Easter Liturgy Times

Easter Liturgy Times

Holy Thursday – 24th March 2016
(Mass of the Lord’s Supper)
7:00pm ~ Holy Rosary Church

Good Friday – 25th March 2016
(Stations of the Cross)
10:00am ~ Holy Rosary Church
(Celebration of the Lord’s Passion)
3:00pm ~ Holy Rosary Church
3:00pm ~ St James’ Church
3:00pm ~ St Patrick’s Church

Holy Saturday – 26th April 2016
(Easter Vigil)
7:00pm ~ Holy Rosary Church

Easter Sunday – 27th March 2016
(Resurrection Sunday)
7:00am ~ St James’ Church
8:00am ~ Holy Rosary Church
9:00am ~ St Mary’s Church

Laudato Si – with guest speaker Fr Trevor Trotter

Fr Trevor Trotter discusses Laudato Si’ – A new vision of our connection with everyone and everything from Pope Francis

Trevor was ordained as a Columban missionary priest in 1970. After working in the Philippines, he did studies in Scripture in Rome. In Chicago he trained as a spiritual director. His latest  overseas missionary appointment was Hong Kong for five years. He now works as the Director of the Diaconate Program in the Archdiocese of Brisbane. He also provides Recollection Days and Spiritual Direction for the clergy in the Brisbane and Rockhampton Dioceses.

Sunday 21 February 2016 3.30pm – 5pm Conference Room Parish Office and repeated on Wednesday 24 February 2016 5.30pm – 7pm.
For more information or to register please contact the Parish Office on 4151 6666

MenAlive retreat 2015

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Over 30 men attended Shalom Chapel for the annual MenAlive retreat. This year was based on Authentic Manhood and facilitated by MenAlive’s Michael Forbes and Peter Shakhovskoy.

Atrium Invitation

Atrium of the Good Shepherd will be officially opened and blessed on Sunday 4th October at 9.15am following the Holy Rosary 8am Mass, this is an open invitation to all parishioners and visitors. Atrium is situated behind Holy Rosary Church (70 Woongarra Street).

“Religion – Catalyst for Violence or Peace? Probing the Abrahamic Traditions for Answers”


This eConference will tap into interfaith issues surrounding the three Abrahamic traditions: Christianity, Judaism and Islam. The aim is to explore the potential for these traditions to cultivate peace in a world that associates Religion with violence.


The eConference will be streamed live over the internet on –


DATE: Tuesday, 23 June 2015

LOCATION: The Catholic Parish of Bundaberg, Rossolini Place, Level 1, 66 Woongarra Street, Bundaberg

TIME: Arrive 9.30am for a 10am start – concluding at 2.30pm


Imam Mohamad Abdalla
Associate Professor at the School of Humanities, Griffith University, Queensland.

Amy-Jill Levine
Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies, and Professor of Jewish Studies, Vanderbilt Divinity School and College of Arts and Science, USA.

Rev Dorothy Lee
Dean of the Theological School and the Frank Woods Professor in New Testament, Trinity College Theological School, University of Divinity, Victoria.

Terry Lovat
Emeritus Professor and Postgraduate Theology Convenor, University of Newcastle and Senior Research Fellow, Philosophy, Religion & Education, University of Oxford, UK.


If you are interested, please RSVP the Parish Office 4151 6666 to advise of your attendance by Friday 19 June 2015.


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Australia Day Mass

On Australia day we came together for Mass and then farewelled Fr John Fitz-Herbert who has been transferred to Mackay.

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MenAlive retreat

About 60 men attended the MenAlive retreat at Shalom College to hear Fr Morgan Batt talk about Being called and being bold.

Annual Ecumenical Luncheon

Fr Matthew Moloney was guest speaker this year and gave an excellent talk about the Western Queensland drought and how our donations have helped in food parcels being distributed. If you wish to donate contact the Parish office for information. For a video of the talk contact Kevin Gould.