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With all churches and places of worship now closed to the public because of the COVID-19 pandemic, you won’t be able to come to church at Easter. We hope you will be worshipping along with the rest of our parish family by participating in the liturgies streamed on our website and Facebook page. But while… Read more

Palm Sunday Pew Sheets 5 April 2020

Dear Friends, Our streamed Sunday Eucharist last Sunday was a great improvement on the previous one (our first). We are grateful to our Director of Music Anthony Pasquill, who has spent many hours ensuring these liturgies are ready for streaming as well as dealing with slow internet speeds!  We will be streaming this Sunday’s Eucharist… Read more

Sunday Pewsheet Fifth Sunday of Lent 29 March 2020

Dear Friends, Hopefully you are managing to cope in this time of anxiety and restrictions.  Our parish family at St John’s is very special. Please keep praying for one another and for the clergy and lay leaders of the parish as we try to keep everyone connected and make sure you are all safe and… Read more

Coronavirus Crisis: No Public Services at St John’s

Dear friends,  Following the Prime Minister’s Address to the Nation outlining the Government’s updated guidelines and restrictions on public gatherings, the Archbishop of Sydney has now advised that all public church gatherings in Anglican churches across this diocese should cease until further notice.  As a parish in the Catholic Tradition, the celebration of the Eucharist… Read more

An Act of Spiritual Communion

An Act of Spiritual Communion My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You… Read more

Coronavirus Prayer

O God, Creator of the World, We ask your mercy on us in the face of the threat to so many from the Covid-19 coronavirus. We pray for those already infected with coronavirus that they may receive prompt, effective and compassionate medical care that will restore them to health your protection and grace for all… Read more