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PARISH EVENTS

Jul
24
Wed
Holy Hour @ St Michael's Church
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Reconciliation @ St Michael's Church
Jul 24 @ 6:45 pm – 7:15 pm
Jul
26
Fri
Holy Hour @ St Patrick's Church
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Reconciliation @ St Patrick's Church
Jul 26 @ 6:45 pm – 7:15 pm
Jul
27
Sat
Reconciliation @ St Patrick's Church
Jul 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:25 am

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Pope Francis: ‘Let your youth be a gift for Jesus’

In a message to a gathering of youth ministers in Paraguay, Pope Francis calls on young faithful to let Christ transform them, and to live their youth 'as a gift for Jesus' and the world. (Read More)

Cardinal Pierre calls for true revival at Eucharistic Congress

As the National Eucharistic Congress opens in Indianapolis, the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States invites the faithful to pray for greater unity in the Church “so that we may become more fruitful in our mission.” (Read More)

Fr Frank Brennan’s Homily for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2024

In today’s gospel from Mark, Jesus invites the apostles to come away and rest. But the crowds follow them, so Jesus takes ‘pity on them because they were like sheep without a shepherd, and he set himself to teach them at some length.’ Jesus is the exemplary shepherd and teacher. We all yearn to be shepherded and taught by the One who has our interests and heart - the One who knows the way to the Father. (Read More)

Relic of first millennial saint Carlo Acutis visits local parishes  

Over two weekends, two local parishes hosted an international exhibition and first-class relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis, who is set to become the first millennial saint. (Read More)

NSW Police provide strategies to protect places of worship  

Following the recent spate of attacks in Sydney churches and around the world, the Diocese of Parramatta hosted a forum by the NSW Police to discuss hate crimes, terrorist threats and general security. (Read More)