1 Viola Street, Reservoir Victoria 3073. Ph: 03 9460 6036, Fax: 03 9460 4771, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sacrament of Baptism:
St Gabriel's: 1st & 3rd Sundays of the month at 11:30 a.m., or during Sunday Mass;
by prior arrangement. St Stephen's: 2nd Sunday of the month at 11:30 a.m. (after completion of renovations). A home visit and a Preparation Meeting take place beforehand.
Contact: Parish Offices 9460 6036 or 9460 7266

Sacrament of Penance (Reconciliation):
St Gabriel's: Saturday: 9:45 a.m.

St Stephen's: Wednesday after Morning Mass (after completion of renovations)

Saturday at 5:30 p.m. (after completion of renovations)

First Confessions: Tuesday, 15 March, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

First Communion:
will be celebrated on the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ -

St Stephen's Saturday 6:00 p.m.  28 May, 2016

St Gabriel's Sunday, 10:00 a.m. 29 May, 2016

Sacrament of Confirmation:
will be celebrated in 2016 on Friday, 3 June 7:00 p.m.

Marriage:
Contact the Parish Office 9460 6036 at least six (6) months prior to the wedding. A pamphlet Marriages in St Gabriel’s Church is available from the parish office.
Sunday weddings are not celebrated.

Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick:
By request 9460 6036 . As chaplaincy services are limited at some hospitals it is advisable to receive the Sacrament of Anointing before admission.

Mass for the Sick will be celebrated at both churches on
Wednesday 4 May - St Stephen's at 9:00 a.m.; St Gabriel's at 11:00 a.m. and at the same times on Wednesday 5 October.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament:
First Fridays after 9:00 a.m. Mass.

Benediction: First Fridays at 12 Noon and at other times as advertised in the weekly newsletter.

Adoration in the Oratory:
Wed. & Thurs. 10:00 a.m. - 12 noon.
Contact the office 9460 6036 for inclusion on the roster.

Adults enquiring about the Catholic Faith
We welcome enquiries from non-Catholics about the Catholic Faith, its beliefs and teaching, its Worship and Tradition.

A Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults programme runs in the parish. Meetings are on Thursday evenings as advertised. In 2016 the pre-Easter programme commences on 21 January and the Enquiry Time commences on 27 October. The Baptism of adults/Reception into Full Communion, Confirmation, and First Eucharist are normally celebrated at the Easter Vigil. For information contact Fr Hoctor: 9460 6036.