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

Diocesan News

Fr Frank’s Homily – 17 October 2021

Fr Frank's Homily - 17 October 2021 [...]

Australian dioceses prepare for Synod of Bishops launch

The universal Church has launched the journey to the 2023 Synod of Bishops. Bishop Vincent will be celebrating the opening tomorrow at St Nicholas of Myra Parish in Penrith. Details of how to watch the livestream here. [...]

Fostering unconditional love

It's National Carer's Week this week, and Melissa and David show how they have opened their home and hearts to children needing care. [...]

Diocese of Parramatta update on the coronavirus

Diocese of Parramatta update on the coronavirus [...]

Worship Wednesday ALL STARS featuring Sarah Kroger

A special Worship Wednesday with Nashville's Sarah Kroger, celebrated the last four months of the resilience of the young people in the Diocese. If you missed it, you can still see it on thewell.org.au [...]

The field hospital

The field hospital [...]

Pope Francis’ homily from the opening of the Synodal Path

Pope Francis' homily from the Opening of the Synodal Path [...]

Catholic Outlook book giveaway winners!

Congratulations to the winners of our book giveaway 'Opening Doors'. [...]

Sacramental Program Notice

Sacrament of First Eucharist - School Term 1
Sacrament of First Eucharist - School Term 2
Sacrament of Confirmation - School Term 3
Sacrament of Reconciliation - School Term 4

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

Morning Mass with Adoration to follow @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Sep 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Morning Mass @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am
Reconciliation @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Oct 2 @ 5:00 pm
Vigil Mass @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm
Sunday Morning Mass @ Our Lady of the Way Church
Oct 3 @ 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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