Welcome to the Catholic Parish of French's Forest

to our Parish.  It is made up of three vibrant communities located on Sydney's northern beaches.  Each of our special communities is centred on a different church and has its own story to tell. Together, as a parish, we are united in 'Sharing One Faith in Christ’.

We offer many opportunities for personal growth, spiritual enrichment and social interaction.  

This new parish website is a work in progress.  Watch this space as our new Communications Committee works to help us connect with our community in our shared journey as disciples of Jesus Christ. 

If you’re a visitor or new to our parish, we extend a very warm welcome to you. If you have any questions, please chat with me or with Fr Michael, Fr Joy or Deacon Peter, or browse our website.

We want you to feel at home with us. - Fr Jose

Outdoor Mass  & Christmas Carols

OLGC School Grounds

Saturday 10 December 5.30 pm

Bring along your own picnic food and drink, or feast on the Indian & Aussie Cuisine available for purchase.

Upcoming Events
  • 3 Dec    3.00 pm      Child Friendly Liturgy for Families, OLGC
  • 6 Dec    7.00pm      ‘JOY’ - Advent Program, St Anthony’s
  • 7 Dec    2.00 pm     Catechist Luncheon, Terrey Hills Tavern
  • 10 Dec  5.30pm      Outdoor Mass & Christmas Carols, OLGC School Grounds
  • 10/11 Dec              Vincentian Christmas Hamper Appeal , OLGC
  • 11 Dec  9.00am     Blessing of Hampers, St Anthony’s
Christmas Mass Times

St Martin’s    7.30pm 

St Martin’s     5.00pm Children’s/Family Mass
       8.00pm Youth Mass
OLGC          5.30pm Children’s Mass
                         12.00am Midnight Mass [Carols start at 11.30pm]
St Anthony’s     6.00pm Children’s/Family Mass

St Anthony’s     9.00am
St Martin’s        8.30am
OLGC          10.00am

Advent Reflections

To help us prepare ourselves  this Advent Season, an opportunity to renew our personal relationship with Jesus, the Diocese has made available reflection booklet for Advent 2016.
The Booklet  is available for download at



              Latest Parish News

              • Outdoor Mass & Christmas Carols OLGC School GroundsSaturday 10 December 5.30 pmBring along your own picnic food and drink, or feast on the Indian & Aussie Cuisine available for purchase.
                Posted 1 Dec 2016, 18:08 by Parish Bulletin at FFCP
              • Second Week of Advent Gospel Reflection In both this and next week’s Gospel Readings, our Advent preparation for Christmas invites us to consider John the Baptist and his relationship to Jesus. This week-end Matthew ...
                Posted 1 Dec 2016, 16:51 by Parish Bulletin at FFCP
              • CWF  …. To our many wonderful parishioners thank you for your terrific support to our recent Charitable Works Fund Appeal. So far we have raised $11,810.20. The shortfall is $1832 ...
                Posted 1 Dec 2016, 16:26 by Parish Bulletin at FFCP
              • ADVENT THROUGH THE EYES OF SACRED ART ...Venue: St Anthony in the FieldsTuesday evenings 7pm - 8pmDec 6th….JoyDec 13h…..PeaceIf interested please write name on clipboard at back of  church.These gatherings can ...
                Posted 1 Dec 2016, 16:25 by Parish Bulletin at FFCP
              • DO YOU HAVE OLD PHONES, LAPTOPS .........YOU WOULD LIKE TO DONATE?Fr Jacob from Chipata diocese, Zambia, who hosted Benjamin Pace and Elizabeth Byrne from the parish, is visiting Sydney on his first trip out of ...
                Posted 1 Dec 2016, 16:23 by Parish Bulletin at FFCP
              • Catechist News CATECHIST LUNCHEONWednesday 7th December At Terrey Hills tavernArrival at 12 midday for 12.30pm lunch All our Parish Catechists are warmly invited to join us to celebrate the ...
                Posted 1 Dec 2016, 16:19 by Parish Bulletin at FFCP
              • CATECHIST GEM Some words of wisdom from St Theresa of Calcutta -“Be faithful in small things, it is in them that your strength lies” “God doesn’t require us to succeed He ...
                Posted 1 Dec 2016, 16:16 by Parish Bulletin at FFCP
              • OLGC Children’s Christmas Nativity ...Vigil  Mass 5.30pm, Saturday, 24 DecemberThis Family Mass is traditionally for the children and every year the children of the OLGC Parish present a Nativity play as part ...
                Posted 1 Dec 2016, 16:12 by Parish Bulletin at FFCP
              • CHILDREN'S NATIVITY ST MARTIN DE PORRES  at VIGIL MASS SATURDAY 24 DECEMBER 5.OOPMA family Mass will be held on Christmas Eve at St Martin's.  We invite children to come dressed as shepherds and ...
                Posted 1 Dec 2016, 16:15 by Parish Bulletin at FFCP
              • BAPTISM PREPARATION FOR DECEMBER There will be no Baptism  Preparation classes on  Saturday 10th December.The next preparation class will take place in 14th  January at 4pm in the Parish Centre.  Please contact the ...
                Posted 1 Dec 2016, 01:54 by Sysadmin Frenchs Forest Parish
              • Vinnies Annual Christmas Appeal ...THE ST VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY is organizing their Annual Christmas Appeal to bring some joy to those families who cannot afford a special lunch or dinner or have the ...
                Posted 23 Nov 2016, 22:40 by Parish Bulletin at FFCP
              • Welcome to the Family A welcome gathering for all 2017 St. Martin’s School Kindergarten Families. All families and friends are invited to attend PARISH FAMILY MASS AT ST. MARTIN DE PORRES CHURCH ON ...
                Posted 23 Nov 2016, 22:29 by Parish Bulletin at FFCP
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