Activities – Pastoral outreach


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Balldale Majellan Group


Pastoral Activities of St Mary’s Parish

Mass & Sacraments

1. Sunday and weekday Masses – as listed on the Mass Times page

2. Reconciliation (Confession) – Saturdays 11.00am till 12.00 noon; 5.30pm till 5.45

3. Baptisms by appointment with Parish Priest: 6033 1927

4. Marriages by appointment with Parish Priest: 02-6033 1927

5. First Holy Communion – preparation through St Mary’s parish and school programme

6. Confirmation – preparation through St Mary’s parish and school programme

7. Anointing of the Sick and Viaticum – Anointing Masses held twice monthly:

10.00am on 1st Friday of month at Karinya Home for the Aged at 125 Guy St Corowa (turn right off Redland Rd when coming from the Clock Tower);

10.00am 3rd Friday of the month in the church-followed by a cuppa in the presbytery

In matters of sudden serious illness, contact the Parish Priest on 6033 1927.

If family members, frail or infirm, are unable to attend Mass, but would like to receive Holy Communion and/or Reconciliation and the Anointing of the Sick, contact the Parish Priest: 6033 1927. For Holy Communion an Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist can be arranged through the Parish Office – 6033 1927 – to visit the home at a convenient time.


Parish Priest – Fr John McGrath – 6033 1927


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LENTEN DEVOTIONS – Stations of the Cross –  [ Click here to view St Mary’s Stations of the Cross.]

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Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Thursdays 11.40am in Our Lady’s chapel.


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Parish Activities and Organizations

St Mary’s Primary School ( ) – School Office: 6033 1183

Catholic Women’s League – Kathleen Winch-60331888

Balldale Majellan Group – Nora Kingston-0467047596

Scripture Teachers (for State Primary School lessons) – contact: 6033 1927

Bereavement and Funeral Support – contact Parish Priest: 6033 1927;

St Mary’s Play Group (Tuesdays 10am till 12.00 noon in school term) All welcome.

St Vincent de Paul Society (meeting twice monthly in ‘Vinnies Centre’ 143 Sanger Street, Corowa). Contact: Fr John McGrath – 60331927 or Roz Willett-60332064

St Vincent de Paul Centre, 143 Sanger St, Corowa – telephone: 6033 2309

Pastoral Care for Corowa Hospital and for housebound sick and infirm – contact Parish Office: 6033 1927

Pastoral Care at Karinya Apartments and Nursing Home -Parish Office-60331927

Ministers Fraternal Association and C.A.R.E. – contact Fr John McGrath – 6033 1927

St Mary’s Court retirement units contact Ian Brooks: 6033 1564

Parish Finance Committee-Joe Svarc-0419764505

Parish Hall contact Parish Office 60331927

WIMN (Who is my neighbour)-Brendan and Meredith Christy-60333169