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Important Dates

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the parish for more information.
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11th February
Adult Faith Education
St Monica's Tugun 7-9pm

12th February
6.30pm Mass for the Opening of the
Holy Door at Sacred Heart Church

13th February
Celebration of Fatima Day
at Marian Valley

14th February
Morning Tea after 8.30am Mass
Stella Maris Church
Children's Liturgy of the Word
8.30am Mass, Stella Maris Church &
9am Mass Sacred Heart Church

16th February
Book Club 12 noon

17th February
Sacramental Program
Parent Information Sessions
either 9.30am, 1.30pm or 6.30pm

18th February
CWL Friendship Day 10am to 2pm
Parish Hospitality Centre,
Clear Island Waters

25th February

Bold & Beautiful Friendship Group
lunch at Kampung Malay Restaurant
12 noon


Archdiocese of Brisbane
Our parish is part of the
Archdiocese of Brisbane


Welcome .......

Welcome to our Catholic Parish of Surfers Paradise.  Whether you are visiting our area, or have lived here for many years, may we extend a warm welcome to the Parish, and encourage you to come and join us.

Our parish is one of the largest parishes in the Archdiocese of Brisbane. One of the advantages of being large is that we are able to offer a variety of avenues for involvement in Church life and ministry. This Parish website outlines opportunities for you to become more involved in the life our Parish community. It is through the Sacrament of Baptism that we are prompted to take part in the mission of Jesus. We all have our different talents and abilities by which we can make a contribution to the mission of the Church in Surfers Paradise. If you come across an area that appeals to you and you would life to become more informed or involved, please refer to the Parish Directory for contact names and phone numbers or contact one of the members of the Parish Team.

As a Parish Pastoral Team, we are committed to providing pastoral care which nourishes faith in action. It is together then, that we are called to build a Church that is caring of one another, that continues to learn from its tradition, that seeks to nourish faith, and that reaches out to those beyond our Parish family.

We invite you to take some time to browse through this Parish website and to come to know our Parish better.

Community News

For a great opportunity to meet other Parishioners of Stella Maris Church please join us after the 8.30am Mass this Sunday for a cup of Tea or Coffee. It will be served in the Meeting Room just to the rear of the Reconciliation Room.

Fortnightly at 8.30am Mass at Stella Maris Church, Broadbeach commencing this Sunday 14th February and at the 9.00am Mass at Sacred Heart Church, Clear Island Waters every Sunday during School Term.

The group will meet for lunch at the Kampung Malay Restaurant, Cnr Marketi St & Robina Parkway, Robina Quays. Lunch will be at 12 noon on Thursday 25th February. All welcome. Leona 5538 7070.

LENT is the big news this week. Readers can be specially blessed in this Jubilee Year of Mercy. Our display includes, “Day by Day through Lent” books; reflections by Pope Francis; books on Reconciliation, the Mass and the big ticket - MERCY!

BOOK CLUB members are reminded of our meeting Tuesday 16th February at 12 noon. We will be discussing the popular classic “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”.

10am to 2.00pm, Thursday 18th February in the Parish Hospitality Centre, Clear Island Waters. Usual Fun and Cards of your choice. $5 entrance, Raffle and Lucky Door Prizes. All Welcome. Contact Irene Ross 5562 1260 for more information.

All high-schoolers and young adults are welcome! Come along to Venire for a fun and faith filled night. We meet on Thursdays from 6:30-8:30pm at the Parish Hospitality Centre. As we makes our way through Lent and our Mercy series, we will touch base this week on the Biblical understanding of Mercy. Join us this Thursday as we explore this theme, discuss and reflect through talks, small groups and engaging activities. We hope to see you there!! Please RSVP to Steph via 0411 669 876, or through

Open Monday to Friday 7.30am to 3.30pm. Situated at Sacred Heart Church. Phone: 0435 721 258. Catering options available.

Check out the latest newsletter for all the news!

Catholic Leader Venire Institute of Faith Education
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