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Recently Deceased: Meryl Tapsell

It is with great regret we announce Mrs Meryl Tapsell passed away on 4 September 2017 after a long battle with cancer. Mrs Tapsell worked at St Francis Xavier from 1996 to 2013 and was our well loved music teacher. Mass of Christian Burial for Meryl will be offered in St James’ Church, Woolley Street, […]

Recently Deceased: Sr. Agnes Guiren

It is with great sadness we announce the demise of Sr. Agnes Guiren, aged 92, Sr. Agnes was a teacher here at Ashbury many years ago and is still remembered fondly by her pupils. May her soul rest in peace. The funeral of Sr. Agnes will take place on 25th August at 11 am at […]

Cardinal George Pell Fund

A number of people are wanting to know where they can contribute to assist Cardinal George Pell with his defence costs. The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney has not established nor is it managing a fund to assist Cardinal Pell. However, there is a fund where people may contribute if they so wish. Funds can be […]

Mons Gregory Weaver RIP

Dear Parishioners, It is with great sadness that I advise you of the death of Monsignor Gregory Weaver, who entered Eternal Life earlier today, Wednesday 28th June. He was aged 90. Mgr Weaver served as Parish Priest of St Francis Xavier’s Ashbury from 1989 before retiring to lesser duties in 1997. May he rest in […]

Fr Toan’s work in Vietnam

Dear Friends, Please find attached some photos taken at the orphanage where I am currently involved. There areĀ 83 abandoned children. They were left on the streets and the nuns took them to this centre called House of Compassion. I also visited the cemetery where aborted children were buried. The nuns gave them a name and […]

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