Mass Times

Always check parish weekly bulletin for changed times on page 2 (Parish Diary/Future Dates):

5pm Vigil – Nambucca (1st to 4th Sundays)
5pm Vigil – Macksville (5th Sunday only)
(6pm all seasons except winter)

8am – Macksville (1st to 4th Sundays)
8am – Nambucca (5th Sunday only)
9.30am – Bowraville (1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays of month)
10.00am – Taylor’s Arm (2nd and 4th Sundays of month)

5.30pm – Macksville

9.30am – Bowraville

9.30am – Macksville+Benediction

9.00am-Nambucca Heads+Benediction

Reconciliation Times

4.30pm - Nambucca Heads
5.30pm - Nambucca Heads (Summer)

5.00pm - Macksville

Other times: By appointment


Please review the following list of important events in the Nambucca Valley Catholic Parish. If you know of some event which ought be in this calendar please contact the Parish Secretary by phone, fax or email. Likewise please contact the office if you spot any information which is incorrect or needs to be modified or deleted. Use the contacts here.


Please be reminded of the following dates in preparation for the Sacraments. Parents and their child/children receiving First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion, are required to attend this meeting:

Parent Information meeting on Tuesday, 30th July at 6:00pm in St. Patrick’s Church Macksville.

Important dates:

* Commitment Mass for candidates and parents—Parish Masses on the weekend of 3rd and 4th August

 * Sacrament of First Reconciliation – Tuesday, 3rd September at 6.15pm in St. Patrick’s Church Macksville

*  First Holy Communion student retreat – Wednesday, 4th September at St. Patrick’s School

* Sacrament of First Holy Communion – Sunday, 8th September at 8:00am in St. Patrick’s Church Macksville

* Sacrament of Confirmation – Thursday, 17th October at 6:00pm ( to be advised soon which Church it will be held)

Please ring the School or Parish office for questions.



2019 Sacrament of Confirmation @ St. Patrick Church, Macksville
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Sacrament of Confirmation

Children in Year 2 or older, who are already baptised but have not yet received the Sacrament of Confirmation, may enrol.

TBA – Parents and Children’s Meeting @ St Patrick’s Church, Macksville – 6PM.

TBA – Commitment Rite at Mass

TBA– Confirmation Retreat after weekday Mass 

17th October– Celebration/Administration of the Sacrament by the Bishop Homeming (Church to be advised), 6:30PM. Meeting of the parents and children with the Bishop before the celebration at 6PM