Parish of St. Mary and St. Joseph - Orange

St Joseph's Church -
Corner of Hill and Byng Streets, Orange

Parish of St Mary and St Joseph 

84 Hill Street
P.O. Box 44
Orange NSW 2800

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


'The Little Chapel', the monthly parish newsletter is available to read HERE>

First Communion Enrolment

Clergy Team
Fr Greg Bellamy, Parish Priest
Fr Mathew Humtsoe, Assistant Priest
Fr Karl Sinclair, Assistant Priest

Mission Team 
Ms Amy Sullivan, Director of Ministries 
Ms Carla Ghisla, Director of Mission 
Ms Vanessa Colquhoun, Sacramental Coordinator 
Sr Frances McAleer rsj, Resident in Molong
Mr Matthew Brown, Youth Minister 

Mission Support Team
Mr Michael O'Mara, Operations Manager
Ms Sandy Livermore, Parish Secretary
Ms Anne Wykamp, Parish Receptionist 

Public Primary School Catechists Co-ordinator: Bernadette Collins - 6362 2222

Orange Health Service - Mental Health
& Drug and Alcohol:

Robyn Blunt - 6360 7700

St Francis Aged Care:
Mrs Laurie Dowler - 6362 9400


St Patrick’s, Cargo - 9.00am Saturdays 

St Joseph’s, Orange - 6.00pm
(5.00pm April - October)
St Michael’s, Manildra - 6.00pm
(5.00pm April - October)

St Joseph’s, Orange - 8.00am and 9.30am
St Brendan's, Mullion Creek - 8.00am
St Columbanus, Cudal - 8.00am
St Lawrence’s, Molong - 9.30am
St Joseph’s, Orange - 6.00pm
(5.00pm April - October)


St Joseph’s, Orange - every 2nd Saturday of the month at 10.15am and every Sunday of the month at 11.15am.

Baptisms occur at Cargo, Cudal, Manildra, Molong and Mullion Creek every weekend within the scheduled Masses .


St Michael’s, Manildra - 5.40-5.55pm

(4.40-4.55pm April-October)

St Joseph’s, Orange - 5.15-5.45pm
(4.15-4.45pm April-October)


St Joseph’s, Orange - 5.00-5.40pm -
Eucharistic Exposition
St Joseph’s, Orange - 5.45pm - Mass

St Joseph’s, Orange - 9.30am Mass (St Mary’s Primary class attends Mass or whole school Mass)

St Lawrence’s, Molong - 9.30am - Mass (St Joseph’s Primary attends, according to schedule)
St Lawrence’s, Molong - 9.45am-10.15am - Reconciliation for School and Parishioners
St Joseph’s, Orange -  5.00pm-5.40pm - Eucharistic Exposition
St Joseph’s, Orange - 5.45pm - Mass

St Joseph’s, Orange -  9.30am - Mass (Catherine McAuley Primary class or whole school attends)
St Joseph’s, Orange - 6.00pm-7.00pm - Holy Hour

St Joseph’s, Orange - 5.00pm-5.40pm - Eucharistic Exposition (Stations of the Cross instead during Lent)
St Joseph’s, Orange - 5.10pm-5.40pm - Reconciliation
St Joseph’s Orange - 5.45pm - Mass


8.30am at whichever Orange church usually has Mass that day however, the ANZAC Day Mass is always at St Joseph's.


Catherine McAuley Catholic

Primary School

Principal: Michael Croke - 6361 3344

St. Mary's Catholic Primary School

Principals: Kerry Maher  - 6362 7926

James Sheahan Catholic High School 

Principal: Peter Meers - 6362 1422



Fr James Kane recently celebrated his Diamond Jubilee with Bishop Michael, the clergy of the Diocese and the Catholic community of Orange. Read more HERE>

All payments made to the Parish
are non-refundable


St Mary's Church - Park Street, Orange

St Patrick's Church - Cargo

St Columbanus - Cudal

St Dympna’s - Cumnock

St Michael's Church - Manildra

St Lawrence's Church, Molong


St Brendan's Church - Mullion Creek

Holy Communion to the sick and home-bound:
Contact the Parish Office on 6362 2378

Parish Groups:

Alpha is a great way to meet people and explore the Christian faith. Alpha includes food, a video session and discussion. Everyone is welcome and no question is off limits. Alpha is completely free. Register at for more information.

Parish Finance Council contact is -
Chair: Chris Dwyer      Email

Choirs and Musicians
St Mary's Choir:         Sr Mary Trainor - 6362 1662
St Mary's, 9.30am:     Ann Patteson  6362 0725 
St Joseph's, 8.00am: Maria King  6361 7554
St Joseph's Evening: John Hannan  6362 0217
Mullion Creek:            Barbara Ferguson 63658402

Children's Liturgy
Contact:                     Jenelle Price 6369 0786

Other Parish Outreach:

Kairos Ecumenical Prison Ministry
Contact: Phil Searl - 6362 4033 or 0419 618 054

St Vincent de Paul Society

Vinnies Shop - McNamara Lane - 6361 0371

St Joseph's Conference
Meet Wed 4.45pm - Centre, McNamara Lane

St Mary's Conference
Meet Thur 6.00pm - Centre, McNamara Lane

Vinnies Soup Kitchen and Van

Nursing Homes & Aged Care Hostels

Mass Days and Times:

St Francis Aged Care - Clinton St
11.00am on 1st Tuesday of the month
Ascott Gardens Hostel - 83 Spring St
2.00pm on 1st Friday of the month
Calare Nursing Home - March St
11.00am on 2nd Thursday of the month
Cherrywood Nursing Home - Sieben Dr
11.00am on 3rd Thursday of the month
Wontama Hostel - Summer St
11.00am on 4th Thursday of the month
Gosling Creek Aged Care - Forest Rd
11.00am on 4th Tuesday of the month
Benjamin Short Grove -130 Huntley Road
11.00am on 1st Thursday of the month

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