The 2023-2024 Social Justice Statement: Listen, Learn, Love -A New Engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People was released recently and is available here .

Together 23 Ecumenical Prayer Vigil

St Augustine’s Parish will host an ecumenical prayer vigil on the evening of Sunday 1st October to mark the commencement of the Synod on Synodality in Rome. Similar services will be held on that weekend in Rome and around the world. The vigil will include scripture readings, prayer, silence and selections from the songs of…

Sunday 24 September is World Day of Migrants and Refugees. In Pope Francis’ message he calls on us to ‘welcome and protect’ all who come to our country. Vinnies asks us to pray for those living destitute in our community and those held in PNG and act to eliminate these injustices.

Calvary Hospital update

Click here to hear an update from Fr Tony Percy.Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Amendment Bill 2023This submission from the Calvary Hospital Taskforce on the Australian Capital Territory (Self-Government) Amendment Bill 2023 (Amendment Bill) is prepared by Father Anthony Percy, Chair of the Calvary Hospital Taskforce, on behalf of in excess of 50,000 people who signed…

NATSICC says Voice a significant stride

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council (NATSICC) expresses our support for a constitutionally enshrined Indigenous Voice to Parliament. We acknowledge that the Indigenous Voice represents a significant stride towards empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in addressing the deep-seated inequities prevalent in numerous social, economic and health indicators. By working in…

Parish 2022 Financial Report available

The parish publishes an annual financial report based on the calendar year. The 2022 report and accompanying explanatory letter from the Parish Finance Committee has now been published and can be accessed on the “Resources” page of this website or by clicking here.

Easter Services 2023

Holy ThursdayMass of the Lord’s Supper – 7pm (Yass)Good FridayStations of the Cross – 10.30am (Murrumbateman & Gunning)Commemoration of the Passion – 3pm (Yass)Holy SaturdayEaster Vigil Mass – 7pm (Yass)Easter SundayMass 8.30am (Gunning)Mass 10.15am (Yass)For full Easter Service details click here

Christmas 2022 Mass Times

Christmas Eve – Saturday 24 December 5:00pm – St. Francis Xavier’s Church, Gunning 7:00pm – Mt Carmel School grounds, Yass 8:30pm – Uniting Church Hall, Murrumbateman Christmas Day – Sunday 25 December 8:30am  – St. Francis Xavier’s Church, Gunning 10:15am –  St. Augustine’s Church, Yass

Circus comes to Cootamundra

Don’t miss the school holiday Free Circus & Celebration of Family, Sunday 10th July, 2pm-4pm Sacred Heart Central School, Morris St, Cootamundra. Sausage sizzle, popcorn & fairy floss available for sale. Cost: FREE. Seats limited. Register at More information HERE or contact 0429 192 869