As always please check the 22 October 2017 bulletin for more details. This Sunday at 10:30 there will be a blessing of pets after the 10:30 Mass which will be held in the field behind the Montefano Hall . The youth attending the Australian Catholic Youth Festival will be making breakfast as a fundraising next… Read More


On Saturday Night at 5:30pm there was a Rosary Procession at the Shrine of St. Benedict.  Attached to this post are photos from the event. Procession started inside the church with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.  And then was lead around the church by both the Blessed Sacrament and a statue of our Lady of… Read More


On Friday the 13th of October a bus of Parishioners from St. Gertrude’s Parish whet to the Shrine of Our Lady of Mercy at Penrose Park to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the last apparition at Fatima.  The occasion was a wonderful and spiritual event for all that were involved.  Attached to this post you… Read More


Sacramental time is a special time of grace for all in our community. This weekend, before or after the Masses, children preparing for FIRST HOLY COMMUNION will ask members of the community to be “Prayer Partners.” Accepting an invitation to be a “Prayer Partner” involves taking the prayer card and praying for the candidate during… Read More


Tomorrow on Saturday 14th of October we have both our procession for Our Lady of Fatima before the 6pm Vigil and the Parish BBQ after. Also for the whole of this Month of October we are praying the Rosary for Marriages and Families.  This is before the weekday Masses at the Shrine of St. Benedict,… Read More


On Saturday 14th of October at 5:30pm before the 6:00pm Vigil Mass there will be a Rosary Procession at the Shrine of St. Benedict’s Smithfield. The procession would start in the Shrine and process around it with a statue of Our Lady.  The monthly Parish BBQ will be after that Mass to which everyone is… Read More


We continue to draw attention to the Rosary that is being prayed daily during this month of October for Families.  It is prayed at St. Benedict’s Shrine 15 minutes before the weekday Masses and at 7pm in the evening at St. Theresa’s. This weekend there will be an appeal by the Rural Indigenous Ministries Support.… Read More


There is a number of things coming in October to keep an eye our for: All of October the rosary will be said daily for the intention of Families, in response to the marriage plebiscite. This will before Masses at St. Benedict’s and at 7pm at St. Theresa’s. There is a special prayer for each… Read More