Confirmation Day May, 2014

On Sunday 25th May, 2014, Bishop Gerard Hanna DD of Wagga, confirmed 15 candidates from St Mary’s Parish. He was assisted in the ceremony by St Mary’s Parish Priest, Fr Paul Hart, and by Deacon Christian of Nigeria and currently studying in the Wagga Seminary. The Photos are a simple record of the event. We […]

2013 1st Communion Day at St Mary’s

A MOST IMPORTANT DAY IN THEIR LIVES [Click on photos to enlarge] Praying quietly before Mass On Sunday 08th September 2013, St Mary’s parish welcomed 17 young candidates to receive their First Eucharist – First Communion. The church was filled almost to capacity with family members, parishioners, and visitors from Melbourne, courtesy of a bus tour to […]

2014 Bishop’s Dinner at St Mary’s

BISHOP’S DINNER AT ST MARY’S The ‘Bishop’s Dinner’ is an annual event at St Mary’s for all parishioners who wish to greet Bishop Gerard Hanna on the Friday evening before he bestows the Sacrament of Confirmation on the parish candidates. This year the dinner was on 23rd May and approximately 40 parishioners enjoyed a very delicious, relaxed meal provided […]

Bishop’s Dinner at St Mary’s

The ‘Bishop’s Dinner’ is an annual event at St Mary’s for all parishioners who wish to greet Bishop Gerard Hanna on the Friday evening before he bestows the Sacrament of Confirmation on the parish candidates. This year the dinner was on 23rd May and approximately 40 parishioners enjoyed a very delicious, relaxed meal provided by the many talented cooks […]

Introduction to St Mary’s Stations of the Cross

  1920s INSTALLATION – Mid-19th CENTURY ORIGINS Unfortunately, it has not been possible to trace the names of the donors of the Stations of the Cross for St Mary’s. They were most probably installed early in the present church which was opened in November 1921. Our restorers assure us the Stations were made in Italy based […]