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.

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 [...]

‘God’s truth’ revealed in youth-led Stations of the Cross on Good Friday

In a heartening display of devotion, St Finbar's Parish, Glenbrook, held a unique Good Friday experience. The morning began with the Stations of the Cross led entirely by the church's youth group, a parish tradition for many years. [...]

How the fun-loving Salesian Sisters are bringing God to young people

Generations of young people have honed their skills on the basketball courts, pool tables and trampolines of the Don Bosco Youth Centre in St Marys. And for all that time the Salesian Sisters have been a constant presence providing encouragement and support to those who come through its doors.  [...]

Bishop Vincent’s homily: ‘Becoming the witnesses of hope despite despair and indifference’

Bishop Vincent's homily for the Thirs Sunday of Easter, Year B 'Becoming the witnesses of hope despite despair and indifference' 14 April 2024 [...]

Fr Frank Brennan’s Homily: 3rd Sunday of Easter, 2024

In these days after Easter we contemplate the scenes of the Risen Jesus with his disciples and the later scenes of the disciples proclaiming the word fearlessly to all and sundry.  [...]

Young people journey with Christ and each other on Good Friday 

In the largest showing since the pandemic, more than 1200 young people from Western Sydney, the Blue Mountains and beyond, participated in Catholic Youth Parramatta’s Good Friday Night Walk.  [...]

The Risen Christ at the Heart of All Creation

Every year at Easter, I can only marvel at the great gift of Jesus’ resurrection and how our risen Lord is able to transform our lives in his gentle and loving way. However, I have come to learn that the resurrection transforms not just the fate of humanity, but of God’s entire creation, the whole cosmos. [...]

Vatican official to speak on Interreligious Dialogue in Parramatta

The Columban Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations and the Diocese of Parramatta will welcome Cardinal Michael Fitzgerald M.Afr.OBE on Wednesday 8 May 2024 for a free public lecture entitled: “Interreligious Dialogue in our Day: 60 Years after Nostra Aetate” at St Patrick’s Cathedral Hall, Parramatta. [...]

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.

Apr
11
Thu
Morning Mass with Adoration to follow @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Apr
12
Fri
Morning Mass @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Apr 12 @ 9:00 am
Apr
13
Sat
Reconciliation @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm
Vigil Mass @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm
Apr
14
Sun
Sunday Morning Mass @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Apr 14 @ 8:00 am

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

Email Address:
[email protected]

Fr Michael Gathuku
Parish Priest

Deacon: Batsirai Maringehosi

Joanne Hamilton
Parish Office Administrator

Cate Kensey
Sacramental Coordinator

Michele Norbury
Finance

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.