Father John Therry Primary School

Father John Therry Primary School caters for Kinder to Year 6.  Enrolments are taken around April and May each year.  For kindergarten enrolments, please call the school for an enrolment pack around March the year before you intend to send your child to school.

Principal: Mr Marco Ianni
Ph:  (02) 9810 2640.

http://fjtbalmain.catholic.edu.au/

 Archdiocese of Sydney website

Includes the Cardinal’s media releases, addresses and statements.  Also includes Mass times of all parishes within the Sydney Archdiocese and links to most of these.

http://www.sydney.catholic.org.au/

 Caritas

The Catholic agency for international aid and development.  Includes the current projects currently requiring funding, as well as updates on ongoing developmental projects. This site has a link to the free e-magazine Ozspirit.

http://www.caritas.org.au/

 Catholic News

Articles directly related to Catholics from publications in Australia and around the world updated on a daily basis.

http://www.cathnews.com.au/

 Catholic Mission

The Australian arm of the Pontifical Mission Societies.  Includes campaigns currently running as well as updates of projects and correspondence from missionaries.

http://www.catholicmission.org.au/

 Catholic Weekly

The weekly newspaper for the Catholic church in Sydney.

http://www.catholicweekly.com.au

 Catholic Youth Services

Advertising events especially directed at young people in the Archdiocese.

http://www.cys.org.au/

 CatholicCare

CatholicCare – The official welfare arm of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Sydney.  CatholicCare offers relationship and family counseling, marriage preparation courses, pregnancy counseling and support services, support for families affected by someone’s addictive behaviours, assistance with care and housing for the aged and many more services.

http://www.catholiccare.org

 Daily Prayer Online

Offers daily prayers and reflections.

http://www.churchresources.info/pray/

 Genealogy

Often families request information from our Parish Registers.  Unfortunately in most cases this cannot be released due to privacy laws.  However the following links may be of help to those investigating family trees.

Society of Genealogy, www.sag.org.au
Department of Births, deaths and marriages, http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/familyHistory.htm
State Library of NSW, http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/family/

Catholic Cemeteries Deceased Search: http://search.catholiccemeteries.org.au/

 Organ Historical Trust Of Australia

This national organization has the following aims and objectives:

  • To preserve historic pipe organs and organ building records;

  • To stimulate public interest in pipe organs which are of national or local importance;

  • To encourage scholarly research into the history of the organ, its musical use, and organ music.

http://www.ohta.org.au

 Saint Vincent de Paul

About the work and aims of the Society, including the numerous services offered by them, including food distribution, emergency accommodation.

http://www.vinnies.org.au

 Sydney Organ Music Society

Established in 1950, the Organ Music Society of Sydney is a non profit organization consisting of people who are interested in the organ and its music. An invitation to join is extended to all and the current membership comprises amateur and professional organists, other musicians, students, organ builders, churches and musical organizations or guilds. The Society has formal and fraternal links with other bodies of organists in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Europe, the United States and Canada.

http://www.sydneyorgan.com