The Parish of



  • Our Lady of the Sacred Heart

    18 Box Street, Merbein



All enquiries to the Mildura Parish Office,
open Tuesday – Friday from 9.00am – 4.00pm:

Postal Address
PO Box 10037
Mildura  Vic  3502

Postal Address
257 Eleventh Street
Mildura  VIC  3500

Phone: (03) 5021 2872


Mildura Parish Presbytery:  This number is to be used if a priest is needed urgently, ph. 0417 862 082.  All other general enquiries to be directed to the Parish Office.

Mass Times

Sunraysia Masses

Please refer to current Parish Bulletin for times of Masses

Please abide by the COVID Staying Safe Rules
Masks now do not need to be worn in church but if you wish you can continue to wear them.
Use the hand sanitizer.
If you are feeling unwell please stay home.

Latest Parish Bulletin - 26 May 2023

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Our Parish

On 11th December, 1927, Bishop Foley of Ballarat opened and blessed the red brick building Merbein parishioners built as a dual purpose building that could be used as a school during the week and a church on Sundays.

The cream brick church of today was built in 1956. Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Merbein was Blessed and Opened on Sunday, April 8th 1956.

In 1932, Werrimull became a parish and Our Lady of Lourdes Church was built in 1933.

In 1965, Werrimull became part of the Merbein Parish and in more recent times is now a part of the Mildura Parish.


Parish Priest from 01/06/2020
Fr Matthew Thomas
(Resident in Mildura).

Fr Matthew is also Parish Priest of Mildura and Red Cliffs.

Parish Council Chairman
Kevin Aston
Merbein Vic 3505

Parish 5025 2716
Personal 0408533542

Safeguarding Officer
Kevin Aston

Catholic Primary School
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Primary School

Ministry District
Sunraysia (Merbein, Mildura, Red Cliffs)


Parish News

July 10, 2020
Forthcoming Stewardship Program - first to be facilitated on Regional level
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August 6, 2017
FAMILY MATTERS FORUM Saturday 26th August 2017
Family Matters - Strengthening Respectful Relationships
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July 10, 2020
The Parish of Merbein says thank you and farewell to Sr. Marion McDonald
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