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EVENTS & FEAST DAYS

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
5
Feast Day
Feast Day
Oct 5 all-day
St Placidus and Companions, Martyrs St Faustina Kowalska Bl Raymond of Capua
St Canice’s Church Mass 12:00 pm
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church 12:30 pm
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church @ St Canice's Church
Oct 5 @ 12:30 pm
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church @ St Canice's Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
7
Feast Day
Feast Day
Oct 7 – Oct 8 all-day
Pope St Mark Sts Sergius, Bacchus,Marcellus, and Apuleius, Martyrs
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass 8:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
St Canice’s Church Mass 10:00 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
9
Feast Day
Feast Day
Oct 9 all-day
St Denis [Dionysius], Rusticus, and Eleutherius, Martyrs St John Lenard
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass 5:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Oct 9 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church 5:40 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Oct 9 @ 5:40 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
14
Feast Day
Feast Day
Oct 14 all-day
Pope St Callistus, Martyr
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass 8:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Oct 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
St Canice’s Church Mass 10:00 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
16
Feast Day
Feast Day
Oct 16 all-day
St Hedwig St Gerard Majella
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass 5:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Oct 16 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church 5:40 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Oct 16 @ 5:40 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
21
Feast Day
Feast Day
Oct 21 all-day
St Hilarion, Abbot St Ursula and Companions, Martyrs
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass 8:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Oct 21 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
St Canice’s Church Mass 10:00 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
23
Feast Day
Feast Day
Oct 23 all-day
St Anthony Mary Claret St Ignatius of Constantinople
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass 5:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Oct 23 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church 5:40 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Oct 23 @ 5:40 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
25
Feast Day
Feast Day
Oct 25 all-day
St Isidore the Farmer Sts Crispin and Crispinian, Martyrs Sts Chrysanthus and Daria, Martyrs
Bodington Hospital Mass 10:45 am
Bodington Hospital Mass @ Bodington Hospital Wentworth Falls
Oct 25 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
 
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church 4:45 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Oct 25 @ 4:45 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
26
Feast Day
Feast Day
Oct 26 all-day
Pope St Evaristus, Martyr
St Canice’s Church Mass 12:00 pm
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church 12:30 pm
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church @ St Canice's Church
Oct 26 @ 12:30 pm
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church @ St Canice's Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
28
Feast Day
Feast Day
Oct 28 all-day
Sts Simon and Jude, Apostles
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass 8:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Oct 28 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
St Canice’s Church Mass 10:00 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
31
Feast Day
Feast Day
Oct 31 all-day
St Wolfgang Vigil of All Saints
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass 10:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church 10:30 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Oct 31 @ 10:30 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia