"Even if we are isolated, thought and spirit can go far with the creativity of love. This is what we need today: the creativity of love. ...We will celebrate Holy Week in a truly unusual way, which manifests and sums up the message of the Gospel, that of God’s boundless love. And in the silence of our cities, the Easter Gospel will resound." -- Pope Francis

Let us gather, pray and celebrate together in spirit through the following televised and livestreamed liturgies:

Parish Office Update

In accordance with the latest COVID-19 government restrictions, the Parish Office is closed.  However, as our parish staff are working from home, please get in touch with us via our website's contact form

A notice will be published online when the Parish Office reopens.  In the meantime, we warmly invite you to like/follow our new Facebook page to remain connected with the parish and each other.

Ash on a person's forehead.

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a season of fasting and prayer. You are invited to join us at the following Masses on 26 February 2020:

Jesuit News

  • JRS farewells Carolina Gottardo as its Director

    It is with great sadness and much gratitude that we announce that Carolina Gottardo will depart at the start of November from her role as Director of Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Australia, the

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  • Video: Fr Quyen Vu SJ

    The next Jesuit Provincial, Fr Quyen Vu SJ, talks about his journey as a Jesuit, and what he has learned during his time in Timor Leste and Cambodia.  Meet Fr Quyen Vu SJ – the next

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  • Meet Fr Quyen Vu SJ – the next Provincial of the Australian Jesuits

    While much of Fr Quyen Vu SJ’s life as a Jesuit has been spent in the education apostolate, he says he’s looking forward to returning to Australia to become the next Provincial. ‘For me it’s a

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Vatican News


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 ]

PARISH OFFICE

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Richmond VIC 3121 [ Map | Parish Bulletins ]

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Office Hours
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