Slovenian Community Chaplaincy

Migrant Communities
Churches/Mass Centres


Pastoral ministry for first generation migrants, temporary residents, visiting students and tourist, preserving customs, traditions and values while promoting the full integration of multicultural Australian society. Pastoral care, formation programs and administration of the sacraments in the native language are provided. (Slovenian Community Chaplaincy Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 9am-12pm & 3pm-5pm.

St Raphael’s Slovenian Mission - 311-313 Merrylands Road Merrylands NSW 2160
PO Box 280 Merrylands NSW 2160

Rector - Rev Darko Znidarsic OFM
Assistant Rector - Rev Valerian Jenko OFM OAM
Pastoral Associate - Clare Brcar
Pastoral Associate - Sonia Fisher
Pastoral Associate - Jozica Makovec

02 9637 7147
0409 074760 (Fr Darko)
02 9682 5478

02 9682 7692



Catholic Diocese of Parramatta

Church Name(s)/Mass Centre(s):
St Raphael's Slovenian Catholic Church Merrylands


Special Masses, Fundraising, Social and Study information:
Annual Shopping Trip (October); Community/Social Activities/Groups; Garage Sale (three-to-four times per year); Junior Choir Practice (Saturday 4pm-6pm); Prayer Group (Thursday 10am); Senior Choir Practice (Sunday 10.30am-11.30am); Slovenian Language School (Saturday); Special Masses (Boxing Day, Easter, Father's Day, Mother's Day, St Nicholas Feast, Wedding Anniversaries); Slovenian Youth Concert (every 3rd year)

Weekday Mass Times:
Monday: 7pm (April to September, 6pm)
Tuesday: 7pm (April to September, 6pm)
Wednesday: 7pm (April to September, 6pm)
Thursday: 10.30am
Friday: 7pm (April to September, 6pm)

Saturday Vigil:
7pm (April to September, 6pm)

Sunday Mass Times:

Other Weekend Mass Times:
Sunday fortnightly 8am (Italian)

Reconciliation Times:
Thursday 10am; Friday 6.30pm; Saturday 6.30pm; Sunday 9am

Parishes/Community details:
Slovenian Community Chaplaincy

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