Upcoming Parish Events


Wednesday  1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd August:

2018 Bootcamp: At the Workbench Christian men 

Its one thing to pour yourself into your work. But how often do you take a break from that, to work on yourself? Bootcampwill equip you with new tools to shape your better self with a cross generational male community.

WHERE: Upstairs outside The Deckat Ryans Hotel, cnr Phillip and George Street, Thirroul.

COST: $10 pizza opening night/ $5 other nights + drinks from bar at own expense.

Topics and Speakers:

Living the dream( 1st Aug) Paul Bartlett: on hopes, goals and redefining success

Mind your Head(8th Aug) Dr Mark Malik: on the art and science of mental health

Boiling point (15th Aug) Dave Harrison: on dealing with hurt, anger and frustration

Master and apprentice (22nd Aug): Brett Davis, Christian Surfer


 Sunday, 19th August:

2018 Significant marriage Anniversaries Mass.

Mass to be celebrated by Bishop Brian Mascord at St John Vianney

Co – Cathedral, Fairy meadow at 2:00pm.

Friday 31st August

LIVE Festival:

This years LIVE festival will be held on  in Wollongong. It will start at 9:30am and conclude at 8:30pm.

This is an initiative of the Catholic Youth Ministry team from the Bishops office. This will be the third LIVE Festival and 600 young people are expected to attend.

More information will be available later in July.


Sunday, 25th November at 10:30am and

Sunday, 2nd December at 10:30am


News. April – May 2018


Sun 22nd April ~ World day of Prayer for Vocations.

Wed 25th April ~ Anzac Day ~

Mass at 9:30am (including a memorial service to honour those who fought for our freedom), followed by a cuppa and ANZAC biscuits.                      

Wed 25th Fri 27th April ~ Youth iStand camp #1 at The Venue Conference Centre Bellambi.

Sat & Sun 5th and 6th May ~ Men Alive Workshop weekend.  

Sunday 13th May ~ Morning Tea after the 8:30am Mass.

25th 26th May~ Mary Help of Christians Pilgrimage for Life ~ Kiama and Gerringong.

News 15th March 2018

Around our Parishes ~ Keep the Date April May 2018

Sun 15th April ~ Youth MASS 5:30PM at St Josephs Bulli with Pizza supper afterwards

Mon 16th April ~Joeys over 50’s social group Mt Kiera Lunch at 12 midday

Sat 21st April ~ Thanksgiving MASS for Fr Peter Tiens Ordination Jubilee at Helensburgh at 10am

Sun 22nd April ~ World day of Prayer for Vocations.

Wed 25th April ~ Anzac Day ~ breakfast after 9am MASS at St Columbkilles Corrimal

Wed 25th Fri 27th April ~ Youth iStand camp #1 at The Venue Conference Centre Bellambi

Sat & Sun 5th and 6th May ~ Men Alive Workshop weekend

~ Birthing Kit Donations at over the Masses at St Columbkilles

Sat 12th May ~ Prayer and praise of Saint Rita of Cascia– St Columbkiles Corrimal

Easter Triduum 2018


Palm Sunday 25th March: 8:30am Mass, 5:30pm Mass

Holy Thursday 29th March: Mass of the Lord’s Supper 7:00pm – followed by Adoration until 10:00pm.

Good Friday 30th March: Stations of the Cross – 10:00am (followed by Reconciliation)

Passion of the Lord – 3:00pm (followed by Reconciliation)

Saturday 15th April: Easter Vigil Mass 7:00pm

(Daylight saving finishes).

Easter Sunday 1st April: Easter Sunday Mass 8:30am  (NO evening Mass at Bulli)

Bell Tower Update


Church Bell Tower

Work has been progressing behind the scenes to ensure that we have our new bell tower in place before the end of the year. So far we have completed the following tasks:

  • Removal of old bell tower in January 2013. Mr. Vince Boland and sons.
  • Dismantling of bell mounting and swing mechanism. Mr. Vince Boland.
  • Renovation (cleaning up) of the historic bell. Undertaken by Mr. Vince Boland.
  • Agreement made on design and location of the new structure. Parishioners.
  • Structural Engineer, Peter Lockhart engaged.
  • Engineering drawings completed. Peter Lockhart.
  • Meetings with key personnel and builder.
  • Quote received from the company to provide the zinc coating on the structure.
  • Development application submitted to Wollongong City Council, now waiting for response.

Michael Barnett

Project Coordinator