Please see below: Archbishop Anthony Fisher’s Latest Pastoral Letter to the Clergy and Faithful of the Archdiocese of Sydney with Special Directives for Churches and Liturgies following the further relaxation of restrictions during the COVID-19 Pandemic; Bishops Pastoral Letter Also, following is COVID-19 Safety Plan for our Parish according to the current COVID-19 Public Health… 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


Solemnity of Our Lady of Jasna Gora 26 August      On Wednesday 26 August 2 Masses will be celebrated in our Parish for the Solemnity of Our Lady of Jasna Gora “Black Madonna”:  † 7:00 am at St. Therese Church Fairfield West and at  † 7:00 pm at St Benedict’s Smithfield Wednesday evening   A Brief History of the Image of Częstochowa  The Black Madonna of Częstochowa, also known as Our Lady of Częstochowa,… Read More