Our Lady of the Pines Catholic Parish 
77 Carbine Street Donvale 3111              Tel: (03) 9841 8354              Email: donvale@cam.org.au
 
 
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Friendliness and enthusiastic participation in parish
life are the hallmarks of Our Lady of the Pines parishioners
 
We share our happiness with each other and it becomes greater
We share our troubles with each other and they become smaller
We share one another’s griefs and burdens and their weight becomes possible to bear
 
Welcome
 
Welcome to Our Lady of the Pines Parish, Donvale.
 
We are a warm and friendly community located in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, nestled in a quiet residential area. When sitting in our Worship Centre, looking out the windows, you will be surrounded by trees and enjoy the sounds of the many birds.
 
One of our strengths is our strong sense of community which is demonstrated every Sunday when many of our parishioners stay back for a cuppa and a chat after Mass, forming and maintaining firm friendships.  The children are given an icy-pole and happily play together.
 
New parishioners are warmly welcomed by members of our ‘Welcoming Committee’ and are encouraged to stay back for a cuppa to get to know other parishioners and feel part of the community. We also hold social functions once a month which are well attended.
 
So, whether you are a regular, a part-timer, new to the area or just got lost on the way to somewhere else – we are thrilled that you are here and you are very welcome.
 
“Love one another, 
as I have loved you”
 
                               John 13:34
 
May God Bless You,
Fr Jerald Cecil Mariadas,
Parish Priest
 
Weekend Masses
Sat    5.00 pm Vigil Mass
Sun   9.30 am Mass followed by Coffee
         10.45 am Rosary in the Chapel
 
Weekday Masses
Mon    No Mass
Tue    No Mass
Wed    9.00 am Mass followed by Rosary
Thu     No Mass
Fri       9.00 am Mass followed by Rosary
 
Reconciliation
By appointment.  Phone 9841 8354
 
 
Christmas Craft Stall
A Craft Stall will be held after both Masses each weekend from the 7th and 8th December until Christmas.  Our crafters have been busy-bees  making wonderful things for you to purchase as Christmas gifts.  Make sure you check it out.
 
Christmas at the Piety Stall
Our Piety Stall has some wonderful Christmas Gifts for sale, including Christmas Cards, Advent Calendars, Ornaments, Books, Statues and the ever-popular Columban Calendar.  Please support your parish and visit the Piety Stall which is open after each weekend Mass.
 
Christmas Raffle
Tickets to our Christmas Raffle will be sold after each Mass from now until 22nd December, when it will be drawn.  All proceeds will directly benefit the parish. Please offer your support and buy a ticket.
 
 
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77 Carbine Street
Donvale   Vic   3111
Tel:       (03) 9841 8354
Email:  donvale@cam.org.au
 
Office Hours:
Monday            9.00 am – 1.00 pm
Wednesday      9.00 am – 5.00 pm
 
On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays we can be contacted at our Partnered Parish,
Ss Peter & Paul’s, 23 Leeds Street, Doncaster East,  Tel: 9842 1480.