UPDATED HEALTH ADVICE: EASING OF RESTRICTIONS

From Friday October 24 2020, a maximum of 300 people are allowed to attend all Religious Celebrations, providing that the 4 square metres or 1.5 metres rule of Physical Distancing must be adhered to at all times. Masses will no longer be required to be booked to attend, however 150 people will only be allowed to attend each mass, to […]

Upcoming Events

Youth – 31 October 2020Email: stlukesyouth01@gmail.com OR Call The Parish Office (02) 9773 9065 if you have any questions.   St Luke’s Young Adults – 25th October 2020If you’re 18 to 30-something, whether single or married, student or a professional, join us for dinners, Bible studies, talks and more on Sunday nights from 7pm in the Parish Hall! Come along,[…..]

Sacramental Update – Confirmation Program 2020

Sacramental Program Update: Confirmation Father Michael de Stoop (Dean of the South West Deanery) has agreed to Confirm our candidates on Saturday 21st November at two Masses 11 am and 2 pm. We plan to do four weeks of sessions, beginning in the second week of Term Four (week beginning 21 October 2020): Please Note: Only Candidates and their families[…..]

St Luke’s Parish Feast day – 18th October 2020

This Year we will celebrate Our Feast Day during the Live Streamed 5pm Vigil on Saturday 17th October 2020. Please join us in praying for our Parish and thanking God for all the blessings He has bestowed upon us. Facts about St Luke: St Luke wrote the third Gospel and Acts of the Apostle. He worked with St Paul and[…..]

Marian Apparitions

Please take time to learn more on the appearances of Our Lady by reading the posters at the front of the Church. They are displayed in chronological order and if you scan the QR code on the poster you can find out further information. They will only be visiting for two weeks.

Our Thanks

Thank you to Alex Moubarack for the stands he made for the small Statues on the side altars. Thank you to Alex Moubarck and Gerard Hill for placing the ropes around the pews in the church.

Mary in Our Homes

Please volunteer to take the statue of Mary home for one or two nights during the month of October. There will be a list as you come into the church please put your name down. Please bring the Statue back before the   9:15 am Mass so that the next person can take  it home.

Praying for Our Faithful Departed – November

The month of November is dedicated to the Souls in Purgatory, whose commemoration is celebrated on November 2. Every day during November Father Tadeusz will be offering Mass for our loved ones.  “It is our Christian duty to remember them in our prayers” (2 Macc 12:44-46).  There are envelops at the back of the Church for you to write the[…..]

Celebrating 10 years of St Mary MacKillop’s Sainthood

St Mary MacKillop was canonised by Pope Benedict XVI in Rome on October 17, 2010. About 9000 Australians travelled to Rome to celebrate the occasion. Ten years on, the Sisters of Saint Joseph are inviting Australians to reflect on what the canonisation of Australia’s first saint meant to them then and now. The theme chosen for this celebration is “Take[…..]

Do you need help finding help?

Counselling. Relationships. Parenting. Ageing. Disability. Addiction. Mental Health. Meet with the community care worker at Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Fairfield.  When times are tough it can be difficult to know where to turn to for help. To make an appointment for this free, confidential* service contact CCareline on 13 18 19. Or connect@catholiccare.org ; CCareline.org   8am – 6pm[…..]

Affected by Abortion

Rachel’s Vineyard online sessions for those affected by abortion Do you feel overwhelmed or laid low? Has an abortion experience affected your life? Healing and hope is possible. Join this confidential, free, online individually guided reflection at a time that suits you. Register for this totally confidential session: info@rachelsvineyard.org.au Or call: 0400 092 555

Recollection Days

Men’s and women’s recollection days The Priestly Fraternity of St Peter will be hosting separate men’s and women’s recollection days over the upcoming two weekends. Firstly, a men’s day on true devotion to St Joseph on Saturday the 24th, followed by a women’s day on true devotion to Our Lady on the 31st. The programs run from 10.30 am –[…..]

Fatima Movie

The highly acclaimed Fatima movie is currently available to watch in High Definition for free on YouTube. Simply search ‘Fatima 2020 Full Movie’ on YouTube to watch it at home with your family or friends!