St Augustine's Parish is a great community which tries to live the Gospel in all that we do. If you live locally we hope this site will inspire you to join our community. If you live far away, we hope that this site will provide inspiration for your own ministry and spirituality. 


Thoughts from the presbytery – 6 December

I was surprised to learn this past week that school fees will increase by four percent.  It seems that increases each year are automatic without any explanation from Catholic Education.  In the real world, wages are static, the cost of living increases and the country deals with the worst drought...

Prayer in the Spirit of Taizé

To mark the start of the Advent season you are cordially invited to a service of Prayer in the Spirit of Taizé on Sunday 1st December. This ecumenical service consists of prayer through psalms, a short bible reading, intercessions, a period of silent reflection and of course the beautiful Taizé...

Thoughts from the presbytery – 29 November

Bi-monthly the Minister’s Fraternal meet at the presbytery to discuss issues relevant to the various Christian communities in the Yass Valley.  Christmas Carols are one of the combined projects undertaken and costs in excess of $3,000 to put on.  Each church contributes $500 to the Christmas carols and support from...

Thoughts from the presbytery – 22 November

The four day retreat at Galong was lead by Bishop David Walker, the founder of the Centre for Christian Spirituality in the Broken Bay Diocese. He shared with us priests some wonderful insights, helpful for our own spiritual lives. This time also gave me the opportunity to get to know...


St Augustine's Parish is located in the southern tablelands district of New South Wales, Australia. It incorporates the town of Yass and the villages of Gunning, Murrumbateman, Bowning, Breadalbane, Dalton, Gurrundah and Wee Jasper.


Meehan Street
PO Box 24
Yass NSW 2582

Phone: (02) 6226 1086
Fax: (02) 6226 2220
Email: yass@cg.org.au


Monday: 9am - 3pm
Wednesday: 9am - 3pm
Friday: 9:30am - 3:30pm (Bulletin)