Parish of St Aidan's ROOTY HILL

parish of
ST AIDAN'S
Rooty Hill
parish of
ST AIDAN'S
Rooty Hill

St Aidan’s Parish has an Irish origin, a Maltese period and now a majority Filipino Culture. A diverse parish community in beautiful harmony imbued with Christ and His faith. A sign of the universality of the Roman Catholic Church and Her evangelising mission to connect all people to Christ.

Here in St. Aidan’s community parish, we welcome you all to our Masses and other church activities.

Mass times

Weekday

Monday        9:15am
Tuesday       9:15am
Wednesday   9:15am & 7:00pm

Thursday      9.15am
Friday           9:15am & 7:00pm
Saturday       9:00am

Weekend

Saturday Vigil     6:00pm
Sunday               7:30am, 9:00am &                                   10:30am 5.30pm

Reconciliation

Thursday

8.00pm-9.00pm

Saturday
9:30am – 10:30am
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Adoration

Wednesday

after the 7:00pm Mass

Friday

Following 9.15am Mass till 10.30am

6.30pm-7.00pm followed by  Mass

Saturday

after the 9:00am Mass

Overnight Benediction & Exposition

Every First Friday of the Month

Overnight Adoration and Benediction 6.30pm Friday till 10.30am Saturday

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LOCAL

Catholic SCHOOLS

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St Aidan’s Primary School

St Agnes Catholic High School

Parish

history

1828

By 1828, there were 621 Catholics in the area of Rooty Hill, about 25% of a farming population.

1890

In the 1890’s, mass was celebrated four times a year in the homes of the Fern and Leahy Families.

1907

On 14 January 1907, St Aidan’s Catholic Primary School opened staffed by the Sisters of St Joseph.

1915 – 1946

In 26 September 1915, the first foundation stone was laid for the Catholic Church in Rooty Hill at the Adelaide Street site. Priests from Penrith said Mass until 1946 when St Marys became a parish and priests from St Marys said Mass at Rooty Hill.

1956

In 1956, the Parish of Rooty Hill was created by Cardinal Gilroy with Fr John Morreau as appointed parish priest.

1981

In August 1981, the current church building, built by Fr Norm Grady, was opened by Cardinal Freeman.

Parish

EVENTS

COMING SOON

9 Adelaide St
Rooty Hill NSW 2766

(02) 9625 8404

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