Our Lady of Perpetual Help - Coonamble

Parish of Our Lady of Perpetual Help
14 Tooloon Street, Coonamble, NSW, 2829
PO Box 70 

Ph:   (02) 6822 1134
Fax: (02) 6822 3418

Priest in charge: Fr Pius Khaoya

Email: (remove XX) ap.coonamble XX @cdob XX .org.au

Parish Administrator: Fr Francis Muhenda
Email: (remove XX) pp.coonabarabran XX @cdob XX .org.au


COVID-19 Restrictions:

The State Government announced that from Saturday 26 June 2021, the COVID-19 restricitions affecting places of worship are as follows: 

  • The number of people allowed to attend a place of worship for Mass, private prayer or any gathering, is based on the 1 person per 4 square metre rule;
  • Funerals are limited to 1 person per 4 square metres capped at 100 people, including the celebrant;
  • Masks are compulsory in all indoor non-residential settings, including workplaces and places of worship; 
  • Singing by audiences and choirs at indoor venues or by congregants at indoor places of worship will not be allowed;
  • All organisations must continue to use QR Codes or manual sign-in registers, to enable fast contact tracing in the event of any community transmission.
It is critical everyone continues to practise COVID-safe behaviours, practising social distancing, staying home if  unwell and getting tested if suffering from the mildest of symptoms.

The dispensation issued by Bishop Michael McKenna in relation to our Sunday obligation is still in effect.

Legal capacities for each church/building are:

  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Coonamble: 50 people
  • Sacred Heart Church, Quambone: 20 people
  • Sacred Heart Church, Gulargambone: 30 people


Mass Centres:
Coonamble and Quambone

Weekday Mass Times:
Coonamble - Thursday ~ 5.45pm
(and other times as per Parish Bulletin)

Weekend Mass Times:
Coonamble       ~ Saturday at 6.00pm

Quambone        ~ 8.30am on the Saturdays before the 2nd
                           and 4th Sundays of the month. 

(Mass at Gulargambone ~ Sunday at 8.30am)

School: St. Brigid's Primary  ~  Principal: Mrs Gai Gilmour

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