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“The parish is the presence of the Church in a given territory, an environment for hearing God’s word, for growth in the Christian life, for dialogue, proclamation, charitable outreach, worship and celebration. In all its activities the parish encourages and trains its members to be evangelizers.”

Pope Francis-
The Joy of the Gospel

Parish Statistics
According to the 2011 Census
  • the total population is 7 239
  • the Catholic population is 2 751 (this includes 3 Ukrainian Catholics)
  • Catholics make up 38 per cent of the area’s population (this is a 3.2 per cent increase on the 2006 figures)
  • The median age of Catholics is 35 years
  • The total number of Catholic families is 960
  • 25 per cent of Catholics are in the 0-14 year age-range

If you are a Catholic who has been away from Mass and the parish, come home! We would love to see you.