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Important Information about Masses and Other Activities/Services in the Church-April 2021

Posted by on Apr 9, 2021 in News & Events | 0 comments

NUMBER ATTENDING:  The number permitted to attend Mass and any other activity /service in the Church is determined by the 2 square metre rule.  There is no need to pre-book for our regular weekend Masses.   Note that country churches remain closed. CHECK-IN ON ARRIVAL:  It is still necessary to “check-in” as you arrive at Mass – you may scan the unique QR code on your smartphone or one of our hospitality team will take your name and contact details on our Mass Attendance Sheet. FACE MASKS:  Face masks are still encouraged for all attendees at Mass and social distancing continues. SINGING: ...

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Time to SING – yes we can sing again this weekend!

Posted by on Apr 9, 2021 in News & Events | 0 comments

Finally the restriction on singing in places of worship is lifted and we can all sing again! See you at Mass this weekend for a liturgy filled with music and voices raised in song!

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Northern Rivers restrictions from 5 pm Wednesday 31 March – masks-limited numbers-no singing

Posted by on Apr 2, 2021 in News & Events | 0 comments

In light of the new restrictions announced on Wednesday 31 March by the NSW Government for the Northern Rivers area,  and the latest memo from Bishop Greg this afternoon, masks will be mandatory for everyone over 12 years old at Mass and all Easter ceremonies this weekend. Please ensure you bring your own mask as we cannot guarantee we will have spare ones available.  We will have to revert to the 4 square metre rule over the Easter weekend, which means that we are again limited in the numbers able to attend at any one time – a maximum of 120 at each of the Triduum ceremonies and Masses. Our...

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Easter Ceremonies – most are fully booked

Posted by on Apr 2, 2021 in News & Events | 0 comments

The following  EASTER CEREMONIES will be celebrated this weekend by Fr Anthony Lemon. All Masses continue to be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church (entry via main entrance only). GOOD FRIDAY – 3:00 pm – 2 April – FULLY BOOKED EASTER VIGIL – 7:00 pm – 3 April – FULLY BOOKED EASTER SUNDAY – 8:00 am – 4 April  – FULLY BOOKED EASTER SUNDAY – 10:00 am – 4 April – limited seats available The current restrictions in place for this weekend require us to return to a 4 square metre rule – so bookings are essential for this...

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HOLY WEEK – 28 March to 4 April 2021

Posted by on Mar 19, 2021 in News & Events | 0 comments

Holy Week Ceremonies PASSION SUNDAY - 28 March Saturday Vigil: 6:00pm - Sacred Heart Church commencing with the blessing of palms. Passion Sunday: 7:45am - Blessing of Palms in Sacred Park with the Anglican Community, then procession to Sacred Heart Church for 8:00 am Mass. TRIDUUM Holy Thursday – 1 April: 7:00pm – Sacred Heart Church - Celebration of the Lord’s Supper followed by Adoration. Good Friday – 2 April: 3:00pm - Sacred Heart Church - Solemn Celebration Lord’s Passion Easter Vigil – 3 April: 7:00pm – Easter Vigil – Sacred Heart Church EASTER...

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