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Holy Week at Home: Easter Sunday 12th April 2020

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

Holy Week at Home: Holy Thursday 9th April 2020

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

Holy Week at Home: The end of Lent 9th April 2020

You may wish to keep your Project Compassion boxes/envelopes until parish Masses resume.  Or you could make your gift online at  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: Palm Sunday 5th April 2020

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:

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:

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.

Update on Church Opening Hours amid COVID 19 pandemic:

Update on Church Opening Hours amid COVID 19 pandemic: Given the new developments from federal and state governments re closing down of non-essential places (Church included); Archbishop Timothy Costelloe has advised us to keep the parish church closed till such time we have better clarity on this developing policy. This will be the case for… Read more

Financial Support for the Parish

Some parishioners have enquired on how they can channel support for our priests whilst Masses are suspended during this COVID 19 epidemic. Our priests are truly grateful and humbled by your concern. If you can extend your financial support by EFT, here are the details: BSB: 086 006 Account: 140 275 567 Account Name: Whitford… Read more