Welcome to St Christopher’s, Panania

Weekend livestream Mass

This will be the only livestream to cover all masses over the weekend so please join us virtually to offer your prayers and intentions in unity with the parish. If you cannot join us live at 5:30pm on Saturday, feel free to access the recording any time over the  weekend. The link will be made available on our YouTube channel and parish Facebook page of both St Christopher’s & St Patrick’s. Please click to watch the livestream of the mass from St Christopher’s (available to access from 5.30pm, Saturday 18th September) https://youtu.be/TGieZsSE-_g

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The Archbishop of Sydney Award for 2021 Excellence Student The Archbishop’s Award for Student Excellence for 2021 has been awarded to Stephen Georgakopoulos. And we are incredibly proud of him and his    contributions to our De La Salle College and to the Parish of St Patrick’s, Revesby Heights. His modest and gentle nature is highly valued and he exemplifies resilience to overcome significant challenges through his generosity of heart. Stephen is an exceptional man of quiet faith and humbly proclaims the Gospel by his life. We congratulate and wish him all the very best.     Please click the below link for further information Archbishop’s Awards recipient | De La Salle College Revesby Heights (syd.catholic.edu.au)

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Catholic Weekly

If you would like to continue purchasing a hard copy of the Catholic Weekly during lockdown, you can purchase five issues for $20 and they will be posted to your house. To arrange purchase please call Rita at the Catholic Weekly on 0405 600 322. Alternatively, you can subscribe to the Catholic Weekly online and access it for free while the lockdown lasts and churches are closed. Here is the link:

COVID-19 update

* All churches across greater Sydney are closed until further notice, under a NSW Government lockdown aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19.

* Funerals may proceed at this time, with a maximum of 10 people in the congregation.

* Masks are compulsory for all people when in the church

* More information is available on the Archdiocesan website below

www.sydneycatholic.org/coronavirus-frequently-asked-questions/.

*   Please note registration is still required for NSW government regulations                       

* Sign-in using the QR code or the sign-in sheet

Thank you for using the QR codes.You can also download the QR reader APP or Service NSW APP if you have trouble using the codes.

* Please contact Parish Office 9774 3662 for further information.

At St Christopher’s we are committed to continuing to serve you during this challenging time through our Facebook page and website. If you are able to continue to support us with your regular contribution or donation it will be most appreciated. Click here to support us.

St Christopher’s, Panania

We welcome you to St Christopher’s Parish, Panania, first established in 1952 with Fr Patrick Landers as Parish priest. The parish was created  in response to a need for new parishes to provide for the growing number of families settling in south western Sydney.

Our church building has the unique distinction of being a converted ‘Star” movie theatre, purchased, converted and consecrated as the parish church in 1967. 

St Christopher’s Parish is alive with the Good News of Jesus Christ, serving the community with the sacraments, including daily Mass, opportunities for Prayer, Rosary  and Adoration, and offering many active ministries that provide both spiritual and practical pastoral care to parishioners and the wider community. 

Your enquiries and interest in our parish are most welcome. You will find easily accessible information here at our website. Feel free to contact us using the details provided at the top of our home page.

VISION
Inspired by the Gospels, the Parish of St Christopher seeks to be a living witness to the Catholic faith, welcoming all who seek the spiritual nourishment that the love of Jesus Christ can offer. We are a community of believers that seek to share this love with all who come into contact with our community. 
MISSION
The St Christopher’s Parish strives to extend the values, practices and traditions of our Catholic faith to all of those in our community. We continue to develop and strengthen relationships between families, the school and beyond with our active sacramental programs and with the growth and development of new and existing ministries.