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Holy Week and Easter Ceremonies

A list of Holy Week and Easter Ceremonies in the Diocese of Parramatta
During the Chrism Mass, the Oil of the Catechumens and the Oil of the Sick are blessed and the Oil of Chrism consecrated. Image: Diocese of Parramatta.

Palm Sunday on 9 April 2017

Everyone is invited to join youth and young adults of the Diocese of Parramatta for the Palm Sunday Procession, World Youth Day Mass & Event at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Parramatta on Sunday 9 April. The procession down Church Street with Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv will depart at 5.30pm from Parramatta Town Hall following a short liturgy.

Office of Tenebrae on Monday 10 April 2017

Celebrant: Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv. A Holy Week reflection liturgy with Scripture, psalm chanting and motets at 7.30pm in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta.

Chrism Mass on Wednesday 12 April 2017

Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv will preside at this year’s Chrism Mass at 7.30pm in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta. The Mass will be concelebrated by the priests of the Diocese of Parramatta, assisted by the deacons. During the Mass, the Oil of the Catechumens and the Oil of the Sick will be blessed and the Oil of Chrism consecrated. These holy oils will then be given to the parishes for use during the year. During the Mass, the priests renew their commitment to priestly service.

Good Friday Night Walk on 14 April 2017

The annual Good Friday Night Walk will take place at 10.00pm through the night departing St Patrick’s Church at Blacktown and concluding at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Parramatta at 7.00am.

Images: photos taken during Holy Week and Easter in St Patrick’s Cathedral will be posted on the Diocese of Parramatta’s Flickr site.

 

Parramatta Parish – St Patrick’s Cathedral

St Patrick’s Cathedral, 1 Marist Place, Parramatta, tel (02) 8839 8400

Wednesday 12 April – Mass of the Sacred Chrism: 7.30pm

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.00pm

Good Friday – Office of Readings 9.00am, Sung Lauds (Morning Prayer) 9.30am, Stations of the Cross 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 8.00am, 9.30am, Solemn Pontifical Mass with Cathedral Choir at 11.00am, 6.00pm

Reconciliation

Monday – Wednesday: 11.15am-12.20pm

Holy Thursday: 11.15am-12.20pm

Good Friday: 10.30am-noon

 

Baulkham Hills Parish – St Michael’s

St Michael’s Church, 1 Chapel Lane, Baulkham Hills, tel (02) 9639 0598

Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 1 Canyon Road, Baulkham Hills (02) 9639 8385

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm followed by Adoration till 10.00pm (both churches)

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am (St Michael’s), 10.30am (Our Lady of Lourdes)

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm (both churches)

Easter Vigil Mass: 6.00pm (both churches), 8.30pm (Korean at Our Lady of Lourdes)

Easter Sunday Mass: 8.00am, 10.00am and 6.00pm (all at St Michael’s)

Easter Sunday Mass: 9.30am and 11.00am (Korean) (both at Our Lady of Lourdes)

Reconciliation

2nd Rite of Reconciliation:

Thursday 6 April at 7.30pm at Our Lady of Lourdes

Monday 10 April at 7.30pm at St Michael’s

Tuesday 11 April at 7.30pm at St Bernadette’s, 367 Old Northern Road, Castle Hill

Good Friday: after Stations of the Cross till noon (St Michael’s), 9.30am and 11am after Stations of the Cross (both at Our Lady of Lourdes)

Holy Saturday: 9.30am-10.30am (St Michael’s) and 5.00pm (Our Lady of Lourdes)

 

Blackheath Parish – Sacred Heart

167 Wentworth Road, Blackheath, tel (02) 4787 8540

St Joseph’s Church, Megalong Road, Megalong Valley

St Paul’s Church, Great Western Highway, Mount Victoria

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: Blackheath 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: Blackheath 10.00am,

Good Friday – ecumenical service: Megalong Valley 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: Blackheath 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: Blackheath 6.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: Mount Victoria 7.00am, Blackheath 9.30am, Megalong Valley 11.30am

