Welcome to SSPP

Love and Peace of Our Lord Be With You
 
 

Advent Reconciliation and Christmas Mass Time

Reconciliation Mass – 20th Dec 2022 at 7:30pm
Our Lady of the Pines Parish, 77 Carbine St.
 
Christmas Mass time
Family Mass – 24th Dec 2022 at 6:00pm. Carols followed by Mass
Midnight Mass – 24th Dec 2022 at 11:30pm
Christmas Day Mass – 25th Dec 2022 at 10:00am

 

Lifting of General dispensation

From the 1st Sunday of Advent, 27 November 2022, Archbishop Peter Comensoli will be lifting the general dispensation from our Sunday and Holy Day obligations. Ordinary individual exemptions will, however, remain in place (e.g., for reasons of ill health, family care of the vulnerable, etc.). Archbishop Peter’s pastoral letter can be viewed in the link below.
 
 

Mass for Protection of the Family

Father Jerald will be celebrating the Mass for the Proection of the Family on Thursday 8 December at 7:00 – 8:30pm in conjunction with the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
 
Please see refer to the parish newsletter for further details.
 

Welcome to Ss Peter and Paul’s Parish, Doncaster East

Thank you for visiting our site, which we hope has been informative and easy to navigate. Information about service times, parish office details and child safe policy are on our homepage, while that on our sacramental services and parish groups and events can be accessed via tabs at the top of the page.
 
Situated the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, and an easy 30 minutes drive from the city via the Eastern Freeway, our parish offers our congregation pastoral and social supports for the various age groups, including children’s liturgy at mass for the young, sacramental classes for the primary school aged, youth group, parish celebrations and womens’ and mens’ social groups. Our parish leadership team is also continually looking at ways to engage the community and help grow its faith and mission.
 
We warmly welcome you to connect with us in the way that suits you – viewing our digital resources including our weekend masses, visiting us, emailing or calling us. If you have recently moved into the area or started attending the parish, we invite you to click on the census box below and fill in the census form so that we can reach out to you to introduce ourselves and provide you with more details of our parish and activities.
 
Faith makes us walk with Jesus on the roads of this world, in the certainty that the power of His Spirit will bend the forces of evil, subjecting them to the power of God’s love.” – @ Pontifex Jul 6 2020
 
May the love and peace of our Lord be with and in you. Amen.
 

SSPP Parish Events

 
 

Mass Time

Mon 9:00am – Communion service
Tues 9:00am – Mass
Wed 9:00am – Communion service
Thu  9:00am – Mass
Fri   9:00am – Communion service
Sat  9:00am – Mass
       6:00pm – Vigil Mass
Sun 8:00am & 11:15am – Mass
 
Divine Mercy Devotion resumes in December 2021 on 1st Friday of the month at 7.30pm.
 

Parish Office Hours

Monday – 9am to 5pm
Tuesday – 9am to 3pm
Wednesday – 9am to 3pm
Thursday – 9am to 5pm
Friday – 9am to 4pm
 
* please note change of hour for 16/11 to 02/12:
Mon & Thur: 9:00am to 12:00noon
Tue, Wed & Fri: 9:00am to 3:00pm
 

Notices

Youth Family Mass
Youth Family Mass will be held every 3rd Sunday of the month at 11.15am. Our youths and their family will be leading the service, including welcoming, reading, money collection and hospitality after mass. Children’s liturgy will now also run at each youth family mass. Please show your encouragement with your attendance and bring your children and grandchildren along.
 
Communion at Home 
During this pandemic, parishioners who are unable to attend mass in person, and wish to receive communion at home, please contact the parish office to leave your contact details. Our pastoral worker will then be in touch to make the arrangements.