You have come to the home page of Ss Peter and Paul Parish Kiama, which also includes the outstation churches of St. Mathew's Jamberoo and St. Mary Star of the Sea Gerringong.
We are part of the Catholic Diocese of Wollongong, Bishop Peter Ingham is the Bishop of Wollongong. We have a variety of different ministries within our parish, these are named within our parish group directory with their appropriate contact person.
We are always looking for new members for our parish. We have the Catholics Returning Home Programme to assist those who want help in coming home. We also have the Rites for Christian Initiation for Adults for non Catholics, Christian background or not who would like to find out more and possibly join us.
All are welcome.
In the words of Jesus: "Come and see"
Rev Chris Roberts
Parish Priest Kiama
Rev Mark O'Keefe
Most Rev Peter W Ingham DD
Bishop of Wollongong
(formed by Parish Pastoral Council 2005)
We, the people of Kiama, inspired by Jesus Christ and guided by the Holy Spirit, form a welcoming and caring communinity that will work together to proclaim the message of the Gospel and, in doing so, encourage the community to grow in faith, love, justice and peace.
A big thank you to all parishioners who individually, in small groups and collectively, enable us all to be Church in this place at this time.
St Mary Star of the Sea Church, Gerringong is the site of our Memorial Garden for the interment of ashes. A space in this garden, suitable for the ashes of one person, may be purchased for $1,100 (inc GST, cost of plaque extra).
Spaces on our Memorial Wall (for plaques only) are also available at a cost of $500 (inc GST, cost of plaque extra).
parish office closure - 31 December to 30 January
The Parish Office will be closed from Saturday, 31 January to Monday, 30 January. It will re-open at 9.00am on Tuesday, 31 January.
If your matter is urgent please phone 4232 2081 and listen to the answering machine message carefully for contact details for the parish priests.
* If your matter is not urgent please phone the office and leave a message, send an email or call after 31 January. All messages and emails will be answered after 31 January.
Parish Mass & Reconciliation Times
Ss Peter & Paul, Kiama
92 Manning Street
Monday - 5.00pm
Tuesday - 5.00pm
Wednesday - 8.00am
Thursday - 8.00am
Friday - 9.30am
Saturday - 6.00pm Vigil
Sunday - 8.00am and 5.00pm*
*(6.00pm during Daylight Savings)
St Mary Star of the Sea, Gerringong
166 Fern Street
Sunday - 9:30am
St Matthew's, Jamberoo
22 Chapel Lane
Sunday - 9:30am
Saturdays, 8.30am to 9.00am (Kiama)
First Saturday of the month - 5.00pm to 5.30pm (Kiama)
Further information on the following events is available on each Church noticeboard:
Rosary - Ss Peter & Paul Church, Saturdays at 8.00am and 5.30pm, Tuesdays at 4.30pm and 1st, 3rd & 5th Mondays of each month at 9.30am
Kiama: Tuesdays, after 5.00pm Mass, includes Benediction; Thursdays, 8.30am to 10.00am; first Saturday of the month, 8.00am to 9.00am;
Gerringong: Wednesdays, 3.00pm to 4.00pm, includes Cenacle.
Child Protection Policy
DIOCESAN CHILD PROTECTION POLICY
Ss Peter & Paul Parish complies with NSW Child Protection Legislation and follows the Diocesan Child Protection Policy. A copy of this policy can be downloaded at http://www.dow.org.au/diocese/documents-policies/child-protection-policy.
Information regarding NSW Child Protection Legislation can be found at www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au.