ST BERNADETTE'S

Catholic Parish

St Bernadette's Catholic Parish, Dundas Valley, is under the pastoral care of the Friars of St Francis.

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: Cathy Farrugia

Parish Address: 1 Cox Crescent Dundas Valley NSW 2117
Postal: P.O. Box 248 Oatlands NSW 2117
Phone: 02 9871 4414
Email: neversdv@bigpond.com

Weekend Mass Times:
Saturday Vigil: 6pm
Sunday: 8.00am & 9.30am

Weekday Mass Times:
Tuesday: 9.00am (See below for Christmas and New Year's Day Masses)
Wednesday: 7.30am
Thursday: 9.00am
Friday: 9.00am
Saturday: 7.30am

Sacrament of Reconciliation:
Thursday (during Holy Hour) 5.15pm - 5.45pm.
Saturday 5.00 - 5.45pm

Christmas and New Year's Mass Times:
Vigil Mass (24th): 7.30pm
Midnight Mass (12am) –Carols from 11.30pm
Christmas Morning Mass (25th): 9.30am

Confessions available on Monday, Dec 24 from 6.30-7.15pm & 11-11.45pm and on Tues, the 25th from 8.30-9.15am.

New Year's Masses: 12am & 9.30am

Holy Hour and Exposition:
There will be no more holy hours this year until we advertise a recommencement date in the New Year. Otherwise, Thursday 5.00pm - 6.00pm. Begins with Vespers (evening prayer of the Church) and finishes with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.
Confessions available from 5.15pm - 5.45pm.

Under normal circumstances, all-night adoration is held on the First Friday of each month, from 8.30pm throughout until Saturday morning, concluding with Benediction at about 7 am.

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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.

St Francis' Youth Group
15-20 year-olds. Please contact Fr Benedict on brbenedictfsf@bigpond.com for all enquiries.

Infant Baptism
Please book with the parish secretary. Baptisms held every third Sunday of the month at 11am.

Sacrament of Matrimony and Weddings
Please give at least 6 months notice.