Sacraments

Mass Schedule
Mass Schedule

  Mass Times: As of Friday, 28th May 2021, Government Restrictions have been implemented and St. Gerard's Church is closed. Fr Shanthaiah will say Mass privately until restrictions are no...

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Confessions
Confessions

As of Friday, 28th May 2021, Government restrictions mean that the Church is closed and Fr Shanthaiah is unable to hear confessions. Please email dandenongnorth@cam.org.au with any queries.

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Infant Baptism
Infant Baptism

The arrival of a newly born infant is the occasion of great happiness. Like the friends of St John the Baptist's parents, Elizabeth and Zachary, we might wonder "What will...

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First Communion
First Communion

The most sublime of all of the sacraments is the Holy Eucharist because it contains the true body, blood, soul and divinity of the Word of God made man, Jesus...

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Confirmation
Confirmation

The Sacrament of Confirmation is named after what it does for the soul: to confirm and strengthen in the faith those who receive it. In the Acts of the Apostles...

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Marriage
Marriage

“The matrimonial covenant, by which a man and a woman establish between themselves a partnership of the whole of life, is by its nature ordered toward the good of the...

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Anointing and Last Rites
Anointing and Last Rites

The Church has her own form of spiritual palliative care for the dying and for those who have been diagnosed with a potentially fatal disease. What is generally called “the...

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Funerals
Funerals

“Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord” (Apoc. 14:13) The Christian meaning of death is revealed in the light of the Paschal Mystery of the death and resurrection...

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