Reflection on the Holy Family of Jesus Mary and Joseph

On this, the Sunday within the Octave of Christmas, we honour the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. In honouring them, we also honour all families, big or small. And in honouring all families, we honour the family of God, the Church. But most especially, we focus in on the hidden, day-to-day life of the Holy Family of Nazareth. … Read More

Parish diary for the Week: Christmas Octave

Saturday 2/1/21 – (Solemnity Epiphany of the Lord) Vigil Mass of Sunday 5.30 pm; 6.30 pm. St. Stephen. (Only 20 adults allowed at one mass. Please make use of other masses if you are unable to join at any particular mass. Thank you!) Sunday 3/1/21 – (Solemnity Epiphany of the Lord) Sunday Masses: 9.30 am; 11.00 am. St. Stephen. (Only … Read More

First Communion and Confirmation

Bishop Stephen Robson attended St Stephen’s Church on the Third Sunday of Advent to share in the parish’s First Holy Communion celebrations and to confer the Sacrament of Confirmation on eight young people. Both celebrations had been delay from earlier in the year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Fr Gregory express a warm welcome to the Bishop Robson and congratulated … Read More