St Mary of the Cross MacKillop

08 August is the Feast of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop. Since the snap lockdown in Victoria, all places of worship have been closed so parishioners and visitors were invited to celebrate with us at our online Masses.

St Ignatius' Church will be celebrating the Feast Day (31 July) of its patron saint and founder of the Jesuits (Society of Jesus) on Sunday 01 August 2021 at its 9:30am Mass in English and 4:00pm Mass in Vietnamese. 

Sunday 25 July was the Feast Day of St James the Greater (also known as St James the Great), patron saint of St James' Church. St James the Greater, traditionally considered to be the first apostle to be martyred, is the patron of of pilgrims and Spain.

Ignatius500: Ignatian Year News

  • Sevenhill Ignatius 500 Altar Wine
    The Australian Province of the Society of Jesus owns and runs a winery called Sevenhill. On the occasion of the Ignatian Year, they have produced a special altar wine. The Sevenhill Ignatius 500th Anniversary of the conversion of Ignatius Sacramental Wine is a black label wine created specifically for this anniversary. To have more information on […]
  • An invitation to the Ignatian Year
    This article was first published in the Jesuits Yearbook of 2021. You can find the entire Yearbook following this link.   The “Camino Ignaciano” (Ignatian Way) was designed several years ago in order to recreate the journey made by Íñigo from his house in Loyola to Manresa in 1522. Today, it is open to anyone […]
  • Vulnerability in the eyes of Ignatius
    Tiziano Ferraroni SJ reflects on the importance of vulnerability for Saint Ignatius and in the founding of the Society of Jesus. He sees the acceptance of humanity’s innate vulnerability as a major challenge for contemporary society.   What would we expect to hear if we asked Ignatius of Loyola to offer a word of consolation […]

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We respectfully acknowledge the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation as the traditional caretakers of the land which is the Richmond Catholic Parish.  We acknowledge the Elders, past and present.  May we, too, be good stewards of this land.

ST IGNATIUS' CHURCH

326 Church Street
Richmond VIC 3121 [ Map | Parish Bulletins ]

ST JAMES' CHURCH

162 Kent Street
North Richmond VIC 3121 [ Map | Parish Bulletins ]

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Richmond VIC 3121 [ Map | Parish Bulletins ]

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