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 – 11 October

At St Augustine’s PPC meeting held this week, Paul O’Mara explained to members how collections are distributed and the financial status of the parish. It became clear to me that many parishioners are unsure as to what happens with collections. Perhaps we should have an open session for all interested...

Parish at Murrumbateman Field Days

The Murrumbateman Field Days will be held over the weekend of 19-20 October. Once again the Murrumbateman Catholic community will be running its Tea, Scone and Slice stall in the Recreation Hall (Site B2). This is their major fundraiser for the year which helps raise money for the annual rental...

Thoughts from the presbytery – 4 October

Thirty-five women gathered last Saturday for the ‘Circle of Sisters’. To comply with health regulations, we have needed a large dishwasher for the Hartigan Centre kitchen.  This week we received $2,000 from the Soldier’s Club to purchase a dishwasher.  I am grateful to the Soldier’s Club and Lourdes O’Keefe who...

Thoughts from the presbytery – 27 September

It was a sad day this past week when the New South Wales Parliament decriminalised abortion.  Every foetus has a unique DNA imprint with extraordinary potential for humanity. It was a silly day when the ACT Parliament passed laws to legalise the possession and cultivation of cannabis for personal use....


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)