Our Lady of Mount Carmel is a Catholic faith community in Coorparoo, in the Archdiocese of Brisbane. The parish has been in the care of the Carmelite Friars since 1937.
We have had a change of meeting dates; it will be the last Wednesday of the month - June 27th, still at 3:00pm. The venue is now in someone's unit here at The Village, Coorparoo. If you are interested or would like to know the name of the next book, please call Maggie on 3847- 1347.
PROCLAIM 2018 - 12th to 14th July
For the first time, the Archdiocese of Brisbane will host the national Proclaim Conference. PROCLAIM 2018 will focus on inspiring, equipping and encouraging parishes and Catholic communities to engage in Evangelisation and Renewal. The theme of this year’s Conference is “Make your home in me.” (Jn 15:4) More information at www.proclaimconference.com.au
THE SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION and ARCHBISHOP VISIT
The Archbishop will be visiting the Mt Carmel community from Friday, 31st August until Sunday, 2nd September. He will attend Grandparents day at the school and meet the school staff and parents. He will also meet with the Parish staff and the Parish Finance and Leadership Team. The Archbishop will conduct the Confirmations during the evening of Friday 31st. On Sunday 2nd September, he will be the main Celebrant of the 8:30am Eucharist after which a morning tea will follow. Please bring a plate to share for morning tea. We look forward to welcoming the Archbishop to the Our Lady of Mt Carmel community.
2018 ARCHDIOCESE OF BRISBANE SAFEGUARDING TRAINING SESSIONS
The Archdiocese of Brisbane is committed to caring for and protecting all involved in its parishes, ministries, agencies and services, especially children and vulnerable adults. The Archdiocesan Safeguarding Policy stipulates that all church workers (clergy, religious, employees and volunteers) undertake safeguarding training every 2 years. This applies to all parishes, ministries, ethnic/faith communities and services. The training is delivered by the Safeguarding & Professional Standards Service. Due to the number of people who will need to attend this training, there is an opportunity to complete this training online or attend the session at Our Lady of Graces, Carina on Wednesday, October 31st from 6.30pm - 8.30pm. Please contact Our Lady of Mt Carmel parish office on 3397 1587 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further details on how to complete your safeguarding training.
Could you help Caritas Australia?
Caritas is currently looking for volunteers to help us connect our parish community here at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Parish with our sisters and brothers in some of the poorest places in the world. You can choose what you can do depending on the time you have. Whether you can help give out envelopes and boxes once a year on Project Compassion Sunday or assist us on a longer term basis as our Parish Representative – we would like to hear from you. If you have a passion to build a better, fairer world, please contact Lynda on 07 3324 3134 or Lynda.Mussell@caritas.org.au for more information.