St Ignatius Church, Toowong
KENSINGTON TCE, TOOWONG
Saturday Vigil: 6pm
Sunday: 7am and 5pm
Monday to Friday: 5.30pm
Reconciliation: Saturday 9.30am & 5.15pm
Holy Spirit Church, Auchenflower
HARRIETT ST, AUCHENFLOWER
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 9am
Parish’s Weekday Mass times are subject to change.
Supper & Lighting up of
St Ignatius Church (after 5pm Mass)
7.30pm St Ignatius Peace Through Justice
Group - Horstmann Room
2pm Coffee and Chat - Horstmann Room
5.30pm Mass followed by Parish history
talks & dinner—St Ignatius & Hall
St Ignatius School Feast Day Mass
9am St Ignatius
Young at Heart (movie)
30th & 31st July
Parish Jesuit Centenary weekend,
celebrations after all Masses–St Ig.& HS
CWL Toowong Branch meeting
after 9am Mass Holy Spirit
Latest Parish News.......
The following is just a snippet of what's happening in the Parish.
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|AMENDED PARISH WEEKDAY MASSES
Please note changes to
weekday Masses, until
notice (while Fr Peter is undertaking treatment and
reducing his workload), are:-
* Holy Spirit Church: 9am Mondays and Fridays (no 9am Wednesday),
* St Ignatius Church: 5.30pm Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays,
(no 5.30pm Monday or Friday, and no 9am Saturday or Reconciliation).
NB. Weekend Masses will remain the same and Reconciliation will be
available prior to the 6pm Vigil Saturdays or by appointment. Thank you for your understanding.
A SNIPPET FROM THIS WEEK'S NEWSLETTER - Our Daily Bread
Luke alone combines these three items on
prayer in a continuous passage. The first if
the Lord’s Prayer itself, the second is a story
of perseverance in prayer, and the third is
Jesus’ teachings on the effectiveness of
There are several distinctive Lucan features. He
characteristically states that Jesus was a prayer before being
approached by his disciples. Luke’s version of the Lord’s Prayer
is shorter than the Matthean form adopted in the liturgy and
Christian tradition. The following story that encourages
persistent prayer is found only in Luke. And consistent with his
particular emphases Luke changes the outcome of trusting
prayer from Matthew’s gift of “good things” (7:11) to the gift of
“the Holy Spirit” (11:13).
Both gospel writers have the petition for “daily bread” in the
Lord’s Prayer. The word for “daily” is found nowhere else in the
Bible or other literature. It may mean “bread for the day” (like
the manna in Exodus 16:16-20), “bread for the future” or
“spiritual bread” - thus allowing a wealth of thoughtful
Extract from Break Open the Word (24 July 2016)
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DIARY DATES: ST IGNATIUS FEAST DAY &
CENTENARY WEEKEND MASS CELEBRATIONS
NEXT WEEKEND (30—31 July) stay after Mass to celebrate
100 years of Toowong Parish in the care of the Jesuit Fathers and the Feast of St Ignatius of Loyola. Everyone is welcome.
*Saturday 30 July, 6pm Vigil Mass (St Ignatius) stay for a
sausage sizzle and wine tasting.
*Sunday 31 July, 7am Mass (St Ignatius) stay for breakfast,
indulge in delicious pastries, optional bubbles and a cuppa.
*Sunday 31 July, 8.30am Mass (Holy Spirit) stay for BBQ
breakfast and parish picnic, including bacon and egg rolls
plus activities for the kids and music.
*Sunday 31 July, 5pm Mass (St Ignatius) stay for a
sausage sizzle and wine tasting.
DATE CLAIMERS: TOOWONG JESUIT CENTENARY
* Parish’s 11th Annual Womens Night of Spirituality -
M.C. is parishioner Robyn Emerson and this year’s Guest
Speakers are: Andrée Rice, Sue Buckingham and Adele
Rice. Tuesday 23 August from 7.30pm at Stuartholme
School Chapel. Flyers will be available soon.
* Centenary Concert (3rd) on Sunday 25 September at
St Ignatius Church. More details closer to the date.
* Feast of Saint Francis Xavier (Saturday 3 December) -
Centenary Mass for all current and former parishioners in
the Cathedral of St Stephen at 12 noon, celebrated by
Archbishop Mark Coleridge.
Join us for a cuppa and cake after 5pm Mass this Sunday
(24 July) to watch St Ignatius Church become flooded with light to mark the beginning
of a week of Centenary and Feast Day celebrations (& continuing each evening leading
up to FEAST OF SAINT IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA next Sunday 31 July).
2. PARISH HISTORY TALK & DINNER
An Evening of Reminiscence: History, Her
Story, Our Story. If you have RSVP’d to attend this event on this Thursday (28 July),
please be advised the ‘Goldicott’ tour has been cancelled. However please still join us
at the 5.30pm Mass (St Ignatius Church); following in the Parish Hall, is a parish history
talk with Fr Michael Head sj (Jesuit Archivist /Historian) and Sr Patricia Sullivan rsm on
the contribution of the Sisters of Mercy; the optional / pre-ordered dinner is at 7pm and
followed by stories / photos shared by several parishioners. NB. the optional dinner
($10 for pizza, garlic bread, salad, fruit) - please RSVP for dinner on forms at back of
both churches this weekend or email Karin by Monday 25th July firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW PARISH OFFICE HOURS
Now 9.30am—4.30pm Monday to Friday