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For after hours emergencies, especially if a loved one needs the Anointing of the sick or the Last Rites, please ring the emergency phone number to speak to a Priest.


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The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

Bulletin now available to download: 11 June Bulletin 2023 - Corpus Christi ...
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Father Gabriel Taylor OSPPE

With great sadness and heavy hearts, we announce the loss of our beloved Pauline Brother in Christ Father Gabriel Taylor ...
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The Most Holy Trinity

Bulletin now available to download: 4 June Bulletin 2023 ...
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Pentecost Sunday

Bulletin now available to download: 28 May Bulletin 2023 ...
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The Ascension of the Lord

Bulletin now available to download: 21 May Bulletin 2023 ...
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6th Sunday of Easter

Bulletin now available to download: 14 May Bulletin 2023 ...
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Mass Times

  St Benedict’s St Therese’s
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

St. Benedict's Church Corner of Justin and Neville Street, Smithfield, New South Wales, Australia. MASSES Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9.15am ...
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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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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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