Youth Gathering at St Ambrose

Our first youth gathering on April 11 was a great success! The parents had a separate gathering on this night which was equally successful. We would love to see our group grow. Our next gathering for youth is on MAY 2. Parents will meet separately and this will be the model we will follow for community building […]

Project Compassion

Boxes and sets of envelopes are now available in the baskets at the entrance of the Church. This year, Project Compassion is built around the theme to ‘Be More’. It is taken from the words of St Oscar Romero to “Aspire not to have more, but to be more” and challenges us to venture into […]

What is the meaning of Fasting?

The Season of Lent is a season of fasting. There are 2 public days of fasting during the season of Lent – Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. Jesus strongly advises us to do our own private fasting during the Holy season (Matthew 6:16-18). Pope Francis advocates a very practical way of fasting which can be […]

Lenten Book Club Formation

On 4 x Wednesdays in Lent, we will gather ‘virtually’ as a Parish Community on Zoom to discuss aspects of our selected book.  The book is : “What Are We Hoping for? Reflections on Lent and Easter” from Australian Jesuit, Fr Richard Leonard SJ.  It is available at St Paul’s bookshop and many online places. […]

Weekly Novena

The Novena has been moved to Tuesday evenings 6.45 pm – Commencement of the devotion (Novena) 7.30 pm – Holy Mass

Parish Building Maintenance Support

Volunteers are welcome to support the parish with electrical, plumbing,carpentry, stitching, embroidery, gardening, tree trimming etc. Pleasemeet with Fr Chaminda or send an email to express your interest.

Supporting Parents as School Begins!

Parent Line is a service operated by CatholicCare. It is Australia wide forall parents, carers and guardians of children and young people.With the school year resuming after such a tough year for parents in2020 – it’s good to know that parents can call the Parent Line for advicefor anything related to parenting and caring for […]

Devotion to our Lady of Lourdes

The recording of the novena to our Lady of Lourdes is now available on our parish YouTube Channel. It consists of the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, the recitation of the Holy Rosary, prayers and blessing for the sick and the solemn benediction. Kindly make use of this novena at home if you are unable […]

Let us make an effort to know the Holy Bible in a year!

Ascension’s Bible in a Year Podcast, hosted by Fr. Mike Schmitz guides Catholics through the Bible in 365 daily episodes start 1 January 2021.  Each 20–25-minute episode includes: two to three scripture readings  a reflection from Fr. Mike Schmitz and guided prayer to help you hear God’s voice in his Word.

St Ambrose Lenten Programme 2021

The Season of Lent has begun! You are warmly invited to participate in the 2021 Lenten Program – ‘Comfort’. After a longer period of disconnection from parish community life due to COVID, what better time to reconnect and be part of the Church’s plan for renewal. When:  Sundays 3.30 till 4.30pm – February 21, 28, March […]

The Year of St Joseph

Arrangements are being made to encourage parishioners to make a 33-day consecration to St. Joseph using the book “Consecration to St. Joseph “by Donald H. Calloway. The starting day will be 15th February and the 33 days will end on the feast of St. Joseph which is 19 March 2021.

Reconciliation (Confession)

Fr Chaminda will be available to hear Reconciliations in the Church at various times throughout the week. Please see the Home page for the times. Parishioners are also invited to contact the parish office to make an appointment for Reconciliation and any pastoral guidance at any other time.

Sunday Readings and Family Prayers

While you are at home and unable to attend weekly Mass, why not read these Sunday Readings and Family Prayers provided by ‘Liturgy Brisbane’.

If you need help…

If you or anyone you know within our Parish is experiencing distress or anxiety during this current situation, our priests are available to have a chat over the phone (parish office 9743 1023, please leave a message if unattended, clearly stating your name and contact number) or alternatively you can email Fr Chaminda on […]

Annunciation of the Lord

The Feast of the Annunciation of the Lord Jesus willbe celebrated on Thursday 25th March at 9am Mass.