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MASS TIMES

Confessions & Holy Hour 8.30 -9.30 AM;

Mass: Monday – Friday 6.45 AM; Saturday 8 AM; Saturday 5 PM (Vigil) – Livestreamed, Sunday 8 AM & 10 AM

For Baptisms, Weddings, Bible Study and Catholic Enquiry, please contact Fr Thomas or the parish office on 9644 7787.


Live Streaming of Liturgies

To join Sunday Vigil Mass click on our Parish YouTube Channel at 5 pm on Saturday.

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News

Sacraments 2022

Registrations for sacraments 2022 are now open

Please use the CQ Code or link under the respective sacrament for further information and registration.

If for any reason you do not have access to the above options or are having difficulty with the above process, please do not hesitate to contact our office via email.

Wishing each one of you a blessed Christmas and may Jesus be the reason for the season!

Happy Holidays,

Sophia Brewty | Sacramental Coordinator | St Peter Chanel & St Joseph Parish

Email: sacraments@stpeter-stjoseph.org.au


PLEASE NOTE: New Start date of the Bible Study is 26 April 2022

To register CLICK HERE.


Brenda Wendt-Hussein, Catechist Co-ordinator

Become a Catechist or Helper in 2022

Half of Catholic children in Sydney are in public primary and high schools. 

Share the hope and joy that Jesus brings with them and become a catechist or helper, ready to start in Term 1, 2022.

Starting off as a helper, you’ll receive easy step-by-step lessons and hand out activity books in primary schools.

Find out more about the work catechists do here, whether at primary or secondary level: https://ccd.sydneycatholic.org/

“Being a catechist is the most spiritually fulfilling thing I’ve done” ~Rose.

Talk with Fr Thomas on 9644 7787 or Brenda Wendt-Hussein, our Catechist Coordinator 0402 051 365.


Berala Community Care Worker

Patricia, a community care worker has joined the parish for help and referral services concerned with relationships, parenting, aging, disability, addiction, and mental health.  She is employed by CatholicCare and sponsored by the Parish.  When the lockdown is lifted, Patricia will be working one day each week from St Joseph House (next to the church carpark).  From now on, Patricia can be contacted on 0447 529 122.

The parish is providing the office facilities including telephone, internet, and meeting space.  In addition the parish will also share 50% of the wages.  This service is a much needed one in our area.  Therefore, it is included in our outreach and pastoral care plan. You are welcome to refer people and cases to Patricia.  You may also like to share this message with others so that those who need this service will get to know about it.


COVID19 HELP TEAM

For care and support during this time of pandemic, contact CatholicCare on 13 18 19.


QR Code to Donate

Ways to Donate

Contactless donations are possible by direct debit, QR Code, Tap on Facility in the church, and 1st & 2nd Collection jars at the entrance of the church for cash. 

RCIA


There are always people making inquiries about becoming Catholics.  A new program of RCIA will be commencing in the Parish this year. 

Anyone interested in the Catholic Church and faith is welcome to contract the Parish Office on 9644 7787 or info@stpeter-stjoseph.org.au.

Fr Thomas will be meeting with the applicants before a suitable program of instructions is presented.


SAFEGUARDING

To view or download the Overview of the Archdiocese’s Child Safeguarding Policy click on the link below:

To view or download the Archdiocese of Sydney’s Protocol: Managing Safeguarding Complaints, click on the link below:


Child sexual abuse is a crime. The appropriate people to deal with crimes are the police. If you, or anyone you know, have been abused, please contact the police.

Alternatively, you can contact the Safeguarding and Ministerial Integrity Office at (02) 9390 5810 or safeguardingenquiries@sydneycatholic.org. You may also want to speak to your Parish Priest who will be able to provide support and guidance. The Archdiocese has a legal obligation to report crimes to the police.