Welcome to

Our Lady of the Annunciation Parish Pagewood.

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 Fr Daney IrudayaDoss is the Parish Administrator of OLA Pagewood Parish.

He is assisted by Deacon Rafael Silva Galicia.

Thank you for your prayers and support for them in their ministry and pastoral work.

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OFFICE HOURS:  MONDAYS & FRIDAYS  8AM TO 2PM

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Week Day Masses:

Mon 8am,   Tues 7pm,   Wed 8am,  Thurs 8am,   Fri 8am,   Sat 8am

Weekend Masses:

Saturday Vigil at 5.30pm;   Sunday at 8am and 10am

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OLA PAGEWOOD PARISH Weekly Collections

First Collection or Pastoral Revenue : This collection is for the support of our parish priest and deacon. It covers presbytery expenses; electricity, gas and water bills, housekeeping and stipends of the priest and clergy. Deficit from the first collection is topped up by ‘Sydney’ Clergy Remuneration System (CRS). When this collection is in surplus, the surplus is sent to the CRS for distribution to needier parishes. Currently Pagewood Parish’s First Collection/Pastoral Revenue is in a deficit. Thank you for your donations.
Second Collection or the Planned Giving : This collection is for the repairs and maintenance of the Pagewood Church buildings, insurance, church running costs, liturgical needs (eg. altar flowers, altar bread and wine) and parish administration (eg staff expenses). Pagewood Parish is undergoing repairs and maintenance; incurring considerable cost. Please kindly consider joining our Planned Giving by credit card. If you would like to join the planned giving by card, Or cash in envelopes, please contact the parish office. The loose second collection (cash not in envelopes) is also added to this collection. Thank you for your donations.
Alternatively , you can make an online donation by clicking on the yellow ‘Donate Now’ Tab at the top of this parish website. Please email OLA Pagewood Parish to indicate which collection you would like your donations to go to. Please note that both collections are not tax deductible.
Thank you very much for your donations and support.

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St Vincent de Paul Pagewood Conference news:

Father Daney and Kate O’Regan (president of St Vincent de Paul Soc Pagewood Conference)  presented OLA Primary School Principle, Rose Andre, a cheque for $2000 to assist families at the school with school expenses such as school outings, uniforms etc.
The SVDP Eastern Regional Council have been offering schools in the area to participate in the programme for a few years now and hope it will be an ongoing concern.

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The Pagewood and Matraville Masterplan website is now live at https://pmm.ceosyd.catholic.edu.au. The website has been developed to share all the key information about this innovative and important Masterplan. It will be a key channel now and into the future, outlining what is happening, key milestones, timeframes for change and opportunities to get involved.

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OLA PAGEWOOD PARISH is registerd as a COVID-19  SAFE Organisation on NSW Government  COVID-19 website.

 CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): ATTENDING MASS.

Masks are again compulsory to be worn in the church. Please bring your own mask to use.

□ Congregational singing is NOT allowed.

□ For those who have smartphones (mobile phones):- 

     1) please sign in using the Service NSW app and use the QR Code displayed. 

     2) Please ensure The COVIDSafe APP is active on your mobile phone.

3) If you were unable to sign in using your smartphone, please sign in the Attendance Register at the church porch.

For those who DO NOT have smartphones (mobile phones), please sign in the Attendance Register at the church porch.

Masks are no longer mandatory but is still recommended to be used.  Please bring your own mask to wear when attending a church service or visiting the church premises.  Thank you.

Please assist by using your mask when you are not able to keep the 1.5m distance from others.  

□ DO NOT ENTER THE CHURCH if you have a fever, cough, sorethroat, loss of smell or loss of taste; or shortness of breath,  OR in the past 2 weeks been in contact with someone COVID-19 positive or visited a COVID-19 ‘hot spot’.

□ GO HOME IMMEDIATELY if you develop any of the COVID-19 symptoms whist in the church. Contact the Coronavirus Health Hotline on 1800 020 080

□ When exchanging the Sign of Peace, individuals should avoid shaking hands but say “Peace be with you” and offer a smile, wave, nod or bow.

□ ..The Body of Christ (communion host) should ONLY be received in the hand.

Please contribute your usual first and second collection offerings in the containers provided as you exit the church.

Please take home your bulletin copy and all your belongings. Please DO NOT leave your own booklets and flyers at the church porch. Thank you.

Compliance: Visiting the Church.    Please..

1● Record your name, and phone number on the Mass Attendance sheet provided in the foyer as you enter the Church  After using the pen, please use the hand sanitiser.

2●Use the hand sanitiser when entering and leaving the Church.

3●Do not exceed the 140 maximum people (one person per 4sqm) allowed in OLA Church at a time. (An additional 10 people are allowed in the church foyer at a time). However, this is subject to no 4 below.

4●Keep 1.5m physical distance from others by only sitting in the places marked on the pews with red crosses.  Family members of the same household are allowed to sit together.

5●Avoid touching statues and fixtures in the Church.     Thank you for your cooperation & support.

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Streaming daily Masses are  available at St Mary’s Cathedral Sydney’s website link: https://www.stmaryscathedral.org.au/

For Masses on Demand: click on link
https://www.sydneycatholic.org/live-masses/#ondemand-mass
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Child sexual abuse is a crime. The appropriate people to deal with crimes are the police. If you, or anyone you know, have been abused, please contact the police. Alternatively, you can contact the Safeguarding and Ministerial Integrity Office at (02) 9390 5810 or safeguardingenquiries@sydneycatholic.org. You may also want to speak to your Parish Priest who will be able to provide support and guidance.

The Archdiocese has a legal obligation to report crimes to the police.

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