DIOCESAN NEWS

Hospital chaplaincy a ministry of presence  Nepean Hospital Chaplain Michael Turner’s work day starts with prayer, gathered together with the other members of the chaplaincy team – a few quiet moments, grounding them in faith as they hea (Read More)

National Vocations Awareness Week 2018  This video was prepared as part of the Diocese of Parramatta’s initiative for National Vocations Awareness Week and was shown in parishes across the diocese on 11-12 August. The video focuses o (Read More)

Celebrating learning for all  Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta A big event on the school calendar is grandparents day’. It is where students have the opportunity to invite grandpar (Read More)

Creating a safe church from within: Cathocic Church to host two days with leading Vatican expert  The Diocese of Wollongong and the Diocese of Parramatta will be co-hosting two days of presentations by a leading Vatican expert in the field of safeguarding minors and child protection. Fr Han (Read More)

Australian Catholics respond generously to global poverty  Many thousands of supporters across parishes and schools across have joined in solidarity with the world’s poor donating more than $10.8 million to Caritas Australia’s Project Compassion campai (Read More)

EVENTS & FEAST DAYS

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
Feast Day
Feast Day
Aug 1 all-day
The Chains of St Peter St Samona and Her Seven Sons [Holy Machabees]
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass 10:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Aug 1 @ 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
Aug 1 @ 10:30 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
2
Feast Day
Feast Day
Aug 2 all-day
St Alphonsus Liguori Pope St Stephen I, Martyr
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church 4:45 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Aug 2 @ 4:45 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass 5:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Aug 2 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
3
Feast Day
Feast Day
Aug 3 all-day
The Finding of the Body of St. Stephen, First Martyr St Lydia St Peter Julian Eymard
St Canice’s Church Mass 12:00 pm
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church
Aug 3 @ 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
Aug 3 @ 12:30 pm
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church @ St Canice's Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
6
Feast Day
Feast Day
Aug 6 all-day
Sts Xystus, Felicissimus, Agapitus
St Canice’s Church Mass 8:30 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church
Aug 6 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church @ St Canice’s Church
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
7
Feast Day
Feast Day
Aug 7 all-day
St Cajetan St Donatus, Martyr
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass 5:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Aug 7 @ 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
Aug 7 @ 5:40 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
8
Feast Day
Feast Day
Aug 8 all-day
Sts Cyriacus, Largus and Smaragdus
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass 10:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Aug 8 @ 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
Aug 8 @ 10:30 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
9
Feast Day
Feast Day
Aug 9 all-day
St John Marie Vianney St Romanus, Martyr Vigil of St Lawrence, Martyr
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church 4:45 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Aug 9 @ 4:45 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass 5:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Aug 9 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
13
Feast Day
Feast Day
Aug 13 all-day
St John Berchmans Sts Hippolytus and Cassian
St Canice’s Church Mass 8:30 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church
Aug 13 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church @ St Canice’s Church
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
14
Feast Day
Feast Day
Aug 14 all-day
St Eusebius St Maxmillian Kolbe
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass 5:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Aug 14 @ 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
Aug 14 @ 5:40 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
21
Feast Day
Feast Day
Aug 21 all-day
St Jane Frances de Chantal
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass 5:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Aug 21 @ 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
Aug 21 @ 5:40 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
22
Feast Day
Feast Day
Aug 22 all-day
Sts Timothy, Hippollytus, Symphorian
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass 10:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Aug 22 @ 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
Aug 22 @ 10:30 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
23
Feast Day
Feast Day
Aug 23 all-day
St Philip Benizi Vigil of St Bartholomew, Apostle
Bodington Hospital Mass 10:45 am
Bodington Hospital Mass @ Bodington Hospital Wentworth Falls
Aug 23 @ 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
Aug 23 @ 4:45 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
26
Feast Day
Feast Day
Aug 26 all-day
Pope St Zephyrinus, Martyr
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass 8:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Aug 26 @ 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
Aug 26 @ 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
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
27
Feast Day
Feast Day
Aug 27 all-day
St Joseph Calasanctius
St Canice’s Church Mass 8:30 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church
Aug 27 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church @ St Canice’s Church
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
28
Feast Day
Feast Day
Aug 28 all-day
St Augustine St Hermes, Martyr
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass 5:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Aug 28 @ 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
Aug 28 @ 5:40 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
29
Feast Day
Feast Day
Aug 29 all-day
Beheading of St John the Baptist St Sabina, Martyr
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass 10:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Aug 29 @ 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
Aug 29 @ 10:30 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
30
Feast Day
Feast Day
Aug 30 all-day
St Rose of Lima Sts Felix and Adauctus, Martyrs
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church 4:45 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Aug 30 @ 4:45 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass 5:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Aug 30 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia