Please join us for Holy Week Services and Masses. Happy Easter from our Parish. The doors of our church may be closed but we are very much alive and Easter will be celebrated. On behalf of Archbishop Costelloe SDB, please find below an overview of the ceremonies of Holy Week and the Easter Triduum which… Read more
Parish Evangelisation Plan
We commit ourselves as a community to place the Gospel at the centre of all that we do, and to make explicit this Gospel wherever possible.
We commit ourselves in each group of our parish to reflect on this mission and to renew what we do in light of it.
We commit ourselves individually to participate in this mission, allowing the Gospel to penetrate our own hearts, and to live so as to be heralds of Jesus and his Gospel to others.
Water is a sign of life, the life of Christ begun at our baptism. Place a bowl of water on the table in front of you. Easter Sunday, the Day of the Lord’s Resurrection, is an opportunity to renew our baptismal faith. FAMILY PRAYER Leader: Alleluia! Christ is risen. All: Alleluia! Christ is risen. Leader:… Read more
If you have a cross or crucifix, place it on the table in front of you. If not, you may be able to make a simple cross. Spend a moment to kneel and venerate the cross. “Behold the wood of the Cross on which hung the salvation of the world.” Now read aloud the story… Read more
In the evening, gather around the dining room table and, if possible, light a candle. When everyone is seated at the table, begin your prayer. Tonight, we look forward to the coming days when Jesus Christ died and rose to new life. FAMILY PRAYER All: In the name of the Father, and of the Son,… Read more
You may wish to keep your Project Compassion boxes/envelopes until parish Masses resume. Or you could make your gift online at lent.caritas.org.au/donate/. Your gift for the poor is a sign of your commitment to reconciliation, justice and love. The end of Lent is traditionally a time for seeking reconciliation and peace in the sacrament of… Read more
HOLY WEEK AT HOME Take a green branch from your garden. Gather the family together and, with each person holding a branch, pray together. FAMILY PRAYER All: In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Leader: During Lent, we have been preparing our hearts to celebrate Easter. … Read more
New office opening hours: The parish office is open Tuesday to Friday; 9am to 4pm effective now. We are closed on Mondays until further notice. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.
Monthly Healing Masses Suspended: In light of the ongoing threat and spread of COVID 19, the Archbishop’s office has directed that anointing of more than one person in one celebration be suspended until further notice. To that end, we have cancelled and are suspending monthly healing Masses until advised otherwise.