On this day we especially pray for and remember our mothers, grandmothers, and all the women who are not mothers but who have also loved and guided us with motherly care and compassion, whether they are near, far or with the Lord. Ave Maria!
On the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, Pope Francis asks for prayers to Our Lady to help us convert to God’s plan of peace, in particular for suffering Ukraine.
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.