Reconciliation

2nd Rite of Reconciliation: Wednesday 5 April at 7.00pm

Tuesday 11 April: after 6.30pm Mass

Wednesday 12 April: after 9.00am Mass

 

Blacktown Parish – Mary Queen of the Family

St Patrick’s Church, 51-59 Allawah Street, Blacktown, tel (02) 9622 1125

St Michael’s Church, 58 Orwell Street, Blacktown

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: St Patrick’s Church 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: St Patrick’s Primary School 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: St Michael’s Church 3.00pm, St Patrick’s Church 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: St Patrick’s Church 7.30pm

Easter Sunday Mass: St Patrick’s Church 7.00am, St Michael’s Church 8.00am, St Michael’s Church 9.30am, St Patrick’s Church 10.00am, St Patrick’s Church 5.30pm, St Michael’s Church 6.00pm

Reconciliation

Good Friday: St Patrick’s Church 11.00am

 

Castle Hill Parish – St Bernadette’s

St Bernadette’s Church, 367 Old Northern Road, Castle Hill, tel (02) 9634 2622

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 9.30am and noon

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 6.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.30am, 9.00am, 10.30am and 6.00pm

Reconciliation

2nd Rite of Reconciliation: Tuesday 11 April at 7.30pm

Good Friday: 10.30am and 1.00pm

Holy Saturday: 8.30am-9.00am and 4.00pm-5.00pm

 

Cranebrook Parish – Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi Church, 86-92 Andromeda Drive, Cranebrook, tel (02) 4730 1249

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.30am and 9.30am

Reconciliation

Wednesday 12 April: after 9.10am Mass

Holy Thursday: 4.00pm-5.00pm

Good Friday: after 10.00am Stations of the Cross and after 3.00pm Passion ceremony

 

Doonside Parish – St John Vianney

St John Vianney’s Church, 17 Cameron Street, Doonside

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 8PM

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10AM

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3PM

Easter Vigil Mass: 6.30PM

Easter Sunday Masses: 7.30 & 9.30AM

Reconciliation

Saturday before Palm Sunday: After 9AM Mass & 4.30-5PM

Tuesday: After 7.30PM Mass

Wednesday: After 9.15AM Mass

Holy Thursday: 10-11AM

NO confessions on Good Friday

Holy Saturday: 9-10AM ; 4.30 – 5.30PM (No confession after 5.30PM)

 

 

Dundas Valley Parish – St Bernadette’s

St Bernadette’s Church, cnr Evans Road & Cox Crescent, Dundas Valley, tel (02) 9871 4414

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.00pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.30pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 9.30am

Reconciliation

Holy Thursday: 6.00pm-6.45pm

Good Friday: 2.00pm-2.45pm

Holy Saturday: 6.30pm-7.15pm

Easter Sunday: 8.30am-9.15am

 

Emu Plains Parish – Our Lady of the Way

Our Lady of the Way Church, 19 Troy Street, Emu Plains, tel (02) 4735 1041

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 8.00am and 9.30am

Reconciliation

Monday 10 April: 9.30am-10.00am

2nd Rite of Reconciliation: Monday 10 April at 7.30pm at St Finbar’s Church, 46 Levy Street, Glenbrook

Wednesday 12 April: 9.30am-10.00am

Good Friday: 11.00am-noon

Holy Saturday: 5.00pm-6.00pm

 

Glenbrook Parish – St Finbar’s

St Finbar’s Church, 46 Levy Street, Glenbrook, tel (02) 4739 8928

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm, Altar of Repose until 10.00pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am followed by Reconciliation until 11.30am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm followed by Reconciliation until 4.30am

Good Friday – Quiet meditation at the end of the day with music of JS Bach: 7.30pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.30am and 9.30am

Reconciliation

Monday 10 April: Mass at 9.00am followed by Reconciliation until 10.00am

Monday 10 April: 2nd Rite of Reconciliation at 7.30pm

Tuesday 11 April: Mass at 9.00am followed by Reconciliation until 10.00am

Wednesday 12 April: Mass at 8.00am followed by rosary with Reconciliation until 9.00am

 

