Skip to content

Welcome to St Patrick's Catholic Parish Gympie

Encompassing the communities of: Gympie, Gunalda, Kandanga, Rainbow Beach, Tin Can Bay & Widgee We acknowledge the Gubbi Gubbi people, the traditional custodians of the land on which our Parish stands. We pay our respects to elders past, present, and future.

father-adrian

Very Rev Dr Adrian Farrelly

Parish Priest – Gympie 

Words of Welcome

Welcome to St Patrick's Parish. Gympie was an old mining town for many years. People came from all over the place in search of new start filled with hope. Soon after the discovery of Gympie, Fr Paul Tissot visited the fields of Gympie and met with a few Catholics to vote for a Church to be built. After consultation with Bishop Quinn, Fr Matthew Horan was sent to these fields to oversee the beginning of a new faith community. In July 1887 the Parish Church was opened and blessed by Archbishop Dunne. Today St Patrick's Parish includes Gympie, Gunalda, Imbil, Kandanga, Rainbow Beach, Tin Can Bay and Widgee. Wherever you've come from we hope that you may find a home here with us.

Our Mass Centres

St Therese Church

St Therese Church

St Patrick's Church

St Patrick's Church

Sacred Heart Church

Sacred Heart Church

St Peter the Fisherman Church

St Peter the Fisherman Church

St John Vianney Church

St John Vianney Church

St Vincent de Paul Church

St Vincent de Paul Church

St Patrick's Primary School

St Patrick's Primary School

Second Sunday of Lent - Two-Minute Homily: Fr Adrian Sharp

Two-Minute Homily by Fr Adrian Sharp for the Second Sunday of Lent 2024. "At the beginning of Lent, let's heed the call to look at our lives in a new way. And may this Lent purify us, and help us become more totally the Lord's, and more fully united with...

Recent News

Q&A - Did Christ found the Church?

Feb 23, 2024

Fr John Flader Question - Some Protestants believe that Christ did not found a visible, hierarchical Church, but that he only preached the Kingdom of...

Fr Ian Wren remembered as a gentle and caring man who dedicated his life to pastoral ministry

Feb 22, 2024

BRISBANE priest Fr Ian Wren has died after a long illness and will be remembered at a Funeral Mass tomorrow at St Stephen's Cathedral. Fr...

Lives of the saints - St Peter Damian

Feb 21, 2024

ST Peter Damian was a champion of the renewal of the Church in the 11th Century. It was a time when simony was rife, clerical...

Meekness is our strength as Christians, Lent is a time to embrace it

Feb 21, 2024

By Michael Howard JESUS' call to meekness is a challenge of strength. Our world can be obnoxious and aggressive, meekness is rarely held out to...

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Receive inspiration in your inbox - regular email updates, including two minute homilies, readings and other important updates.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Latest from our Social Media

Give Tithes and Offerings

There are many parish ministries for which a gift can be designated which will ensure an ongoing impact... Your gift will be a legacy of faith.

Please place your Offering in the collection baskets located at the entrance and altar of the Church.

The Parish details for electronic Offerings are:

Account Name: Gympie Parish
BSB: 064-786
Account Number: 100017636

To arrange Direct Debiting or use of your Credit Card contact the Parish Office.

Scroll To Top