Parents seeking Baptism at St. Roch’s of their infants or young child are asked to to complete the following form Baptism Preparation Program.  As part of the baptism process, if this is the firstborn coming for Baptism, parents and Godparents will be asked to attend a Baptism Preparation Meeting, with Jessica Mount, our Sacramental Coordinator.

Baptisms are not conducted during a Mass or during the month of January.

For Baptisms of adults, or children 7 years or older, a period of catechesis is required. That is, studying the Catholic faith. For such situations, please contact the Parish office on 9885 6611 or via

First Reconciliation, or First Holy Communion or Confirmation

Confessions are heard in St. Roch’s Church prior to each of the weekend Masses and during Adoration, or by appointment with the Parish Priest. Please call the Parish office to arrange the appointment on 9571 2407 or via

Children are prepared in St.Roch’s School for each of their sacraments above.  The sacrament of First Reconciliation is completed during Lent each year.

Children who are St. Roch’s parishioners and who attend other schools may receive their these sacraments in St. Roch’s Church, provided they have participated in the complete program of preparation conducted by St. Roch’s. Please complete the following linked form and Jessica Mount, our Sacramental Coordinator will be in touch Sacramental Program .

Anointing of the Sick

Parishioners of St. Roch’s Parish who are seriously ill should contact the Parish office to arrange for the celebration of the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, on 9571 2407 or via


Parishioners wishing to marry in St. Roch’s Church should contact the Parish office via email on At present, marriages in St. Roch’s Church are limited to St. Roch’s Parishioners.

Exposition and Benediction

This devotion occurs on Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m.– 7:00 p.m. straight after the 5:30 p.m. Mass in St. Roch’s Church and after the Thursday’s 9:15 a.m. Mass at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Malvern East.   All welcome.