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Parramatta is a city with a great diversity of culture and a population that practices many different forms of faith. Most of the major religions; Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Hinduism, operate venues within the city or within a relatively short distance of the city centre, and all welcome visitors.

Parramatta's places of worship are listed below and shown on the map which is available for viewing or download. Access the map on the right hand side of this page.

ANGLICAN

St John’s Anglican Cathedral

Church Street Mall, 195 Church Street, Parramatta

P 9891 0700

Email: office@stjohnscathedral.org.au

Web: www.stjohnscathedral.org.au

Service Description: Christian church services in English, Chinese and Persian. Guided tours of the Cathedral – Thur, Fri 10am-2pm. Bible talk for city workers Wed 1pm-1:45pm

Disability Access: yes (Hearing loop, toilet)

Languages spoken: Chinese; Persian

All Saints Anglican Church North Parramatta

Victoria Road, North Parramatta

P 9630 1567

Email: allsaintsparra@yahoo.com

Website: www.parramattanorth.anglican.asn.au

Service Description: Regular Sunday services are conducted each week at 8.00am, 10.00am and 7.00pm. A Filipino service is also held at 11.30am.

CATHOLIC

St Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral

1 Marist Place, Parramatta

P 9630 1115

F 9630 8817

Email: diocese@parra.catholic.org.au

Website: www.parra.catholic.org.au/Cathedral.htm

Service Description: The Diocese of Parramatta covers the Greater Western Sydney area from Castle Hill to Warragamba, to Katoomba in the Blue Mountains, and from Parramatta to Windsor.

Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Church

40 Alice Street, Harris Park

P 9689 2899

F 9689 2068

Email: ololsyd@maronite.org.au

Web: www.olol.org.au

Service Description: Maronite Church including the following services and groups: Arabic school; Maronite Youth; Prayer Groups; Arabic and English Choirs; Ladies Auxiliary and Youth Counselling Services.

Languages spoken: Arabic

UNITING

Leigh Memorial Uniting Church (Parramatta Mission)

119 Macquarie Street, Parramatta

P 9891 2277

F 9891 4577

Service Description: Parramatta Mission is a collection of congregations of the Uniting Church in Australia and is a major regional provider of community services, located in the Parramatta and Holroyd local government areas. Sunday Services are held at 9.30am and 7.00pm. Fijian Service is held at 11.30am. Tuesdays there is Meditation and Prayer Service at 12.10pm - 12.25pm, a Communion Service is held 1.10pm - 1.30pm and Prayers for Healing is 1.30pm - 1.50pm.

Email: wecare@parramattamission.org.au

Website: www.parramattamission.org.au

Centenary Uniting Church Parramatta

46 Sorrell Street, Parramatta

P 9683 5023

F 9630 4915

Email: office@centenary.unitingchurch.org.au

Web: www.centenary.unitingchurch.org.au

Service Description: Sunday Services at 9am and 10.30am. A Tongan Service is held at 1pm and a Chinese Service (Service in Mandarin) at 2.30pm.

CHRISTIAN

Salvation Army

34 Smith Street, Parramatta

P 9635 6870

F 9891 6089

Email: parramatta2.corps@aue.salvationarmy.org

Web: http://salvos.org.au/parramatta/

Service Description: Sunday Services - 9.00 am Easy English Service, 9.15 am Sunday School, 10.30 am Morning Service, 11.00 am Mini God Squad, 6.00 pm Evening Service.

Greek Orthodox Church

163-165 George Street, Parramatta 2150

P 9635 9480

F 9635 9730

Website: www.stioannis.org

Service Description: Provide religious ceremonies and services for people of Orthodox faith particularly Greek Orthodox.

Languages spoken: Greek

BAPTIST

Parramatta Baptist Church

84 Kleins Road, Northmead

P 9630 3515

F 9630 9872

Email: pbc@parramattabaptistchurch.com

Website: www.parramattabaptistchurch.com

Service Description: Sunday services are held at 9.30am, 5.00pm and 7.00pm.

MORMON

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

169 Pennant Street, North Parramatta

P 9630 1931

Service Description: Worship Service: 9:00 am, First Meeting: 9:00 am.

ISLAM

Parramatta Mosque

150 Marsden Street, Parramatta

Service Description: It is within easy walking distance for the Muslim workers of Parramatta CBD. Friday sermons at Parramatta will continue to be conducted in English. Parramatta prayer reflects the unified identity of Australian Muslims.  This will also serve as a community centre, offering Islamic Studies, assisting Muslim youth, providing settlement services, and developing a channel of communication with the wider general public.

Website: www.parramattamosque.org.au

HINDU

Shri Swaminarayan Hindu Mandir (B.A.P.S)

40 Eleanor Street, Rosehill

P 9897 2776

F 9837 4470

Web: www.swaminarayan.org

Service Description: Hindu Temple. This temple is mainly frequented by people from Gujurat, a state in Northern India, who follow the Vishnava branch of Hinduism.

Languages spoken: Hindi; Gujarati

Disability Access: Yes (Ramps, parking)

Sydney Murugan Temple

217 Great Western Highway, Mays Hill

P 9687 1695

F 9687 8907

Website: www.sydneymurugan.org.au

Service Description: This is a Hindu Temple which includes worship, prayer, teachings and other related religious and philosophical activities, that are based on Saivam and the Tamil Language.

BUDDHIST

Nan Thien Vihara IBBA Buddhist Centre

22 Cowper Street, Parramatta

P 9893 9390

F 9893 9340

Email: ibaap@fgs.org.au

Website: http://www.nantien.org.au/en/news/News_View.asp?NewsID=36

Service Description: Vihara is the spiritual home of Buddhist devotees in Sydney. The centre is also active in various community programs and provides study groups, art and craft classes, chinese school and workshops for devotees.

NOTE The information displayed on this page was last verified in February 2010. It is subject to change without notice. Please let us know of any updates that should appear on this page by calling 1300 889 714 or emailing us here.


 

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