St Flannan's Catholic Parish Join with us as we journey together, uncovering the wonder of God in our lives.

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The area in which St Flannan's Parish is situated was once beautiful rainforest country and home to the Turrbul (stone) tribe of this region.  We recognise  their long history and the care they gave to this land for thousands of years.

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Parish Involvement

 We come together to share our God-given gifts for the enhancement of our Parish life. Everyone is welcome to make their contribution to the many opportunities offered by our Parish.


Believed to have been ordained by Christ and that is held to be a means of divine grace or to be a sign or symbol of a spiritual reality.


The first sacrament where we become united with Christ and the Church – no other sacrament can be received without it. A priest performs this rite by pouring water over the baptismal candidate, therefore cleansing their original sin through water and the word.

Children's Sacramental Preparation

St Flannan's Catholic Parish offers parish-based, family-centred sacramental preparation for children.


A church is the appropriate venue for the wedding of those who believe in Christ and who which to celebrate publicly God's blessing of their union with the Sacrament of Marriage.

Anointing of the Sick

This sacrament provides a special grace from God. Enabling the sick or aged person to experience the healing and strength of Jesus Christ.

Pastoral Care of the Dying

The last rites of the Catholic Church do not usually include the sacrament of anointing.


When a Christian dies, the community gathers for a funeral.

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St. Flannan’s Parish Vision Statement

"We, the members of St. Flannan’s Catholic Parish, united by our common faith and nourished by our shared Eucharist, strive to make Jesus a reality through our lives as we face the challenges of a changing world.

Our aim is to be a welcoming and caring people, respecting the dignity of all, as we walk together in service to each other and the wider community"

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Your Generosity. Our Mission.

One of the greatest contributions you can make to the mission of the Church is to leave your own legacy of faith for future generations. A gift in your will, no matter how big or small, is one way you can personally advance your faith and the work of the parish.

Parish Office

Tue-Fri from 9.00 AM to 3.00 PM

Parish Priest: Fr Rafal Rucinski
Parish Secretary: September Morn Gorospe


3265 3977

194 Handford Road, Zillmere, Qld, Australia
PO Box 214, Zillmere, Qld 4034

[email protected]