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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What are the Mass timings at Our Lady Queen of Apostles Church?
Our Lady Queen of Apostles Church offers multiple Mass timings throughout the week to accommodate different schedules. The regular Mass timings at the church are as follows:
Weekday Masses: Monday to Friday at 7.30 AM
Saturday Vigil Mass: 6.00 PM
Sunday Masses: 7.30 AM, 9.00 AM, and 7.00 PM
Temporary changes to the schedules will be announced in the Parish Bulletin. You can find an online copy of the Parish Bulletin in our Homepage.
How can I participate in the sacraments and receive the Holy Eucharist?
To participate in the sacraments and receive the Holy Eucharist, you are welcome to attend any of the scheduled Masses. As a Catholic Church, we believe in the Real Presence of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist. Before receiving the Holy Eucharist, it is essential to be properly disposed, which includes being in a state of grace through the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession). If you have any questions or require further guidance, please reach out to our Parish Priest.
How can I get involved in the parish community and volunteer opportunities?
Our Lady Queen of Apostles Church encourages active participation and offers various volunteer opportunities to engage with the parish community. If you would like to get involved, please contact the Parish Office or visit our church for more information. We have ministries and groups dedicated to various aspects of parish life, such as liturgy, music, outreach, faith formation, and social events. We welcome your talents and willingness to serve in our faith community. Contact the Parish Office to find out who to speak to for more details.
How can I schedule a baptism for my child?
To schedule a baptism for your child, please contact the Parish Office during regular office hours. We will guide you through the process and provide you with the necessary information and requirements for baptism. We look forward to celebrating this special Sacrament with you and your family.
Are there religious education programs available for children and adults?
Yes, Our Lady Queen of Apostles Church offers religious education programs for both children and adults. We have catechism classes for children to receive sacramental preparation and deepen their faith. Additionally, we offer adult faith formation programs, Bible studies, and other spiritual enrichment opportunities. Please reach out to the parish office for more details on these programs.
How can I request a wedding ceremony at the church?
If you wish to have a wedding ceremony at Our Lady Queen of Apostles Church, we recommend contacting the Parish Office well in advance. Our Parish Priest will provide you with the necessary guidelines, available dates, and requirements for a Catholic wedding. It is important to allow sufficient time (we recommend at least 6 months) for preparation and completion of the required marriage preparation program.
How can I request a home visit or receive the sacraments at home?
If you or a family member are unable to attend Mass or visit the church due to illness, age, or other relevant circumstances, you can request a home visit from our pastoral team. We can bring Holy Communion or administer the sacraments at home if necessary. Please contact the Parish Office to make a request and discuss your specific needs.
How can I financially support the church and its ministries?
If you would like to contribute financially to support Our Lady Queen of Apostles Church and its ministries, we offer different ways to do so. You can make regular offerings during Mass, participate in special collections, or set up automatic giving (also known as planned giving). Additionally, you can inquire about specific fundraising events or initiatives organised by the parish. Your generous support helps us continue our mission of spreading the Gospel and serving the community.