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Readers in Holy Week
please email if you wish to be involved as Readers in The Mass of the Lords Supper on Thursday, 1st April, The Passion on 2nd April or The Easter Vigil on
3rd April 3rd April.
Project Compassion 2021: “Be More”
Support Caritas Australia this Lenten season by taking home a Project Compassion box and/or a set of donation envelopes. Through your generosity, you are assisting some of the world’s most vulnerable people build better futures for themselves, their families and their communities. You can donate through Parish boxes and envelopes, or by visiting or phoning 1800 024 413.
Mass numbers and booking in
our numbers have risen to 48 at each Mass with the requirement of booking in by 5:00 PM on Fridays either by phone or text to 0418 214 548 or emailing to
Mass bookings for Ash Wednesday(next week) and Holy Week are open NOW!!!
The Catalyst for Renewal Program for 2021 is there ---->
Mass times through to Easter are here
Parish Food Drive
Terry O'Donnell's A Scriptural Way of the Cross is on the website, click here to view it
We are (still) looking for more readers, commentators and ministers of the altar, especially Sunday masses for 2021
If you are interested please talk to Len or Richard on the parish phone number 4759 1034 to discuss this ministry.
We also welcome volunteers in a variety of other roles across the parish.
If you are interested in learning more, please get in touch by emailing the Parish at email@example.com.
Prayer of Welcome for Fr Shinto
We welcome and give thanks for the appointment of Fr Shinto as assistant pastor to our parish Community here at Lawson.
May his participation with us, the people of our Catholic community, reap many benefits for Fr Shinto and our parish, as we work together in our common mission to build the Kingdom of God.
[Let us raise our hands and pray for a blessing for Fr Shinto]
Let us pray, that the Holy Spirit continues to inspire our brother, Shinto, and affirm him in his gifts. May he be flooded by the Spirit of Joy and may that Joy spread throughout our parish community.
May God bless him and all of us
Postponement of First Reconciliation preparation till 2021. Letter and advice is here
Laurie Woods has a new tricky bit, here
'Bible and Hebrew Thought' explores difficulties in translation from the Hebrew.
If you have not looked at these before, they are a great aid to understanding difficult parts of the Christian faith.
Confirmation, First Communion and Preparations in Progress are here
Note from Mark Geerligs is here
Len has published a new article here
Cambodian Catholic Mission Project is here
Refugee Support details are here
Laurie Woods is dealing with some tricky bits of the Bible here
The Well, online support produced by the Parramatta Diocese is here
Letter from Head, Religious Education commenting on changes in RE here
Parish Management Team August Report is here.
Intercessory prayer for Katarina Kabiriera and Taabeia Ibouri is here
COVID guide to Masses
At Lawson, our church is open for a shortened form of Mass.
In accord with Diocese recommendations, it is advised that masks be worn
There will be no music in view of the size of our church and in accordance with government regulation.
In addition you will need to register your attendance at OLN by emailing on or calling Richard on the office phone number 4759 1034 as this detail is required by law.
Also required by law is that each person who attends must record their name and phone number and email on the attendance sheets provided as you enter the church.
Please bring your own pen or use the pencil provided and take it with you.
Hymn books and missals are not to be used.
No objects are permitted to be passed around, hence there can be no passing of the collection plate.
A plate will be left on the Offertory Table for you to drop in your contribution on the way out and to collect your bulletin.
We may need your occasional assistance to sanitise the area after Mass.
Mass Times at OLN,
We will have Masses at
Saturday 5.00 pm Vigil
Sunday 8.00 am and 9.00 am
Our weekday mass times will remain at Tuesday 5pm, Wednesday 5pm, Thursday 9.00am.
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