Important AnnouncementThis page was last updated Monday 30th March, 2020 at 4pmalso see our COVID-19 update page
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
Following on from the announcement from Prime Minister Scott Morrision on Sunday 22nd March, which requires places of worship to close for at least 6 months from midday on Monday 23rd March until advised otherwise, all regular on-site Masses at Ryde-Gladesville Parish have been cancelled until further notice. In their place, we will now be streaming Masses online.
IMPORTANT UPDATES AS OF FRIDAY 27th MARCH, 7pm
- We will now be streaming Masses online on our YouTube channel. To keep updated on when these Masses are happening, subscribe to our Parish blog and check our weekly online bulletin.
- All regular on-site Masses at both St Charles Borromeo (Ryde) and Our Lady Queen of Peace (Gladesville) have been cancelled until further notice.
- If you are visiting the Parish for any other reason, please continue to observe hygiene and social distancing measures
- The churches are now closed, and are not open to visitors until further notice.
The Archbishop has written a Pastoral Letter to all of you, outlining the Archdiocesan strategies in this challenging time. which we will be following, and have placed here on our webpage.
The Archbishop's most recent, full statement is available below:
Apart from that, never forget how much Jesus loves you, despite everything that is happening, and how utterly pleasing you all are to him, persevering in your faith as you are. I, for one, am very proud of my Parish and her efforts to become a missionary outpost in this little neck of the Lord's Vineyard!
Ever your brother, in Christ's undaunted love,
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Want to watch Mass from home?
There are several options available now that face-to-face Masses are not available.
Mass at Ryde Gladesville - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV6YkpzEwSQEK8JKw84nldw
Yes, we're live streaming! Visit our Youtube channel for regular Masses and other Parish media.
Make sure to subscribe to our channel so you can easily find us again!
There are also many other options for online Masses!
Mass at St Mary's Cathedral Sydney - https://www.stmaryscathedral.org.au/
Mass at North Sydney- https://www.youtube.com/user/cathnews
Mass with Pope Francis - https://shalomworld.org/specialevent/daily-mass
Bishop Robert Barron - https://www.youtube.com/user/wordonfirevideo/featured
Be sure to also visit prayer.rgcp.org.au for prayer and reflection resources.
The Archbishop of Sydney has declared that in these circumstances, Catholics are not obliged to attend regular Masses. The above sites are thus available and free for your viewing.