Our Lady of the Way

EMU PLAINS PARISH

Welcome

We are a part of the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta in Western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. If you are new to the Emu Plains area and would like to become a part of our Parish community, we look forward to meeting you at Mass, or please feel free to contact us at any time.

CHANGES TO WEEKDAY MASS TIMES

In the month of January, Mass will be celebrated on Tues 2nd at 8:30am, Wed 24th and Wed 31st .
In February, Masses will resume as normal from Tues 20th. However, Mass will also be celebrated on Wed 7th and Wed 14th.
Communion Services will be held Wed-Fri from Wed 3rd Jan, with the exception of the dates above.

Weekly Mass Times & Reconciliation

Mass Times

WEEKDAY MASSES

Weekday Masses Tuesday 6.00pm
Wednesday, Thursday Friday at 9.00am

Adoration

Thursday 8:30am (prior to Mass). Benediction last Thursday of the month.
Healing Service Mass on First Fridays of the Month


WEEKEND MASSES

Saturday Vigil Mass 6.00pm
Sunday 8.00am and 9.30am


RECONCILIATION

5.00pm Saturday or by appointment

Diocesan News

News & Events Weekly Update

News & Events Weekly Update News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond [...]

New Diocesan course draws people into conversation with scripture

Underway with the FaithLIFE Scripture Short Course with Dr Debra Snoddy [...]

Bishop Vincent’s Homily: ‘Dreaming and enacting God’s new era of righteousness’

Bishop Vincent’s Homily for the First Sunday of Lent, Year B 'Dreaming and enacting God’s new era of righteousness' 18 February 2024 [...]

Pope at Ash Wednesday Mass: Jesus calls us to return to our heart this Lent

Pope Francis celebrates the beginning of Lent with Mass at the Basilica of Santa Sabina, and calls on the faithful to take up Jesus’ invitation to “return to the heart.” [...]

Students committed to making a difference

Students from Catholic schools across the Diocese of Parramatta are walking in solidarity this Lent, as they support Project Compassion, a Caritas Australia initiative.  [...]

News & Events Weekly Update

News & Events Weekly Update News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond [...]

Bishop Vincent’s homily: ‘Honouring St Josephine Bakhita by meeting God in the marginalised’

Bishop Vincent's homily for the Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year B, and the 2024 Diocesan celebration of the Feast Day of St Josephine Bakhita at St Patrick’s Church, Mary, Queen of the Family Parish, Blacktown 'Honouring St Josephine Bakhita by meeting God in the marginalised' 11 February 2024 [...]

Monsignor Halík: ‘we should seek the Galilee of today’ 

Czech theologian, philosopher and priest Monsignor Tomáš Halík says we need to broaden the concept of Church and to provide spaces for people to ask questions.  [...]

Sacramental Program Notice

Term 1: Sacrament of ReconciliationTerm 2: Sacrament of First EucharistTerm 3: Sacrament of Confirmation

Please contact the Parish for information regarding the dates for Enrolment into these Sacraments.

Local Catholic School

OLOTW Handbook

Our Lady of the Way Primary is a Catholic primary school located at the foot of the Blue Mountains near the picturesque Nepean River.

Our Lady of the Way Primary holds a strong belief that, by working in partnership and harmony with parents and parish, the children will benefit greatly. Whether you are a new family or have been a part of this community for many years, Our Lady of the Way Primary believes your involvement with the school will be most rewarding.

The school has a proud tradition of providing a high quality Catholic education in a happy and safe environment, with staff committed to the ongoing maintenance and enhancement of the school's faith and learning community.

Parish Events

Please note that we do not have Mass on Mondays.

Jun
7
Tue
Evening Mass @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm
Jun
8
Wed
Morning Mass @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am
Jun
9
Thu
Morning Mass with Adoration to follow @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Jun 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Jun
10
Fri
Morning Mass @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am
Jun
11
Sat
Reconciliation @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Jun 11 @ 5:00 pm

Contact

Address:
15 Troy Street (PO Box 27)
Emu Plains NSW 2750

Phone:
(02) 4735 1041

Parish Office Hours:
Tuesday-Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm

 

Fr Michael Gathuku
Parish Priest

Deacon: Batsirai Maringehosi

Joanne Hamilton
Parish Office Administrator

Cate Kensey
Sacramental Coordinator

Michele Norbury
Finance

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