Notices 20th May 2018

by damian

Celebrations in our Shrine


Sunday 20 May: Pentecost Sunday : Sunday Masses as usual


Thursday 24 May: Our Lady Help of Christians - National Patronal Feast - 11am Mass - The anniversary of the dedication of the Shrine Church of Our Lady of Mercy at “Penrose Park” 


Saturday 2 June: First Saturday


“Renewal of Faith. Learning in the Immaculate Heart of Mary”

Programme as follows:

9am Talk 1

10am Adoration & Confessions

11am Mass

12pm Lunch (BYO)

1pm First Saturday Devotions (Rosary and Meditation)

2pm Talk  2

3pm Coffee, tea, social and question time.


Sunday 3 June: Corpus Christi - Sunday Masses as usual. 

Eucharistic Procession to the Four Altars in the Shrine Church after the 11am Mass.


Saturday 9 June: Brother Deacon Joseph Maria Buckley will be ordained to the Priesthood in our Shrine in Marian Valley, Queensland. Please keep him in your prayers as he begins his Priestly Ministry in the Pauline Order and ask the Lord of the Harvest to send more good vocations.



Novena to St Anthony of Padua: If you would like to include your prayers during the Novena to St Anthony from 5 to 13 June, please fill in the slip and return it to the Pauline Fathers or Brothers. St Anthony’s feast day June 13.


Diocesan Shrine of Our Lady of Mercy, commonly known as Penrose Park (located in the Southern Highlands, NSW) is a renowned place of veneration of the replica of the Icon of Our Lady of Jasna Góra, known as the Black Madonna.  The Shrine is ministered by the Order of St. Paul the First Hermit known as the Pauline Fathers, who are the custodians of the original Icon of the Black Madonna for more than 630 years.