Celebrating our Sesquicentenary 1870 – 2020
Welcome to St Mary’s Catholic Church, Concord
Our Vision is to make Christ present in our parish, in our local community and in our world.
Our Mission is to know Christ and to make him known; to be a community committed to discovering Christ present in each person. We proclaim the Gospel through our ministry to each other, our service to the wider community, the joyful celebration of the Eucharist and other sacraments, and our active concern for social justice.
|COVID-19 PANDEMIC (updated 2 July 2020)|
|St Mary’s Parish is following the restrictions that have been set out by the latest NSW Government Public Health (COVID-19) Order. |
The physical distancing “4 square metre rule” still applies and the number of people in a church for any Mass is now limited by the size of the church. For St Mary’s Concord the number of people in the church for any Mass will be limited to 170.
All those entering the church must record their name and contact details (phone or email) on the forms at the church doors.
It is important that anyone who is unwell remains at home. Registration is not required but please note that once our limit is reached the church doors will be closed for that Mass.
MASSES IN ST MARY’S CHURCH WILL RESUME ON SUNDAY 5 JULY (beginning with the 6.00 pm Vigil Mass on Saturday 4 July).
There will be three Sunday Masses: Saturday 6.00 pm, Sunday 9.30 am and 6.00 pm. Weekday Masses (Monday-Friday) at 8.30 am will resume on Monday 6 July.
The church will be open for private prayer on Sunday after the 9.30 am Mass until 12 noon and on Monday to Friday from 9.00 am until 12 noon. All those entering the church must record their name and contact details.
The church is fitted with CCTV and images are recorded for the purpose of preventing crime and public safety.
For more details go to the latest parish bulletin under the Publications tab. Register with the parish to receive email updates.
All other parish events and programs remain suspended. To help you to keep in touch with the latest parish news please regularly visit this website.
FACEBOOK: For those on Facebook we have created a private Facebook group called St Mary’s Parish Concord to enable members of the parish to share news. Anyone can search for the group and then ask to join. There is also a general Facebook page called “St Mary’s Parish Church Concord” – please note the different name – the word “Church” is included.
Contacting the Parish: The parish phones have recently been upgraded and voice mail is available. However, the former message tree is not available. If your phone call is not answered, please leave a clear voicemail message.
You can also contact the parish by email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vinnies Winter Appeal now on. See our current parish bulletin or go to https://my.fundraise.vinniesnsw.org.au/fundraise-your- way/st-mary-s-concord
For latest notice from the Archdiocese of Sydney regarding health restrictions for churches click on the button: “Latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information” at the top left of this Home page.
SCAM ALERT: We have been advised that a scam is targeting parishes. It appears to be a request to give to the parish through an online company or group. A more recent version is a request in an email that appears to come from the parish. We are not sending email requests to parishioners. Please ignore any requests you receive and only use the donate facility on the SUPPORT US button at the top of this home page.