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 2018

Dates for Sacramental Programs in 2018

First Communion (year 3 & above) Term 2

Information Night Wednesday 9 May 7.15 pm for 7.30 pm start (week 2)

Preparation Classes Sunday 20 May 8.30 am
Sunday 27 May 8.45 am
Sunday 3 June 8.45 am
Sunday 10 June 8.45 am

First Communion Saturday 16 June 5 pm (with parish community - max 14 candidates)
Sunday 17 June 1.30 pm (candidates only)
Sunday 17 June 4.00 pm (candidates only)

Confirmation (Year 6 ) Term 3

Information night Wednesday 8 August 7.15 pm for 7.30 pm start (week 4)

Preparation Classes Saturday 18 August 3.00 pm
Saturday 25 August 3.30 pm
Saturday 1 September 3.30 pm
Saturday 8 September 3.00 pm

Confirmation : Sunday 16th September over 2 sessions 1.30 pm & 4.00 pm

Reconciliation Year 2 & above ) Term 4

Information night Wednesday 17 October 7.15 pm for 7.30 pm start (week 2)

Preparation Classes Sunday 28 October 8.30 am
Sunday 4 November 8.45 am
Sunday 11 November 8.45 am
Sunday 18 November 8.45 am

First Reconciliation. Saturday 24 November (9.30 - 12 pm

* 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 and Parish News.

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