Our Lady of the Way



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.

Weekly Mass Times & Reconciliation

Mass Times


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

Adoration after Thursday Mass
Healing Service Mass on First Fridays of the Month


Saturday Vigil Mass 6.00pm
Sunday 8.00am and 9.30am


5.00pm Saturday or by appointment

Diocesan News

Fr Frank’s Homily – 25 September 2022

Fr Frank Brennan SJ's Homily for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C and the Vatican's 108th World Day of Migrants and Refugees [...]

Spring awakens our care for refugees and our common home

September is a special time for social and environmental justice in the Catholic Church. Sebastian and James from the Mission Enhancement Team (MET) explain why. [...]

Community hero honoured with new accessible playspace

The legacy of Western Sydney parishioner and community advocate David Currie will be remembered for decades to come after a local inclusive playspace was dedicated in his honour. [...]

‘Dear friends in Christ’ – Bishop Vincent’s Homily from the Centenary celebrations of St Gabriel’s School, Castle Hill

Bishop Vincent's homily from the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C 2022 and the Centenary celebrations of St Gabriel's School Castle Hill at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta. Community building versus private gain 18 September 2022 [...]

News & Events Weekly Update

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

Blue Mountains students experience ‘good vibes’ at Mountains Live

Hundreds of Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) students from across the Blue Mountains and Western Sydney have come together to celebrate Mountains Live at St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Springwood. [...]

Diocese of Parramatta claims four awards at annual ACPA Awards

The Diocese of Parramatta and its flagship publication Catholic Outlook has claimed four awards at the 2022 Australasian Catholic Press Association (ACPA) Awards, held recently in Melbourne [...]

‘Dear friends’ – Bishop Vincent’s Homily from 18 September 2022

Bishop Vincent's Homily from the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C 2022 and the Commissioning of the Diocese of Parramatta Interfaith Commission at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta. 'Truth-telling and justice over individual gain, wealth accumulation' 18 September 2022 [...]

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

Reconciliation @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Jun 25 @ 5:00 pm
Vigil Mass @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Jun 25 @ 6:00 pm
Sunday Morning Mass @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Jun 26 @ 8:00 am
Sunday Morning Mass @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Jun 26 @ 9:30 am
Evening Mass @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm


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

(02) 4735 1041

Parish Office Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00am-4:00pm


Fr Michael Gathuku
Parish Administrator

Christine Rannaste
Parish Co-ordinator

Michele Norbury
Parish Secretary

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