21C Frederick Street, Oatley NSW 2223

Phone 02 9580 1864

To the Greater Glory of God

Parish News

Life Ascending Australia

is a world-wide movement for Seniors which will enrich you spiritually and bring new friendships. Visit www.lifeascending.org.au or contact Ray Byers 9570 3507 for details of our group at St Joseph’s Oatley

"The History of St Joseph’s Parish Oatley"

written by Norm Windred is available for purchase from the Presbytery at a cost of $20. Please visit the office on Tuesday, Thursday or Friday between 9am and 3pm if you would like to buy a copy. The book covers the work done by our priests and laity from the past until now.

St Vincent de Paul Society

Be part of the St Vincent de Paul Society's Good Works. Is there a desire in you to do something more? Would you like to reach out to those in need? Our local St Vincent de Paul Society conference is seeking new members to join them in their work of serving the disadvantaged and vulnerable members of our community. Men and women of all ages are welcome to join us. For further information contact: Sue Vit on 0407 291 722.

Sacramental Dates


FIRST COMMUNION (Year 3 & above) Term 2

Information night: Wednesday 10 May 2017 at 7.15pm for 7.30pm start (Week 2)

Preparation classes:
Sunday 21 May - 8.30am
Sunday 28 May - 8.45am
Sunday 4 June - 8.45am
Sunday 11 June - 8.45am

First Communion:

Sat 17 Jun 2017 at 5pm
Sun 18 Jun 2017 at 10.00am.

CONFIRMATION (Year 6) Term 3

Information night: Wednesday 9 August 2017 at 7.15pm for 7.30pm (Week 4)

Preparation classes:
Saturday 19 Aug - 3.00pm
Saturday 26 Aug - 3.30pm
Saturday 2 Sep - 3.00pm
Saturday 9 Sep - 3.00pm

Confirmation Date: Sunday 17 September 2017 at 1.30pm and 4.00pm (2 sessions)

RECONCILIATION (Year 2 & above) Term 4

Information Night: Wednesday 18 October 2017 at 7.15pm for 7.30pm (Week 2)

Preparation classes:
Sunday 29 Oct - 8.30am
Sunday 5 Nov - 8.45am
Sunday 12 Nov - 8.45am
Sunday 19 Nov - 8.45am

First Reconciliation: Saturday 25 November 2017 (starting at approximately (10am - 1pm)

Invitation letters will be handed to students prior to each sacramental program

Please keep up to date with our Parish News.

Please look at our website http://www.stjosephschurch.com.au for details in our weekly bulletin outlining Mass times, Parish news and upcoming events including youth events.

If you have any questions regarding this program, please email Our Sacramental Coordinator at sandragreen@optusnet.com.au.