Announcements 4th Sunday of Lent

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Lenten Penance and the Paschal Precept

Ash Wednesday and Good Friday and all Fridays during Lent:

•All who are 14 years or older are obliged to abstain from meat

•All who are 18 to 59 are obliged to fast (Canon 1252) Fasting means a person is permitted to eat one full meal. Two smaller meals may also be taken, but they are not to equal that of a full meal.

•Anyone who is sick or infirm is not obliged by these laws

Paschal Precept: The faithful  are obliged to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation and Holy Communion at least once a year. This is done between Ash Wednesday (22 February 2023) and Trinity Sunday (4 June 2023)

Stations of the Cross During Lent:

Stations will follow the Mass every Friday and Saturday during Lent

Easter Triduum:

Good Friday 11am Passion Play 3pm Service followed by commencement of Divine Mercy Novena

Easter Vigil: The Easter Vigil  6pm

Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord: Masses: 8am, 9:30am Polish, 11 am

Divine Mercy Sunday:  Masses as usual for SundayDevotions 2-3pm at Divine Mercy chapel


If you would like to read at 11am Mass could you please let us know ahead of time. This includes regular pilgrims as well.

New Shop:

In the next couple of weeks, the new shop will be up and running.  There will be a trial period and feedback sheets will be available.  Please give us a constructive feedback.

Fatima Day: Thursday,13 April.  Our celebrant will be Fr Wojciech Sliwa, OSPPE, PP of Merrylands parish.

Update on Fr Gabriel:

 Fr Joseph went to see Fr Gabriel this week, he is in  better spirits.  He sends his regards to all.

If you would like to write or visit

 Fr Gabriel you can send to the following:

Holy Family Retirement Village

116-132  Quakers Road

Marayong NSW 2148

If you would like to phone him 02 96788200  (this is to the front desk)

If you would like to visit him, please call ahead if  you wish to visit.


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