|Address:||126 Main St, (PO Box 401) Proserpine QLD 4800|
|Telephone:||(07) 4945 1025|
|Parish Leadership||Fr Jose Koyickal, CM - Administrator and Fr Thomas Madanu - Associate Priest:|
|Sunday:||8:00am St. Catherine's (Proserpine) & 6.00pm at St Martin's (Cannonvale)|
|Tuesday:||9:30am Nursing Home (Every Tuesday; for Residents only)|
|Wednesday:||5:00pm Novena, Rosary and Mass St. Catherine's (Proserpine)|
|Thursday:||9:00am St. Catherine's (Proserpine)|
|Friday:||8.00am St. Catherine's (Proserpine)|
|Saturday:||6:00pm St. Catherine's (Proserpine)|
Whitsunday Parish - Proserpine is committed to supporting the Safeguarding strategies of the Townsville Diocese. To view the current Risk Management Strategy and Safeguarding Policy please visit www.tsv.catholic.org.au/safeguarding
Baptisms are held on Sundays at 11am at St. Catherine's Church by appointment.
Prior to Baptism parents are required to attend a Baptism Preparation, which is held every 3rd Thursday of the month at 6pm in the Parish Hall.
Weddings can be booked for either St Catherine's or St Martin's by appointment.
Our parish supports weddings on the islands:
All Saints Chapel (Hamilton Island), Stella Maris Chapel (Hayman Island) and Endeavour Chapel (Daydream Island)
Monday between (10-5pm) Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (1-5pm) Wednesday (10am-2pm) Saturday (10-1pm )
Contact our parish office on (07) 4945 1025.
Parish Priest: Fr. Jose Koyickal CM
Associate Priest: Fr. Thomas Madanu
Parish Secretary: Mariz Fletcher who looks after all the day to day administration including all the sacramental programs, weddings & funerals.
Team Leadership Team: Dianne Stevens is the Chairperson for our Pastoral Council.
Finance Committee: Jill Farinelli is the Chairperson of our Finance Committee
Finance Advisor: Jill Farinelli is the special financial advisor to Fr. Jose
St. Martin's Committee Chair: Lynne Erricker
If you are driving north, we are the southern-most parish of the Townsville Diocese. You cross the O'Connell River, about 20 km south of Proserpine, and you are in the boundaries of our parish and of our Diocese.
Our parish was founded in 1926, and today we have two churches. Saint Catherine's (pictured) is located in Proserpine, and was built in 1957. It is a grand old church, and is open for visits during working hours. Our patron saint is St. Catherine of Alexandria.
Our second church is St Martin's at Cannonvale. It was opened in September 2002 - an exciting project, because we built it in partnership with the local Lutherans! Our church is also available to the Anglican Church, the Baptist Church and the Uniting Church who hold services here every Sunday. We are very proud of our new church, and its ecumenical implications.
Our parish is home for the rural sugar-cane community of Proserpine, the cattle properties and for the carefree fun-loving tourist communities of "the Beach"(Cannonvale / Airlie Beach) and the Islands. It's a very exciting place, combining both the old and the new.
We have a Parish Team, led by Fr Jose Koyickal CM. We like to think we are a very hospitable and welcoming parish. If you are passing through, please stay and enjoy our hospitality.