Saint Padre Pio – Feast Day 23 September  Born into an Italian farm family, Francesco Forgione overcame bad health and poverty to realise his dream of becoming a Capuchin Priest. He dedicated himself to prayer and works of mercy, even building a hospital to care for the sick. A stigmatist and mystic, he lived the… Read More


25th Sunday of Ordinary Time Weekly Bulletin;20 September 2020 Bulletin This coming week! Monday 21 September Feast – St Matthew, Apostle, Evangelist Mass Times: 7:00 am at St Therese Church – Fairfield West 9:15 am at St Benedict’s Shrine – Smithfield Thank you! On behalf of the Parish, we thank you for supporting our Parish.… Read More


Bulletin now available to download 20 September 2020_Bulletin   Communion to the Sick resumes on a fortnightly basis – check details in bulletin.  Sacramental Programme.  New Mass Timetable from NEXT weekend.  Parish Maintenance Update.… Read More


Exaltation of the Holy Cross – Feast Day 14 September  The bronze serpent on a standard is a well-known symbol of the medical profession. Its origins go back to the time when God halted the repentant Israelites in the wilderness through a bronze serpent that Moses fashioned and placed on a standard. In today’s Gospel,… Read More


24th Sunday of Ordinary Time Weekly Bulletin;13 September 2020 Bulletin This coming week! Monday 14 September Feast – Exaltation of The Holy Cross Mass Times: 7:00 am at St Therese Church – Fairfield West 9:15 am at St Benedict’s Shrine – Smithfield Thank you! On behalf of the Parish, we thank you for supporting the Priest’s… Read More


23ND SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME Weekly Bulletin; 6 September 2020 Bulletin HAPPY FATHER’S DAY – Sunday 6 September Wishing all our dear Fathers, Grandfathers & Spiritual Fathers a very happy and special day! A special Father’s Day Blessing will be given at all Masses this weekend. Priest’s Retirement—Father’s Day Appeal This weekend marks the start… Read More


Bulletin now available to download 6 September 2020_Bulletin   Tuesday 8 September  Feast of the Nativity of the blessed Virgin Mary – 9.15am Zoom Mass for families from our primary school placed in lockdown; St Gertrude’s Primary Enrolling now; Priest’s Retirement – Father’s Day Appeal; … Read More


22ND SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME Weekly Bulletin; Bulletin 30 August 2020 *Please NOTE: NEW PARISH MASS TIMES will take effect on weekend of 26/27 September 2020 Weekday Masses: 7:00 am Mass at St Therese Church Fairfield West in English 9:15 am Mass at St Benedict’s Shrine Smithfield in English (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri) 10:30 am… Read More