Jesus said to him, "I am the way, the truth, and the life."

- John 14:6

St Declan's Parish Mission Statement


St. Declan’s Parish is a welcoming,

supportive and inclusive community of believers

inspired by the life and teachings of Jesus 

who gather around the Eucharistic table.

We are called to spread the Gospel 

through word and action

and are seeking to reflect Jesus’ compassion 

with our local community and beyond.



Welcome to St Declan's Parish website. Please visit each page on the side menu... it's a work in progress.



Fr John will be retiring from full-time parish priest work as of 1 November 2016.
The parish is organising various farewell events over coming weeks.
A "Farewell & Thank You" Dinner for Fr John will be held on Friday 28 October at 7.30pm at Mortdale RSL Club and on Saturday 29 October at 7.30pm at Maso's Club. Both promise to be a great night out with Fr John. To accommodate all wishing to attend a dinner with Fr John two have been organised. All tickets have been finalised and allocated. 
On Sunday 30 October we will celebrate with Fr John 11am Mass followed by a parish BBQ. Further details are in the bulletin.


We welcome Fr Allan Casquejo who with us as Assistant Priest (from 19 May) for a short time. The parish community wishes Allan many blessings throughout his time at St Declan's.

The parish farewelled Fr Moses and we thank him for being part of St Declan's Parish for 3 years and 3 months. The parish community wishes him a fruitful future as Administrator at St Michael's Parish Daceyville. Fr Moses celebrated his last Mass at St Declan's on Wednesday 18 May.

ST DECLAN'S PARISH CENTENARY 2016! For Centenary news, photos and history video - go to Parish Centenary page 

What's on - go to Calendar page

Weekly news - go to Parish Bulletin page

Sacramental Program - go to Sacraments page

IGNIGHTS! - go to Youth page

Parish Directory, with a listing of parish ministries and groups - go to Ministries & Groups page

Social Justice - go to Ministries & Groups page 

Latest Pastoral Care Newsletter & DECLANCRAFT activities - go to Pastoral Care page

Working With Children Checks for those in a child related role at St Declan's - go to Ministries & Groups page

2016 Parish Reflection Day Photos - go to Parish Council page

2015 Parish Open House Photos  - go to Photo Gallery page




92 Penshurst St PENSHURST NSW 2222 | Phone: 9580 1310 | Fax: 9580 7170 |