Last Weekend our Parish celebrated the Feast of St Christopher, patron saint of travellers and of motorists. At the Vigil Mass ‘Blessing of Car keys’ and after the Sunday Mass ‘Blessing of Cars’. Parishioners drove their cars through the Church driveway for Blessing by Fr Wojtek OSPPE. Donations received are for the continued support &… Read More


Last Sunday our Parish celebrated the Feast of St Benedict. The main Celebrant for the Eucharist was Fr Richard Green who so kindly traveled from Moss Vale.  Fr Jarek, Fr Wojtek & Fr Eric con-celebrated. Many Parishioners, friends & families attended the Mass in The Shrine dedicated to St Benedict followed by Luncheon in the… Read More


On the weekend of the 23/24th June, we were Blessed to have the newly Ordained Fr Joseph Maria Buckley Celebrate at all Masses for the first time here at our Parish of St Gertrude’s.  At the 10:30am Mass, we congratulated Fr Joseph Maria and presented him with a gift from our Parish. After Mass, a… Read More


Today at 10:30 am Mass Fr Jarek gathered the Children around the Altar and focused his homily on the Ascension with a visual display using helium balloons. During the Homily the children interacted with wisdom & understanding of the meaning of the Ascension. After the final blessing each child was given a balloon. They joined… Read More


The Parish Mother’s Day Luncheon hosted by the Italian FCI group last Friday was an exceptional success. Guests enjoyed a 3 course lunch, dessert, drinks & Crostoli especially made by FCI Members. A special thank you to Fr Jarek, Fr Wojtek & Br Zachary and all 150 guests.  Lots of photos attached!  … Read More


A 360° Virtual Tour of St. Benedict’s has been created using Google Street view.  You can now use it to virtually walk between several points inside and outside the church. Check it out at https://goo.gl/maps/M3UWidwZFYq… Read More


On the 9th of April Br. Jeremy Santoso, a parishioner of our Parish, made his Solemn Vows (vows for life) in the Order of St. Paul the First Hermit.  We would like to congratulate him on this occasion. We have received some photos from the celebration which took place at Pauline Monastery of Jasna Gora… Read More


We have uploaded a short video of some of the moments from the Good Friday Liturgy at St. Benedict’s.… Read More