Bulletin now available to download 9 December 2018   Reconciliation in preparation for Christmas: St Benedict’s Shrine Wednesday 12 December at 7pm and Saturday 15 December 4.45pm – 5.45pm. Christmas Mass Times: Please refer to the Bulletin for Mass times for both St Therese and St Benedict. Please refer to parish bulletin for all the Rehearsal… Read More


The Inaugural 2018 St Gertrude’s Parish Ministry Expo was an awesome success thanks to the vision of our Parish Priest Fr Jarek Zan. It was his initiative that made this Expo a reality. Thank you Fr Jarek for your passion for our Parish. Gratitude & thanks to all the Parishioners, families & friends who attended… Read More


Bulletin now available to download 25 November2018 Parish Working Bee: 1 December at St Benedict’s; & 8 December St Therese’s commencing at 9am.  Sign up sheet now available in the church foyers. Sacrament News: Please see bulletin for details Thanksgiving Celebration for Volunteers & Staff Wednesday 5 December at 7pm St Benedict’s followed by celebration in… Read More


Bulletin now available to download 18 November2018   St Gertrude’s Feast Day celebrated this Sunday at the 10.30am Mass St Benedict’s Church. Parish Ministry Expo: Sincere gratitude and thanks to all Parishioners who attended for the showcase of our Parish Ministries.   Special thanks to all the Parish Ministries Groups, Volunteers and Committees to help make… Read More


Bulletin now available to download 11 November2018   Parish Ministry Expo Sunday 11 November 2018  Thanksgiving Mass for Volunteers at the 10.30am Mass St Benedict’s Shrine followed by EXPO and BBQ.  Everyone Welcome.  St Gertrude’s Feast Day will be celebrated at the 10.30am Mass on Sunday 18 November. Fr Joseph Maria will be celebrating the Italian 8am… Read More


 Bulletin now available to download.  4 November2018   November Masses: During the Month of November we pray for all our deceased relatives and friends. During this month a total of 30 Masses will be collectively offered for the intentions of the deceased at both St Benedict’s Shrine and St Therese’s Church.  Envelopes available at the Church… Read More


The Parish Annual ‘Mass in the Paddock with Blessing of Pets’ was held this weekend. This Mass focused on St Francis of Assisi, patron Saint of all creatures great & small.  Parishioners attended with their pets. Thank you to Fr Jarek who celebrated The Eucharist assisted by Br Dn Zachary. Blessing of Pets was concluded… Read More


The Annual Charity Night ‘Spaghetti Night’ was hosted by the FCI – Italian Catholic Federation of St Gertrude’s Parish. It was attended by over 200 Parishioners, friends & families. A night of Italian Cuisine, Crostoli, Music, Lucky Door Prizes, Raffles, Auctions. Thank you to Fr Jarek Zan for opening the evening with prayer & to… Read More


Bulletin now available to download 28 October 2018 Notices   Children’s Mass with Blessing of Pets this Sunday 10.30am Mass to be held on the grass area behind the Montefano Hall.   All Saints ~ Thursday 1st November Masses: St Benedict’s Vigil Wednesday 7pm; Thursday 9.15am;  & 7pm.  St Therese’s Thursday 7am.   Commemoration of All… Read More


Bulletin is now available to download 21 October 2018 On Sunday 28th October we have our annual  Children’s Mass with Blessing of Pets on the grass area behind the Montefano Hall, bring your creatures, great and small to this Mass. Our Parish Ministry Expo will be held on the Sunday 11th November beginning with a thanksgiving… Read More