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From the Bishop...... Bishop McGuckin

We celebrate the wonderful joy of Easter and give thanks for the many gifts that we have received. Let us rejoice and be glad for this is the day that the Lord has made!

Was Lent a challenging time? Was Lent over before our good intentions were activated? Good intentions remain just good intentions if we don’t act. How often after an event do we regretfully say “if only...”.

Queensland has just come through Cyclone Debbie with its torrential rain and destructive winds. Many homes and businesses will take some time to return to what might be called normal. At the same time we thank all our emergency and community services that rapidly stepped in to minimise danger and to alleviate hardships. We have also witnessed strangers and neighbours helping each other.

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Bishop Robert McGuckin
Bishop of Toowoomba
April 2017
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DEVINE MERCY HOUR, Sacred Heart Parish Toowoomba 23/4/17
Join with the Sacred Heart Community for an hour of prayer followed by Mass, then refreshments.  23/4/17, 3pm @ Sacred Heart Parish, Toowoomba  

THREE SAINTS CELEBRATIONS, Stanthorpe Parish - 7/5/17
Come visit beautiful Stanthorpe for the Three Saints Celebrations, an event which is part religious festival, part cultural festival.  7/5/17, event commences at 10:30am.  Contact Parish for more details.

Fr. Frank Brennan, Jesuit priest and human rights lawyer will deliver the John Wallis Memorial lecture in Toowoomba on Sunday, 7th May at St. Theresa‚Äôs Parish Centre, cnr. Campbell & Curzon Sts.  1.30 for a 2pm start.  Cost $25, afternoon tea included.  Open to all who are interested.
RSVP by 1st May, phone 0422 462 678 or email

Coming Events
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23 April
Devine Mercy Hour - Sacred Heart Parish Toowoomba

7 May
3 Saints Celebrations, Stanthorpe Parish
John Wallis Memorial Lecture, Toowoomba



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