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CELEBRATING 160 YEARS OF
FAITH COMMUNITY IN THE HAWKESBURY

WELCOME

We welcome you to the Parish of Richmond, the largest geographical Parish in the Parramatta Diocese, encompassing/comprising St Monica's Richmond, St Gregory's Kurrajong and St John of God North Richmond. Embracing our rich heritage and faith tradition and grounded in the love of Christ we strive through our deeds to bring about the kingdom of God in Faith, Hope & Charity.

The original foundation stone for St Monica's was laid in January 1859 and we are proud to have families in their seventh and eighth generations still active in our Parish.

 

WE ENDEAVOUR TO BE:

A living and nurturing community, expressing Christ's presence among us
A nourishing community of faith and prayer
A welcoming community of hospitality and outreach
A compassionate community of healing and pastoral care

The NSW Government announced from July 1, new rules for keeping the state COVID-Safe. This means the number of people allowed inside indoor venues will be determined by the ‘one person per 4 square metre rule, with no upper limit.

Due to the one person per 4 square metre rule there will be no change at St Gregory’s (20 people only) and Mass times are as follows at
St Gregory’s: Saturday 9am. Sunday 8am & 9am.

From Friday 24th July, St Monica’s Richmond will only be able to welcome 100 people at each mass. Mass times are as follows at St Monica’s: Saturday Vigil 6.00pm.
Sunday 7.30am, 9.30am & 5.30pm.

To attend WEEKDAY MASSES at St Monica's Richmond no booking is required.

To participate at WEEKEND MASSES, online registration will be required, this can be done through our Facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/ParishofRichmondNSW/ or via the REGISTER FOR MASS link below.

Please note, one registration for one individual only. eg. A family of eight fills in eight registration forms Once the quota at each mass has been reached Google forms will not accept more bookings. In that case you may try another mass time or venue.

A register of attendees for contact tracing will be at the entrance. Please sign against your name and provide your contact details. This is a legal requirement.

Remember, Communion in the hand only, not on the tongue. Let us pray for one another & our world.

Covid–19

THIS PAGE SEEKS TO PROVIDE GUIDANCE TO CATHOLICS IN THE DIOCESE OF PARRAMATTA INFORMATION ON COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) AND THE PARTICIPATION OF THE FAITHFUL IN THE LIFE OF THE CHURCH DURING THIS PANDEMIC. DURING THESE UNPRECEDENTED TIMES, MOST CATHOLICS WILL BE UNABLE TO ATTEND MASS.

THE DIOCESE OF PARRAMATTA ENCOURAGES YOU TO CONTINUE YOUR LIFE OF PRAYER AND PARTICIPATION IN THE LIFE OF THE CHURCH DESPITE CHURCH BUILDING CLOSURES

CONTACT

Parish Office:
1A Bourke Street, Richmond, NSW 2753

Phone: 02 4578 1410 

Parish Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 9:30 - 4:00pm

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ST GREGORY'S

5 Old Bells Line of Road
Kurrajong, NSW 2758

ST MONICA'S

Cnr Windsor St & Bourke St
Richmond, NSW 2753

ST JOHN OF GOD

177 Grose Vale Road
North Richmond, NSW 2753