CANCELLED – Mingle & Jingle

Due to the evolving situation in the Northern Beaches LGA, tonight’s Christmas Carols at St Thomas have been cancelled. 5pm Mass will proceed as usual for those who wish to attend. On Sunday 20th December at 5pm we will celebrate Mass, followed by Christmas Carols and Champagne in the hall. This is a wonderful, relaxed […]

Readings at Mass Sunday 6th December

Sunday 6 December 2020 2nd Sunday of Advent  Liturgical Colour: Violet. Readings at Mass Entrance AntiphonCf. Is 30: 19, 30 O people of Sion, behold,the Lord will come to save the nations,and the Lord will make the glory of his voice heardin the joy of your heart. Collect Almighty and merciful God,may no earthly undertaking[…..]

Annual Giving Tree

Mary McKillop Outreach Giving Tree – 27th to 29th NovemberEach year we place a Christmas Tree covered in gift tags in each Church. Parishioners are able to take a tag and donate the gift listed to the people supported by the Mary McKillop Outreach Centre. We call it our ‘Giving Tree‘. With COVID-19 still in play,[…..]

Readings at Mass Sunday 29th November

Sunday 29 November 2020 1st Sunday of Advent  Liturgical Colour: Violet. Readings at Mass Entrance AntiphonCf. Ps 24: 1-3 To you, I lift up my soul, O my God.In you, I have trusted; let me not be put to shame.Nor let my enemies exult over me;and let none who hope in you be put to[…..]

Readings at Mass: Sunday 22nd November

Sunday 22 November 2020 Liturgical Colour: White. Readings at Mass ____________________ Entrance Antiphon Rv 5: 12; 1: 6 How worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and divinity, and wisdom and strength and honour. To him belong glory and power for ever and ever. ____________________ Collect Almighty ever-living God, whose will is[…..]

Readings At Mass: Sunday 1st November 2020

Sunday 1 November 2020Readings at Mass ____________________First readingApocalypse 7:2-4,9-14 ·I saw a huge number, impossible to count, of people from every nation, race, tribe and language I, John, saw another angel rising where the sun rises, carrying the seal of the living God; he called in a powerful voice to the four angels whose duty was[…..]

Charitable Works Appeal

Our first Charitable Works Fund Appeal for 2020 is next weekend at St Patricks and St Thomas. The two appeals earlier in the year were cancelled due to COVID-19 and donations to the Fund have been significantly reduced this year.Each of our Churches has a financial obligation to the Fund each year and we need your generosity[…..]

Readings At Mass: Sunday 25th of October 2020

Sunday 25 October 2020Readings at Mass ____________________ First readingExodus 22:20-26 ·If you are harsh with the widow and orphan, my anger will flare against you The Lord said to Moses, ‘Tell the sons of Israel this: ‘“You must not molest the stranger or oppress him, for you lived as strangers in the land of Egypt. You[…..]

Readings At Mass: Sunday 18th of October 2020

Sunday 18 October 2020Readings at Mass____________________First readingIsaiah 45:1,4-6 ·I have taken Cyrus by his right hand to subdue nations before himThus says the Lord to his anointed, to Cyrus,whom he has taken by his right handto subdue nations before himand strip the loins of kings,to force gateways before himthat their gates be closed no more:‘It is[…..]

Readings At Mass: Sunday 11th of October

Sunday 11 October 2020Readings at Mass____________________First readingIsaiah 25:6-10 ·The Lord will prepare a banquet for every nationOn this mountain,the Lord of hosts will prepare for all peoplesa banquet of rich food, a banquet of fine wines,of food rich and juicy, of fine strained wines.On this mountain he will removethe mourning veil covering all peoples,and the shroud[…..]