School Community

St. Ambrose Church

Parish Contact

Parish Priest: Fr Martin Fleming
Parish Secretary: Bernadette Petruccelli

Location: 47 Urquart Street (PO Box 397)
WOODEND VIC 3442

Phone: 03 54272 690
Email: woodend@cam.org.au

Mass Times

Wednesday      9.30am
Thursday        10:30am
Friday                9:30am
Saturday           6:00pm
Sunday            10:00am

Reconciliation

Make yourself known to Fr Martin at 5.30pm on Saturday evening prior to the 6.00pm Mass or other times by appointment with Fr Martin.

Marriages

Marriages are arranged by appointment with Fr Martin.  All initial/general inquiries to the Parish Secretary.

Our wedding information brochure and booking form are also available from the Parish Office.

Baptisms

Are arranged by appointment with the Parish Secretary and are usually held on the first Sunday of the month.

Thanksgiving Program

Your contribution to our Thanksgiving Program helps with the upkeep and development of the Parish Church and facilities. Please contact the Parish Secretary if you would like to contribute.

Payments can be made by envelopes, Credit Card or Direct Debit.

Church Rosters

If you would like to help out on the church rosters in any way please contact the Parish Secretary. Examples of how you can help are: Church Readers, Church Flowers, Special Ministers, Church Cleaning and/or Ambrose Care Meals/ Funeral catering.

Ambrose Care

Ambrose Care is a parish-based initiative run by volunteers,  it includes the following:

Home visits to elderly people, especially those without families and/or feeling lonely.
Providing emotional and social support for families with younger children.
Assistance in times of serious illness and death. Helping individuals and families in these stressful times.

Practical assistance – whenever possible we will help with a prepared meal and/or basic necessities.
Welcoming new parishioners to our community.
Referral to local Welfare Support Agencies as appropriate.

Contact Parish Secretary if you require support or would like to join our volunteers in this important work.

Cuppa after Mass

Every 2nd Sunday of the month (except January) stay and chat with a cuppa after the 10.00am Mass.  If you are new to the parish this is a great time to meet other parishioners.

Monday Lunch

Most Monday’s at midday many parishioners gather together for a sandwich and a chat. All welcome. Details available from Parish Secretary.