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Sacrament of Confirmation

 Bishop Vincent has now delegated the right to confer the Sacrament of Confirmation at Lawson Parish in 2020 to Fr Paul Slyney, The Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated this year on Tuesday 24th November. If social distancing is still in place, Wednesday, 25th November, would also be an option. 

It has also now been decided that the  2020 scheduled First Communion program and First Reconciliation programs will now be postponed until 2021 


At Lawson, our church is open for a shortened form of Mass, restricted to 30 PERSONS,
without 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 calling Richard on the office phone number 4759 1034 or at Springwood by calling Debbie on 4754 1052 as this detail is required by law.

  • Also required by law is that each person who attends must record their name and phone number 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


We will have Masses at

aturday 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.

At Springwood,

Saturday 5.00 pm Vigil

Sunday 8.00 am and 9.45 am

Tuesday 9.30am, Wednesday 9.30am, Thursday 9.30am, Friday 9.30am

Food Drive for Refugees.

 The Food Drive will  continue for a few weeks. So, any help we can provide is essential to them and their families.

Non perishable food, toiletries and new winter blankets are requested. The organisers have asked particularly that blankets be New due to a Covid 19 regulation.

Please put the goods in a strong recycled style bag and either leave them in the church foyer at any of the mass times, midweek or weekends or at the parish office Thursdays or Fridays

It is also possible to donate money, either online at St Francis Social Services or by cheque posted to The House of Welcome 197 The Trongate South Granville 2142..

This Food Drive is endorsed by the Diocese. For further information call Maureen 0403 931 782 or Carol 0449 172 669.

Older, Current News

 Please note most of the news is in the Bulletin available by clicking on the Bulletin link

  • A notice to Confirmation families and a Holy Spirit meditation please click on the link,  Sacramental Team

  • Masses are being recorded each week and available by clicking on the Recorded Masses link