Catholics in the Chaplaincy have full access to the traditional sacramentals, traditional pastoral life and orthodox teachings of the Catholic Church under obedience to the bishop of Auckland, the Most Reverend Stephen Lowe.
Sacrament of Baptism
Infant baptism in the Traditional Roman Rite, it is organized by appointment, and subject to the traditional liturgical calendar.
For adults who are interested in the Catholic faith, please contact Fr Antony Sumich.
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Sacrament of Confirmation
Preparation Classes for First Holy Communion and Confirmation are organized on a yearly basis. Please contact Fr. Antony Sumich for more information.
Sacrament of the Eucharist
For Mass times, please refer to the Mass timetable. Changes to Mass times can occur on occasion due to certain liturgical feasts as well as the needs of the chaplaincy.
Sacrament of Penance
Confessions are available
Monday to Wednesday
30 minutes before Mass
Thursday to Sunday
1 hour before Mass
Confessional closes 10 minutes before Mass
Sacrament of Matrimony
For marriage preparation, please contact Fr. Sumich.
Weddings in the Traditional Roman Rite, by appointment, and subject to the traditional liturgical calendar.
Please email Peter firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to have the Chaplaincy Choir to provide music at your wedding. A donation to the choir fund will be much appreciated.
Sacrament of Holy Orders
If you are between 18 – 35 years old, an unmarried man and are interested in a priestly vocation with the Priestly Fraternity of St Peter, contact Fr. Sumich.
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Sacrament of Extreme Unction
Please call Fr. Sumich immediately if someone is in danger of death and requires the Last Rites.
For funeral arrangements, please contact Fr. Sumich.