Second Sunday in Ordinary Time  Saint Paul the First Hermit, Patriarch of the Pauline Order Solemnity of St. Paul the First Hermit January 17 Saint Paul the First Hermit or Paul of Thebes is the Patriarch of the Pauline Order. As a parish Community we will celebrate this important Solemnity of the Pauline Fathers on… Read More


Reading Leading to Heaven The Conference of Archbishop Anthony Fisher –“Conscience, relativism and truth” Conference on Theological Anthropology at the beginning of the Third Millennium University of Notre Dame Australia, St. Benedict’s Broadway Campus 1. Conscience today On 13 October last the Church canonised a man whose life and work has been described by Pope… Read More


32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Upcoming this Month of November: Monday 9 November Feast of The Dedication of Lateran Basilica Monday 16 November Feast of St Gertrude Patroness of our Parish Patronal Feast of Our Parish St Gertrude We will celebrate this Feast in our Churches during the weekend of 14 and 15 November. Solemnity… Read More


Bulletin is now available to download 11th October 2020 11 October 2020_Bulletin This weekend at all Masses will be the Holy Father’s Appeal. The Holy Father’s Appeal supports Pope Francis’ charitable works around the world and is an important source of funding that allows the Church to extend its help to where it’s most desperately… 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


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


Bulletin now available to download 30 August 2020_Bulletin   NSW Health Recommendation: Wearing Face Masks; Special Appeal for Lebanon; Sacramental Programme news… Read More


21ST SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME Solemnity of Our Lady of Jasna Gora The Solemnity of Our Lady of Jasna Gora will be celebrated on Wednesday 26th August. Tradition tells us that the original Icon, which resides in the Jasna Gora Monastery in Czestochowa Poland, was painted by St. Luke the Evangelist. The Pauline Fathers are… Read More