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

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ST DECLAN'S PARISH
92 Penshurst Street, Penshurst NSW 2222

Ph: (02) 9580 1310; Fax: (02) 9580 7170
Email:
declans@tpg.com.au
Web:
www.stdeclanspenshurst.org

Parish Priest:         Fr Chris Ryan MGL
Assistant Priests:  Fr Adam Crouch MGL
                              Fr Isuru Weliwatte MGL

Office hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday; 9am to 3pm. Please note that the office will be closed on Thursdays 

Secretary: Frances Watton declans@tpg.com.au

Mission Coordinator: (To be advised) missioncoordin@gmail.com

Operations & Accounts: Nancy Miletic accounts07@tpg.com.au

Sacramental Coordinator: Lynne Taylor scrmnt07@tpg.com.au

Youth Minister: Johnathon Abel igniteym.penshurst@gmail.com

Music Coordinator: Clare Brotherton

Safeguarding Support Officer: Adrienne Teychenné safeguarding.stdeclans@gmail.com

Work Health & Safety: Melissa Kumar and Peter Lino whs.stdeclans@gmail.com

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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Alpha 2018

Exploring: Life, Faith & Meaning
Alpha is a series of sessions that delve into life’s big questions from a Christian perspective.

In 2017 Alpha commenced 
at St Declan's Parish.
The second Alpha course bega
n March this year and concluded 11th May.

 

Here's news on the Alpha Course....

The Alpha course is starting again very soon at St Declan’s. 
Alpha Days: Fridays, 10am; begins 27 July
Alpha Nights: Thursdays, 7pm; begins 9 August

Cana
Follow-up to Alpha, the participants are invited to Cana which is held on a fortnightly basis.

We continue to keep all those participating in Alpha and in Cana in our prayers. May their journey continue to be nourished by their faith through the Holy Spirit. 

Stay tuned for the next Alpha! For more information please contact the office.

Mission Coordinator
missioncoordin@gmail.com

 

FROM THE ARCHDIOCESE...

www.sydneycatholic.org

LETTER
from Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP
16 November 2017
Letter

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


 

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FAREWELLS

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

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

 

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 FURTHER NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR... 

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 

For Pastoral support information, Newsletter & 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 | Email:declans@tpg.com.au