Father Sam and children from St Patrick’s primary school spent time preparing the ashes for Ash Wednesday services in both our Parishes.Father explained the concept of Ash Wednesday and why ashes are placed on the forehead as a sign of penance. The children were able to see first hand how the palms from last year’s […]
We urgently need more Catechists. Due to personal and work commitments, we have lost several Catechists this year and we are in urgent need of volunteers to take their places. Full training and support is offered . Below please find the list of schools and days/times where we urgently need to find volunteers. If you[…..]
Caritas Australia’s annual Lenten fundraising and awareness-raising appeal is now underway. It brings thousands of Australians together in solidarity with the world’s poor to help end poverty, promote justice and uphold dignity. Collection envelopes and coin boxes are in both of our churches. Please give generously.
Parish of St Thomas Becket’s & St Patrick is a welcoming, supportive community of believers inspired by the life of Jesus.
Our mission is to know Christ and to make him known; to be a community committed to discovering Christ present in each person through our ministry to each other, our service to the wider community, the joyful celebration of the Eucharist and other sacraments, and our active concern for social justice.
Rev Samuel Lynch
The Church encourages baptism of infants born of Catholic parents, as soon as possible after the birth of a child. When the parent/s and godparents profess the faith of the Catholic Church, then children may receive the grace of baptism. Baptism and Faith are some of the greatest gifts parents can give their child.
St Patrick’s & St Thomas Becket’s Parish is a welcoming, supportive community of believers inspired by the life of Jesus. We are called to make Christ present in our parish, in our local community and in our world.