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  • Sacred Heart
    259 - 261 Eleventh Street, Mildura
  • St Francis Xavier’s
    3 Elms Street, Irymple
  • Our Lady of Lourdes
    South Road, Werrimull


Postal Address

PO Box 10037

Mildura  Vic  3502



Parish Office

Please direct all phone calls and enquiries regarding baptisms, first communions, confirmation, weddings, etc and other administration matters to the Parish Office which is open Tuesday – Friday from 9:00am - 4:00pm.  Please adhere to social distancing rules. 

Postal Address

PO Box 10037

Mildura  Vic  3502

Street Address

257 Eleventh Street

Mildura  Vic  3500

Phone: (03) 5021 2872

Fax:   (03) 5023 0337


Presbytery: (03) 50229959




Mass Times

Weekday Masses recommence from Tuesday 14th July 2020 while weekend Masses commence from 18th & 19th July.
Weekday Masses (subject to change)
Tuesday: 6:00pm at Mildura
Wednesday: 9:30am at Mildura
Thursday: 9:30am at Merbein
Friday: 6:00pm at Mildura
Saturday: 9:30am at Mildura 

Mildura Weekend Masses
(subject to change)
Saturday: 6:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am and 5:00pm


Please note that current regulations permit only 20 people to attend each Mass. You must register at the Sacred Heart Parish Office to attend for only one Mass each week. If there are already 20 people registered, you will be offered another Mass day. The close off time will be 4pm Friday for each weekend.

From 27th March 2020
Lifestream of Parish Mass of 5th July 2020 is here, and is the last. Thanks to all involved in bringing Mass to the residents of Sunraysia.


Sunday: 8:30am
Red Cliffs:
Sunday: 10:00am
Merbein: Sunday 10:30am
Masses suspended until further notice
Weekly Prayer Opportunities: Suspended until further notice
Sacred Heart Church continues to be open for personal prayer, funerals and baptisms. Strict guidelines are in force. Please use the hand sanitiser provided and adhere to the social distancing rules.

Morning Prayer of the Church 
Tue/Wed/Thurs/Fri 8:40am


  Devotion Prayer & Exposition
Friday 3:00pm
Christian Meditation
Sat 11:30am 
Saturday 10:00am

Charismatic Prayer Meeting
Tuesday 6:30pm




Latest Parish Bulletin - 5 Jul 2020 Read More View Archives

Our Parish

Our Parish embraces the communities of Mildura, Irymple and Werrimull

Our Parish Vision

"Our Parish is a Eucharistic Community united by our faith in Jesus Christ.
We work together in the power of the Holy Spirit to spread the good news of God's Kingdom."


There is a lot happening in our parish and a lot of parishioners are doing very useful things. We hope that this website will bring you up to date on some of the parish groups, their varied activities and their contact persons.

Our parish is essentially people. We of the Parish Pastoral Team see a major task of ours as helping you appreciate your own unique importance and special giftedness, and feel an ever-greater sense of belonging. We would love you all to become involved in the faith life of the parish and to take ownership for its vitality and effectiveness.

We are living in rapidly changing times. Our lives can so easily become overburdened; our available time so scarce. We all need the opportunity to step back from life and to bring our lives into perspective. What are we here for? What do we really value? Our faith provides the needed direction; but we need the support of each other to find the necessary freedom to shape our lives in line with our chosen priorities.

You are most welcome to take part in any of the listed parish groups and activities, or to suggest new ways that we can help each other. Feel free to contact the leaders, or make yourself known to the Parish Pastoral Team.


A detailed history of our Parish can be read here.


The Contact List for the Parish's Ministries is here. Should the information regarding your Group be incorrect, or should your Group not be listed, please contact the Parish Office on 50212872

Sacramental Information

Please read here for information relating to Baptisms and Marriages. 
Reconciliation and First Eucharist 2020: 
Parent Information Evening was held on Wednesday 12th February 7:00pm in the Sacred Heart Church.
Updated First Eucharist Program 2020 The updated plans for First Reconciliation will be held on Wednesday 29th July at 7pm at Sacred Heart Church. You have already completed the preparation time over four weeks during First Term. Preparation for First Eucharist will commence on Tuesday 21st July at 7pm in the Sacred Heart Church with a parent meeting. Dates for First Eucharist 28th, 29th & 30th August.

Please note: due to current COVID restrictions times of the ceremonies may change.
Further information regarding the programs for Reconciliation & First Eucharist can be obtained by contacting Sacred Heart Parish Office on 50212872.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Youth (RCIY) is for students in secondary schools who have not yet received Sacraments of Baptism and/or Eucharist and Confirmation. Please contact the Parish Office for further information.

RCIA 2019 - 2020: CONGRATULATIONS To our five RCIA Candidates and one RCIY candidate  initiated into our community on Pentecost Sunday, 31st May 2020.   We pray for  Marcus, Brooke, Simon, Manu, Leigh and Semisi and may God’s special blessing be upon them. 




Fr Matthew Thomas PP
(From 01/06/2020)

Fr Matthew is also Parish Priest of Merbein and Red Cliffs Parishes.

Parish Secretary
Mrs Carmel Russo 

Parish Council Secretary
Mrs Lyn Welsh 

Safeguarding Officer
Mr Peter Issanchon

Catholic Schools:    
Sacred Heart Primary School

St Paul's Primary School

St Joseph's Secondary College

Principal: Des Lowry
Ph. 5023 1204

Principal: Vince Muscatello
Ph. 5023 4567

Principal: Marg Blythman
Ph. 5018 8000


The Parish of Sacred Heart is committed to the obligation to ensure the safety of all children in our care.
Parish News


9 June 2020

Have you heard the Good News? CDF has developed an online thanksgiving portal, CDFpay for Parishes.


2 June 2020

Fr Mick and Fr Pat's words at Sunday Mass on May 31. Fr Mick and Fr James are moving on from Mildura.


1 October 2019

Earlier this year, four teachers from our Parish Schools visited Peru to gain first hand knowledge of the mission supported by The Shared Table Project.

Parish Map

Sacred Heart

259 - 261 Eleventh Street, 259 - 261 Eleventh Street

St Francis Xavier’s

3 Elms Street, 3 Elms Street

We are the Catholic Church in the Ballarat Diocese
we gather in the name of Jesus from the Murray to the sea
in interwoven faith communities. Spirit filled
we celebrate and share our journey
reaching out to nurture all God's people.

Diocesan Vision Statement 2005

All Enquiries

PO Box 576
Ballarat, Victoria 3353

Phone +61 3 5337 7111

Where to find us

Catholic Diocese of Ballarat
5 Lyons Street South
Ballarat, Victoria 3353