News & Events

24 March 2020 – Corona Virus Update – Our Parish Churches are now closed and no access or activities in our churches

Posted by on Mar 24, 2020 in News & Events | 0 comments

Sadly, the decision has been made this morning that our parish churches, including the Prayer Chapel, will be CLOSED FOR ALL ACTIVITIES – Masses, Rosary, Adoration, Stations of the Cross and private prayer – until further notice. All church cleaning and communion visitation are also suspended until further notice. We recommend that any small group activities currently being undertaken (e.g. Lenten groups or prayer groups) should stop for the time being. We hope and pray that by undertaking these measures we be able to help contain the spread of covid-19 in our parish and local community. If...

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23 March 2020 – Corona Virus Update – Update on Mass Closures – NO WEEK DAY MASSES OR SUNDAY MASSES

Posted by on Mar 24, 2020 in News & Events | 0 comments

Dear Brothers and Sisters It is with sadness that I announce that due to the Corona Virus we are no longer able to hold any Masses or public Sacraments for the foreseeable future. With time we will learn what is permitted and what is not.  I’ll inform you as soon as I reliably can. This means no further week day or Sunday Masses at all. Funerals can only be held at the graveside and only with immediate family members.  This too may be restricted. Baptisms and Weddings will, at this stage, not go ahead. The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick and Viaticum will be offered as long as I am...

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Supporting your Spiritual and Prayer Lives during COVID-19 – VIEW MASS AT HOME

Posted by on Mar 21, 2020 in News & Events | 0 comments

Supporting your Spiritual and Prayer Lives during COVID-19 View Mass at Home There are several options to tune into Mass at home, here are a few: ONLINE: ¨ Bishop Gregory will live stream Mass from the Cathedral this Sunday. Click here to access the Lismore Diocese YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYxOjNyku4JCI08vfeTq-fQ ¨ St Francis Xavier, Lavender Bay (Our Lady of the Way) Mass on Demand comes to you every day from the Jesuit church of St Francis Xavier via the CathNews YouTube channel, view via this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qei01-PBHwU ¨ St Stephen’s...

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CORONA VIRUS UPDATE – MASS CLOSURES

Posted by on Mar 21, 2020 in News & Events | 0 comments

AS A RESULT OF  THE BANNING OF INDOOR GATHERING OF 100 OR MORE PEOPLE DUE TO COVID-19, THE BISHOP HAS DECREED THAT NO SUNDAY MASSES WILL BE CELEBRATED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE COMMENCING FROM SUNDAY 22 MARCH 2020. NO WEEKDAY MASSES  WILL  BE CELEBRATED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. NO MASSES OR COMMUNION SERVICES WILL BE CELEBRATED AT AGED CARE FACILITIES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Funerals can only be held at the graveside and only with immediate family members.  This too may be restricted. Baptisms and Weddings will, at this stage, not go ahead. The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick and Viaticum will...

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CANCELLED – Mass of Anointing 9 am Saturday 28 March 2020

Posted by on Feb 28, 2020 in News & Events | 0 comments

Come and receive the healing touch of God You are warmly invited to attend the Mass of Anointing on Saturday 28 March 2020 at 9 am in the Sacred Heart Church. If you are unable to drive and would like a lift to this Mass, please phone the Parish Office on 6672 1118.  

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