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71 Gladstone Rd
Dandenong North
VIC 3175 Australia
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Australia
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The Parish of St Gerard’s has been serving Catholics and the broader community of Dandenong North since it was founded in 1956. That the demography of the parish has changed dramatically since St Gerard’s was first opened is reflected in the rich ethnic diversity of the parishioners. In fact, St Gerard’s is like a microcosm of the universal Catholic Church: many cultures united in one Faith under one Shepherd.

St Gerard’s takes its mission statement from the charter given to the Church by Christ: “Going, teach all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit; teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you” (Mt. 28:19-20).

The Parish of St Gerard’s objective and aims are twofold: the glory of God and the salvation of souls.

As the Church gives glory to the Trinity especially through the offering of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, St Gerard’s is committed to offering a beautiful, dignified and authentic liturgy in strict accordance with the liturgical books. The parish with filial obedience looks to the directives of the Church for guidance in all things concerning divine worship.

As Christ’s own mission was to lead souls to his Father, the Church seeks to gather as many souls as possible into the heavenly fold. She does this by praying for the whole world; by teaching all who wish to hear about the Word of God and the Christian truths handed down to us through the centuries; and by the administration of the sacraments. St Gerard’s parish joyfully takes its modest place in this great work of the Church.

Fr Brendan Arthur
Parish Priest
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Deanery
Dandenong

Dandenong North Parish

Christmas Celebrations and Mass Times

Christmas Eve Mass times: 6.00pm, 12.00 Midnight Mass

Carol Services: 11.00pm

Christmas Day Mass times: 7.00am Latin Mass, 8.30am, 10.30am

Reconciliation times - Last Week of Advent: Mon-Sat 8.45am-9.10am, Wed 7.00pm-8.00pm, Sat 10.00am-11.00am

Reconciliation times - Christmas Eve: 10.00am - 11.00am

Reconciliation times - Christmas Day:

Good Friday and Easter Services

St Gerard's

Holy Thursday: 7.00pm
Good Friday Stations of the Cross: 2.00pm
Good Friday: 3.00pm
Easter Vigil: 10.00pm
Easter Sunday: 7.00am (Latin), 8.30am, 10.30am
Holy Week Reconciliation Times: Fri. 10a,-12pm; 1-2pm. Sat. 10am-12pm.

Parish Mass Times
Reconciliation
Monday-Friday: 8.45-9.10am
Wednesday: 7.00pm - 8.00pm
Saturday: 10am-11am
Anytime: By appointment

Parish

Monday 9.15AM Tuesday 9.15AM Wednesday 9.15AM Thursday 9.15AM Friday 9.15AM Friday 7.00PM Saturday 9.15AM Saturday 5.30PM Vigil Sunday 7.00AM Latin Extraordinary Form Sunday 8.30AM Sunday 10.30AM Sunday 3.30PM French 3rd Sunday Only Sunday 3.30PM Tamil 2nd Sunday Only Sunday 5.30PM
St Gerard's
71 Gladstone Rd
Dandenong Nth
VIC
3175
-37.97
145.20
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