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  • 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.

  • Easter Masses online and without the internet

    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

  • 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: Good Friday 10th April 2020

    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

  • 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 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: 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.

  • Important Information...

    Welcome to Our Lady of the Mission - please read this short letter introducing our parish from Fr Cyprian Shikokoti, Parish Priest.

    New Parishioners...

    Find out more about becoming a Catholic here, or check out mass times here.

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    Mass Times

    Important:

    Masses in the Archdiocese are currently suspended. Please read the following notices from the Archdiocese:

    Weekend Masses

    Saturday – 8.30am; 6.30pm
    Sunday – 8.00am; 9.30am; 11.00am; 5.45pm

    Weekday Masses

    Monday – 7.00am & 9.00am (Chapel)
    Tuseday – 7.00am & 9.00am (Chapel)
    Wednesday – 7.00am (Chapel); 9.00am (Church)
    Thursday – 7.00am & 9.00am (Chapel)
    Friday – 7.00am (Chapel); 9.00am (Church)
    Saturday – 8.30am (Church)

    Reconciliation

    Saturday – 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Saturday: 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

    Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

    Wed 9.30am – 7pm and Fri 9.30am – 8pm

    The chapel is located in Mercyville – contact the parish office for more details on 9307 2776.