Ash Wednesday and Lent

Mass Schedule for Ash Wednesday 26 February

  • St Aloysius Cronulla:
    • 7am
    • 9.30am (with school students)
    • 7pm
  • Mass at Stella Maris Cronulla: 11.15am
  • Mass: De La Salle College (School Hall): 12pm
  • Mass at OLMC School, Burraneer: 2pm
  • Mass at Bundeena: 7pm

Parishioners are welcome at all Masses.

Abstinence from meat, and fasting, must be observed by Catholics on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. All who have completed their 18th year and have not yet begun their 60th year are bound to fast. All who have completed their 14th year are bound to abstain.

Lent in 2020 begins on Wednesday 26 February and continues until the Mass of the Lord’s Supper (9 April). The Easter Fast is observed during the Triduum on Good Friday until the Easter Vigil on the evening of 11 April.

Stations of the Cross on Fridays in Lent

  • 9.15am at St Francis De Sales Primary
  • 12pm and 7pm at St Aloysius Cronulla
  • 7pm starts on 28 February, 9.15am & 12pm from 6 March

Please see the Parish Bulletin or the Parish Calendar on this page for all the latest information.

Parish Sacramental Programs for 2020 and Beyond

Please read the following letter from Fr James, regarding important changes to Sacramental Programs starting 2020. This letter has also been sent to all parents as of December 2019.

Sacramental Programs in 2020

Welcome to Fr James McCarthy

Fr James commenced service as the Parish Priest of Cronulla from 1 July 2019. He is delighted to have returned to Cronulla and is looking forward to praying, celebrating and meeting with all the parishioners in the Cronulla area. Please make him feel very welcome!

Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney Safeguarding Online Training

The Safeguarding & Ministerial Integrity Office is pleased to announce Safeguarding Induction Training is now available online for workers and volunteers of the Parish Community and Youth Ministry workers and volunteers.

In order to access the online Safeguarding Induction Training, you will need to provide the Safeguarding Office with a few details to allow us to set up and online account for you. Within 48 hours of completing this online form you will receive an email with your username, password and a link that will take you directly to the training.

If you have any enquiries please contact the Safeguarding Team via email: or alternatively you can call 9390 5811. The below link will enable you to register for Modules 1 and 2 that is recommended all volunteers to complete. 

Parish Google Calendar

The Parish has recently developed a updated google calendar, which you can easily add to your own digital calendar. Simply click the + button on the calendar to add to your own device.

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