Growing in Christ program

Dear Parishioners, Some time ago, we did a survey of our parish, which revealed that many of you wanted to know more about your faith, so that you could encounter Jesus in a closer personal relationship. For the past 7 months, we have been screening a fascinating series of videos, each fortnight, which do just […]

What every Catholic needs to know about preparing for death – of oneself, a loved one, a friend, a neighbour or an acquaintance and how we can assist.

That’s a stark question, one that sounds especially harsh to ears accustomed, instead, to our society’s message of relentless pursuit of immortality and eternal youth. And yet, as the old saying goes, death is one of the few certainties in this life. There’s absolutely no avoiding it. St. John Vianney said  “……..man dies once only,[…..]

Growing in Christ Program

Do you want to understand your Catholic faith better? Do you want to have a closer relationship with Jesus? Do you want to know how to live your Catholic faith in a deeper and more meaningful way? Do you want to know how to put into practice what you teach? Do you want to lead[…..]

Divine Mercy

At this time, many people around the world have and are still falling ill and dying, but worse than this, is the way in which many are dying in isolation and complete abandonment. Thousands are dying alone everyday, without the opportunity to be assisted by a priest or surrounded by family, A quote from Skynews sums[…..]

Growing in Christ – All Hallows’ Church Five Dock NSW

Following on from last year’s Enrichment Series Program, our plan was to provide a series of videos and discussion on Bishop Robert Barron’s series of ‘Catholicism’.  Unfortunately, the inability or parishioners to meet as a group, due to COVID19, has meant that we cannot proceed with this at present.  However, for those who use Facebook,[…..]

Easter Sunday Reflection

Happy Easter to you all. I thought in this Easter period I would provide you with something that offers a good account of why we should take the historical reality of the physical resurrection seriously. Given our current situation, we have a little more time perhaps to dedicate to the question. I hope what follows[…..]

DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY – 19 APRIL 2020

In accordance with Our Lord’s request to St Faustina, and as announced by Pope John Paul ll for universal Church, the Second Sunday of Easter (first Sunday after Easter) is Divine Mercy Sunday. The message of The Divine Mercy is simple. It is that God loves us – all of us, and He wants us[…..]

Parish Closures

Dear Parishioners, By now you have been informed that parish churches in the Archdiocese of Sydney have been closed. This of course affects our Parish Church and the celebration of Holy Mass and the sacraments. Fr. Nicholas and I are working hard to find an online solution to ensure that you receive spiritual formation during[…..]

Wednesday March 25

On the feast day of the Annunciation, we offered Holy Mass for the intentions of all our parishioners. We celebrated two Masses, one at 8am and then at 7pm in the evening. We also reached out to all our parishioners who receive communion during the week. We spoke to each of them on the phone[…..]