Sacraments

BAPTISMS are celebrated each Sunday at 11.30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Please ring the Parish Office 9825 8154 to arrange the Christening. Our priest will visit the family at home to obtain details for the Baptism Certificate and let the family know the procedures.

SACRAMENTAL DATES FOR 2021 .

CONFIRMATION. Children in Year 6 or in High School are eligible. ENROLMENT EVENINGS for parents only. For fathers: Sunday March 14th 6.45 p.m. in the Church. For Mothers: Sunday March 21st 6.45 p.m. in the Church. PREPARATION  will be on Wednesdays/Thursdays April 21st & 22nd, 28th & 29th, May 5th & 6th, 12th & 13th, 19th & 20th. The Confirmation Masses will be on Saturday 22nd May.

FIRST RECONCILIATION Children in years 2 and 3 or higher classes are eligible. Church law requires children begin receiving Reconciliation before being eligible for Communion. ENROLMENT EVENINGS for parents only. For fathers: Saturday May 29th at 6.45 p.m. in the Church. For mothers Sunday May 30th at 6.45 p.m. in the Church. PREPARATION in school for Years 2 & 3 children at Good Shepherd School. For children who attend other schools: at 4 p.m. at Church on three Wednesdays June 2nd, 9th, 16th. The actual first receiving of Reconciliation will be Saturday June 19th in two sessionsat 12.30 p.m. and at 2 p.m.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION Year 3 children at any school or older are eligible, provided they have begun receiving Reconciliation (Confession). ENROLMENT EVENINGS for fathers: Saturday Sept. 11th 6.45 p.m. in the Church For mothers: Sunday Sept. 12 6.45 p.m. in the Church. Preparation  (5 sessions) will be Wednesday/Thursdays Oct. 6 and 7, Oct. 13 and 14, 20 and 21, 27 and 28, Nov. 3 and 4. The actual first receiving of Holy Communion will take place in the Saturday 5.30 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. and Sunday 5.30 p.m. Masses over three weekends November: 7, 14 and 21.