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

- John 14:6

St Declan's Parish Mission Statement

2009

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.

                                                            2009

Welcome!

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

  

News

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alpha2017 general info

ALPHA is going well, there's a wonderful group of over 30 people in attendance enjoying a meal, video and group discussions. Please pray for those who are currently journeying closer to God and sharing their faith experience and understanding. 

 

Annual Remembrance Mass

All Souls Day
To remember our loved ones who have died...
Thursday 2 November at 7.30pm
More Information

 

Missionaries of God's Love presented...
SOUND OF WOOD God Is Good

 

FROM THE ARCHDIOCESE...

www.sydneycatholic.org

STATEMENT
from Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP "Does Pope Francis support same-sex marriage?"
& Attachment (Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull) 
August-September 2017
Letter & Attachment 

LETTER
from Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP following Cardinal George Pell Charges
29 June 2017
Letter

STATEMENT
from Cardinal George Pell following Announcements of Charges by Victorian Police
29 June 2017
Statement

LETTER
from Fr Stephen Fletcher MGL 
(Parish Administrator)
Regarding Planned Giving - Weekly Contributions - change of tax law
24 March 2017
Letter

 

MESSAGE
from Anthony Fisher OP
16 February 2017
Letter

 

ARCHBISHOP ANTHONY FISHER OP
PASTORAL MESSAGE IN RESPONSE TO
THE BEGINNING OF THE ROYAL COMMISSION'S FINAL HEARING
ON THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
6 February 2017
Letter


 

 

WE WELCOME...

mgl logoThe Missionaries of God's Love have arrived!

We welcome...
Fr Chris (Parish Priest), Fr Steve (Administrator), 
Fr Adam, Fr Isuru and Fr Antony (Assistant Priests) 
We thank them for taking up this appointment
and we pray that blessings will be abounding at St Declan's Parish!  

 

 

Fr Chris will join the parish and his community of priests at St Declan's fulltime when he has completed his doctorate studies. 
Fr Steve will be Administrator while Fr Chris completes his studies.

WE FAREWELL..

fr antony santhiyagu garden

We bid farewell to Fr Antony who has been with us at the parish for 7 months. Thank you for the ministry you have shared, for your giftedness, dedication and presence. Also for the friendship, guidance and care you have given. We wish Fr Antony God’s blessing in his next appointment in Darwin.

 

The priests have taken up residence in the 'Old Convent' where the Sisters of St Joseph lived from 1935 to September 2016. The convent is now known as 'The Brothers House'.

A little bit of history...
Where the convent began

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FAREWELLS

 Hospital Visiting Group
Fr Antony Santhiyagu
Fr John Crothers
Sisters of St Joseph

 

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FURTHER NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR... 

 

Parish Centenary 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

Work Health & Safety, Safeguarding, Working With Children Checks - 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 | Email:declans@tpg.com.au