CONFIRMATION 2020

Dear Parents, Bishop Michael has given all priests of the Diocese authority to confirm the children who request the Sacrament this year. This authority is valid till 24 December 2020. He has recommended that the Sacrament be celebrated in the same way that we have...

Season of Creation, September 1 – October 4

Pope John Paul II in 1990 named environmental care as integral to the Catholic faith and named St Francis of Assisi as the patron of ecological conversion. Pope Benedict XVI reinforced this Catholic vocation delivering homilies and speeches asking world leaders to...

EXTRA WEEKEND MASS – 9AM COMMENCING 5TH JULY

As more people are returning to regular worship we are finding that the maximum number of worshippers allowed under the 4 square metre rule is proving a problem. Under this rule, only 60 worshippers can be in the Assumption Church at any one time commencing 1st July....

RISE Youth Festival – RELOADED

RISE is back for 2020! This year it has been RELOADED to an online format! RISE Youth Festival is for young people in Years 6 to 9 (youth in Years 10 and 11 can be involved as team members. To do so, contact Deacon Josh). RISE Reloaded will run over two days –...

MASS TIMES IN BATHURST RETURN TO THE REGULAR WEEKEND TIMETABLE

 Numbers in Churches are now guided by the 4 sq. metre rule. The Assumption Church opens for private prayer between 9am and 3pm from Monday to Friday each week, and 9.00am to 11.00am on Saturdays and Sundays. The church will be set up accordingly to meet the social...