St Mary’s in Exile is a community of diverse people who come together in the light of the Christian mystery to act justly and give priority to those marginalised in our society
We acknowledge the traditional owners of this land where we are now gathered and recognise that it continues to be sacred to them.
December 18th, 2020
Online Liturgy – Fourth Sunday Advent
In today’s homily, Margaret Clifford unpacks the third requirement of Micah to Walk Humbly With Your God. She suggests that humility, which is a misunderstood word in our culture, is a virtue of great strength and is the key to walking with others, with the Earth and with all its species for that is where God is, working with us, to create wholeness and unity in love.
December 11th, 2020
Online Liturgy – Third Sunday Advent
As Christmas approaches we return once again to a theme which has been an anchor for us as a community. Narelle Mullins continues our Advent reflection on acting justly, loving tenderly and walking humbly with God. She will be sharing what it means to love tenderly.
November 14th, 2020
Online Liturgy – Regenerative Farming
Randal Breen will be speaking about his and his wife Juanita's passion for Regenerative Farming. We will be hearing about their 300 acre Echo Valley Farm at Goomburra, Darling Downs where they practice ethical, sustainable, and regenerative and holistic farming.
October 30th, 2020
Online Liturgy – Authentic Connection = Good Community
This week end we will hear Carolyn Vincent speak about her understanding of the importance of authentic connection as a means of developing good community. She believes this connection starts with the local people and a sense of community and strengthens as neighbours get to know each other better.
October 9th, 2020
Online Liturgy – Alone, Loneliness & Solitude
In this week's Liturgy, Narelle Mullins invites us to embrace the opportunities that the Covid 19 pandemic has given many of us to be alone. It has given us the opportunity to use moments of aloneness to come home to ourselves; to pay attention to what...
October 2nd, 2020
Online Liturgy – Season of Creation
This week's liturgy celebrates Saint Francis and his invitation to care for the earth, Our Common Home. Pope Francis invites us to an Ecological Conversion and to live in harmony with nature. This will require us to make serious changes to the way we live.
March 27th, 2020
Taking St Mary's Liturgies Online
We don't have to be completely isolated from our community. We can come together in a virtual holy space. Let us celebrate our liturgy online. Let us think of each other as we pray, listen and sing at the same time. All you need is a computer, iPad or mobile phone to be part of the celebration.
Weekend Liturgies are held at:
Queensland Trades and Labour Council Building
Level 2, 16 Peel St, South Brisbane.
*All liturgies at the TLC currently suspended due to Covid-19. Please see the Liturgies page as we do our best take the SMX community online
Reflective readings from 6pm. A contemplative evening Mass
preceded by meditation at 6.10pm. The liturgy commences at
6.30pm and Eucharist is celebrated.
A morning community liturgy attended by many families with younger children who are invited to a end a special liturgy and return prior to our Eucharistic celebration.
An afternoon liturgy and celebration of Eucharist.