Mass Times

You can find information about our regular mass times, liturgies and reconciliation here.

Please check the Parish calendar below for changes and special masses.

COVID-19 Update

Last updated Thursday 25th March 2021, at 2pm

From Monday 29th March 2021, Ryde- Gladesville Parish is able to hold a maximum of 200 worshipers at St Charles Borromeo and 160 worshippers at Our Lady Queen of Peace.

From 29th March 2021:

    • Capacity at services, weddings and funerals held indoors are subject to the 2 square metre rule.

    • 200 people at SCB & 160 people at OLQP will be permitted to attend indoor services at Ryde-Gladesville.

    • Congregational singing is permitted. Masks are not required for singing.

    • Face Masks are strongly recommended, however they are no longer compulsory.

    • Sign in via QR code or manually is essential if attending face-to-face Masses, as is continuing to observe social distancing measures, and being seated at least 5 mins before Mass starts - this means arriving earlier to account for sign in. Those with bookings who have not arrived when Mass begins will have their spots given to others.

    • Livestreaming on our Parish YouTube channel will be provided for 9:20am weekday morning Masses, 9am Saturday Mass and 10am Sunday Mass at St Charles Borromeo.

    • Mass bookings are recommended for Weekend Masses to secure a spot indoors. Any overflow attendees will have to sign in via the QR code and will be seated outside. Weekday Masses however are available on a first come first served basis, and bookings are not required.

    • To book a spot at Weekend Mass, please go to our website www.rgcp.org.au, go to the Mass booking button and follow the prompts to make your booking. Bookings open on Monday at 7am and close on Fridays at 3pm each week.

    • The regular Mass weekend Mass schedule has returned -please see our Mass Times for more information.

    • St Charles Church is open for private prayer and Adoration from 7am to 5pm, however only 200 people (including essential staff & volunteers) are permitted inside at any one time, and social distancing, the wearing of masks and hygiene measures will apply. The church will be monitored by staff and volunteers during visiting hours.

    • Our Lady Queen of Peace Church is not open during the week for private prayer, however it is open for 6:30am Mass on Tuesdays and Thursday during Lent. OLQP is always open for Mass at 5pm on Saturday and 9am on Sunday.

Find us on YouTube!

Our 10am Sunday Mass, weekday and Saturday morning Masses at St Charles will continue to be live streamed and are available afterwards for viewing on our YouTube channel, so you can watch Mass safely from home.

Subscribe to our YouTube channel by clicking the icon to the left. Make sure you turn on notifications so you don't miss a Mass!

Holy Week & Easter Masses

As well as our regular weekday and weekend Masses, we will also be holding special Masses and services during Holy Week and Easter.

Please note, there is no 9:20am Mass on Holy Thursday (1st April) - however you are invited to attend the 10:30am Chrism Mass at St Mary's Cathedral in Sydney CBD. For more information, visit https://www.stmaryscathedral.org.au/.


  • Holy Wednesday Masses/2nd Rite of Reconciliation (31st March)

- 7:30pm - - St Charles Borromeo, Ryde


  • Holy Thursday Masses (1st April)

- 7pm - Mass of the Lord's Supper - Our Lady Queen of Peace, Gladesville

- 7:30pm - Mass of the Lord's Supper - St Charles Borromeo, Ryde

  • Good Friday Masses (2nd April)

- 10am - Stations of the Cross - Outdoors at St Charles Borromeo Catholic Primary School, Ryde (bookings not required)

- 3pm - Celebration of the Lord's Passion - Our Lady Queen of Peace, Gladesville

- 3pm - Celebration of the Lord's Passion - St Charles Borromeo, Ryde


  • Holy Saturday Masses (3rd April)

- 7pm - Easter Vigil Mass - St Charles Borromeo, Ryde

- 7:30pm - Easter Vigil Mass - Our Lady Queen of Peace, Gladesville

- 10pm - Easter Vigil Mass - St Charles Borromeo, Ryde (bookings not required)


  • Easter Sunday Masses (4th April)

- 7am - Easter Mass - Our Lady Queen of Peace, Gladesville (bookings not required)

- 8am - Easter Mass - St Charles Borromeo, Ryde

- 9am - Easter Mass - Our Lady Queen of Peace, Gladesville

- 10am - Family Easter Mass - St Charles Borromeo, Ryde

- 10:45am - Italian Easter Mass - Our Lady Queen of Peace, Gladesville (bookings not required)

- 6pm - Youth Easter Mass - St Charles Borromeo, Ryde

Weekend Masses


  • Saturday Vigil Masses:

- 5.00pm - Vigil Mass - Our Lady Queen of Peace, Gladesville

- 6.00pm - Vigil Mass - St Charles Borromeo, Ryde


  • Sunday Masses:

- 8.00am - Mass - St Charles Borromeo, Ryde

- 9.00am - Mass - Our Lady Queen of Peace, Gladesville

- 10.00am - Mass - St Charles Borromeo, Ryde (livestreamed on YouTube)

- 6.00pm - Youth Mass - St Charles Borromeo, Ryde


    • Italian Mass - 1st Sunday of the Month

- 4.00pm - Italian Mass - Our Lady Queen of Peace, Gladesville

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Weekday Masses and Liturgies

  • Tuesday:

- 6:30am - Lenten Mass - Our Lady Queen of Peace, Gladesville

- 9:20am - Daily Mass - St Charles Borromeo, Ryde (livestreamed on YouTube)

  • Wednesday:

- 9:20am - Daily Mass - St Charles Borromeo, Ryde (livestreamed on YouTube)

  • Thursday:

- 6:30am - Lenten Mass - Our Lady Queen of Peace, Gladesville

- 9:20am - Daily Mass - St Charles Borromeo, Ryde (livestreamed on YouTube)

  • Friday:

- 9:20am - Daily Mass - St Charles Borromeo, Ryde (livestreamed on YouTube)

  • Saturday:

- 9:00am - Daily Mass - St Charles Borromeo, Ryde (livestreamed on YouTube)


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Reconciliation

The Sacrament of Reconciliation (also known as Confession) and Spiritual Guidance is available 30 mins before each Mass or via appointment.

For all appointments, please contact the Parish Office on 9807 2966 or at office@rgcp.org.au.

Please Note

From Monday 29th March 2021

  • 200 people at St Charles and 160 people at Our Lady Queen of Peace are permitted at Masses

  • Masks are recommended but not compulsory

  • QR Codes must be used to check in if you have not booked your spot online prior. Manual sign in is also available.

  • Bookings are required for weekend Masses if you wish to sit indoors.

  • Bookings are not required during the week. Spots at weekday Masses are offered on a first come first served basis

  • Congregational singing is now permitted

Parish Calendar