St Laurence O'Toole Forbes


St Laurence O’Toole
13 Johnson St
Forbes NSW 2871


Parish Secretary

Parochial Vicar

Parish Priest


Bishop’s House
13 Johnson St
PO Box 28
Forbes NSW 2871

Phone: (02) 6852 2213
Fax: (02) 6852 3132

Mass Times

Weekday Masses
Tuesday 5:15 pm Rosary
Tuesday 5:30 pm Mass
Wednesday 3pm at Jemalong Residential Village, Edward Street, Forbes.
Wed Thu Fri 9:15 am  
Weekend Masses
Saturday 6pm Night Vigil
Sunday 8:30am  
Sunday 10am  
Additional Services
Saturday 5pm – 5:40pm Reconciliation
1st Friday of the Month 5:30pm – 6:30pm Adoration & Benediction


December 22nd

Christmas Masses
Vigil Mass 24th Dec at St Laurence School infants side.
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Christmas Masses
Vigil Mass 24th Dec at St Laurence School infants side.
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Day Mass in the Church

December 15th

The Nativity Scene is up. A bit late but… Better late than never 😅
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December 14th

“Once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong�
Under the shade of a coolibah tree…”

Congratulations Fr. Simon on your Australian citizenship.
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