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 St, Penshurst NSW 2222

Ph: (02) 9580 1310:     Fax: (02) 9580 7170
Emaildeclans@tpg.com.au
Webwww.stdeclanspenshurst.org

We welcomed the Missionaries of God's Love priests in February 2017
Parish Priest:            
Fr Chris Ryan MGL
Assistant Priests:     Fr Adam Crouch MGL
                                    Fr Isuru Weliwatte MGL

 

Welcome!

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

 

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Installation and Welcoming Parish Meal

Fr Chris will be installed as our sixth Parish Priest by Bishop Terry Brady during the 11am Mass on Sunday 22 April followed by a multicultural celebration in Fernlands Hall. Thank you to the generosity of many parishioners who will be providing a variety of wonderful food to share. This meal will also include a BBQ and drinks. 
The parish community congratulates Fr Chris on his installation as parish priest. May his vocation, and that of his fellow brothers, Fr Isuru and Fr Adam, continue to be filled with many blessings.
Under the guidance of our MGL priests, may we continue to serve one another with love, joy, care and compassion.

 

 

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Alpha Course 2018

Alpha Course commences at St Declan's Parish on Friday the 2nd March to 11th May 2018. 

Explore: Life, Faith & Meaning.
Contact: declans@tpg.com.au to register.
Cost: $10 donation for dinner & supper.

ALPHA 2017 went extremely well, there was a wonderful group of over 30 people in attendance enjoying a meal, video and group discussions. Please pray for those those who are currently journeying closer to God and especially for those who have been welcomed into the Catholic faith over the last two weekends prior to Advent. 

 

 

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... 

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