Welcome to Our Parish

We are a welcoming community. We strive towards building a family of God in the parish. We would love to have you as a member of our parish. We grow together to know our faith better and build up our friendship with our Lord Jesus Christ and devotion to Mother Mary by the inspiration and intercession of St. Padre Pio, our parochial patron.

We are located in the western Sydney of the Diocese of Parramatta and we are the first parish to have St. Padre Pio as the patron of our Parish.

May your visit to our parish website be an enriching experience and if you would like to become a member of our parish, please contact us and we are more than happy to assist you. You are most welcome to attend one of the Masses to meet us.

May God bless you always.

“Every sacrifice which your soul makes, every good it does is directed to God for the sanctification of all."

Saint Padre Pio

“The storms that are raging around you will turn out to be for God’s glory, your own merit, and the good of many souls."

Saint Padre Pio

“The greater your sufferings, the greater God’s love for you.”

Saint Padre Pio

“We have close to us an angelic spirit who never leaves us for an instant from the cradle to the grave.”

Saint Padre Pio

“You must have boundless faith in the divine goodness, for the victory is absolutely certain.”

Saint Padre Pio

“I recommend calm and calm all the time.”

Saint Padre Pio

About

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Our Patron

St. Padre Pio, an Italian monk changed the lives of Catholics around the world by his prayers.

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History

We are one of many parishes that have evolved from Penrith Parish since it was created in 1839.

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Youth Group

The St. Padre Pio Youth Group Co-ordinators show enthusiasm in spreading the word of God.

Mass Times

Weekday MassTuesday, Thursday & Friday - 9:00am
(First Friday Mass Times - 9am and 7pm)
Wednesday - 7:00pm Mass & Novena to Our Mother of Perpetual Help
Weekend MassSaturday - 9:00am* and 5.30pm**
*Mass & St Padre Pio Novena **Vigil Mass
Sunday - 7.30am and 9.30am

Baptisms and weddings by appointment.

Parish News

05 August – Parish Fundraiser

Would you like a warm meat pie or sausage roll on a cold winter morning? There will be meat pies and sausage rolls for sale, Sunday 05 August, after the 9.30am Mass as a fundraiser for the parish. Thankyou for your support.

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CANCELLED-Parish Karaoke Night

Please note that the Karaoke FUNDRAISING EVENT planned for the 11th August, has been cancelled. 

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Sacramental Program 2018

St Padre Pio – Sacramental Programs for School Aged Children At St Padre Pio Parish, sacramental programs for school aged children are held in the following sequence each year: Term 1: Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation (for children in Year 3 and older) – Information letters and enrolment forms are available from October the previous…

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First Friday Mass & Holy Hour Followed by All-Night Adoration

Friday, 03 August Starting with First Friday Mass at 7pm, followed by an all-night Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. The Divine Mercy Chaplet will be prayed at 3am. Adoration will finish at 9am on Saturday with Mass which will include the Novena to St. Padre Pio. We encourage all parishioners including families, to add your…

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Diocesan News

Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary  Saturday 18th August 2018 at 3:00pm  Delivers an address and presents on discussion panel on Migrant’s and Refugee’s and the Light of Christ Centre, Waitara. Saturday 18thAugust 2018 at 5:00pm  Celebrates Mass for the 20thSunday in Ordinary Time at Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral, Waitara. Sunday 19th August 2018 at 11:00am  Celebrates Solemn Po (Read More)

2019 Catholic Youth Festival to tune into what Spirit is saying  More than 5000 young Catholics are expected to converge on Perth next year for the Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF). As the largest Catholic gathering in Australia, the ACYF promotes and engages the life and voice of young Catholics, equipping them to live out their faith in the world. To be held in the Archdiocese of Perth from December (Read More)

Cana Communities Farm helps wounded healThe welcoming Cana Communities Farm is set in Sydney’s sleepy Orchard Hills. The farm provides a safe space where people from all walks of life are able to spend meaningful time together, share a meal and develop friendships. “Our special care at the Farm is to provide hope, love and support for people who have suffered significant traumas,” Daniel (Read More)

Br Chris becomes Australia’s first Somascan  Sunday 20 July 2008 is forever cherished in the memory of a now former young lawyer who has become the first Somascan to complete his Religious Vows in Australia. That distinct event – World Youth Day Mass in Sydney – sparked the first inkling for Brother Christopher John Maria de Sousa CRS to listen to God’s gentle call for him to follow in the (Read More)

Hospital chaplaincy a ministry of presence  Nepean Hospital Chaplain Michael Turner’s work day starts with prayer, gathered together with the other members of the chaplaincy team – a few quiet moments, grounding them in faith as they head into the life of the busy hospital, with all of its many facets of humanity. Michael is employed by CatholicCare Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains to (Read More)

School

Bethany Catholic Primary

Established in 1996, Bethany is the primary school associated with Padre Pio Glenmore Park Parish. Bethany Catholic Primary recognise each child as being unique and formed in the image of God.

Bethany is a dynamic Catholic school committed to living Gospel values, incorporating a spirit of community, acknowledging the uniqueness of each individual, encouraging optimal learning and with an ongoing appreciation of the environment.

Events

Aug
21
Tue
Morning Mass @ St Padre Pio
Aug 21 @ 9:00 am
Aug
22
Wed
Mass & Novena to Our Mother of Perpetual Help @ St Padre Pio
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm
Aug
23
Thu
Morning Mass @ St Padre Pio
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am
Aug
24
Fri
Morning Mass @ St Padre Pio
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am
Aug
25
Sat
Morning Mass and Novena to St. Padre Pio @ St Padre Pio
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am
Vigil Mass @ St Padre Pio
Aug 25 @ 5:30 pm
Aug
26
Sun
Morning Mass @ St Padre Pio
Aug 26 @ 7:30 am

Contact Us

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Location
34-38 William Howell Drive
(PO Box 8037) Glenmore Park NSW 2745

Parish Office
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 8.30am to 3.30pm
T: 02 4737 9735