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Parish and School
Since the practice of community is basic to Christianity, and the growth of religious faith can occur only in a community of belief, positive interaction is promoted between the school and the Parish which is the local community. This interaction is mutually beneficial and directed towards the coming of God’s Kingdom.
 
Parish School Board
The School Board, established in 2003 by the Corporation of the Trustees of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese, provides a pastoral structure and process for the ministry of Catholic Education. The Board develops and responds to change within the school, maintaining its character and continuing to achieve its goals.
 
Parish Priest
In his relationship with the school, the Parish Priest, Fr Mark Percival, exercises a pastoral role. He is available to parents, children and staff for guidance, ministry of the sacraments and friendship. Fr Mark may be contacted on Ph 3899 2837. Parish Office Hours are Tuesday to Friday, 8-30 am to 1pm.
 
Parish Mission Statement
St Oliver Plunkett Parish declares its mission, as a believing, celebrating and serving community centred in Eucharist, is to promote an awareness of the activity of God in our world:
  • Continuing the mission of Jesus by proclaiming and living the Gospel,
  • Responding in faith to our Baptismal call,
  • Upholding the sacredness and dignity of each person in a spirit of Christian concern and justice for all,
  • Reaching out to the alienated in Christian friendship,
  • Supporting ecumenical involvement
Prayer and Sacraments
Opportunities are provided for children to participate in prayer celebrations and liturgies, join in the celebration of the Eucharist, and to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Parents are invited and encouraged to join with their children in these celebrations. Please refer to the school liturgy policy in the school office, which is available on request.
 
Cannon Hill Parish Mass Times
Saturday 6pm, Cannon Hill
Sunday 8am, Tingalpa
Sunday 9:15am, Cannon Hill
Monday 8:00am Tuesday 8:00am Friday 9:00am
Reconciliation: Saturday 5:00-5:30pm