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  • Our Catholic Education Office is hiring!

    Are you the leader of our next-generation school? Santa Sophia Catholic College* will be opening on the site of Our Lady of the Angels, Rouse Hill in 2018 and we are looking for a dynamic foundation principal leader to establish an innovative Catholic learning community from preschool to post...
  • Why kids need outdoor play

    In Australia, we are blessed by good weather and an amazing natural environment. Most suburbs in Sydney have green space for parks and recreation areas. Yet as a society, we seem to be spending less time outdoors due to longer working hours, increasing demands on families, the lure of...
  • Barriers to Good Learning

    Large innovative corporations like Google, Telstra, Apple and even Commonwealth Bank have recognised that good working environments can lead to happier, healthier and more productive employees. If you do a search for these workplaces, you’ll see very modern flexible spaces that are very open and use lots of natural...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Positions Vacant The Diocese of Parramatta is seeking applications for several positions including an Archives and Records Manager located in Parramatta. For further details, go to https://parracatholic.org/employment/ Applications for these positions close on Monday 21 April 2017. Shroud of Turin Exhibition: ends 18 April An exact replica of the...
  • Every Voice Counts

    The purpose of democratic elections is to enable citizens to have their say in determining how the nation is governed. As we’re always told in the lead up to elections – every vote counts. Unfortunately the process of schooling has been a bit less democratic; not every voice has...
  • News & Events Weekly update

    We’re hiring! Several positions in the Diocese of Parramatta The Diocese of Parramatta is seeking applications for several positions. For further details, click here. Only candidates with the right to work in Australia and who are prepared to undergo appropriate background checks should apply. Diocesan News & Events in 2017 The...
  • Seeing schools from the inside

    If you’ve travelled past schools in the last few weeks, you may have seen signage promoting their open days. This is actually the time of the year when parents are normally invited to check out prospective schools ahead of enrolling their children in either Kindergarten, Year 7 or Year...
  • Bishop Vincent, Parra Catholic, Western Sydney Catholic, Blue Mountains Catholic

    Bishop Vincent homily from 19 March, 2017

    Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv DD STL, Bishop of Parramatta Homily forThird Sunday of Lent with the Fiesta in honour of St Joseph at Nagle Catholic College, Blacktown.  19 March 2017   Dear friends, We gather to celebrate one of the most significant, the most culturally unique...
  • Br Patrick Howlett FMS honoured with Doctor of Education

    Br Patrick Howlett FMS was honoured for his commitment to and advancement of Catholic education in New South Wales, at The University of Notre Dame‘s Sydney Campus Graduation Ceremony on 14 March 2017. A pioneer of Catholic education in the Marist tradition for more than 50 years, Br Patrick...
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