Fr Dennis Callahan

is slowly recovering, but has had some setbacks.

If you would like to send him a Christmas card, we can deliver them from the parish office.

Christmas Cards from the Parish community

Cards have been sent to residents in the local Homes for the aged and to parishioners who are almost permanently shut in at home. Cards have also been sent to the local federal and state members of parliament and local principals of Catholic schools.

Christmas Appeal for the Parish

I invite you to consider a contribution to our Christmas Appeal. This Christmas Appeal is for further specific projects identified by you, the parishioners of St Agatha’s. These include the upgrading of the pews and the crying room, a new organ, music resources and...

Quotes of the Week

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have eternal life, because God sent the Son into the world, not to condemn the world, but that the world might be saved through him.” John 3.16-17 “He...

3rd Sunday of Advent.

In the First Reading, Isaiah the prophet writing after the Exile, declares that he has been sent by God to usher in the age of salvation for Jerusalem and all God’s people. Jesus used this prophecy to announce the programme of his own ministry. In the Second Reading,...

Time for Carols at Christmas, invite a friend.

If you are attending the Midnight Mass, you are encouraged to be here well before 11.30pm for the beginning of the beautiful Carols Service that has been prepared. You may wish to invite a family member, friend or neighbour to attend Christmas Mass with you this year....

Thanks to Janine Minogue:

The Parish thanks Janine for her coordination of the Piety Stall for over 14 years. Thank you for your dedication and commitment. Lisa Rossi will succeed Janine in this...

Piety Stall

Christmas items are available from the Piety Stall. Volunteers are needed to help with the Piety Stall. Would you consider this once every month or two? Please contact the parish office on 9484 1427 if you would like to...

The Conquer Class:

Conquering the HSC by conquering yourself A workshop for girls in Year 11-12. Commencing 10.30am on 19th January 2018. For more details visit...

2nd Sunday of Advent

First Reading (Is 40:1-5, 9-11). The people are urged to prepare a way for the Lord who is coming to save them. Second Reading (2 Pet 3:8-14). If the Lord appears to be slow in coming, it is to give people an opportunity to be ready to meet him when he comes. Gospel...

John is the voice, but the Lord in the beginning was the Word. John is a voice for a time, but Christ is the eternal Word from the beginning. Saint Augustine of Hippo (Sermon 293, 1-3; PL 38,...

Christmas Hampers

A very big thank you to the members of the St Agatha’s school and parish community for a very generous response to our Christmas hamper appeal. May your generosity be rewarded. Fr...