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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.

Campion College Summer Program

December 10, 2019

Campion College will be running a Summer Program for young people (16-20yo) interested in history, literature, philosophy, and theology. The program is free and will run 5-9 January. Includes meals, activities and accommodation on campus in Toongabbie. Spaces are limited – second session is already booked out! Information and booking on Campion’s website: www.campion.edu.au


Notices 1/12/2019

December 2, 2019

Thursday 5th December: Anniversary of the Dedication of MHM Church
Sunday Mass at the usual time, 7pm.


Cleaning day Saturday, 7th December
Please sacrifice one hour of your morning to help us with an Advent cleaning day this Saturday after Mass. Apart from normal cleaning, we would like to clean the side storage rooms, sacristy, polish brassware etc.


Sunday December 8th: Immaculate Conception
Both Masses on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception will be Sung Masses, to mark the solemnity of the feast.


Fr. Wong is on annual leave until December 14th.


Sunday, 15th December – Gaudete Sunday
Fr McCaffrey, Regional Superior of FSSP, will be visiting MHM on 15th December. We will also have a BBQ and stalls to celebrate Gaudete Sunday.
St Nicholas also likes to visit our parish on that day – parents please see Consuella Jankovic
If you are able to assist with the BBQ and stalls please see Tien Rofe.


Priestly Ordinations 2020 – 20th June 2020
Please be advised that deacons Thomas Sofatzis and Roger Gilbride will be ordained to the sacred priesthood at St.Mary’s Cathedral, 9.30am Saturday 20th June, 2020.


Notices Sunday 24/11/2019

November 25, 2019

Priestly Ordinations 2020

Please be advised that deacons Thomas Sofatzis and Roger Gilbride will be ordained to the sacred priesthood at St.Mary’s Cathedral, 9.30am Saturday 20th June, 2020.


There will be NO Catechism classes this Friday, November 29th.


Sunday December 8th: Immaculate Conception

Both Masses on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception will be Sung Masses, to mark the solemnity of the feast.


Fr.Wong is on annual leave until December 14th.


Notices Sunday 17/11/2019

November 19, 2019

Holy Family Education
There will be NO CATECHISM class on 29th of November.


Piety Stall
The Piety Stall will be open next Sunday, the 24th of November. We have purchased many new titles from Fraternity Publications in America. We also have missals, libers,Bibles etc.


Walk with Christ 2019
November 24th at 2.30pm. Gather together for Sydney’s annual procession of the Blessed Sacrament on the Solemnity of Christ the King. Meet at the corner of Martin Place and Pitt Street.


Notices 10/11/2109

November 12, 2019

Thank you to all the parents and children who participated and assisted with the All Saints’ Parade. Next year, 2020, All Saints’ Day will fall on a Sunday.


Children should not gather near the portable toilet area as it is in a quiet area.


Walk with Christ 2019

November 24th at 2.30pm. Gather together for Sydney’s annual procession of the Blessed Sacrament on the Solemnity of Christ the King. Meet at the corner of Martin Place and Pitt Street.


Fr.Wong will be away on scheduled break from November 15th to December 14th.


Piety Stall will open November 24th.


FSSP Regional Meeting

November 6, 2019

Next week, all the FSSP priests will be attending a Regional Meeting.

As such there will be NO EVENING MASS on the 12th of November and the Mass will be at 7am.


Annual Mass for the departed and benefactors of our Community: Thursday after All Souls Day

November 6, 2019

Msgr Meaney, Fr Fox, Fr Rory Price, Sr Maur Woodbury, Mother Mary Francis Xavier LCM

Doris & George Randall, George Karam, Kathy Mardesic, John Sheridan, Adrian Philpot, Margaret Pearce, Lynette Fitzpatrick, Annette Neville, Michael Pearce, The Baroness Marie Louise Von Oettingen Brandt, Timothy Perkins, Rosina Cavallaro, Therese Cornell, Kenneth Stanton, Rosalind Waters (nee Philips), Leonore Roberts, Philomena Brennan, Frank O’Connor, Jack Gleeson, Gillian Sofatzis, Nancy Norton-Smith, Imogen Hitchings, Marta Mikes, Yvonne Hicks

Grace Coleman, Jason Clayton, John Suttie, Tess Mahoney, John Portelli, Rita Braidwood, Mr Paul Brazier Snr, Stuart Watkinson, Christopher Goody, Laurence Mullan, Caroline Caton, Guiseppina Marzella, Francesco Marzella, Patricia Sheridan, Margaret Joyce, Margaret Jex, Ephrem Chiefly

Sodales FSSP Defuncti
Fr Charles Fiore FSSP, Fr Michel Fommervault FSSP, Fr Pierre Gaudray FSSP, Fr Mario Hausheer FSSP,
Seminarian Sylvain Santer FSSP, Fr Nicholas Zolnorowicz FSSP, Fr Kenneth Walker FSSP, Fr Irwin FSSP


A plenary indulgence, applicable only to the souls in purgatory is granted:

– each and every day from Nov 1 to Nov 8, who devoutly visit a cemetery and there pray, if only mentally, for the departed
-on All Souls’ Day (or according to the judgment of the bishop, on the Sunday preceding or following it, or on the solemnity of All Saints), devoutly visits a church or an oratory and recites an Our Father and the Creed.


November Envelopes

November 6, 2019

November envelopes are available if you would like to inscribe departed family members or friends in the novena of Masses to be offered for the Holy Souls starting November 2nd. They will also be commemorated for the rest of the month in other Masses.

“…It is therefore a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead, that they may be loosed from sins…”
12 Maccabees 12:46