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.

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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

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We’re hiring! People & Culture Adviser

We're hiring! People & Culture Adviser Here’s a unique opportunity to combine your generalist HR skills in providing advice, guidance, and operational and procedural support for People & Culture practices, in support of the mission of the Church of Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. [...]

News & Events Weekly Update

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

We’re hiring! Policy Coordinator

We're hiring! Policy Coordinator Here’s a unique opportunity to combine your skills in policy writing, compliance, implementation and training, in support of the mission of the Church in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. [...]

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

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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.

Morning Mass with Adoration to follow @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Morning Mass @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am
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


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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