About the Parish
Parish Mission Statement
We, the Assumption Parish, are a Community of Faith with a Vision to build our Parish into a Vibrant ‘Community of Communities’
Serving humanity and in doing so, enable each parishioner to enrich his or her Spiritual Life In Communion with Christ.
Thina bandla lase Assumption Parish singamokholwa anentshisekelo nazibophezele ukwakha iBandla labazalwane abanakekelanayo kwezomphefumulo Ukuze sonke sibe munye kuKristo
The Assumption Parish was founded by official proclomation of Bishop Denis Hurley on the 9th of March 1947. Up until that time the Catholic Community of the Umbilo and Glenwood areas fell part of the Emmanuel Cathedral Parish but attended Mass at the Christ the King Mission in Congella.
The first Mass celebrated (in what is now the current hall) was the Christmas Midnight Mass in 1950.
The new Church building was completed in 1962 and consecrated in 1980. See Gallery for pictures
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