18th June 2021

Dear parishioners & friends of St Bernard's,

This week restrictions allow 120 people in the church.

However, as we already have children for First Eucharist booked at all weekend Masses,  50 places are reserved at each Mass, for those children & their families.

There will be 70 seats available at each Mass this weekend, which must be booked through the link on TRYBOOKING below, or by contacting the Office.

For those who can’t come along, we invite you to join us in prayer, by watching the recorded Mass.

Mass this weekend - will be recorded & the link emailed to you on Saturday evening.

You are encouraged to attend a weekday Mass if possible.

· Tuesday & Friday 12 noon 

· Wednesday & Thursday 9.30am

Remember : QR ‘check in’ is mandatory.

  1. Please load the Service Victoria App on your phone.
  2. arrive in time to scan the QR code displayed on the doors of the church
  3. enter your name & phone number                                                                        (just as you do now in a cafe or public venue).

Thank you for wearing your mask in the church.

TRYBOOKING links : To book a place, please click on the Mass time you wish to attend. 

6pm Saturday 19th June

9am Sunday 20th June

10.30am Sunday 20th June  


Our parish is keen to stay connected so please stay in touch by phone or email.

Parishioners seeking urgent pastoral care, please call the Parish Office 52 432 739.

The answering machine will give you my personal number to contact.

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a challenge to all communities.

Thank you for your patience and understanding of the current arrangements, to ensure we continue to be safe.

 Fr Sang Ho

Parish Priest

 Parish Office10am-3pm Monday : 9am-4pm Tues-Fri 

Phone :           52 432 739  Please leave a message. 

email :            belmont@cam.org.au

  •  Sacraments :

    Please contact the Parish Office for current information re Baptism, Eucharist,
    Reconciliation & Confirmation.
    Baptisms can be booked for Sunday at 12 noon, with 15 people attending from each family. Please contact the Parish Office for further information & bookings. 
    Mass on TV, radio or online :

    Sunday Mass on TV :   Channel 10              6-6.30am            


                                           Channel 31 or 44   11am  St Patrick's Cathedral


     Sunday mass on Radio :   7.00am Light FM 89.9          (Fr K Dillon)                                                                                                         10.00am Pulse FM                (St Mary’s)

    Mass on line - view live   Sunday - 11am ;   week days - 1pm                                       https://melbournecatholic.org.au/Mass     (St Patrick's Cathedral)


    To find mass in other languages visit :                                        http://multiculturalcare.org.au/diversity/faith-online/


    Prayer resources : 

    The Saving Word (Sunday readings) – email belmont@cam.org.au
    Children’s worksheet                           – email belmont@cam.org.au

  • Visit the website of the  Archdiocese of Melbourne.

    https://cathfamily.org/cathkids-faith-unlimited  CathKids Special Offer : weekly interactive experience with a short animated video on the Sunday reading, questions to stimulate discussion, a simple activity, and prayer. For children aged 7-12

    Please contact the Office, for current status of activities described below.
    Neighbourhood Meals

    A personal invitation is issued to each parish household - one small area of the Parish at a time - to share a simple meal with nearby parishioners.


    Justice Network

    Each month, a meeting is held to learn about and discuss a variety of justice topics, lead by a qualified speaker. Meetings are advertised in the Parish Bulletin and all are welcome.



    RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

    A program of instruction and formation in the Catholic faith is held each year from September to Easter of the following year. Contact the Parish Office for more information.



    ~St Bernard’s Parish community is proud to acknowledge the Wathaurong People as the first custodians and original inhabitants of the area. May we find continued unity in our shared love of this land.~