Category Coronavirus

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Over 50’s Social Club

The Craft Group want to share and expand their space. We want to create a Social Club. A safe place where men and women can meet for 2 hours on a Monday morning each fortnight. The plan is to bring…

Easing Restrictions

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Following the easing of restrictions last Monday, we are now able to sing at Mass! It is also no longer a requirement to sanitise before communion (our communion ministers will still wash their hands). We are still limited in capacity…

Vinnies Flood Appeal

The Vinnies NSW Flood Appeal has raised $162,695 in much needed funds so far. The Society is making available financial assistance for people most affected by the recent floods to help them recover in the aftermath of the disaster. People…

Lent 2021

From Lent until Pentecost the people of the diocese will be invited, through a process of contemplative dialogue, to discern more fully the framework for considering ‘Building the Kingdom of God Together’ inour diocese. The Church of Maitland-Newcastle is centred…

What About Singing?

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The question about whether we can sing at Mass keeps coming up, particularly after the recent easing of restrictions. The short answer is: not yet! The NSW Government has eased restrictions to permit congregational singing under certain limited circumstances, but…

DARA’s Kitchen Volunteers

Since the initial restrictions from the COVID pandemic in March, we have been unable to invite people to share a meal at the Toronto Community Kitchen located in our Community Centre. Instead, our volunteers have been delivering meals each week…

Sacraments Journey 2021

In 2020, our Sacraments Journey was postponed. A new Sacraments Journey has been prepared in light of COVID 19. Our journey will begin in Term 2 with the Sacrament of Confirmation. Interested families can email the parish office for an…

Christmas Gifting Basket 2020

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Saint Joseph’s SVDP Toronto are again requesting help from our generous parishioners, this year more than any other. COVID has placed huge pressures on SVDP in helping so many single mothers who have becomehomeless, surviving under unbelievable hardships. There are…

DARA Home Delivery

All who require food support are welcome to receive a weekly meal delivery. To request a meal delivery, visit DARA  or call 4979 1339 (during office hours) to register your details.  Can you help? St Joseph’s DARA team has been…