Glenmore Park Parish – Padre Pio

Padre Pio Church, 34-38 William Howell Drive, Glenmore Park, tel (02) 4737 9735

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.00pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 9.30am

 

Glenwood-Stanhope Gardens Parish – Saint John XXIII

St John XXIII Church, 160 Perfection Avenue, Stanhope Gardens, tel (02) 9852 0580

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.30am, 9.00am, 10.30am, 6.00pm

Reconciliation

Holy Saturday: 5.00pm-5.45pm

 

Granville Parish – Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity Church, cnr Randle & Bennalong Streets, Granville, tel (02) 9637 1904

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.30am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 6.30pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.30am and 9.30am

 

Granville East Parish – Holy Family

Holy Family Church, 200 The Trongate, Granville, tel (02) 9637 1904

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 6.30pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 8.00am and 9.30am

 

Greystanes Parish – Our Lady Queen of Peace

Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, 198 Old Prospect Road, Greystanes, tel (02) 9631 8135

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 8.00pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 8.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.00am, 8.30am and 10.00am

Reconciliation

2nd Rite of Reconciliation: Tuesday 11 April at 7.30pm

Good Friday following Stations of the Cross: 11.00am-12.30pm

 

Guildford Parish – St Patrick’s

St Patrick’s Church, 30 Calliope Street, Guildford, tel (02) 9632 2672

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm. Vigil at Altar of Repose until 10.00pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Celebrations of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm; Vigil at the Tomb 7.30pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 8.00am and 10.00am

Reconciliation

Saturday 8 April: 9.30am-10.15am and 5.00pm-5.45pm

Wednesday 12 April: 5.00pm-6.00pm

 

Harris Park Parish – St Oliver Plunkett’s

St Oliver Plunkett’s Church, cnr Allen & Wigram Streets, Harris Park, tel (02) 9637 1062

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.00pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.30am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 6.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 8.00am and 10.00am

Reconciliation

Saturday 8 April: 4.30pm-5.20pm (parish office)

Monday 10 April: 6.00pm-7.00pm

Tuesday 11 April: 7.30am-8.00am, 6.00pm-7.00pm

Wednesday 12 April: 7.30am-8.00am, 6.00pm-7.00pm

Holy Thursday: 7.30am-8.30am

Good Friday: for one hour after Stations of the Cross and after Passion ceremony

 

Kellyville Parish – Our Lady of the Rosary

Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 8 Diana Ave, Kellyville, tel (02) 9629 2595

Shrine of the Holy Innocents, 8 Greyfriar Place, Kellyville (park at church)

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.00pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am (at the Shrine)

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 8.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.00am, 9.00am and 11.00am

Reconciliation

Monday 10 April: 7.30pm

Holy Saturday: from 9.45am

 

Kenthurst Parish – St Madeleine Sophie Barat

St Madeleine Sophie’s Church, 28 Annangrove Road, Kenthurst, tel (02) 9654 2260

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.00pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 9.30am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 5.30pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 8.00am and 10.00am only

Reconciliation

2nd Rite of Reconciliation: Tuesday 4 April at 7.00pm

 

Kingswood Parish – St Joseph’s

St Joseph’s Church, 12-22 Richmond Road, Kingswood, tel (02) 4721 4080

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.00pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 11.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: Saturday 6.30pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 8.30am, 10.00am and noon (Polish)

Reconciliation

2nd Rite of Reconciliation: Tuesday 4 April at 7.00pm

Monday 10 April: 9am-noon and 5.00pm-7.00pm

 

Lalor Park Parish – St Bernadette’s

St Bernadette’s Church, Gardenia Grove, Lalor Park, tel (02) 9672 4037

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 6.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 8.30am and 10.00am

Reconciliation

Tuesday 11 April: 9.30am-10.30am

Good Friday: 11.00am and 4.30pm

Holy Saturday: 9.30am-10.30am and 4.00pm-5.00pm

 

Lawson Parish – Our Lady of the Nativity

254 Great Western Hwy, Lawson, tel (02) 4759 1034

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.30pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 8.30am

Reconciliation

Monday 10 April: 7.00pm

 

