St. Vincent's Parish - Portland


St. Vincent's Church, Portland

Sacred Heart Church, Wallerawang

St. Vincent's Church, Portland
95 Williwa Street,
Portland NSW 2847
(P.O Box 70, Portland, NSW, 2847)

Sacred Heart Church, Wallerawang
Lidsdale Street,
Wallerawang NSW 2845
(PO Box 70, Portland NSW 2847) 

Parish Centre 
Williwa St, Portland NSW 2847
Ph: (02) 6355 5189
Fax: (02) 6355 4277

Parish Priest: Fr Garry McKeown (resident in Lithgow)
69 Lett Street
(P.O. Box 229, Lithgow, NSW, 2790)
Ph: (02) 6351 3092
Fax: (02) 6351 3072 

Parish Pastoral Assistant:
Sr Therese Patterson  
Ph: (02) 6355 5236

Office Assistant:
Mr Peter Dowling


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 St Joseph's, Portland is 30 people.

St. Joseph's Primary - Years Kinder to 6
Principal: Mrs Simone Taylor
Ph: (02) 6355 5111
Fax: (02) 6355 5199

Sunday Mass Times
Sacred Heart Church, Wallerawang
10am Sunday

St. Vincent's Church, Portland
8am Sunday

Weekday Mass Times
Monday 9.00am: Liturgy of the Word with Communion - Chapel of the Parish Centre (Former Convent)
Wednesday 9.30am during school terms:
Mass at St. Vincent's Church, Portland
Thursday 9.00am: Liturgy of the Word with Communion - Chapel of the Parish Centre (Former Convent)
Friday 9.00am:
Liturgy of the Word with Communion - Chapel of the Parish Centre (Former Convent)

Christian Meditation
8.30am: Portland Parish Centre ~ Wednesdays

Parish Groups
Parish Pastoral Council
Liturgy Committee
Social Justice Group
Catechist Group
St. Vincent de Paul Society Youth Group
Refugee Support
Sr. Mary O'Leary Centre for Seniors and People with disability
Ecumenical Friendship Group Combined Churches - Easter and Advent Committees



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