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Welcome to St Joseph's Catholic Church Oatley.

St. Joseph’s Mass Times

Saturday Vigil: 5:00 pm        Sunday:  8 am and 10 am.

Weekday Masses: at 8 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday.

Thursday: Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction from 11 am and       Mass at 12 md.

Public Holidays: 9 am only

Confessions are now available before the 5 pm Vigil Mass (4 pm to 4.45 pm).


The Vigil Mass will continue to be live-streamed on YouTube, and if you are unable to attend Mass physically, you are encouraged to connect prayerfully to this medium.  The streaming will begin at 5 pm on Saturday and can be accessed at any time after the Mass has concluded via the link: 


                                         WELCOME BACK

St Joseph’s Church is open from 7 am to 6 pm daily, and the usual Mass timetable as above apply. Will look forward to seeing everyone at Mass.

When you arrive for Mass at the Church or the Hall, you will also need to use the QR code OR use the ‘pen and paper’ system for official registration. This is the NSW Government compliance requirement.

We look forward to welcoming everyone to Mass and we will be doing all that is reasonably possible to keep everyone safe who attends Mass. There will be good ventilation, hand sanitiser available and cleaning of the church between Masses. For regular updates on the current restrictions in the Church please refer to:

Following is further information that you need to know to comply with the NSW Government requirements.

Arriving at the Church (or the Hall)

You are required to :

  • check-in using the QR Code OR put your details on the sign-in sheet

Keeping Everyone Safe

In order to keep everyone safe, we will:

  • provide QR Code signs at the entry to the church

  • have hand sanitiser available

  • open windows and use fans to increase ventilation

  • clean the pews and other surfaces at the conclusion of each Mass

We are so looking forward to seeing everyone back at church.  Be assured that we will be doing all that we possibly can to ensure a safe environment for all. 

is a world-wide movement for Seniors which will enrich you spiritually and bring new friendships. Visit 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.