PRAYER FOR A PANDEMIC

Remember those whose lives are at stake.May we who have no risk factorsMay we who are merely inconveniencedRemember those most vulnerable.May those who have the luxury of working from homeRemember those who must choose betweenPreserving their health or ma

LAZARUS – TO RISE FROM THE DEAD

LAZARUS – TO RISE FROM THE DEAD Well what a week it has been for us all! During these times our Church is quite practical. We are not expected, and indeed are excused from attending Sunday Mass. We are not expected to place ourselves in harm’s way. We

DISPENSATION FROM ATTENDING MASS

DISPENSATION FROM ATTENDING MASS I remind all parishioners, that during this time, the Archbishop has granted all Catholics a dispensation from the Sunday obligation of attending Mass (see Catholic Catechism #2180 & #2181. The Catechism specifically p

EMAIL DETAILS FOR RECEIVING THE PARISH BULLETIN

EMAIL DETAILS FOR RECEIVING THE PARISH BULLETIN For the foreseeable future, we will be seeking to keep in touch principally through email distribution of the parish bulletin and the parish website. If you wish to receive the bulletin by email, please emai

PASTORAL HELP

PASTORAL HELP In these times especially, please let the parish know if you, or anyone you know, needs assistance with food, a prepared meal, shopping, or general welfare. The distribution of the Sacraments (anointing of the Sick/ baptism/ etc), will still

PRAYING AT HOME

PRAYING AT HOME In staying at home, we are encouraged to continue prayer and reading of the Bible, on Sunday’s especially. Good prayer websites include: pray-as-you-go.org thegodminute.org There is also the ability to watch daily Mass online, via the we

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Coronavirus Update – Notice to Parishioners

  ALL Weekday and Weekend Masses at St. Patrick’s have been cancelled as from Monday 23 March 2020. ALL Parish Baptisms have been cancelled. St Pat’s Church will be closed during the day, even for private prayer. We as a parish are working with

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“SOCIAL DISTANCING”- WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

  I get excited when I learn new terms. In doing so, in my own self-delusion, I somehow feel that I’m with the “IT” or “HIP” crowd as I embrace these new terms. However, this week I wasn’t terribly happy to learn a new term . . . . . that

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PASTORAL HELP

  In these times especially, please let the parish know if you, or anyone you know, needs assistance with food, a prepared meal, shopping, or general welfare. We have volunteers and resources to help. Phone 9743 1017.