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 after Thursday Mass
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

‘Dear friends’ – Bishop Vincent’s address at the presentation of the Diocesan Awards

Bishop Vincent's Address during Solemn Vespers and the Presentation of the Diocesan Awards at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta on the Solemnity of Mary of the Cross MacKillop, Diocesan Patroness. [...]

Wise words from national treasure make wait worthwhile

After a three-year long wait, Reverend Tim Costello delivered the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta's Ann D Clark lecture, focussing on how we can make the world we share fairer through ethical leadership. [...]

‘Dear sisters and brothers’ – Bishop Vincent’s homily from 7 August

'Dear sisters and brothers' - Bishop Vincent’s homily for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C, 7 August 2022: 'Embracing the precarious and vulnerable path of discipleship' [...]

Fr Frank’s Homily – 7 August 2022

Fr Frank Brennan's Homily for the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C - 7 August 2022 [...]

Kellyville parish renovations “an investment for the future”

The recent celebration of Our Lady of the Rosary's 50th anniversary was a time for the parish to reconnect and to fundraise for their church renovation project, which is on the cusp of completion. [...]

Bishops lament family, domestic violence in annual justice statement

Australia’s bishops have used their annual social justice statement to condemn the scourge of domestic and family violence, saying relationships must be “marked by respect and freedom rather than coercion and control”. [...]

Catholic Care is hiring! Chaplaincy Coordinator

Catholic Care is hiring! Chaplaincy Coordinator - Catholic Care Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains [...]

Tri-Diocesan social justice evening ‘oozes ideas’ on Catholic environmental action

At the first in-person “social justice reflection evening” for the Archdiocese of Sydney and the dioceses of Parramatta and Broken Bay since 2019, parishioners and agency representatives heard of the dire state of the Australian and global environments and were encouraged to become agents for change.  [...]

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

Jul
14
Thu
Morning Mass with Adoration to follow @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Jul
15
Fri
Morning Mass @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am
Jul
16
Sat
Reconciliation @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Jul 16 @ 5:00 pm
Vigil Mass @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm
Jul
17
Sun
Sunday Morning Mass @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Jul 17 @ 8:00 am

Contact

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

Phone:
(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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