A Catholic community that endeavours to live the joy of the Gospel.
A Parish – Family of Families – journeying together, breaking bread and sharing life.
St Mary of the Angels Church
Lord Jesus Christ, Divine Saviour, You build your holy Church upon the foundation of love expressed by Simon Peter and you taught us how to love others as you have loved us. Be with us as we build our local Church in the Diocese of Port Pirie. May your presence strengthen our will to serve you and support one another. Come and stay with us in our homes. Let your presence in our families help us to refresh our “domestic church” with your gift of love. Open our ears to hear the voice of our neighbours crying out for your support.
Asking for your presence in our local communities, we ask your blessing upon our endeavours of supporting young people through the ministry of the National Evangelisation Team and our Diocesan Youth Ministry. May their efforts help young people courageously open their hearts to God’s gift of love, give them strength to face any challenges in their life, knowing that with God on their side they can achieve great things. For it is in you, O Lord, we place our hope and trust. AMEN
Administrator: Father Paul Bourke
Priest in Residence: Father Adrian Head
Assistant: Deacon Brenton Mortimer
Parish Secretary: Gayle Santic
Child Safe Contact Person: Monica Woods
OFFICE HOURS: Wednesday and Friday 9.00am to 3.00pm
St Mary of the Angels was first established in 1869 by Father Henderson and opened by Bishop Shiel. The second church building was established by Fr Leo Kelly and opened by Bishop Spence in 1926. The current church was established through the work of Fr Lawrie Quinn and opened by Bishop DeCampo in 1986. It initially serviced the majority of Eyre Peninsula but now it works in the city and the close surrounding districts.
St Mary of the Angels shared its parish grounds with St Joseph’s School and boarding facilities and previously the Sisters of St Josephs. The sisters, including Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop were part of this Parish from 1874 until 2011.
St Mary of the Angels has a congregation of over 300 families. It has many established ministries that include Lectors, Hospitality, Musicians, Special Ministers, Children’s Liturgy, Hospital visitors and Leaders of the liturgy. There are opportunities to participate in other areas such as collection, flower arrangement, prayer groups, CWL, St Vincent de Paul and Fred’s Van.
HOLY HOUR: First Sunday of the month 3.00pm
ROSARY PRAYER: Thursday 5.15 pm and Friday 9.45 am
MEN’S BREAKFAST: Saturday 19th February 7.30am
HOSPITAL VISITING: If you have family in hospital who would like to be visited, please inform Fr John or the Parish Office
PO Box 144, Port Lincoln SA 5606
Ph: +61 8 8682 3725
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