House of Welcome

  • Holy Family Primary shows support for people seeking asylum

    On Saturday 4 March, eight staff members from Holy Family Primary at East Granville showed their support for people seeking asylum by assisting the House of Welcome as it prepares to relocate from Carramar to Granville. A program of St Francis Social Services, the House of Welcome has been...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    The Lights of Christmas at St Mary’s Cathedral: 8-25 December 2016 Experience the joy of Christmas with sound and light projections on St Mary’s Cathedral. Bring the whole family to view the Fantasia-style animation of the classic Christmas favourite The Nutcracker Suite, Christmas carols and beautiful visions of the...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    The Epiphany Pilgrimage – the Journey of the Magi: 2-8 January 2017 The Epiphany Pilgrimage is a seven-day, 100km pilgrimage through the Blue Mountains bushland. Pilgrims stay overnight at parishes along the route, experiencing the welcoming hospitality of parishioners and spending time in prayer, adoration and fellowship. Pilgrims include...
  • House of Welcome finds a new home in Granville

    By Jordan Grantham, Catholic Outlook, December 2016 The largest transitional housing provider in New South Wales will lease expanded premises for its headquarters from the Diocese of Parramatta, starting in February 2017. The House of Welcome is a work of St Francis Social Services, operated by the Franciscan Friars...