Welcome to St Mary Star of the Sea

The Internet has opened a new door to our church, whose century old doors have welcomed so many parishioners and visitors over the years.

If you have not had the opportunity to personally visit St Mary’s, this website allows you to familiarise yourself with this fascinating house of prayer and worship, its history, its most significant features, and its ongoing life.

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St Mary’s Information Service

Sunday bulletin

Mass readings, gospel reflection, news and announcements.


An archive of homilies delivered at St Mary’s, dating back many years.


A monthly digest of cultural and spiritual reading available online.

Canisius Press

Booklets delivered for your church foyer, or read for free online.

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Sacraments and Services

Restoration Project

The $10 million project to restore one of Australia’s most beautiful churches bagan in 2005. Although the building works are not yet complete, the church’s interior has been restored to its former glory. A local media team produced this short film documenting the restoration in 2009.