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Holy Family Education at John Berne School

Classes are on Friday afternoons in Term time : 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm.
Sacred Music and Assembly: 5:30 – 6.00 pm

Please Note: First Term begins on February 24 and continues every Friday until March 31.

Adult Education at John Berne School

Classes are on every Wednesday during Term time.

Latin Classes with Mr. Peter Kalina

Latin for Beginners : 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Latin for 2nd Year : 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm.

Advanced Catechetical Formation for Adults

7:15 pm – 8:15 pm.

For those who wish to attend, please RSVP Fr Noel Soares at

Please Note: First Term begins on March 1 and continues every Wednesday until March 29.

February 2, Tuesday : Feast of the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary

There will be a low Mass at 5:45 pm followed by a High Mass at 7:00 pm with blessing of candles.

You can bring your own candles to be blessed at the 7:00 pm Mass. Ideally, they have to be traditional candles with some percentage of beeswax.

Upcoming Events

Men’s Group

On February 7, Tuesday after the 6:00 pm Mass, the group will head out for dinner to Norton’s Irish Pub on the corner of Norton Street and Parramatta Road (1 Norton Street, Leichhardt NSW 2040).

Confessions will be heard throughout Mass.

All welcome!

5 Day Retreat by the Benedictine Monks of Notre Dame Priory

The Benedictine monks of Notre Dame Priory in Tasmania are conducting a 5 day silent retreat for men at St Clement’s Retreats Centre, Galong from February 6, Monday to February 11, Saturday.

Places are still available. Cost is $770.00. For more information and to book go to

Women’s Retreat on March 6, Monday – March 9, Thursday

Fr. Adrian Wee is conducting a 4-day retreat for women based on the spirituality of St. Catherine of Sienna.

Location : Hartzer Park Conference and Retreat Centre, 25 Eridge Park Rd, Burradoo NSW 2576.

Contact Fr. Wee :

Vocations Day of Recollection at Maternal Heart of Mary Church

On March 18, Saturday. Begins with Mass at 9:00 am and ends with Vespers at 5:30 pm.

It will focus on men who are discerning a vocation to the priesthood and specifically to the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter. However, in general, it will also touch on religious and monastic life.

Those who wish to attend please RSVP