Special Mass Timings

Note: All services as listed below are suspended until further notice effective 18 March 2020. Please click here to see further details.

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RECONCILIATION BEFORE HOLY WEEK.

The First Rite of Reconciliation (individual) will be celebrated on Wednesday 1 April @ 7PM at St Joseph's Church, Mernda.

The Second Rite of the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be celebrated on Tuesday 31st March @ 7:30pm at St Mary's Church, Whittlesea.


STATIONS OF THE CROSS 

Stations of the cross will be held on the Fridays during Lent at :

St Mary's Church, Whittlesea - 7pm

St Joseph's Church, Mernda - 7:30pm


LENT REFLECTIONS & RETREAT

 Every Friday at 7pm during Lent, at the Nazareth Centre ( St Joseph's School, Mernda ).

Come and join other parishioners for a Lenten retreat in daily life each week through Lent. Experience a different way of praying guided through the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius. You will be guided quietly and deeply into prayer and experiencing the presence of a personal God. To register your attendance ( for catering), contact Sandy Starbuck, 9401 6322


HOLY WEEK TIMINGS

Palm Sunday ( 5th April 2020) :

Mernda

  •    Nazareth centre (St. Joseph’s School, Mernda)
  •    Saturday 4th April 2020
  •    5.30pm

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  •    Sunday 5th April 2020
  •    8.00am & 10.30am

Whittlesea

  • St. Mary’s Church, Whittlesea
  • Sunday 5th April 2020
  • 10.00am

Kinglake

  • St. Mary’s Church, Kinglake
  • Sunday 5th April 2020
  • 8.30am                        


CHRISM MASS (OIL MASS)

Place: St. Patrick Cathedral, East Melbourne

Date: Tuesday 7th April 2020

Time: TBC

 

HOLY THURSDAY ( 9th April 2020 )

Mernda

  • Nazareth centre (St. Joseph’s School, Mernda)
  • Thursday 9th April 2020
  • 7.30pm

Whittlesea

  • St. Mary’s Church, Whittlesea
  • Thursday 9th April 2020
  • 7.30pm

 

GOOD FRIDAY (10th April 2020)

 Mernda

  • Nazareth centre (St. Joseph’s School, Mernda)
  • Friday 10th April 2020
  • 3.00pm

Stations’ of the cross (Ecumenical walk)

Ecumenical Good Friday Way of the Cross is to be held at St Joseph’s Church, 1490 Plenty Road, Mernda 

Time: 10am. 

Whittlesea

  • St. Mary’s Church, Whittlesea
  • Friday 10th April 2020
  • 3.00pm

Stations’ of the cross (Ecumenical walk)

Good Friday Walk to commence at the New Horizons Church 28 Forest Street, Whittlesea at 10am. 

EASTER VIGIL (11th April 2020)

Mernda

  • Nazareth centre (St. Joseph’s School, Mernda)
  • Saturday 11th April 2020
  • 7.30pm

EASTER SUNDAY (12th April 2020)

 Mernda

  • Nazareth centre (St. Joseph’s School, Mernda)
  • Sunday 12th April 2020
  • 8.00am & 10.30am

 Whittlesea

  • St. Mary’s Church, Whittlesea
  • Sunday 12th April 2020
  • 10.00am

 Kinglake

  •  St. Mary’s Church, Kinglake
  •  Sunday 12th April 2020
  •  8.30am