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Christmas 2017 Mass Times

Click on the letter below corresponding with the first letter of the suburb you require. For St Patrick's, see Church Hill.

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Sadleir-Miller
St Therese (1963)
125 Cartwright Avenue
Sadleir NSW 2168

Tel:  (02) 8783 8937
Fax:  (02) 9608 2727
Email:  
Christmas Eve - Sunday, 24 December: 5.00pm Children's Mass
Christmas (Midnight) Mass: 7.30pm Parish Midnight Mass
9.30pm Miller Samoan Mass
Christmas Day - Monday, 25 December: 9.00am Parish Mass
11.00am Vietnamese
Rite of Reconciliation: Tuesday 20th December 6.30pm
Sans Souci
St Finbar (1940)
106 The Promenade
Sans Souci NSW 2219

Tel:  (02) 9529 9392
Fax:  (02) 9529 0953
Email:  
Saturday, 23 December: 9.30am Mass
Christmas Eve - Sunday, 24 December: 5.00 pm Christmas Carols
5.30 pm The NATIVITY of the LORD Vigil

Midnight Mass
Christmas (Midnight) Mass: 11.30pm Midnight Mass
Christmas Day - Monday, 25 December: 8.30am The NATIVITY of the LORD Christmas Day
Rite of Reconciliation: Tuesday 6.30pm
Sefton
Immaculate Heart of Mary (Oblates, 1948)
6 Kerrinea Road
Sefton NSW 2162

Tel:  (02) 9644 4026
Fax:  (02) 9743 7407
Email:  
Saturday, 23 December: 9.15am
Christmas Eve - Sunday, 24 December: 9.15am
5.30pm Vigil (Children's Mass) & 7.30 Vigil (Family Mass)
Christmas (Midnight) Mass: Midnight
Christmas Day - Monday, 25 December: 8.00am; 10.00am
Rite of Reconciliation: Sat 17th December 10.30am
Mon 19th December 7.00pm
Sat 24th December 10.30am
Smithfield
St Gertrude's (Pauline Fathers, 1949)
6 Justin Street
Smithfield NSW 2164

Tel:  (02) 9604 1199
Fax:  (02) 9609 6585
Email:  
Saturday, 23 December: * 6pm Vigil Mass- St Benedict's Church, Smithfield.
Christmas Eve - Sunday, 24 December: * 5pm - Children's Carols - St Benedict's Church, Smithfield.
* 6 pm Vigil Mass - Children's Liturgy (English) St Benedict's Church, Smithfield.
Christmas (Midnight) Mass: * 11:00pm - Carols - St Benedict's Church, Smithfield.
* Midnight Mass - St Benedict's Church, Smithfield.

Christmas Day - Monday, 25 December: 8.00am (Italian), St Benedict's Church, Smithfield
10.30am (English), St Benedict's Church, Smithfield

7.30am & 9.30am (English), 11.00am (Spanish) St Theresa's Fairfield West
Rite of Reconciliation: 12th December 7.00pm (2nd Rite) St Benedicts Church Smithfield

Stanmore
St Michael the Archangel (1916)
69 Clarendon Road
Stanmore NSW 2048

Tel:  (02) 9550 3707
Fax:  (02) 9519 2679
Email:  
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Strathfield
St Martha (1916)
70 Homebush Road
Strathfield NSW 2135

Tel:  (02) 9746 6131
Fax:  (02) 9764 3040
Email:  
Saturday, 23 December: 9.10am & 5.00pm Sunday Vigil Mass
Christmas Eve - Sunday, 24 December: 8.00am & 10.00am Sunday Masses
5.00pm Christmas Eve Vigil (Children's Mass & Nativity Play)
Christmas (Midnight) Mass: Carols at 11.15pm followed by Midnight Mass
Christmas Day - Monday, 25 December: Masses: 8.00am & 10.00am (No evening Mass)
Rite of Reconciliation: Tuesday 12th December at 7.00pm
Other parish celebrations: Boxing Day Mass at 9.10am
Strathfield South
St Anne (1953)
11 St Anne's Square
Strathfield South NSW 2136

Tel:  (02) 9642 1523
Fax:  unavailable
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Summer Hill
St Patrick (1948)
5 Drynan Street
Summer Hill NSW 2130

Tel:  (02) 9798 6016
Fax:  (02) 9798 3838
Email:  
Saturday, 23 December: 9.00 am
Christmas Eve - Sunday, 24 December: 6.00 pm (Children's mass) 9.00 pm Main Christmas Mass (Sung Mass) Carols - from 8.30 pm Followed by Supper in the Parish Hall
Christmas (Midnight) Mass: No mass at midnight
Christmas Day - Monday, 25 December: 8.00 am 10.00 am
Surry Hills
St Peter (1880)
235 Devonshire Street
(near Crown St)
Surry Hills NSW 2010

