37-39 Benfer Rd, Victoria Point QLD 4165
Telephone: (07)3207-9177
Parish Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 9:00am – 1:00pm
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Mass Times

Saturday 5pm
Sunday 7am
Sunday 9am
Sunday 6pm
Other Liturgy Times

Parish Priest & Staff

  • Parish Priest: Fr Joseph Vattaparambil CMI
  • Parish Secretary: Meagan Ladewig
  • Finance Secretary: Beverley Van Schie
St Rita 02 Church Chapel St Rita 01 memorial Bell

The Archdiocese of Brisbane holds that children, young people and vulnerable adults are a gift from God with an intrinsic right to dignity of life, respect and security from physical and emotional harm. They are to be treasured, nurtured and safeguarded by all.
This policy applies to Clergy, Religious, Staff, Parishioners, Volunteers, students on placement and Visitors to our sites.
The following link has more information including Policy documents and a message from Archbishop Mark Coleridge-

Men's social group farewell Father Joseph
25 Jun 2019 07:38Men's social group farewell Father Joseph

                     St Rita’s men’s Social group having coffee and cake to farewell and thank Fr Joseph at the Finlandia café on Tuesday 25 June 2019.

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Father Joseph's Farewell
25 Jun 2019 06:22Father Joseph's Farewell

       Father Brown making a speech           Father Joseph in reply    Father Joseph cutting the cake Jan Simpkins presenting  Father Joseph with gift Jan Simpkins making a speech Section of attendees                      

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13th Sunday in Ordinary Time readings
25 Jun 2019 06:02

First Reading 1 Kings 19:16, 19-21 A reading from the first book of the Kings Elisha rose and followed Elijah and became his servant. The Lord said to Elijah: 'Go, you are to anoint Elisha son of Shaphat, of Abel Meholah, as prophet to succeed you.' Leaving there, Elijah came to Elisha son of S [ ... ]

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The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ Year C read...
17 Jun 2019 06:11

First Reading Genesis 14; 18-20 A reading from the book of Genesis Melchizedek brought bread and wine. Melchizedek king of Salem brought bread and wine; he was a priest of God Most High. He pronounced this blessing: 'Blessed be Abraham by God Most High, creator of heaven and earth, and blessed [ ... ]

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Father Joseph's Farewell Dinner😥
12 Jun 2019 02:31

The farewell dinner is for Fr Joseph who is being transferred to Daisy Hill Parish It is a Pot Luck Dinner in the Unitas Centre on 22nd June. Those who are coming will need to notify the office and advise what food they will bring. Although people are bringing food we need to know how many peop [ ... ]

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09 Jun 2019 01:05

First Reading Proverbs 8:22-31 A reading from the book of Proverbs Wisdom was born before the earth was made. The Wisdom of God cries aloud: The Lord created me when his purpose first unfolded, before the oldest of his works. From everlasting I was firmly set, from the beginning, before eart [ ... ]

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Pentecost Year C readings
08 Jun 2019 22:15

First Reading Acts 2:1-11 A reading from the Acts of the Apostles They were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak different languages. When Pentecost day came round, the apostles had all met in one room, when suddenly they heard what sounded like a powerful wind from heaven, the no [ ... ]

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The Ascension of the Lord Year C readings
28 May 2019 01:20

First Reading: Acts 1:1-11 A reading from the Acts of the Apostles Why are you standing here looking into the sky? Jesus has been taken into heaven. In my earlier work, Theophilus, I dealt with everything Jesus had done and taught from the beginning until the day he gave his instructions to the  [ ... ]

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6th Sunday in Year C Readings
22 May 2019 01:16

1st Reading  Acts 15:1-2, 22-29 A reading from the Acts of the Apostles It has been decided by the Holy Spirit and ourselves not to burden you beyond what is essential. Some men came down from Judaea and taught the brothers, 'Unless you have yourselves circumcised in the tradition of Moses you  [ ... ]

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5th Sunday in Easter Year C readings
13 May 2019 01:11

1st Reading A reading from the Acts of the Apostles They assembled the church and gave an account of all that God had done with them. Paul and Barnabas went back through Lystra and Iconium to Antioch. They put fresh heart into the disciples, encouraging them to persevere in the faith. 'We all hav [ ... ]

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St Rita's Men's Social Coffee, Chat & Cake
09 May 2019 03:03St Rita's Men's Social Coffee, Chat & Cake

St Rita’s Men’s Social group session 26 April 2019 – Coffee, Chat and Cake – Reflecting on the ANZAC spirit – 11 men participated in a wide-ranging discussion, spending an enjoyable time together.

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St Rita's Parish Thank You Lunch
07 May 2019 03:05St Rita's Parish Thank You Lunch

Thank You to You Fr Joseph and the PPC invite you to a lunch to thank
you for volunteering in St Rita’s Parish in 2018-2019 Date:          Sunday, 9 June, 2019
Time:         12:00 noon
Where:       UNITAS Centre @ St Rita’s School
Dress:        Smart Casual
Alcohol:      BYO  [ ... ]

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Men's Group Show & Tell
26 Apr 2019 21:55Men's Group Show & Tell

St Rita’s Men’s Social group session 21 March 2019 – Show and Tell of Crafts and Hobbies – 13 men turned up and witnessed six presentations of a variety of pursuits and pastimes – lots of discussions and questions.

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St Rita’s Bus Trips
24 Apr 2019 00:30St Rita’s Bus Trips

In 2018, St Rita’s Parish Pastoral Council recommenced organising day trips for parishioners and their friends’ enjoyment, and to encourage and strengthen community ties.   A planning committee chooses venues around South East Queensland and Northern New South Wales approximately three times  [ ... ]

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Easter Mass Times
11 Apr 2019 21:55Easter Mass Times

                                                                                                       Passion (Palm) Sunday 5 pm Vigil Mass: 13th April Sunday Masses 14th April 7am, 9 am & 6pm   2nd Rite of Reconciliation With Father J [ ... ]

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