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St Gertrude’s Parish Church Re-opening

St Gertrude’s Parish Church Re-opening! ...
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Saint Benedict’s Shrine Re-opening

Saint Benedict's Shrine Re-opening Monday 18 & Tuesday 19 October 2021 6:00pm Rosary, Holy Hour & Devotions 7:00pm Mass ...
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29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Bulletin now available to download: 17 October 2021_Bulletin October - The Month of the Rosary: Rosary Crusade for Victory over ...
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Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Bulletin now available to download: 10 October 2021_Bulletin October: Month of the Rosary/Mass for the Unborn/Proposed Euthanasia Laws - sign ...
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Mon: 9:15am 7:00am
Tue: 9:15am 7:00am
Wed: 7:00pm 7:00am
Thur: 9:15am 7:00am
Fri: 9:15am 7:00am

Sun: 9:00am

P/Hol. 10:30am 8:00am

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“We the people of St Gertrude’s Parish are a Catholic Community in South West Sydney, mindful of our history, with a concern for ecumenical issues.     We are called to; Nurture faith development in the whole life of all our community, Celebrate God’s love for us in the person of Jesus in both Word and Sacrament and Evangelise by proclaiming the joy of salvation to the wider community.”

– Parish Mission Statement

Mass and Confession Times

Mass Livestream: Weekday Mass livestreamed details; Mon-Tue, Thur-Fri: 6pm Adoration, Exposition, Rosary and Novena to St Benedict 7pm Mass Wednesday: ...
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Our Patron Saints

St Gertrude The Great Feastday: November 16 Patron of the West Indies Died: 1302 St. Gertrude was born at Eisleben ...
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Welcome Letter from Parish Priest

Welcome to the Parish of St Gertrude’s and the Diocesan Shrine Church of St Benedict Our Parish strives to be ...
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Sacraments are the life of the Church. It is part of the central role of the Church to provide the ...
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At the parish of St. Gertrude's we have a number of roles to which we welcome our parishioners to participate ...
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Within the Parish of St. Gertrude's we have a number of communities that play important and distinctive roles in the ...
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Photo Gallery

The Parish of St. Gertrude has been blessed with many wonderful and memorable events and moments. A few of these ...
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