Tel:  (02) 9698 1948
Fax:  (02) 9699 2709
Email:  
Saturday, 23 December: 8.30am Mass
Confessions available before and after Mass.
Christmas Eve - Sunday, 24 December: 8am Mass 10.30am Mass
Confessions available before and after Mass.
Christmas (Midnight) Mass: Midnight Mass will be preceded by our choir Solemn Choral Martins will begin at 11pm on Christmas Eve.
Christmas Day - Monday, 25 December: Christmas morning Mass at 10:00am.
Rite of Reconciliation: See above
Sutherland
St Patrick (1934)
136 Flora Street
Sutherland NSW 2232

Tel:  (02) 9521 2356
Fax:  (02) 9521 7252
Email:  
Saturday, 23 December: 9.00am Mass
Christmas Eve - Sunday, 24 December: 4.30pm Carols
5.00pm Vigil Family and Youth Mass
7.00pm Vigil Mass
11.30pm Carols
Christmas (Midnight) Mass: Midnight Mass--Solemn Mass
Christmas Day - Monday, 25 December: 8.00am Mass
10.00am Mass
CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCH - Don't spend the day alone.... Invitation to anyone who may be alone on Christmas Day & wish to spend the day with others - Individuals, Families - ALL ARE WELCOME - Free - 11.30pm-2.30pm: Sutherland Entertainment Centre, Eton Street, Sutherland (easy flat walk from Sutherland Station)
Rite of Reconciliation: Tuesday 13th December, 7.00pm
Other parish celebrations: 26 December -- 31 December Mass:9am
Sydney
St Mary's Cathedral (1821)
St Mary's Road
Sydney NSW 2000

Tel:  (02) 9220 0400
Fax:  (02) 9223 5208
Email:  
Christmas Eve - Sunday, 24 December: 4th Sunday Advent
7.00am Mass
9.00am Mass
10.30am Solemn Mass

Christmas Eve
5.00pm First Vespers of Christmas Cathedral Choir
6.00pm Vigil Mass with Congregational Carols
8.00pm Choral Vigil Mass (Carols from 7.30pm) St Mary's Singers
Christmas (Midnight) Mass: 12am Midnight Solemn Mass (Readings and Carols from 11.15pm) Cathedral Choir
Christmas Day - Monday, 25 December: 7.00am Said Mass
9.00am Mass with congregational carols
10.30am Solemn Choral Mass with Cathedral Choir
6.00pm Mass with Congregational Carols

9.00am Mass - St Columbkille's, McElhone St, Woolloomooloo
Rite of Reconciliation: Friday 22nd December 11.30am to 1.00pm, 4.30pm to 5.30pm

Saturday 23 December 11.00am to 1.00pm, 4.00pm to 5.30pm

Tuesday 26 December No reconciliation

Wednesday 27th - Friday 29th December Normal weekday timetable
12.00pm to 1:00pm, 5.00pm to 5:25pm

Saturday 30 December 11.30am to 12.00pm, 4.30pm to 5.30pm

Sunday 31 December No reconciliation

Monday 1 January No reconciliation

Tuesday 2 January No reconciliation
Other parish celebrations: BOXING DAY – TUESDAY, 26 DECEMBER
9.00am Mass

WEDNESDAY, 27 DECEMBER – normal weekday timetable

6.45am Mass
1.10pm Mass
5.30pm Mass

THURSDAY, 28 DECEMBER

6.45am Mass
1.10pm Mass
5.30pm Mass

FRIDAY, 29 DECEMBER

6.45am Mass
1.10pm Mass
5.30pm Mass

SATURDAY, 30 DECEMBER (normal Mass timetable)
9.00am Mass
12.00pm Mass
6.00pm Mass

SUNDAY, 31 DECEMBER
9.00am Mass
12.00pm Mass
6.00pm Mass

MONDAY, 1 JANUARY (New Year’s Day)
9.00am Mass

TUESDAY, 2 JANUARY
9.00am Mass

WEDNESDAY, 3 JANUARY
Normal times of service resume


THE CHRISTMAS STORY
3 December 2017 - 5 January 2017
Art exhibition in the Cathedral Crypt by Catholic primary school students

THE LIGHTS OF CHRISTMAS
6 - 25 December
8:30PM-12:00AM
Live music from 7:30pm-8:30pm
www.lightsofchristmas.com.au

A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
Friday 15 December
11:00AM AND 7.00PM
The Cathedral Choir and the Orchestra of the Antipodes present a spectacular concert of carols and seasonal music with readings by guests such as Andrew O'Keefe and Carla Zampatti, as well as a meditation given by the Archbishop (only at 7pm performance).
For all information and tickets, please visit
www.achristmascelebration.com.au

CATHEDRAL CAROL SERVICE
Sunday 17 December
5:00PM
A traditional service of readings and carols,
sung by the Cathedral Choir

CHRISTMAS REMEMBRANCE SERVICE
Sunday 17 December
7:30PM
A special service to remember and pray for all those who have died and those whose memory we cherish at this time.
For more information, please visit: www.catholiccemeteries.com.au/bereavement-support/
Sylvania
Our Lady of the Way (1959)
191 Princes Highway
Sylvania NSW 2224

Tel:  (02) 9525 1448
Fax:  (02) 9531 7182
Email:  
Christmas Eve - Sunday, 24 December: 5.30pm
Christmas Day - Monday, 25 December: 9.15am