Parish News

Alpha at OLF Peakhurst

Alpha at OLF Peakhurst

The parish is running some interactive sessions that look into the basics of the Christian faith. Each session starts with a meal, followed by a video and small group discussion where you can share your thoughts. The first session is on Friday, 2 March 2018 from 7-9pm. NO pressure, NO follow-up! To register, contact Clarissa on 02 9533 2594 or at

MGL Discernment Day - Click here for video

Saturday 27 May 8:00am-9:30pm. Penshurst Parish, Sydney. Includes Mass, bacon&egg brekky, short talks and the opportunity for sharing and personal prayer.

St Vincent De Paul Society

The mission of the Society goes to the heart of the gospel. It centres on the compassion of Jesus Christ, whose sympathy, gentleness and concern for the poor and disadvantaged is an inspiration to us all.
While we are a ministry to this parish, providing help and assistance to the poor in the suburbs of Peakhurst, Lugarno and parts of Riverwood, we are also representing a part of the Society which is active throughout the world.
Our work is confidential. We do this work by going out in pairs, visiting people in their homes, irrespective of race, colour or creed.
In meeting people face to face on their home territory we have an opportunity to get to know them personally. We see their circumstances and thereby gain a more immediate understanding of their problems.
We meet as friends each week on Wednesday at 7.30pm in the Parish Centre Meeting room.
There are prayers at the beginning and end of the meeting followed by a spiritual reading . We then report on and discuss visits and other activities which provides an opportunity to review what has been done and what needs to be done. The needs of our client may be material (food, clothing, warmth etc.) Social (isolation, violence or loneliness) or personal (physical/mental health, addiction etc.)
We have 11 very devoted members in our conference and our meetings are joyful. We also have the overwhelming support from the parish in helping us to help the needy. Any small contribution will be greatly appreciated or if you may be interested in the Society you would be made most welcome at our meetings.

Ministry Representative:

Chair Mr Mike Flanagan