The previous parish of Manly Vale was excised from the Parish of Manly in 1952, and in June 2006 embraced all or part of the suburbs of North Balgowlah, Manly Vale, Allambie Heights, Allambie, North Manly, Brookvale and Beacon Hill. From the beginning it has been conducted by the Order of Saint Augustine. The photographs above and below show St Kieran's Church, as renovated in June-July 2014.
The previous parish of Balgowlah was founded in 1929, and in June 2006 included the suburbs of Balgowlah, Balgowlah Heights, Clontarf and Seaforth. It was conducted by diocesan priests until the year 2000, when Bishop David Walker invited the Order of Saint Augustine to minister there.
North Harbour Parish Staff
Fr Paul Maloney OSA, Parish Moderator Fr Senan Ward OSA, Chaplain, St Augustine's College Brookvale
Parish Manager: Chris BurrowsOffice Staff: Anne Ross & Cath Hillier Mon – Fri 9.00am – 2.00pm ph 9949.4455 Counsellor and Seniors Minister: Rosemary McKinnon Coordinator of the Sacraments of Initiation: Ricki Hayes Family and Youth Ministries: Nic Osborne Music Ministry: Ben Marshall Workplace Safety Officers: Kevin Malone (Manly Vale) & John Woods (Balgowlah)
St Kieran’s Church (Photo: at above right)349 Condamine Street, Manly Vale (near the Gordon Street corner)
St Cecilia’s Church (Photo: at above left)Cnr White and Wanganella Streets, Balgowlah 2093
For Mass times, go to the parish web site: http://www.northharbourcatholic.org.au
North Harbour Parish Office
The parish office is located in the Parish Centre near St Kieran’s Church, 349 Condamine Street, Manly Vale. The office is open between 9.00 am and 4.00 pm on weekdays. Parish telephone numbers: (02) 9949.4455 and (02) 9949.4144 Parish e-mail: email@example.com Parish website: http://www.northharbourcatholic.org.au
Two Parish Schools (K to Grade 6)
St Kieran’s School 63 Gordon Street, Manly Vale 2093 School Office: phone 9949.3523 Web site: http://www.dbb.org.au/schools/stkieransmanlyvale/Pages/Default.aspx School e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
St Cecilia’s School Wanganella Street, Balgowlah 2093 School office: phone 9948.3069 Website: http://www.stceciliabalgowlah.com.au School e-mail: email@example.com
Through its Pastoral Council and Finance Committee, the Catholic Community of North Harbour operates the parish schools, Kidstime play group, Craft-time playgroup, JUST ASC pre and after school care, Schools P&F, a Caring Service, Society of St Vincent de Paul, Catholic Women's League, Solo Parents, Liturgy and Liturgy Education committees, a choir and several music groups, various prayer groups, catechists, RCIA, RCIC, youth ministry, seniors ministry, visitation ministry, altar society, social activities, and a parish library are among its forty-plus organisations.
Parish Weekly Bulletin
The parish weekly bulletin is uploaded on the Parish Website: http://www.northharbourcatholic.org.au