Luddenham-Warragamba Parish – Sacred Heart

Holy Family Church, Lot 32 Willowdene Avenue, Luddenham, tel (02) 4773 4321

Sacred Heart Church, 16-18 Weir Road, Warragamba

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: Luddenham 7.00pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: Warragamba 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: Luddenham 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: Luddenham 6.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: Luddenham 9.30am

Reconciliation

Thursday 13 April: Luddenham 6.00pm

Good Friday: Warragamba 9.00am and 10.45am

Good Friday: Luddenham 2.00pm and 4.00pm

 

Marayong Parish – St Andrew the Apostle

St Andrew’s Church, 40 Breakfast Road, Marayong, tel (02) 9622 0817

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.00pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 6.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.30am, 8.45am and 10.30am

Reconciliation

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday after morning Mass, Saturday 9.00am, any time by appointment

2nd Rite of Reconciliation: Friday 11.15am

 

Merrylands Parish – St Margaret Mary’s

St Margaret Mary’s Church: 1-5 Chetwynd Road, Merrylands, tel (02) 9637 2526

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.00pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.30am, 9.00am, 10.30am and 6.00pm

Reconciliation

Monday 10 April, Tuesday 11 April & Wednesday 12 April: 8.30am-9.00am

 

Mount Druitt Parish – Holy Family

Holy Family Church, 254 Luxford Road, Emerton, tel (02) 9628 7272 or (02) 9628 7373

Fr Archbold Centre, cnr Pelsart and Carteret Streets, Willmot

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.00pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.30am (Willmot), 9.00am and 10.30am (Emerton)

Reconciliation

2nd Rite of Reconciliation: Wednesday 5 April 6.45pm

Holy Thursday: 6.00pm

Good Friday: 9.00am-11.00am and 2.00pm

Holy Saturday: 6.00pm

 

Mount Druitt South Parish – Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Church, 9 Ropes Creek Rd, Mt Druitt, tel (02) 9625 8847

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 8.00pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 8.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.30am and 9.00am

Reconciliation

Holy Thursday: 7.15pm-7.45pm

Good Friday: 9.00am-10.00am and after the Commemoration

Holy Saturday: 10.00am-11.00am and noon-1.00pm

 

North Rocks Parish – Christ the King

Christ the King Church, 10 Statham Avenue, North Rocks, tel (02) 9871 8710

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 6.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 8.00am and 10.00am

Reconciliation

Saturday 15 April: 3.00pm-4.00pm

 

Parramatta North Parish – St Monica’s

St Monica’s Church, 8 Daking Street, North Parramatta, tel (02) 9630 1951

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am (English), 1.30pm (Chinese)

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 6.30pm (English), 9.00pm (Chinese)

Easter Sunday Mass: 9.00am (English), 11.30am (Chinese)

Reconciliation

Good Friday: 4.00pm

 

Penrith Parish – St Nicholas of Myra

St Nicholas of Myra Church, 326 High Street, Penrith, tel (02) 4721 2509

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.00pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.00am, 8.30am, 10.30am, 6.00pm

Reconciliation

2nd Rite of Reconciliation: Thursday 6 April at 7.00pm

Monday 10 April, Tuesday 11 April, Wednesday 12 April: 10.00am-11.00am

 

Plumpton Parish – The Good Shepherd

The Good Shepherd Church, 136 Hyatts Road, Plumpton, tel (02) 9832 4461

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am (parish hall)

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.30pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.00am, 9.00am, noon (Vietnamese) and 6pm

Reconciliation

Holy Saturday: 11.00am-noon

 

Quakers Hill-Schofields Parish – Mary Immaculate

Mary Immaculate Church, 125 Barnier Drive, Quakers Hill, tel (02) 9626 3326

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.30am, 9.00am, 10.30am and 6pm

Reconciliation

Tuesday 11 April: 7.00pm-8.00pm

Holy Saturday 15 April: 4.00pm-5.30pm

 

Richmond Parish

St Monica’s Church, 1A Bourke Street, Richmond

St Gregory’s Church, 5 Old Bells Line of Road, Kurrajong

St John of God Chapel, 177 Grose Vale Road, North Richmond

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: Richmond 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: North Richmond 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: Richmond 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: Richmond 6.30pm

