Our Parish

Our Parishes work in partnership with the school and our families to prepare students to celebrate the Sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Holy Communion.

St Francis Xavier’s is a Regional Catholic school which means we support and are supported by the priests from two Catholic Parishes:

  • Para Hills / Modbury Parish
  • Tea Tree Gully Parish 

Para Hills / Modbury Parish

Father Manu Kumbidiyamackal MSFS is the Parish Priest and looks after two Mass centres.

St John XXIII Church, Parish Office and Presbytery (the house where the Parish Priest lives)

Located at 50 Reservoir Road Hope Valley.

Phone: 8264 7590
Fax: 8265 2012
Email: paramodcath@adam.com.au
Office Hours: Tuesday - Friday: 9:00am - 2:00pm


Holy Trinity Church

Located at 3 James Street Para Hills (Cnr of Kesters Rd and James Street)

Mass Times: Weekends

  • Saturday 9:15am Holy Trinity Mass
  • Saturday 6:00pm St John XXII Vigil Mass (includes children liturgy)
  • Sunday 8:00am St John XXII Mass
  • Sunday 10:00am Holy Trinity Mass (includes children liturgy)

Mass Times: Weekdays      

  • Monday 9:15am St John XXII Mass
  • Tuesday 9:15am St John XXII Mass
  • Wednesday 7:00pm Holy Trinity Mass
  • Thursday 11:00am Modbury Hospital Chapel, Cnr Smart/Reservoir Rds, Modbury Mass
  • Friday 9:15am Holy Trinity Mass

Further information can be found from their website at http://paramodcath.com.au.

Tea Tree Gully Parish

Father James is the Parish Priest and looks after two Mass centres.

St David’s Church, Parish Office and  Presbytery (The house where the Parish Priest Lives)

Located on 2 Vizard Rd, Tea Tree Gully.

Phone: 8264 4694
Email: teatreegully@oblates.com.au
Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00am - 3:30pm (closed on Tuesdays)


Our Lady of Hope Parish Centre

Located on Cnr. Golden Way & Golden Grove Rd, Greenwith

Weekday Masses

  • Monday - Saturday: 9:15am

Weekend Masses

  • Saturday: 5:30pm
  • Sunday: 10:30am & 5:30pm

Our Lady Of Hope Chapel

Located on the corner of Golden Way & Golden Grove Rd, Greenwith.

Weekday Masses

  • Friday:  9:15am (Only if a school Mass is on. Please ring 8289 8344)

Weekend Masses

  • Sunday :  9am