COVID-19 Update

GREATER SYDNEY REGION IS ON LOCKDOWN FROM 6PM 26TH JUNE 2021 UNTIL 11:59PM THURSDAY 30 SEPTEMBER 2021. CHURCH IS CLOSED DURING THE LOCKDOWN.

For the latest Covid-19 Restrictions for Greater Sydney please go to this link: New COVID-19 restrictions for Greater Sydney (nsw.gov.au)

Message from Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP regarding the NSW Government’s COVID Freedom Plan – 9th September 2021 click below

Message from Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP regarding the NSW Government’s COVID Freedom Plan – 9th September 2021 – St Mary’s Cathedral Sydney (stmaryscathedral.org.au)

ONLINE ZOOM MEETING – Gathering of Spirits, Thirsting for God

During this time of lockdown, sadly we are unable to physically gather together for Mass as St.Michael’s Community. Why not join us via zoom that will allow us to pray together as a community even though we are apart?

Every Monday starting 2nd August, 8pm – 8.30 pm.

Join Zoom Meeting

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Meeting ID: 516 758 0229Passcode: 12345

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ST MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL PRAYER AND NOVENA – FEAST DAY ON 29TH SEPTEMBER 2021

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NOVENA TO ST MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL – from 20th September to 29th September

Saint Michael the Archangel, loyal defender of God and His people, we turn to you with confidence and seek your powerful intercession. For the love of God, Who made you so glorious in battle, and for the love of the Mother of Jesus – the Queen of the Angels – be pleased to hear our prayers.You know the eternal value of our lives in the eyes of God.

May no stain of sin ever disfigure our beauty. Help us, with the grace of God, to conquer the evil that tempts us. We desire to imitate your loyalty to God and Holy Mother Church, and your great love for God and for people. And since you are God’s angelic messenger for the care of God’s people, we entrust to you our special intentions as we prepare to celebrate your Feast Day:(Pause in silence to add a personal request)

Lord God, hear and grant our special intentions for this Novena that we bring before You in preparation for the Feast Day of St. Michael the Archangel.
Pray for us, St. Michael, and pray also for those we love. Protect us in all dangers of body and soul and help us in our daily needs. Through your powerful intercession, may we live a holy life, die a happy death and reach Heaven where we may praise and love God with you forever. We ask this through Christ our Lord, Amen.

Our Father… Hail Mary… Glory be…St. Michael the Archangel, pray for us.

14 September THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS

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PRAYER TO THE HOLY CROSS

Oh, Adorable Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, You have suffered death on the Cross for our sins.

Oh, Holy Cross of Jesus, be my true light!

Oh, Holy Cross, fill my soul with good thoughts.

Oh, Holy Cross, ward off from me all things that are evil.

Oh, Holy Cross, ward off from me all dangers and deaths and give me life everlasting!

Oh, Crucified Jesus of Nazareth, have mercy on me now and forever.

In honour of the Precious Blood of Jesus, his death, resurrection and ascension which leads to everlasting life; true as Jesus was born on Christmas Day; true as Jesus was crucified on Good Friday; true as Joseph and Nicodemus took Jesus down from the cross and buried Him; true as Jesus ascended into Heaven; may He preserve me from my enemies visible and invisible forever.

Oh, Lord Jesus Christ have mercy on me! Mary and Joseph pray for me.

Lord Jesus Christ, through Your suffering the Cross grant me strength to bear my Cross without fear or dread and give me the grace that I may follow You. Amen.

PRAYER RESOURCES FOR THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

Please go to this link Prayer Resources for the Coronavirus Pandemic – Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney (sydneycatholic.org)

LIVESTREAMING MASSES AROUND THE CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF SYDNEY – Click Below

Live Masses – Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney (sydneycatholic.org)

WHEN THE CHURCH REOPENS:

Worshippers entering the church must scan the St Michael’s Meadowbank Church QR code or leave their name and contact details for contact tracing purposes. Social distancing (1.5m) and hygiene measures must be observed at all times.

If you have flu-like symptoms, Please stay home…

Electronic Check in System – We are required to use the NSW Government QR code System for efficient contact tracing by NSW Health Dept. to slow or stop the spread of Covid19 in the community. You need to install in your mobile phone the SERVICE NSW APP inorder to read/scan the St Michael’s Meadowbank Church QR code.

Daily Masses – Tuesday to Saturday at 9:15 am.

  • scan the St Michael’s Meadowbank QR code before entering the church
  • in the absence of a mobile phone, register your name and contact details in the Attendee record form, at the entrance of Hughes St.

Weekend Vigil Mass ( Saturday 5.30 pm) and Sunday (8 am , 10 am ) Masses

  • Scan the St Michael’s Meadowbank QR code before entering the church
  • In the absence of a mobile phone, register your name and contact details in the Attendee record form, at the entrance of Hughes St.

How to pray the Rosary 

Welcome to St Michael’s Church, Meadowbank

Welcome to those who like to know or be involved at St Michael’s Church, Meadowbank.

We hope that you will learn about us and that we will be able to learn from you and help grow our parish community.

Caring for Children and Vulnerable People:

The Parish is committed to the Christ-like care of all children, young persons and vulnerable people. By following in the example of Jesus Christ and his words to “Let the little children come!”, the Parish is doing all it can to build a community and a Church that safeguards the voice, freedom and life of children, young persons and vulnerable people. Please click on LINKS to view some of our essential policy documents.

Donating and Contributing to the Parish

The Parish is able to flourish and continue the work of Christ through the generosity, support and participation of our parishioners. If you would like to contribute in any way to the parish, please click here. 

Parish Facebook Page 

Please visit and follow the Parish Facebook Page. Please click here.

A MESSAGE FROM THE ARCHDIOCESE OF SYDNEY

Child sexual abuse is a crime. The appropriate people to deal with crimes are the police. If you, or anyone yo know, have been abused, please contact the police. Alternatively, you can contact the Safeguarding and MInisterial Integrity Office at (02) 9390 5810 or click on the link https://www.sydneycatholic.org/safeguarding-and-child-protection/

You may also want to speak to your Parish Priest – Fr Emmanuel Seo who will be able to provide support and guidance. The Archdiocese has a legal obligation to report crimes to the police.