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


We pray for all priest around the world and especially for the Priests of our Parish: Fr Jarek, Fr Wojtek, Fr Peter James and all Priests and brothers of the Pauline Order. PRAYER FOR PARISH PRIESTS BY SAINT JOHN VIANNEY Pray that God may give to His Church today many more Priests after His own… Read More


18TH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME PARISH “HOT SPOT”: As you are probably aware, our area has been identified by the NSW Government as a “Hot Spot”. In recent weeks two Parishes in the Archdiocese of Sydney have closed due to cases of Covid-19. The situation is one that is very dynamic and can change very… Read More


17TH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME Feast of St Anne & St Joachim Gradual Reopening It is good to see that we have been transitioning very well with the gradual reopening of our Parish. Recent Government regulations which came into effect on Friday 24th July have limited funerals and places and worship to a maximum of… Read More


16TH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME St Gertrude’s Parish Smithfield See Mass Times Here Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney COVID-19 Safety Plan for Our Parish to maintain a safe environment for you. Seating arrangements for our Parish are as follows: St Benedict’s Shrine – Smithfield: Seating for up to 140 persons. St Therese Church – Fairfield West: Seating… Read More