New COVID-19 Restrictions for NSW

From 6pm on Saturday 26 June, the stay at home direction applies to people who live in, usually work in, or usually attend a university or other tertiary education facility in Greater Sydney including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour local government areas. Places of worshipServices may be...

Divine Mercy

We are a new prayer group based here at OLA. Like St Faustina, we aim to share the urgent message of Divine Mercy with our troubled modern world.Come and join us at our Divine Mercy Devotion with Mass on the 3rd Friday of each month, starting at 7pmConfession will be...

First Communion Program 2021

Letter from Fr Carlos dated 13 May 2021 Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, There has been much chatter in our community of Our Lady of the Angels, Rouse Hill about the upcoming First Holy Communion for our children. I am deeply saddened by the knowledge that many of our...

Year of Saint Joseph

This Tuesday the Pope declared that from 8 December 2020 to 8 December 2021 is a Year especially dedicated to St Joseph

Holy Orders

Holy Orders/PriestHood We have already pointed out that the three Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and the Eucharist constitute together the mystery of “Christian initiation,” a unique great event of grace that regenerates us in Christ. This is the fundamental vocation that unites all in the Church as disciples of the...

Matrimony

Matrimony Marriage is the icon of God's love for us. Indeed, Good is communion too: the three Persons of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit live eternally in perfect unity. And this is precisely the mystery of Matrimony: God makes of the two spouses one single life. The...

Anointing of the sick

Anointing of the sick In the past it was called “Extreme Unction”, because it was understood as a spiritual comfort in the face of imminent death. To speak instead of the “Anointing of the Sick” helps us broaden our vision to include the experience of illness and suffering, within the...

Confirmation

Confirmation Together with Baptism and the Eucharist, Confirmation forms a single saving event - called "Christian initiation" - in which we are inserted into Jesus Christ, who died and rose, and become new creatures and members of the Church.For this reason, it is important to take care that our children, our...

Holy Communion

Holy Communion The Eucharist is at the heart of “Christian initiation”, together with Baptism and Confirmation, and it constitutes the source of the Church’s life itself. From this Sacrament of love, in fact, flows every authentic journey of faith, of communion and of witness.First Communion at Our Lady of the...

Reconciliation

Reconcilliation Through the Sacraments of Christian Initiation — Baptism, Confirmation and the Eucharist — man receives new life in Christ. Now, we all know that we carry this life “in earthen vessels” (2 Cor 4:7), we are still subject to temptation, suffering, and death and, because of sin, we may...