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

- John 14:6

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The Federal Government has announced the closure of all indoor places of worship as of 23 March 2020.

St Declan's Parish update (23 March) from Fr Chris, please click here.

To Live Stream Mass of Reconciliation, 7.30pm Tuesday, 31 March, please click here.   

Weekday Masses (Live Stream) and Pope's Universal call to prayer, please click here.

To Live Stream Weekday 9.15am Mass each morning (Monday to Saturday), please click here.

To Live Stream 9am Sunday Mass each week, please click here. If you would like to say hi at the conclusion of 9am Mass (Live Stream) click here to access Zoom: St Declan's Virtual Foyer. 

If you have a prayer request, please click here. The intersession team will pray for your intention.

Parishioners may access our parish subscription to FORMED, an online Catholic audio-visual library, by clicking here.

St Declan's updated response (16 March) to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Letter from Fr Chris, please click here.

If you would like to be emailed the latest information from the parish, please click here.

To download the Parish App, please click on this link:

You can support St Declan's financially by clicking here.
The online giving platform we use has the same stringent level of encryption as Amazon (PCI DSS Level 1). This is the highest rating possible for electronic payments. It is safe, secure and easy.

Please check the latest bulletin for more news of the parish's response to COVID-19, Sunday's Scripture readings and notices. 

Please note: Information and updates about COVID-19 can change on a daily basis. The parish will respond, support and care for parishioners in the best way possible. Please continue to support the parish, especially during this time, with your prayer, involvement where possible and generous giving.


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92 Penshurst Street, Penshurst NSW 2222

Ph: (02) 9580 1310; Fax: (02) 9580 7170

Parish Priest:
Fr Chris Ryan MGL

Assistant Priests:
Fr Adam Crouch MGL
Fr Tony Alex MGL

Dcn Cameron Smith

Office hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday; 9am to 3pm. 
Please note that the office is closed on Thursdays. 
As a response to COVID-19, the Parish Office is closed until further notice. Please contact the office and leave a message; messages will be checked on a regular basis (9580 1310). Thank you.

Secretary: Frances Watton
Operations Manager: Steve Thomas 
Accounts Assistant: Ira Widjaja
Evangelisation Coordinator: Cathy Kennedy 
Coordinator of Ministries to the Sick & Elderly: Nellie Doueihi
Sacramental Coordinator: TBA 
Youth Minister: Madelyn McDermott 
Music Coordinator: Isaac Reefman 
Safeguarding Support Team: Adrienne Teychenné, Stephen & Natalie Maiolo, Grace Hong
Work Health & Safety: Melissa Kumar and Peter Lino 



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Our parish app is now live! Click on this link:


[NB: Remember to make sure +61 is at the start of your mobile phone number if not downloading it using a mobile phone.]



Declan's Well

St Declan’s Parish e-magazine is HERE!

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Here we will highlight the great stories of faith and action taking place in our parish community. In its pages we celebrate the ways in which God is at work in our community, and share the many and varied contributions that people in our parish are making to our community and beyond.

To receive the quarterly issue in your inbox please sign up.
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To read the latest issue, please click on the magazine.
All past issues of Declan’s Well will also be viewed below.

Issue 4 - March 2020

Declans Well March2020


Past issues: 

Issue 3 - December 2019 

Issue 2 - September 2019

Issue 1 - June 2019











Weekly news and monthly calendar - go to Bulletin & Calendar page

Sacramental Program - go to Sacraments page

IGNIGHTS! - go to Youth page

Social Justice - go to Ministries & Groups page 

For Pastoral support information & Declancraft activities - go to Pastoral Care page

Work Health & Safety, Safeguarding, Working With Children Checks - go to Ministries & Groups page




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