Our OLR Church

We're proud to highlight several happenings at St Marys Parish.

Groups and Ministries

Here at OLR Parish St Mary’s, we rely heavily upon the help and support of our wonderful Parishioners, who assist in the smooth functioning of this parish.


Would you like to be actively involved in our Parish and share some of your time and talents?  It is a great    opportunity to fulfil your Baptismal call to be of loving service to one another. Please note: All coordinators are volunteers.


If so, please prayerfully consider joining one of these ministries and feel welcome to contact the Parish office, during office hours.

  • 1. Parish Admin Ministries

    The Parish invite and welcomes all parishioners who would like to be involved in Parish Admin Ministry:


    1.  Church Refurbishment Committee

    2.  Parish Hall Management Committee

    3.  Parish Library

    4.  Parish Pastoral Council

    5.  Parish Finance Committee

    6.  Parish Planned Giving

    8.  Rosters Coordinator: Ministers of Communion, Lectors and Commentators

    9.  St Vincent de Paul Society (every Tues. at 7pm - Parish Hall)

    10. Parish Maintenance Committee


  • 2. Liturgical Ministries

    Liturgical Ministries can be participation through 'behind the scenes' preparation and planning or through a public role of service within the Mass which parishioner contributions help our liturgies to be truly life-giving celebrations.


    1.  Acolytes and Altar Servers

    2.  Choirs - Youth Choir (click here for more info) | Sacred Song Festival

    3.  Church cleaning

    4.  Flowers for the Altar


  • 3. Educational | Faith Development Ministries

    The Parish welcomes any parishioners who can assist in this faith development role or just be part of the group.


    1.  Bible Study

    2.  Catechists - teaching God's Word in our State Schools.

    3.  Children's Liturgy of the Word

    4.  Computer classes

    5.  Cuppa and Craft Club

    6.  Eucharistic Adoration

    7.  Legion of Mary - Junior (Fridays, 4:30 - 5:45pm at Parish Hall-Meeting Rooms)

    8.  Legion of Mary - Senior (Tuesdays, 6:30 - 8:00pm at Parish Hall)

    9.  Mothers Prayers - Mondays, 10am at Mackillop Centre (Infant School)

    10. Natural Family Planning

    11. RCIA - Thursdays, 7:30pm

    12. Rosary Statue

    13. St Joseph's Men's Prayers Group

    14. The Cenacle - Thursdays after 9am Mass.

    15. Youth: Impact (young adults), click here for more info

    16. Youth: Ignite (secondary youth)


  • 4. Other Ministries

    The Parish welcomes parishioners who would like to be a part of our other groups, becoming an active member of our 'parish family' whilst meeting new people.


    1.  Carols by Candlelight

    2.  Don Bosco Youth Centre (click here to visit the site)

    3.  Fete or Fundraising Committee

    4.  Gardens maintenance

    5.  Ladies Auxiliary (2nd Monday's. Parish Office Meeting Room at 7:30pm)

    6.  Men's Monthly Breakfast

    7.  Nursing Home Masses/Visitation

    8.  Sausage Sizzles - 1st Sunday of the month after 10:30am Mass

    9.  Seniors Lunches

    10. Trivia Night

    11.  Working bees (3rd Saturday's)


About OLR Church


The Our Lady of the Rosary Church is located in the Western Sydney suburb of St Marys. It is about 42 km from NSW capital city of Sydney, serving more than 2,000 Catholic families who live in the area. Learn More

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