St Bernadette's Catholic Parish, Dundas Valley, is under the pastoral care of the Friars of St Francis.
Sunday Obligation reinstated
From 15 December 2021 the Bishop's dispensation from the Sunday obligation to attend Mass was lifted. Catholics in the Diocese of Parramatta are therefore once again required to fulfill the Sunday obligation.
Parish Priest: Fr Christopher F.S.F
Assistant Priests: Fr Ruben F.S.F & Fr Benedict F.S.F.
Sacramental Coordinator: Frances Zore
Parish Secretary: Joanne Habib
Address: 1 Cox Crescent Dundas Valley NSW 2117
Postal: P.O. Box 248 Oatlands NSW 2117
Phone: 02 9871 4414
Novena in honour of St Francis 7pm, beginning Sunday 25 September and concluding with the Transitus on Monday 3 October. The Novena will also be live-streamed HERE
Weekend Mass Times:
Saturday Vigil: 6.00pm
Sunday: 8.00am & 10.00am.
Weekday Mass Times:
Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 5.00 - 5.45pm
Thursday (during Holy Hour) 5.15pm - 5.50pm.
Please come early so you don't miss out. It is not possible for the priest to remain in the confessional after 5.50pm.
Live-streamed Masses: For the time being, weekday and Sunday Masses (8AM) will continue to be live-streamed HERE
Sunday School: 11am, beginning on Sunday, 6 February, 2022. For school students in years K-12, in three distinct groups: infants, primary and high-school ages. Held in St Bernadette's Primary School. Includes catechism and Scripture lessons beginning at 11am (after the 10am Mass) and finishing by 12pm on Sundays during school term. Inquires: Please contact Fr Ruben.
Holy Hour and Exposition: Thursdays, 5.00pm - 6.00pm.
Begins with Vespers (evening prayer of the Church) and finishes with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Confessions are available during holy hour from approx 5.15 - 5.50pm.
All Night Adoration: First Friday of each month, from 8.30pm throughout until Saturday morning, concluding with Benediction at about 7 am.
Please book with the parish secretary. Baptisms held every third Sunday of the month at 11.30am.
Sacrament of Matrimony and Weddings
Please give at least 6 months notice.
Volunteering in our Parish
There are many ministries and support activites that underpin the successful running of St Bernadette's Parish. Would you consider putting your talents to charitable service and join our wonderful team who volunteer their time for building up our parish church and community?
For more information about our Parish Stewardship Program, please download the stewardship-programme leaflet, where you familiarise yourself with the many activites and services undertaken by the parish. If you would like to volunteer for one or more ministries, please complete the form and return to the parish office.
May God bless you and reward you for all your efforts toward building up the Body of Christ.