Parents and friends of St Gertrude’s Catholic Primary School and Parish community are invited to attend an excursion to Mary MacKillop Place that is being organised by our Family Educator – Alida Bila.  When: Tuesday 26th June 2018 Cost: $35/adult and $20/child For more information please see the attached letter below.  Excursion to Mary MacKillop… Read More


  Reminder: Tonight (May 2nd) we will be holding the Confirmation Parent Meeting for the parents of children enrolled in the Confirmation Programme for 2018. The meeting is at 7:30 pm in the Montefano Hall.  An post-enrolment email has been emailed or send via sms to all parents who have children enrolled. Further information and details… Read More


This Friday, the 16th of March, the youth of St. Benedict’s Smithfield will be leading the stations of the cross they have helped prepare following the theme of Vocations.  Everyone is invited to come and pray the stations of the cross as we reflect upon what vocation God is calling us to.… Read More


The bulletin for this week is ready: 11 March 2018 Bulletin A few things to take note of: Every Thursday during lent we have Lenten Program groups, and every Friday Stations of the cross.  See bulletin for details. The Men’s Rosary Group will be meeting on Monday 12th of March at 7pm. There will be… Read More


This coming Saturday, the 10th of March, we will have the monthly parish BBQ after the 6pm Vigil Mass.  As always everyone is invited and most welcome to come.  During the Parish BBQ, we will farewell Maureen Grisdale who is moving to a new area. Many of you will know Maureen both at Fairfield West… Read More


Thanks to everyone that came and helped out at the working bee today at St. Theresa’s.  It was a great success thanks to all the hard work put in.  Here are a few photos.… Read More


We have the 4 March 2018 Bulletin ready. First though no in the bulletin for this Sunday, a reminder there is a Working bee on Saturday the 3rd at St. Theresa’s.  There will be one on the 17th at St. Benedict’s.  The goal is to help clean things up and get the Churches ready for… Read More


Last weekend two members of our Parish Community, Tan Do and Robert Micallef, were instituted as acolytes at St. Mary’s.  As a parish we would like to congratulate both of them and thank them for the service they do for St. Gertrude’s. Attached are some photos of the event.… Read More