
April - May: Plenary Council will consolidate and review submissions
June - November: Discernment, face to face encounters, retreats.

There have been some questions from parishioners in relation to the Council membership, and how the Council will actually work. The following link is the best source for these types of questions.

Download Plenary Council document here    |     Download Plenary Council Parish writing sheet here

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