Confirmations have been celebrated right across the diocese in the past month. Our prayers are with all those recently confirmed.
Father Stephen Hanly was presented on Thursday 26th May with a 10-year badge and Certificate of Service for 10 years’ service by Deputy Commissioner Paul Taylor.
Glorious autumn weather greeted attendees at the Blessing and Official Opening of Catherine McAuley College, Mackay’s newest Catholic secondary school, on Friday 27 May.
Confirmations at Mackay
The deeply meaningful and respectful events and activities held during this special time reflected an authentic commitment to achieving Reconciliation for the benefit of all Australians.
St Ursula’s College, Yeppoon, acknowledged the significance of National Reconciliation Week (NRW) and Mabo Day through various activities on campus.
St Brendan’s College, takes pride in our strong sense of brotherhood that embraces every student’s background, status and culture.
The Feast Day which we celebrate on the 24th May has always been a very significant Feast not only for this wonderful country, Australia, but also for the Parish in which I grew up in at Park Avenue.
During his recent pastoral visit to the West, Bishop Michael joined with the community of Alpha as they celebrated the funeral of treasured woman, Daphne Tilse.
Our guest speaker at the May Dinner was Councillor Lawrence Bonaventura from the Mackay Regional Council.