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.

The parish community congratulates Tharindi, one of our parish secretaries, and her husband Manushan on the birth of their baby girl, Elisha Thenabadu.

Congratulations to our parish priest, Fr Trung Nguyen SJ, who recently celebrated ten years since his ordination as a Jesuit priest on 02 July 2011.

Ignatius500: Ignatian Year News

  • The Man of Prayer
    During this Ignatian Year, we are publishing a series of homilies that Fr. General Kolvenbach held on the feast days of St. Ignatius. In this homily, Fr. Kolvenbach focuses on Ignatius as man of prayer. Church of the Gesù, Rome, July 31st 2002 Celebrating Saint Ignatius’ feast today with the Church and in the Church, […]
  • Redemptive suffering A testimony of my conversion…
    Redemptive suffering. A testimony of my conversion…   This article was first published in the Jesuits Yearbook of 2021. You can find the entire Yearbook following this link.   21 February 2014. I was on my way to preside over the festive Eucharist in Vannampatti parish near Dindigul, Tamilnadu, India. I was tossed off from my […]
  • Walking with Ignatius – Episode 10
    Video series from Fr General Watch the video below to join Fr General as he reflects on the Society, the Church and World. Fr Arturo Sosa reflects on several current issues that Jesuit education helps young people and many adults to address; starting with the contents of the 10th chapter of the book he published […]

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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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