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Relics of St John Paul II and St Faustina

Dear Friends in Christ, On Saturday, 22 of October 2022, at the 5.30pm Mass, our parish will welcome the first-degree relics of St John Paul II and St Faustina Kowalska. The Mass will be presided over by the Very Reverend Fr Peter Williams, Vicar General of the Diocese. The relics...

RCIA

For those who may be looking for the peace that comes through our faith and wanting to know more about or become, Catholic, our next program for the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is beginning soon. Please contact Karen O’Neill on 0417 063 092 or drkaren.oneill@gmail.com or shellybelle01@gmail.com for further information.

Forty Hours of Devotion

Dear Friends in Christ,Since we are going to start up the Forty Hours Devotion of Eucharistic Adoration, I would like to share with you some saying of pope Francis on Adoration:“In order to understand the breadth and length and height and depth of Jesus Christ we need to enter into...

OLA Outreach

Chinese Outreach HomilyPlease click on the images below to download the homily for the mass.   Assumption of Mary Homily   Sunday XII B Homily   Sunday XVI B Homily   Homily 二十五乙   讲道 二十九 乙   基督群全节讲道   四 乙 降临节 讲道 Images from the inaugural Chinese Mandarin mass.

Divine Mercy

The First-degree relic of St Faustina has arrived to our parish! As you already know, this relic has been given to us by the Religious Congregation of Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy, from the Divine Mercy Shrine in Krakow, Poland. Following the recommendations I received from the Divine Mercy...

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...