St Bernadette’s Parish

  • Castle Hill home to world’s longest playing parish organist

    A lifetime of service has kept Fred Hawkins of Castle Hill young at heart and beloved by his community. And, it may even have given him claim to being the world’s longest serving parish organist. Fred first played organ for Mass when eight years old at St Felix de...
  • The Medieval Franciscans of Dundas Valley

    Upon meeting Fr Christopher Sharah FSF, the Superior of the Friars of St Francis, one is struck by his resemblance to Italian Capuchin Franciscan Saint Padre Pio. “I am a fully sick Leb!” Fr Christopher insists, while laughing gregariously. Fr Christopher, Fr Benedict and Fr Ruben are the Friars...
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