Parish Blog

+ Thanks from Fr Paul

11 December 2020

Dear friends – see the letter here which is a thanks written by Fr Paul following his recent move from the parish. He says in the letter how moved he was by the gesture from the parish to put on a farewell morning tea. He was especially humbled that this event was the first social…

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+ Bishop’s Letter to OLOW – Fr Paul appointed to Greystanes

31 October 2020
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+ Fr Paul’s first thoughts – moving from OLOW

31 October 2020

FR PAUL’S THOUGHTS ABOUT MOVING Dear friends – it’s with a feeling of deep sensitivity towards you that I’m letting you know of Bishop Vincent’s request for me to take up the ministry as parish priest of Greystanes. This move will require me to finish at Emu Plains on November 30 – and due to…

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+Sunday 9.30am Mass 25th October – see details here

25 October 2020

Welcome to Mass on 25th October – the 30th Sunday of Ordinary Time in the cycle of our worship year. As you might have seen, our COVID-care registered plan has been able to adjust. The number limit has increased for Masses and we’re proceeding now without weekend bookings.  We will continue for a few weeks…

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+Sunday 9.30am Mass 18th October – see details here

18 October 2020

Welcome to Mass on 18th October – the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time in the cycle of our worship year. For local parishioners who have been using this blog or the Facebook livestream to link with Mass, we will continue for some weeks to stream the 9.30am Mass and post it here – and as…

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+Sunday 9.30am Mass 11th October – see details here

11 October 2020

Welcome to Mass on 11th October – the 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time in the cycle of our worship year. Happy return to school this week for those who’ve been on holidays. For local parishioners who have been using this blog or the Facebook livestream to link with Mass, we will continue for a while…

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+Sunday 9.30am Mass 4th October – see details here

04 October 2020

Welcome to Mass on 4th October – the 27th Sunday of Ordinary Time in the cycle of our worship year. Happy long weekend and also happy continuing school holidays to those for whom that applies. For local parishioners who have been using this way to link with Mass, we will continue for a while ahead…

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+ Sunday 9.30am Mass 27th September – see details here

27 September 2020

Here’s the blog post with Mass on 27th September – and not to be confused with the date, it’s the 26th Sunday of Ordinary Time in the cycle of our worship year. For local parishioners who have been using this way to link with Mass, we will continue for a while ahead to stream the…

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+ Refugee and Migrant Sunday – A Parish Recognition

26 September 2020

Dear friends – Recently, with the assistance of our parish representatives (Kay and Carol) on the Mountains Deanery Council (Deanery = region of parishes), we formed a connection with ‘Jesuit Refugee Service’ and ‘The House of Welcome’ – both being special supports in our diocese to help us develop our understanding of and connection with…

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+ Sunday 9.30am Mass 20th September – see details here

20 September 2020

Welcome to Mass on 20th September for the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time. See the Bulletin section of this website for all current info about prayer and church opening times. The cover image of this blog (Image credit: Unsplash Collection) is a symbolic image of the inclusion theme that Jesus speaks of in today’s Gospel.…

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