Easter Sunday Mass: Richmond 7.30am, Kurrajong 8.00am, Richmond 9.30am and 5.30pm

Reconciliation

Monday 10 April 9.30am & 7:30pm

Wednesday 12 April: Richmond 9.30am

Good Friday: St John of God 10.30am

 

Riverstone Parish – St John the Evangelist

St John the Evangelist Church, 164 Garfield Road East, Riverstone, tel (02) 9627 1176

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.00am and 9.00am

Reconciliation

Tuesday 11 April: 9.30am-10.30am and 6.00pm-7.00pm

Wednesday 12 April: 9.30am-10.30am

Thursday 13 April: 9.00am-10.00am and 5.30pm-6.30pm

 

Rooty Hill Parish – St Aidan’s

St Aidan’s Church, 9 Adelaide Street, Rooty Hill, tel (02) 9625 8404

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.30am, 9.00am and 10.30am

Reconciliation

2nd Rite of Reconciliation: Wednesday 5 April at 7.30pm at The Good Shepherd Church, 136 Hyatts Road, Plumpton

Tuesday 11 April: 4.00pm-6.00pm and 7.00pm-9.00pm

Wednesday 12 April: 10.00am-11.00am

Holy Thursday: 10.00am-11.00am and 3.00pm-5.00pm

Holy Saturday: 3.00pm-5.00pm

 

Rouse Hill Parish – Our Lady of the Angels

Our Lady of the Angels Church, 1 Wellgate Avenue, Rouse Hill, tel (02) 8883 4063

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 6.30pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 8.30am, 10.00am and 5.30pm

Reconciliation

Good Friday: after Stations of the Cross

 

Rydalmere Parish – Holy Name of Mary

Holy Name of Mary Church, 2 Myrtle Street, Rydalmere, tel (02) 9684 1541

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.30pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.30am and 9.30am

Reconciliation

Good Friday: after 10.00am Stations of the Cross and after 3.00pm Passion ceremony

Holy Saturday: 10.00am-11.00am and 4.30pm-5.30pm

 

Seven Hills Parish – Our Lady of Lourdes

Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 7 Grantham Road, Seven Hills, tel (02) 9622 2920

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 6.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 8.00am and 9.30am

Reconciliation

Saturdays: 4.30pm-5.30pm

2nd Rite of Reconciliation: Tuesday 11 April at 7.30pm

 

Springwood Parish – St Thomas Aquinas

168 Hawkesbury Road, Springwood, tel (02) 4754 1052

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 6.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 9.45am

Reconciliation

2nd Rite of Reconciliation: Tuesday 11 April at 7.00pm

 

St Clair Parish – Holy Spirit

Holy Spirit Church, 5 Todd Row, St Clair, tel (02) 9670 8222

Holy Thursday: Morning Prayer 9.00am; Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am (Emmaus Catholic College)

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Holy Saturday: Morning Prayer 9.00am; Easter Vigil Mass: 7.30pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 8.00am and 9.30am

Reconciliation

Wednesday 5 April: 7.30pm

 

St Marys Parish – Our Lady of the Rosary

Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 26 Swanston Street, St Marys, tel (02) 9623 1962

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday: Morning Prayer and Office of Readings 9.00am; Stations of the Cross (Mary MacKillop Centre) 11.00am; Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion 3.00pm

Holy Saturday: Morning Prayer and Office of Readings 9.00am

Easter Vigil Mass: 8.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.30am, 9.00am and 10.00am

Reconciliation

2nd Rite of Reconciliation: Tuesday 11 April at 7.30pm

Wednesday 12 April: 11.15am-11.45am

Holy Saturday: 9.00am-10.00am and 5.00pm-5.30pm

 

Toongabbie Parish – St Anthony’s

St Anthony’s Church, 27 Aurelia Street, Toongabbie, tel (02) 9631 3316

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of Cross: 10.00am and 7.30pm

Good Friday – Commemoration of Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 5.30pm

