Sacred Heart and St Lawrence O'Toole Parish - Molong

The Church of the Sacred Heart and
St Lawrence O'Toole
Riddell Street, Molong NSW 2866

Ph: (02) 6362 2378
(02) 6362 2032

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Parish Priest: Fr Greg Bellamy (Resident in Orange)
Assistant Priest: Fr Mathew Humtsoe (Orange)
Assistant Priest: Fr Karl Sinclair (Orange)

Pastoral Presence: Sr Frances McAleer rsj (Molong)

St. Joseph 's School, Molong
Principal: Mr Matthew French

St. Joseph 's School, Manildra
Principal: Mrs Jacky Parmeter

Mass Centres:
Molong; Manildra.

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:

  • St Lawrence’s Church, Molong:40
  • St Michael’s Church, Manildra: 40

Mass Times:
St. Michael's, Manildra ~ 6.00pm
(5.00pm non-daylight savings time)

St. Lawrence's, Molong ~ 9.30am

St Lawrence’s, Molong - 9.15am - Mass
(St Joseph’s Primary attends, according to schedule)

St. Michael's, Manildra ~ 5.40pm-5.55pm
(4.40-4.55pm non-daylight savings time)

St Lawrence’s, Molong
 - 9.45-10.15am - Reconciliation for school and parishioners

Parish Pastoral Council:

Ann Wood (Chair); Aileen Roberson (Secretary)

Parish Finance Council:
Barry Gibson (Chair) 
Contact: Orange Parish Office 02 6362 2378

Parish Groups:

Word and Faith Group - meet the last Tuesday of each month - 9.30am and 7.30pm in the front room of the Convent.

Liturgy Group - Contact Ann Wood and Margaret Brown - under the guidance of Sr Ann Morrison rsj. Meet bi-monthly. Enquire at Parish.


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