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Welcome to Our Parish

We are a welcoming community. We strive towards building a family of God in the parish. We would love to have you as a member of our parish. We grow together to know our faith better and build up our friendship with our Lord Jesus Christ and devotion to Mother Mary by the inspiration and intercession of St. Padre Pio, our parochial patron.

We are located in the western Sydney of the Diocese of Parramatta and we are the first parish to have St. Padre Pio as the patron of our Parish.

May your visit to our parish website be an enriching experience and if you would like to become a member of our parish, please contact us and we are more than happy to assist you. You are most welcome to attend one of the Masses to meet us.

May God bless you always.

“Every sacrifice which your soul makes, every good it does is directed to God for the sanctification of all."

Saint Padre Pio

“The storms that are raging around you will turn out to be for God’s glory, your own merit, and the good of many souls."

Saint Padre Pio

“The greater your sufferings, the greater God’s love for you.”

Saint Padre Pio

“We have close to us an angelic spirit who never leaves us for an instant from the cradle to the grave.”

Saint Padre Pio

“You must have boundless faith in the divine goodness, for the victory is absolutely certain.”

Saint Padre Pio

“I recommend calm and calm all the time.”

Saint Padre Pio

About

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Our Patron

St. Padre Pio, an Italian monk changed the lives of Catholics around the world by his prayers.

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History

We are one of many parishes that have evolved from Penrith Parish since it was created in 1839.

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Youth Group

The St. Padre Pio Youth Group Co-ordinators show enthusiasm in spreading the word of God.

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Find out our Mass Times during Christmas by clicking the button below

Mass Times

Weekday MassTuesday, Thursday & Friday - 9:00am
(First Friday Mass Times - 9am and 7pm)
Wednesday - 7:00pm Mass & Novena to Our Mother of Perpetual Help
Weekend MassSaturday - 9:00am* and 5.30pm**
*Mass & St Padre Pio Novena **Vigil Mass
Sunday - 7.30am and 9.30am

Baptisms and weddings by appointment.

Help vulnerable people in crisis turn their lives around, recover and thrive.

PLEASE GIVE GENEROUSLY TO THE BISHOP'S CHRISTMAS APPEAL.

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Help vulnerable people in crisis turn their lives around, recover and thrive.

PLEASE GIVE GENEROUSLY TO THE BISHOP'S CHRISTMAS APPEAL.

Parish News

Sacrament of Reconciliation during Advent

THE SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION is available every Saturday from 07 DECEMBER – 21 DECEMBER after the 9am Mass.  

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St Padre Pio Parish and Bethany Primary School Christmas Carols

BETHANY SCHOOL & PARISH CAROLS NIGHT  FRIDAY 13 DECEMBER @ 6:30PM at the Bethany School Hall Sausage Sizzle & drinks will be on sale. We will also be having a Parish cake stall and would appreciate donations of cupcakes, slices & muffins that are ready for individual sale. Donations can be dropped off during the day or on the night.  Hope you can join us!

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ADVENT & CHRISTMAS MASS TIMES 2019

Everyone is welcome to join the St. Padre Pio Parish Community for the Advent and Christmas Celebrations. All the dates and times are available by clicking here

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Sacramental Program 2020

2020 Sacramental Programs for School Aged Children At St Padre Pio Parish, sacramental programs for school aged children are held in the following sequence each year: Term 1: First Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation (usually celebrated for children in Year 3 and older – the candidate has to be at least 7 years of age…

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New Parish Prayer Group-All welcome

Come and deepen your relationship with Jesus by listening to the explanation of the coming Sunday’s readings, followed by discussion, songs and prayer. Run by Annabelle Bhandoo, Pastoral Associate, a member of the Christ’s Catholic Community.  When: every Wednesday Where: St. Padre Pio Church Time: 8.45am For any enquiries, please contact the parish office on (02)…

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First Friday Mass followed by All-Night Adoration: 07 February 2020 (no Mass or Adoration on 03 Jan)

Friday, 07 February 2020 (Please note that there will not be the usual 9am Mass and 7pm First Friday Mass and All-Night Adoration in January. There will be a Communion Service at 9am on that day) FIRST FRIDAY MASS FOLLOWED BY ALL-NIGHT ADORATION Would you come and spend one hour with Me? Starting with First…

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Diocesan News

Bishop Vincent’s Statement on the Medevac LegislationBishop Vincent's Statement on the Medevac Legislation (Read More)

Bishop Vincent Long’s DiaryEngagements of Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta, in December 2019 (Read More)

Timing is of the essence: study shows infertile women how to get pregnantAn Australian study has shown pregnancy rates of >50% in clinically infertile women, and 73% in non-infertile women using the Billings Ovulation Method® in order to achieve pregnancy. (Read More)

Repeal of Medevac ‘barbaric’ according to Catholic leadersCatholic leaders have slammed the ‘barbaric’ decision by the Australian Senate on Wednesday 4 December to block the proposed Medevac laws and are calling for more in the Church to take action. (Read More)

Refugees, migrants given safe haven by Vatican weep with gratitudePolish Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, on behalf of Pope Francis, brought 33 migrants from Afghanistan, Cameroon and Togo who had been stranded on the Greek island of Lesbos, back to Rome under Vatican patronage. (Read More)

School

Bethany Catholic Primary

Established in 1996, Bethany is the primary school associated with Padre Pio Glenmore Park Parish. Bethany Catholic Primary recognise each child as being unique and formed in the image of God.

Bethany is a dynamic Catholic school committed to living Gospel values, incorporating a spirit of community, acknowledging the uniqueness of each individual, encouraging optimal learning and with an ongoing appreciation of the environment.

Contact Us

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Location
34-38 William Howell Drive
(PO Box 8037) Glenmore Park NSW 2745

Parish Office
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 8.30am to 3.30pm
T: 02 4737 9735

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