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House Blessing Requests…...
If you would like to request a house blessing please email or text your details and a preferred day, date, and time to the parish office: or 0448 101 401. Please allow enough notice to ensure we can accommodate all request 

Inclusions for the weekly Newsletter…..
If you would like any notices, anniversaries or prayers for the sick included in the Sunday newsletter we kindly request that you email, text or call with details: or 0448 101 401 prior to 4pm WEDNESDAYS. [for short notice sick or recently deceased inclusions please approach the priest prior to the commencement of mass] 


Parish Camping (Postponed to February 2025)

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Parish News

We are going to be using our website during this period to provide information, update our Parish Life and our continuing growth in faith. Given our situation, this will be our main source of information.
Prayer for peace and reconciliation October 17, Tuesday

Cardinal Pizzaballa, who is President of the Assembly of the Catholic Ordinaries of the Holy Land, has urged all parishes and religious communities to mark this day of prayer on Tuesday, October 17. 

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Parish camp information

Parish winter camp 21st - 23rd July 2023... 

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Mother's Day Dinner & Talent Show

May 13th Mothers Day Dinner and Christ the Light Talent show

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Mass Times


44 Mernda Village Dr, Mernda VIC 3754
Sat 5:30pm, Sun 8 am, 10:30am at Nazareth Centre, St Joseph's Primary School 44 Mernda Village Drive ------------------------------------- Wed & Fri 09:15 am, Sun 5pm Adoration every Sun 4pm - 5pm at St Josephs' Church, 1490 Plenty Rd, Mernda ------------------------------------- Reconciliation on : 1st , 3rd & 5th Sat 10:00 am


2-20 Fir St, Whittlesea VIC 3757
Tuesday 9:15AM
Thursday 9:15AM
Sunday 10AM
Confession/Reconciliation after Tuesday & Thursday 9:15am Mass at 10am


124 Whittlesea-Kinglake Rd Kinglake 3763
Sunday 8:30AM

Parish Vision and Mission statement

As disciples of Jesus, that our parish of Doreen, Kinglake, Mernda and Whittlesea be a welcoming, vibrant, faith-filled and worshipping catholic community. In a spirit of joy and compassion we will reach out to all in the service of the Good News of God’s love and in our stewardship of our created world.

 Community - Proclamation - Outreach - Worship.

The Cross

The central symbol of our Christian faith. The ultimate revelation of the Good News of God's Love for Humanity

The 'C'

A symbolic representation of Jesus Christ, the Light of the World, after whom our parish is named.

The Three Figures

They represent the richness and diversity of the members of our parish community - 'For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them.'(Mt 18:20)

The Rays of Light

Coming from Christ they radiate through the members of the parish who, as missionary disciples, are reaching out with joy and compassion bringing the Light of Christ to the world.


Christ instituted the sacraments of the new law. There are seven: Baptism, Confirmation, Holy Communion,Reconciliation, the Anointing of the Sick, Holy Orders and Matrimony. The seven sacraments touch all the stages and all the important moments of Christian life:1 they give birth and increase, healing and mission to the Christian’s life of faith. There is thus a certain resemblance between the stages of natural life and the stages of the spiritual life.
– the Cathecism of the Catholic Church no. 1210

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