Statue of our Lady

Notices

General Notices for Visitors

The rubrics of the Extraordinary Form of Mass require that Holy Communion be given on the tongue and kneeling. Those who cannot kneel because of illness, frailty or old-age are not obliged to kneel and are welcome to stand when receiving Holy Communion (though still on the tongue).

Parking – Do not park in the under-cover parking bay on the immediate left of Charles O’Neill Way. Parking is available further down, or on West St.
Please do not park in yellow-striped bay which is reserved for the St Vincent de Paul Night Patrol vans.
Please leave closer parking bays available for elderly and less mobile Mass-goers.

Special Masses: Feasts of All Saints and All Souls

October 14, 2018
November 1: All Saints’ Day

Venue: St.Dominic’s Church, Homebush West

6pm: Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
7pm: Mass of All Saints

November 2: All Souls’ Day

Venue: St.Dominic’s Church, Homebush West

6pm: Low Mass
6.25pm: Low Mass
7pm: Sung/Solemn Requiem Mass

(There will also be Masses said at Girraween and Campion College)

 


Education Classes

October 14, 2018

Please note that Education Classes resume this week.

Wednesday: Adult Education
Friday: Holy Family Catechetics (Children’s Catechetics)

see our Education page for more information


Some notes re. use of Churches during renovations

October 14, 2018
St.Patrick’s Summer Hill; Sundays 10am

Portable confesssional with screen available. Confessions start half an hour before Mass as usual and will go on as necessary if there are sufficient number of priests.

Toilets located in parish hall, on the other side of the parking lot.

Children must stay out of school-building areas, but are welcome to use play equipment if well-supervised.

St.Thomas of Canterbury, Lewisham; Sundays 12pm

Confessional is located rear-left.

We will maintain use of the usual toilets.

As we are guests, please let us ensure that the Church and bathrooms are kept clean and in good order. Children should always be supervised as we are in a different environment than they have been used to. As we are guests, let us always be good guests.


First Friday and First Saturday

October 1, 2018

First Friday and First Saturday occur this week.

Please pray for our parishioners Ben Richardson and Sophie Harris who will be married this Saturday afternoon (October 6th) at MHM.


Daylight Savings begins 7th October

October 1, 2018

The first Sunday of October (next Sunday, October 7th) is always the day when we switch to summer saving time, which means getting up one hour earlier.


Masses during renovations

October 1, 2018

The final Masses before the major repairs to Maternal Heart Church will be this coming Friday/Saturday/Sunday.  Following this, Mon-Fri will be at the Lewisham nursing home chapel; Saturday at St Dominic’s, Flemington (9am); Sunday Masses starting from 14 Oct will be: 10am Low Mass at St Patrick’s, Summer Hill and 12pm Sung Mass at St Thomas Becket, Lewisham.

If you prefer an earlier Sunday Mass time, please remember that we also have 8am Low Mass at St Mark’s Church, Prospect.


Other Latin Mass Locations on Sundays

September 24, 2018

FSSP Parramatta: http://fssp-parra.org/

St. Michael’s Belfield: Sung Mass 10.45am, Low Mass every 4th Sunday of the month

St. Mary’s Cathedral: 12.15pm Sunday


Fundraising Appeal for our Seminarians

September 24, 2018

The latest Fundraising Appeal newsletter for the support of our seminarians is here

Please consider monthly contributions towards the support of our future priests. The formation of our seminarians depends greatly on your generosity!