2019 Archbishop Mark Coleridge Visit



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Please see below a message from Father Noy about the visit from Archbishop Mark Coleridge next week.

We are only one week away from the pastoral visit of Archbishop Mark Coleridge. He will be visiting our parish from the morning of Friday 25th October, with his visit culminating in the Centenary Mass and celebrations at St Patrick’s Church in Laidley. Archbishop Mark will celebrate all Masses, confer the Sacrament of Confirmation and engage with parishioners through the various meetings that have been scheduled. When you have the opportunity to meet the Archbishop, please refer to him as  Archbishop Mark or Your Grace. Please make this weekend a priority ... this is our first Pastoral visit as Our Lady of the Valley Parish, so invite your family and friends, any parishioners who have moved away and come celebrate!

Below is the timetable of events for this visit:
Friday 25th October
9:00am -3:00pm Meetings with Parish Staff, staff and students of St Mary’s School and Our Lady of Good Counsel School.
6:30pm Sacrament of Confirmation, St Mary’s Church, Gatton

Saturday 26th October
6:00pm Vigil Mass St Mary’s Church, Gatton

Sunday 27th October
8:45am Please arrive early for Centenary Mass St Patrick’s Church, Laidley
9:00am Holy Mass
10:30am Cutting of Centenary cake, launch of Commemorative Recipe Book, refreshments and Centenary celebration

We have a few children from OLGC receiving their First Holy Communion on Sunday 27th at the St Patrick’s Centenary Mass. It would be great to see as many OLGC families as possible there to support these students as well as the centenary celebrations.​