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Proposed HYPA-R Youth Camp (7-9 October 2018)


-and ACTION means DOING!

So, get involved with your youth group.

Yoth of all ages are invited to participate. We are looking for Youth to do Readings, Offertory Procession, Lead the Rosary, Choir singing, First and Second Collections, and Slide projection.


HYPA Richmond Mass

All welcome. If there are any Youth in the Parish who would like to participate in the Youth Mass through Readings, Offertory, Handing out Bulletins & Flyers please contact Fr John Paul at the Parish on 45781410.

Next HYPA Richmond Mass: St Monica's Richmond on Saturday 21 July 2018 at 6.00pm There will be no supper or activities after mass due to unavailability of Meeting Rooms and the “Old Church” for the Fete preparations.

XLT - Holy Hour of Prayer for Youth

1st Friday of every Month 6.30pm - 7.30pm – All families welcome to join the HYPA in a Holy Hour of Prayer for our Youth (Please Bring a Plate to share for supper afterwards).

Next XLT: 6:30pm First Friday Adoration.

There will be no HYPA-R XLT First Friday Adoration on Friday 3 August due to the Fete.

Youth Group Social

Meet every 3rd Saturday of the month 5:30pm - 6:00pm followed by HYPA Mass.

Attention all High School Students and up…

The High School and up Spiritual and Games night will be on a break from 23 June 2018 due to the Fete preparations and the “Old Church” being unavailable. The next High School Spiritual & Games night will be on Friday, 24 August 2018 in the “Old Church” from 7.00 - 9.00 pm. Invite a friend to come along. We'd like to thank Bakers Delight at Richmond for their generous donation of bread.




• 1 x Reader
• 5 x Slide Projectionists
Please contact Cathy Richmond on 0412 916 788 or for any of these roles once every 3 months. Rostered Readers should contact Cathy to arrange practice sessions. If you are on the roster, please check your emails and diarise your diaries.

HYPA Youth Liturgy of the Word and XLT training now by appointment only.
Please contact Cathy Richmond on 0412 916 788 or email to organise
training. All readers should undergo general and specific training prior to their roster.

Helpers for Monthly HYPA Youth Mass Sausage Sizzle – If you attend the HYPA Youth Mass &
could help out with occasional sausage sizzle duties please contact Fr John Paul at the Parish Office on 4578 1410 to be added to the helper list.

HYPA Pastoral Team:
We are looking for young adults in the Parish of Richmond and Windsor to join the HYPA Pastoral Team — This is an advisory committee for the youth ministries in both Parishes. If you are interested please contact Fr John Paul at the Parish Office on 4578 1410.


Please contact us via email ( or on our Facebook page @HYPARichmondNSW & give us feedback and suggestions as to what you would like to be run for the Youth. ALSO we are still looking for Donations, whether it is money, or materials like, pool tables & table tennis tables. Thanks to those who have offered help, we currently have enough furniture. But anything else would be great help!


HYPA Youth Group Logo

The Logo competition winner is:

Suzie Sultana




Children’s Liturgy is held each week at the Vigil Mass & 9.30am Mass at St Monica’s. If you are
interested in leading or being a support person, please contact the Parish Office. A Working with Children Check will need to be completed.

All materials are supplied by the Parish.


Catholic Youth Events in the Parramatta Diocese

Check out the link below to a great new calendar which will connect you to the all the Youth related events happening here in the Parramatta Diocese.

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Read the WYD Parramatta Pilgrims Holy Land to Madrid 2011 blog

Video archive WYD Madrid 2011

Photo galleries


Pilgrim Photos


Jordan River

(photo by Ryan Reyes)

Mt Nebo

(photo by Kathleen Buckley)

Mt of Beatitudes

(photo by Kathleen Buckley)

Sunrise over Lake Galilee

(photo by Kathleen Buckley)

Mass at Mt Tabor

(photo by Kathleen Buckley)

View from Mt Tabor

(photo by Kathleen Buckley)

Church at Gethsemane

(photos by Kathleen Buckley)







Diocesan Youth E-Magazine

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As usual, it is packed with reviews, upcoming events as well as meet some of the awesome young people we have in the Diocese by reading 'the youthgroup page'. This features a different youthgroup every month!

Don't forget to send in any reviews, upcoming events, etc that you want to be put in the E-Magazine, to the Diocesan Youth Office on















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