Under the care of the Marist Fathers (Society of Mary) since 1868.

St Patrick’s Parish in Grosvenor Street, The Rocks and St Brigid’s in Kent Street,
Millers Point NSW, continues to serve the multinational community of Sydney and beyond.

The parish of St Patrick’s acknowledges the Gadigal people of the Eora nation as the traditional custodians of this place we now call Sydney.


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HOMILY – Michael Whelan SM

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
24 September 2023

1,000 Rosaries

The month of October is dedicated to
the Most Holy Rosary.

We invite you to join the St Patrick’s community in praying the rosary for the Pope’s intention which is:

“To pray for the Church, that she may adopt listening and dialogue as a lifestyle at every  level,
and allow herself to be guided by the Holy Spirit towards the peripheries of the world.”

 We aim for 1,000 individuals to pray a rosary within the month of October. 

 Please log in your pledge below as  a visible sign of the power of prayer and an encouragement
to others to participate in this Marian crusade. 

Thank you.

Marriage & Baptism at St Patrick’s

Saturday weddings at Saint Patrick’s may be arranged to commence at 9:30am, 2:00pm or 4:00pm. The celebration of the sacrament of Baptism can be arranged through contacting the Parish Office at 9254-9855.

To learn more, Click here.

Mass & Reconciliation at St Patrick’s

St Patrick’s offers Masses and Reconciliation on Weekdays, Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.

Check out our timetable to see Mass and Reconciliation times.

St Patrick’s Church Historical Tours

Twice a month St Patrick’s Courtyard Coffee Shop provides a guided tour of the St Patrick’s site, where this rich history is outlined in association with the various heritage buildings.

To Know more, Click here.

Get Involved in ministries and groups

Active ministries and groups within St. Patrick’s Parish. Those wishing more information about a group’s activities click here.

Alternatively you can contact the Parish Office –

Spiritual Reflection – NOW

Spiritual Exercises – Listening

Spiritual Exercises – Breathing





At the beginning of 2017, Michael Whelan SM, Parish Priest, commissioned an icon of St Dimpna who is the patron saint of people in mental and emotional distress – especially those who have been sexually abused.   Her feast day is on May 15.  The icon will form the focus of an annual devotion to St Dimpna each May, with prayers especially for those who are in distress as a result of sexual abuse.  

For more information contact the parish;  email:; phone (02) 9254-9855.


For more than 170 years St Patrick’s has been a spiritual oasis in Sydney. There is a fine tradition of mercy and reconciliation here. Let us work together to ensure that everything possible is done to go on developing that tradition. It is a gift that grows richer with time. It is also a task that will never end.

To keep faith with that tradition, we must take account of the changing times. In particular, we must take account of the findings of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual.   Click on the link to know what special steps we are  taking at St Patrick’s

A message from the Archdiocese of Sydney

Child sexual abuse is a crime he appropriate people to deal with a crime are the police. If you – or anyone you know – have been abused,
please contact the police.  Alternatively, you can contact the Safeguarding and Ministerial Integrity Office at (02) 9390 5810 or You may also want to speak to your Parish Priest who will be able to provide support and guidance. The Archdiocese has a legal obligation to report crimes to the police.

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