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December 2019

Tuesday
24
Dec

Christmas Eve Mass – at 9.00 p.m. [new time in 2019]

Venue: St Roch’s Church

Time: 9:00 PM

Coordinators:Parish Priest

Mass for Christmas will be celebrated in St Roch’s Church at: - 7.00 p.m.; - 9.00 p.m. (please note change of time) - and then at 12.00 (Midnight) Or if you prefer on Christmas Day itself, Christmas Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. . All welcome!    

February 2020

Wednesday
26
Feb

Ash Wednesday Mass – 8.00 a.m.

Venue: St Roch’s Church

Time: 8:00 AM

On Ash Wednesday, Mass will be celebrated at 8.00 a.m. (with distribution of ashes) Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent and is a day of prayer and abstinence for Catholics. We abstain from eating meat and fast, which for us means having one normal meal and two smaller meals that combined are not bigger than the main meal. The Archdiocesan Lenten regulations are posted on the noticeboard.

Wednesday
26
Feb

Ash Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. – Liturgy of the Word

Venue: St Roch’s Church

Time: 9:00 AM

Coordinators:Parish Priest

Liturgy of the Word will take place with our school children in attendance (with distribution of ashes). All welcome!   Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent and is a day of prayer and abstinence for Catholics. We abstain from eating meat and fast, which for us means having one normal meal and two smaller meals that combined are not bigger than the main meal. The Archdiocesan Lenten regulations are posted on the noticeboard.

Wednesday
26
Feb

Ash Wednesday Mass – 6.00 p.m.

Venue: St Roch’s Church

Time: 6:00 PM

On Ash Wednesday, Mass will be celebrated at 6.00 p.m. (with distribution of ashes) Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent and is a day of prayer and abstinence for Catholics. We abstain from eating meat and fast, which for us means having one normal meal and two smaller meals that combined are not bigger than the main meal. The Archdiocesan Lenten regulations are posted on the noticeboard.  

March 2020

Saturday
21
Mar

Update on the COVID-19 virus and implications at St Roch’s

Venue: St Roch’s Church

Time: 8:00 AM

Coordinators:Parish Priest

This week the Bishops of Victoria decide to immediately suspend all public liturgies in Catholic Churches in Victoria.   For us that at least means the 8am Mass Tuesday to Friday, the Friday evening Stations of the Cross, and the Saturday/Sunday Masses are postponed from this point on.   We will all need to make efforts to maintain our spiritual lives in these times, and support each other as a parish community in new and creative ways.   Aware that…

Sunday
22
Mar

Update on the COVID-19 virus and implications at St Roch’s

Venue: St Roch’s Church

Time: 8:00 AM

Coordinators:Parish Priest

This week the Bishops of Victoria decide to immediately suspend all public liturgies in Catholic Churches in Victoria.   For us that at least means the 8am Mass Tuesday to Friday, the Friday evening Stations of the Cross, and the Saturday/Sunday Masses are postponed from this point on.   We will all need to make efforts to maintain our spiritual lives in these times, and support each other as a parish community in new and creative ways.   Aware that…

Sunday
22
Mar

St Roch’s Parish BBQ – Postponed

Venue: St Roch’s Presbytery Garden

Time: 12:30 PM

Coordinators:Parish Priest

Given the extra hygiene precautions required to host an outdoor event involving food at this time, we have decided that it would be sensible to postpone the parish BBQ until life is a bit simpler. Our apologies to those who were looking forward to it and who have already booked. Those bookings will be refunded.  

November 2020

Sunday
01
Nov

Online Vespers (Evening Prayer) with Deacon Joseph Leach

Venue: Online via Internet [Zoom]

Time: 5:00 PM

Coordinators:Deacon Joseph Leach

Deacon Joe is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting for Vespers (Evening Prayer) on Sunday at 5.00pm. It is an excellent way of being able together and pray. Don’t worry if you have never prayed the Prayer of the Church before. The text of the prayers will be provided on the screen and all participants will be guided in the responses. All welcome! Join Zoom Meeting using link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85963411737?pwd=VVhzSUd2MU5hajN4WTcvL2hHWHVtUT09 Meeting ID: 859 6341 1737 Passcode: 6BwHJQ

Sunday
08
Nov

Online Vespers (Evening Prayer) with Deacon Joseph Leach

Venue: Online via Internet [Zoom]

Time: 5:00 PM

Coordinators:Deacon Joseph Leach

Deacon Joe is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting for Vespers (Evening Prayer) on Sunday at 5.00pm. It is an excellent way of being able together and pray. Don’t worry if you have never prayed the Prayer of the Church before. The text of the prayers will be provided on the screen and all participants will be guided in the responses. All welcome! Join Zoom Meeting using link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85963411737?pwd=VVhzSUd2MU5hajN4WTcvL2hHWHVtUT09 Meeting ID: 859 6341 1737 Passcode: 6BwHJQ

