St Catherine of Siena Parish

Caroline Springs, VIC
Canonically Erected: 18 January 2006

 

Welcome!

Our website is easy to use and is compatible with new devices like smart phones and tablets.

Our "Home" page provides a quick overview of what's happening in our Parish without requiring you to "dig" for the latest information.

Our Mass Schedule for the upcoming 7 days is now available on every page of our website.

Parish events have been organized into our new Events Calendar.

You will also find information about our Faith in our new Ministries, Education, and Sacraments sections.


NEWS!

Archbishop Comensoli Writes Letter to the Faithful of Melbourne

ARCHBISHOP Peter Comensoli, writes a letter to the Catholic faithful of Melbourne in response to Pope Francis' own letter to all the faithful in connection to the revelations of the Catholic church in the USA's failure to properly address the issue of child abuse, especially with regards to Cardinal Theodore McCarrick's case.

Read Archbishop's letter in full


Guidelines on Reverent Reception of Holy Communion

THE following guidelines are based on the Catholic Church’s liturgical norms and offered in order to encourage reverent reception of Holy Communion in the Latin Rite, under the form of consecrated bread and wine, as the highpoint of sacramental participation in the Celebration of the Eucharist, the source and summit of the Christian life [cf. Vatican Council II, Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy (1963) art. 10].

Download copy of the Guideline


Parish Update

Parish Formation on the Liturgy

THE Church calls for the full, conscious and active participation of all the faithful in the liturgy (SC n.2). We can only achieve this if we know or understand what is going on during Mass. We are therefore presenting a series of video clips (see video below) to educate our parishioners about the liturgy with the end view of promoting reverence during Mass and be able to respond to the Church's call of full, conscious and active participation in the liturgy.


Our lady of Fatima Statue to Visit St Catherine of Siena Parish

AS part of our celebration of the month of the Rosary, a beautiful statue of Our Lady of Fatima, sponsored by the Legion of Mary, will again be visiting the Parish. We are currently planning for the activities. More information to come. SAVE THE DATES!


The Vatican

God looks for disciples among the dregs
of society, pope says

Catholic News Service -- GOD went looking for and chose so many Christians and saints from the dregs of society, inviting some of the worst sinners to be his disciples, Pope Francis said in a morning homily.

It would be easy to think, he said, that Jesus “doesn’t have good judgment in choosing people” given that he chose so many people from “the most despised place” a person could be from at the time. [Read More]


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