After the evening Mass at St. Benedict’s we had the first youth group meet up of the year.  It opened with a bang with the largest number of youth turning up yet, with about 50 participating.  After the youth mass where they where involved in many of the different ministries, readers, musicians,  collectors etc they… Read More


Recently the Italian group attended the 4 day 2018 FCI National Congress at Women’s College, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane. The Congress included FCI sections from Victoria, NSW, QLD & USA. The Congress focused on the motto of the FCI -“IGNEM VENI MITTERE” – I have come to bring Fire” Luke [12: 49-56] or… Read More


Last week the Parish Youth Group had a Christmas party as their last night for the year.  It was a wonderful family gathering, and the youth also performed a number of Christmas Carols, and families shared their memories of how they have celebrated Christmas.… Read More


Here are some photos from the Christmas Party that the Italian Catholic Federation hosted in the parish hall on the 8th of December.  Thanks too all who put so much effort into making it happen and also to all that came.… Read More


To night at St. Benedict’s Parish Hall after the 6:00pm Vigil Mass we had the monthly parish BBQ.  Attached to this post are some photos of it.  It was a great community evening with plenty of food and fun activities for all the kids.  Thanks to everyone that helped prepare the evening and to all… Read More


The Youth from the Parish of St. Gertrude’s held a fundraising breakfast after the 10:30 am Mass at the Shrine of St. Benedict to help raise funds to help them to go to the Australian Catholic Youth Festival.  Here are some photos taken by a parishioner on the occasion.  Thanks to all who contributed.… Read More