News & Events - January to March


Communal Penitential Service this Wednesday!

Posted on 22/03/2009

Communal Penitential Service this Wednesday, 25th March at 7pm.
ALL WELCOME to experience God's Love and Healing to this Community.

Youth Group Meetings Held Fortnightly!

Posted on 22/03/2009

Meetings held at the Parish Office (12 Bland Street, Ashfield)
At: 7.30pm
Meeting in April: 1st, 5th & 29th
2Contact: Peter 0415 781 064 or Joyce 0423 326 230

Youth Week (Ashfield Council)

Posted on 22/03/2009

Youth Week is coming up in Ashfield and the Inner West.
Highlights include a Band Comp, Skate Festival, Art Exhibition and performances by the Ashfield Youth Theatre.
For a program and more info, please contact Camille at Council on 02 9716 1843.


Dates for the Celebration of the Sacraments 2009

Posted on 15/03/2009

3Confirmation with Bishop Terry Brady will be celebrated on Pentecost Sunday, 31st May.
       Note: Registration forms for Confirmation available at the back of the Church.
2Celegration of First Reconcilation: 31st August & 1st September
1First Communion at Sunday Masses: 15th & 22nd November.


Baptisms & Weddings during the Lenten season

Posted on 15/03/2009

Baptism recalls & makes present the death and resurrection of Jesus... so the celebration of Baptism should reflect the joy of the resurrection. It is therefore appreciate to defer the celebration of Baptism until the Easter season.

At St. Vincent's, we do not celebrate Baptisms (nor Weddings) during the Lenten season.


New Parish Pastoral Council

Posted on 15/03/2009

Commissioning Ceremony was held on 22nd February and we have new Parish Pastoral Council. To see who are in and read more about details of the commissioning ceremony please click here. 4


Photos of the liturgy & celebration of Lunar New Year

Posted on 15/03/2009

If you are interested to view the photos which captured the vivid memories of the liturgy and celebration of Lunar New Year, please go to and click on the “Growing in Faith” category. The password is “Ashfield”.

The photos were taken by our community member Peter Wong who hopes more people can view them and share our memories on what we have done in the presence of God.


A combined Mass for our local schools' staff

Posted on 15/03/2009

local schoolOur church held a combined local school staff Mass before the start of the School year on 27th January this year. The schools are St Vincent's Primary School, De La Salle College and Bethlehem College. This was taken just afte the Mass.