"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

  • Christmas across the Australian Jesuit Province

    The spirit of Christmas is already alive across the Australian Jesuit Province. Saint Ignatius’ College Junior School (pictured) has a real Christmas tree with giving tags to support St Vincent

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  • A bridge to new life

    Advent finds us on a bridge, says Australian Provincial Fr Brian McCoy SJ, crossing to a new phase of our lives. These bridges offer us new opportunities as we walk together on them. Full

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  • Entwined for eternity

    This reflection is part of Rev Dr Richard Leonard SJ’s series on the season of Advent. We’ll be posting new reflections each week as we approach Christmas. I am not sure whether the

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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

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

  (03) 8420 6789

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm