Welcome to the website of St Mary of the Angels
Welcome to the website of St Mary of the Angels Catholic Parish in Geelong, Victoria Australia.  Please take the time to "let your fingers do the walking" and explore our wonderful Basilica in the City by the Bay.
Parish Priest - Fr Kevin Dillon A.M.
BulletinMarch 29, 2015
(Printed Version)  
Homily:   from the 11 am Mass  (Audio Version) 
Streaming of Sunday 11am Mass: This will give you access at any time to the Sunday Mass conducted at St Mary's Basilica. 

No password is required, a menu is available to the last 4 recorded services.


If you are using an iPad, you need to download the app: "Puffin Web Browser Free".

Once downloaded to your iPad, you need to open "Puffin Web Browser" and enter in St. Mary's web page address: Then follow the normal instructions, i.e. "For access, click here"


Parish Prayer

Mary, mother of Jesus and our Mother, bless the community of Geelong and look over all the people who are part of our Parish Community of St. Mary of the Angels.  May we continue to live like you and your son Jesus in the spirit of justice, love and peace. 
Parish Vision Statement:
With Jesus Christ as the centrepoint of our faith, and under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, the members of St. Mary's Parish Family strive to live out their Baptismal Commitment as disciples - faithful to the Word of God; to the SAcraments, and to nurturing spiritual growth within the community. 
Liturgy for Holy Week:
Monday Mar 30
St. Marys Basilica 7.00am, 10:00am
Tuesday Mar 31
St. Marys Basilica 7.00am, 10:00am
2nd Rite of Reconciliation 7.30pm
Wing and a Prayer Chapel 1.05pm
Wednesday Apr 1

St. Marys Basilica 7.00am, 10:30am (Anointing of the Sick)

Wing and a Prayer Chapel 1.05pm


Holy Thursday Apr 2
St. Marys Basilica 4.00pm 7.30pm
Good Friday Apr 3
Way of the Cross 10.45am
St. Marys Basilica - Solemn Ceremonies 3.00pm
Holy Saturday Apr 4
St. Mary's Basilica (Vigil Mass) 7.00pm
Easter Sunday Apr 5
St. Mary's Basilica (Dawn Mass) 6.00am
7.30am, 9.30am, 11.00am (Polish) 12.15pm, 5.30pm
St. Margaret's      9.45am
Music for Holy Week:

The Parish Choir  will be singing the following music for each of the Holy Week Ceremonies:

Palm Sunday @ 9.30am Mass - Anthems & motets by Rawsthorne, Victoria, Malcolm, Anerio; Psalm setting, A. Cox & Mass setting R. Proulx

Holy Thursday @ 7.30pm - Anthems & motets by C. Wilcock, L. Vierne; Psalm setting, A. Cox & Mass setting R. Heagney

Good Friday @ 3.00pm  - Motets by Anerio, Casals, Allegri; Plainsong Chant “Crux Fidelis”; Psalm setting A. Cox

Holy Saturday (Easter Vigil) @ 7.00pm - Mass setting with Brass Quartet “Christ the Redeemer” by B. Kirkpatrick, Psalm setting, A. Cox, Easter Anthems with Brass “Resurrexi, I am Risen”, arranged by Thatcher and “The Lord, is Risen Today” arranged by Keil

Easter Sunday @ 9.30am Mass - Mass setting “Christ the Redeemer” B. Kirkpatrick, Easter Antems “Resurrexi, I am  Risen” arranged by Thatcher and “The Lord, is Risen Today” arranged by Keil. Psalm setting by C. Wilcock and plainsong “Asperges Me”