Fr Blust will be away from Thursday May 7th to Friday June 5th. Thus, there will be no weekday Masses after Wednesday May 6th; The normal Mass schedule will resume on Saturday June 6th.
During this time, there will generally be no Masses offered except on Sundays; Sunday Mass times will remain the same at the Campbell and Garran churches.
There will be a Sung Mass on Ascension Thursday, offered by Fr Popplewell.
If any other weekday Latin Masses are able to be scheduled, they will be advertised in the Sunday bulletin.
All ceremonies for the Sacred Triduum will take place at
Sts Peter & Paul Church, Garran:
Holy Thursday: Mass 7PM
Good Friday: (Day of Fast & Abstinence)
Stations of the Cross: 2PM
Good Friday Liturgy: 3PM
Saturday Easter Vigil: 10 PM
Easter Sunday: (No Mass at Campbell)
10:30 AM Sung Mass
Confession times will be available:
Holy Thursday: After the Mass up until 11:50 PM
Good Friday: After the 3PM liturgy.
Holy Saturday: 9 - 10 AM
Confessions are not planned before the ceremonies on these three days due to necessary preparations.
Below is a shortcut courtesy of the Archdiocese of Sydney website:
The Ash Wednesday Mass times are as follows:
7am low Mass Sts Peter & Paul Church, Garran
7 pm sung Mass Sts Pater & Paul Church, Garran.
Both Masses will have ashes blessed and distributed before the Mass begins.
Everyone is welcome to bring candles made with (at least a portion of) beeswax to be blessed for home use. A procession immediately follows the blessing and distribution of candles, followed by Mass. The primary purpose of the blessing of candles is for use at the altar.
On Tuesday 3 Feb, after the 7 AM Mass, there will be a blessing of throats through the intercession of St Blaise, bishop and martyr. The blessing will also be available after the Masses on Sunday.
The Australian Bishops Conference has constructed an online questionnaire to let the Vatican know what Catholics think regarding the Family.
Until 9 Feb, please go to the web site of the Archdiocese for more info (The questionnaire may take an hour or so to complete):
The questionnaire begins here:
A sung Mass will be offered at 7 PM on the Feast of the Epiphany, 6th January. The blessing of chalk, gold, frankincense and myrrh will take place after Mass. There will be no 7 AM Mass. Epiphany water will be available at Sts Peter & Paul's.
Epiphany house blessings will begin on Wednesday and will continue for some time. A sign-up sheet will be available at the entrance of the church.