Sunday
15
Nov

Online Vespers (Evening Prayer) with Deacon Joseph Leach

Venue: Online via Internet [Zoom]

Time: 5:00 PM

Coordinators:Deacon Joseph Leach

Deacon Joe is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting for Vespers (Evening Prayer) on Sunday at 5.00pm. It is an excellent way of being able together and pray. Don’t worry if you have never prayed the Prayer of the Church before. The text of the prayers will be provided on the screen and all participants will be guided in the responses. All welcome! Join Zoom Meeting using link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85963411737?pwd=VVhzSUd2MU5hajN4WTcvL2hHWHVtUT09 Meeting ID: 859 6341 1737 Passcode: 6BwHJQ

December 2020

Friday
25
Dec

Christmas Midnight Mass – bookings essential

Venue: St Roch’s Church

Time: 12:00 AM

Coordinators:Parish Priest

Due to COVID restrictions bookings are essential and can be found at St Roch's Christmas Mass booking Mass for Christmas will be celebrated in St Roch’s Church at: - 6.00 p.m.; - 8.00 p.m. - and then at 12.00 (Midnight) Or if you prefer on Christmas Day itself, Christmas Mass will be celebrated at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.. All welcome!

Friday
25
Dec

Christmas Day Mass – 8.00 a.m. – bookings essential

Venue: St Roch’s Church

Time: 8:00 AM

Coordinators:Parish Priest

Due to COVID restrictions bookings are essential and can be found at St Roch's Christmas Mass booking Mass for Christmas on Christmas Day will be celebrated in St Roch’s Church at 8 a.m. Please arrive 10 - 15 minutes prior to Mass. All welcome!

Friday
25
Dec

Christmas Day Mass – 10.00 a.m. – bookings essential

Venue: St Roch’s Church

Time: 10:00 AM

Coordinators:Parish Priest

Due to COVID restrictions bookings are essential and can be found at St Roch's Christmas Mass booking Mass for Christmas on Christmas Day will be celebrated in St Roch’s Church at 10 a.m. Please arrive 10 - 15 minutes prior to Mass. All welcome!

April 2021

Thursday
01
Apr

Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper

Venue: St Roch’s Church

Time: 7:30 PM

Coordinators:Parish Priest

Mass of the Lord's Supper will be celebrated on Holy Thursday (Thursday 1 April 2021) at 7:30 p.m. Booking link for St Roch's Masses All welcome!

Friday
02
Apr

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross (9 a.m.)

Venue: St Roch’s Church

Time: 9:00 AM

Coordinators:Parish Priest

*Places limited - bookings essential* Stations of the Cross will occur at St Roch's Church on Friday 2 April 2021 - 9 a.m. Booking link for St Roch's Stations of the Cross All welcome!

Friday
02
Apr

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross (12 p.m.)

Venue: St Roch’s Church

Time: 12:00 PM

Coordinators:Parish Priest

*Places limited - bookings essential* Stations of the Cross will occur at St Roch's Church on Friday 2 April 2021 - 12 p.m. Booking link for St Roch's Stations of the Cross All welcome!

Friday
02
Apr

Good Friday – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion

Venue: St Roch’s Church

Time: 3:00 PM

Coordinators:Parish Priest

*Places limited - bookings essential* Commemoration of the Lord's Passion will occur on Friday 2 April 2021 at 3 p.m.  Booking link for St Roch's Masses All welcome!

Saturday
03
Apr

Easter Vigil Mass

Venue: St Roch’s Church

Time: 7:30 PM

Coordinators:Parish Priest

*Places limited - bookings essential* Easter Vigil Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, 3 April 2021 at  7:30 p.m. Booking link for St Roch's Masses All welcome!

Sunday
04
Apr

Easter Sunday Day Mass – 8.00 a.m.

Venue: St Roch’s Church

Time: 8:00 AM

Coordinators:Parish Priest

*Places limited - bookings essential* Mass will be celebrated on Easter Sunday Day Mass at 8.00 a.m. Booking link for St Roch's Masses All welcome!

Sunday
04
Apr

Easter Sunday Day Mass – 10.00 a.m.

Venue: St Roch’s Church

Time: 10:00 AM

Coordinators:Parish Priest

*Places limited - bookings essential* Mass will be celebrated on Easter Sunday Day Mass at 10.00 a.m. Booking link for St Roch's Masses All welcome!