Readings at Mass – Sunday 3rd May

Entrance AntiphonCf. Ps 32: 5-6 The merciful love of the Lord fills the earth;by the word of the Lord the heavens were made, alleluia. Collect Almighty ever-living God,lead us to a share in the joys of heaven,so that the humble flock may reachwhere the brave Shepherd has gone before.Who lives and reigns with you in […]

A Message from Archbishop Anthony Fisher

Fourth Pastoral Letter to the Clergy, Religious and Lay Faithful of theArchdiocese of Sydney during this time of COVID-19 Pandemic24 April 2020Χριστὸς ἀνέστη, Ἀληθῶς ἀνέστη! Christus resurrexit, Resurrexit vere! Christ is Risen, Truly He is Risen!First of all, may I wish you all a very happy Easter. It will undoubtedly be one of the most[…..]

Weekly Scripture Readings

Sunday 26 April 2020 – 3rd Sunday of Easter Entrance AntiphonCf. Ps 65: 1-2Cry out with joy to God, all the earth;O sing to the glory of his name.O render him glorious praise, alleluia. CollectMay your people exult for ever, O God,in renewed youthfulness of spirit,so that, rejoicing now in the restored glory of our[…..]

LIVE streamed Masses from St Thomas

We are excited to announce that the Parishes of St Thomas of Canterbury and St Patricks have made it to the 21st century……..and we are live streaming our Sunday 10.30am Mass! We can thank the people at Facebook for the technology and after a somewhat bumpy start, we are up and running just in time[…..]

Current Guidelines for Mass at St Thomas and St Patrick

· Mass sizes will be limited to 100 people · Please use the hand sanitiser provided before and after Mass · Please sit at least 1.5m apart. Let’s space ourselves out around the Church · Please refrain from physical contact  –  shaking hands, hugging etc · Please leave space in front of you when queuing for Communion · Communion can only[…..]

Helping slow the spread of Coronavirus

Last week we received a decree from the Australian Catholic Bishops which is on the noticeboards of both our Churches. The Bishops have issued some directives to us for the time being regarding changes to our liturgical and devotional practices to support the prevention of the spread of Coronavirus. Further measures might be recommended as[…..]