Reconciliation 

Saturday 8 April: from 10.30am

Good Friday: after 10.00am Stations of the Cross till approx 11am

 

Upper Blue Mountains Parish – St Mary of the Cross MacKillop

St Canice’s Church, 158 Katoomba Street, Katoomba, tel (02) 4782 2804

St Bonaventure’s Church, cnr Railway Parade & Hartley Esplanade, Leura

St Francis Xavier’s Church, Day Street, Wentworth Falls

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: Katoomba 6.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: Wentworth Falls 9.00am, Leura 9.30am, Katoomba 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: Katoomba 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: Katoomba 6.30pm

Easter Sunday Mass: Wentworth Falls 8.00am, Katoomba 10.00am, Leura 11.30am. No evening Mass

Reconciliation

Monday 10 April: Katoomba 9.00am

Tuesday 11 April: Katoomba 2nd Rite of Reconciliation 7.30pm

Wednesday 12 April: Wentworth Falls 10.00am

Thursday 13 April: Katoomba 10.00am

Friday 14 April: During the Stations of the Cross

Saturday 15 April: Katoomba 10.00am

 

Wentworthville Parish – Our Lady of Mt Carmel

Our Lady of Mt Carmel Church, 4 Bennett Street, Wentworthville, tel (02) 9631 8302

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 9.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 7.30pm

Easter Sunday Mass:  7.00am, 9.00am and 10.30am

Reconciliation

After Stations of the Cross on Good Friday (about 9.30am)

 

Westmead Parish – Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Church, 14 Ralph Street, Westmead, tel (02) 9635 9262

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.00pm (Solemn Reservation until 11.00pm)

Good Friday – Way of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass (including Lucernarium): 7.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 8.00am and 9.30am

Reconciliation

Good Friday: after 10.00am Way of the Cross

 

Windsor Parish – St Matthew’s

St Matthew’s Church, 12 Tebbutt Street, Windsor, (02) 4577 3073

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 6.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 7.30am, 9.00am, 9.30am (Chisholm Primary School) and 5.00pm

Reconciliation

Tuesday 11 April: 5.00pm

Holy Thursday: 9.30am and 4.00pm

 

Winston Hills Parish – St Paul the Apostle

St Paul the Apostle Church, 40 Buckley’s Road, Winston Hills, tel (02) 9639 6516

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.00pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 10.00am and 7.00pm

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm

Easter Vigil Mass: 6.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 8am and 9.30am

Reconciliation

Thursday 13 April: 8.30pm

Friday 14 April: 5.00pm

Saturday 15 April: 11.00am-noon

2nd Rite of Reconciliation: Thursday 6 April at 7.00pm

 

Migrant chaplaincies

 

Chinese Chaplaincy

St Monica’s Church, 8 Daking Street, North Parramatta, tel (02) 9630 1951

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.30pm (bilingual)

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 1.30pm

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm (bilingual)

Easter Vigil Mass: 9.00pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 11.30am

Reconciliation

Good Friday: 4.00pm

 

Slovenian Chaplaincy

St Raphael’s Slovenian Catholic Church, 311-313 Merrylands Road, Merrylands

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 6.00pm

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 3.00pm, 5.00pm (Melkite Good Friday Liturgy)

Easter Vigil Mass: 6.00pm, 10.30pm (Easter Vigil Mass – Melkite Community)

Easter Sunday Mass: 8.00am (Slovenian), 11.00am (Melkite – Arabic), 6.30pm (Melkite – English)

Reconciliation

Every day 30 minutes prior to the liturgies. During the day by call or appointment. Contact Fr Darko Žnidaršič OFM tel (02) 9637 7147 or 0409 074 760

 

Vietnamese Chaplaincy

Holy Trinity Church, cnr Randle & Bennalong Streets, Granville, tel (02) 9637 1904

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 5.00pm

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross: 9.00am

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion: 6.30pm

Easter Sunday Mass: 5.00pm

The Good Shepherd Church, 136 Hyatts Road, Plumpton, tel (02) 9832 4461

Easter Sunday Mass: noon

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