Readings at Mass Susnday 13th December

Sunday 13 December 2020 3rd Sunday of Advent  Liturgical Colour: Rose or Violet. Readings at Mass Entrance AntiphonPhil 4: 4-5 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I say, rejoice.Indeed, the Lord is near. Collect O God, who see how your peoplefaithfully await the feast of the Lord’s Nativity,enable us, we pray,to attain the joys of […]

CANCELLED – Mingle & Jingle

Due to the evolving situation in the Northern Beaches LGA, tonight’s Christmas Carols at St Thomas have been cancelled. 5pm Mass will proceed as usual for those who wish to attend. On Sunday 20th December at 5pm we will celebrate Mass, followed by Christmas Carols and Champagne in the hall. This is a wonderful, relaxed[…..]

Readings at Mass Sunday 6th December

Sunday 6 December 2020 2nd Sunday of Advent  Liturgical Colour: Violet. Readings at Mass Entrance AntiphonCf. Is 30: 19, 30 O people of Sion, behold,the Lord will come to save the nations,and the Lord will make the glory of his voice heardin the joy of your heart. Collect Almighty and merciful God,may no earthly undertaking[…..]

Annual Giving Tree

Mary McKillop Outreach Giving Tree – 27th to 29th NovemberEach year we place a Christmas Tree covered in gift tags in each Church. Parishioners are able to take a tag and donate the gift listed to the people supported by the Mary McKillop Outreach Centre. We call it our ‘Giving Tree‘. With COVID-19 still in play,[…..]

Readings at Mass Sunday 29th November

Sunday 29 November 2020 1st Sunday of Advent  Liturgical Colour: Violet. Readings at Mass Entrance AntiphonCf. Ps 24: 1-3 To you, I lift up my soul, O my God.In you, I have trusted; let me not be put to shame.Nor let my enemies exult over me;and let none who hope in you be put to[…..]

Readings at Mass: Sunday 22nd November

Sunday 22 November 2020 Liturgical Colour: White. Readings at Mass ____________________ Entrance Antiphon Rv 5: 12; 1: 6 How worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and divinity, and wisdom and strength and honour. To him belong glory and power for ever and ever. ____________________ Collect Almighty ever-living God, whose will is[…..]

Holy Land Collection

This weekend in Churches all around the world, we will collect on behalf of the Holy Land Commissariat. You can give via the envelopes in St Thomas, or online through our bank account or via the Holy Land website hosted by the Franciscan Friars in America (please note online donations via the website will be[…..]

Readings At Mass: 23rd August 2020

Sunday 23 August 2020Readings at Mass First readingIsaiah 22:19-23I place the key of the House of David on my servant’s shoulder Thus says the Lord of Hosts to Shebna, the master of the palace:I dismiss you from your office,I remove you from your post,and the same day I call on my servantEliakim son of Hilkiah.I[…..]

Answers to questions about our Churches reopening….

The reopening of Churches (albeit with restricted numbers) will raise several questions for our Parishioners. Here are some quick answers for you.Do I need to book for weekday Masses?No. We do not believe our numbers will exceed 50 during the week so at this stage no booking is required.What happens if I have forgotten to[…..]