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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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11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Bulletin now available to download 13 June2021_Bulletin Changes to Management of Cemeteries - Please sign the petition at saveourgraves.com.au / ...
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The Most Holy BODY and BLOOD of CHRIST

The Most Holy BODY and BLOOD of CHRIST 6June2021_Bulletin Congratulations to all the children receiving their First Holy Communion this ...
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The Most Holy Trinity

Parish News: Requiem Mass for the late Gina Wilson – Thursday 3rd June A requiem Mass will be celebrated for ...
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The Most Holy Trinity

Bulletin now available to download: 30 May2021_Bulletin Change to Management of Cemeteries/ Calling for Parish Volunteers / Sacramental Program News ...
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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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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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