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St Therese Parish Colonel Light Gardens


“We are journeying together guided by the Spirit to serve and promote our Catholic Eucharistic faith communities now and into the future”

St Therese is in a cluster of parishes known as the Emmaus Parish - combining Colonel Light Gardens, Kingswood and Goodwood Parishes.

The three parishes work together to provide fellowship and faith support. Children over the age of seven can become involved in the Emmaus Parish Sacramental Program. Please contact Carmel White at the Parish Office, or Jacky Swanson - St Therese School, Assistant Principal Religious Identity and Mission (APRIM).

Ministry Team

Fr John Shanahan - Parish Priest
08 8271 8278

Deacon Shane O’Dea 

Sr Jasmine Lawrence – Pastoral Associate
0499 600 128 or 08 7070 0026

Carmel White – Pastoral Associate
0419 806 534

Parish Administration Centre

08 7070 0021
33 Angus Street, Goodwood, 5034 (behind Holy Cross Church)
Monday: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Tuesday: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Wednesday: 10.00am - 3.00pm
Thursday: 10.00am - 3.00pm
Friday: 10.30am - 12.30pm