Ash Wednesday, Lent & Easter

  • 1 March Ash Wednesday—day of fast & abstinence 
  • 5 March First Sunday in Lent
  • 14 April Good Friday- day of fast and abstinence 
  • 16 April Easter Sunday

Lenten Reflection Sign up sheet now available for those who would like Weekly Lenten Reflection worksheets. These can be emailed directly to you or picked up from church.


World Day of Prayer Services  - Friday 3 March combining with members of our neighbouring Anglican & Uniting church communities. Prepared by the women of the Philippines.

  •  10.00 am -  Scarborough Uniting Church, Northstead & Moorland Streets Scarborough
  •   1.30 pm -  Our Lady of Grace Church 3 Kitchener Street, North Beach 


OLGC Saturday AM Mass 18 March cancelled

Due to the St Pat’s breakfast the normally scheduled OLGC 9am 3rd Saturday mass will be cancelled. Mass instead will be 8am in St Dominic’s. St Pat’s breakfast to follow at 8.30am. St Patrick’s Breakfast Saturday 18 March, 8.30am in St Dominic’s parish centre. Tickets $13.50 on sale after each mass. Children free. Raffle donations appreciated. 


OLGC Volunteers Please Our Lady of Good Counsel needs parishioners to put their names forward for the weekly Sunday Offertory Procession and Morning Tea rosters. See Maureen Smith if you can assist.


Cuppa at St Dominic’s Please come over to the St Dominic’s parish centre after the 9.30am Sunday mass for a cuppa and chat with your fellow parishioners. Everyone is welcome.



Friday Stations of the Cross in Lent St Dominic’s church 

  •   3 March  - Iliana Rodrigues and family
  • 10 March -  Paul and Anna Pillai and family 
  • 17 March  - Rebecca von Perger and family 
  • 24 March -  Donna McFarlen and family 
  • 31 March  - Joanne and family 
  • 7 April       - Cecilia Sequerah and family Please join in and support these families. 


Taize Prayer Service


A Night of Prayer & Song in the style of Taize. Thursday 2nd March 7.30pm - 8.30pm. Our Lady of Grace Church, 3 Kitchener St. North Beach. Contact 9448 4888 or Joan 9448 4457


Mercy Associates

An information afternoon Sunday 2nd April, 2pm – 4pm at St Catherine’s House of Hospitality, 113 Tyler St, Tuart Hill. Mercy Associates are lay women and men who cherish the virtue and practice of mercy and see it as a way of enhancing their spiritual lives. They meet at regular intervals for prayer, formation, reflection and community. They are connected and committed to the Sisters of Mercy through prayer and the support of their missionary activities. Jan O’Connor 9443 3957. 


Iona Presentation College 

Academic & music scholarships are offered for girls entering years 7 or 10 in 2018. Applications close 4 March.


John XXIII College Open Day Saturday 11 March, 9am to 12 noon. Tours every half hour. Register at


Rosters Out -  Pick up your new copy this weekend.