Our Works

  • 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...
  • 1,400 Young Faithful Finish 21km Good Friday Pilgrimage

    1,400 Catholic youth from Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains participated in the annual 21 kilometre Good Friday overnight pilgrimage from Blacktown to Parramatta. The walkers set off from St Patrick’s Church, Blacktown at 10pm on Friday 14 April and arrived at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta at around 6.00am...
  • Latest Appointments

    Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv has confirmed the following appointments in the Diocese of Parramatta: Miss Amanda Bentley Diocesan Liturgical Commission effective 13 April 2017 for three years Ms Elizabeth Crouch Diocesan Finance Council effective 13 April 2017 for five years Revered Evergisto Bernaldez MSP Assistant Priest – Mary Immaculate...
  • The refugee family who welcomed the Bishop with a smile

    On a cool Wednesday autumn afternoon in Blacktown, John* and his wife Rebecca stand outside their temporary accommodation, awaiting Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv. As the Bishop arrives he is greeted with a warm smile from the couple and invited inside. Walking into their modest house the Bishop and...
  • Bishop Vincent washes the feet of prisoners

    On Holy Thursday afternoon Bishop Vincent celebrated the Mass of the Lord’s Supper with prisoners from John Morony Correctional Complex. Click here for images from the Mass. In his second visit to the prison, Bishop Vincent presided over the Mass which was attended by around 50 prisoners and four staff including...
  • Make Your Easter Chocolates Slavery Free

    Please buy only slavery free chocolate this Easter. That’s the message from ACRATH (Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans) and a *coalition of social justice groups, in the days leading up to Easter Sunday April 16. Australians will spend about $2 billion on chocolate this Easter and much...
  • The CEO is hiring!

    The Executive Director of Schools in the Diocese of Parramatta, Greg Whitby, invites applicants for the senior leadership position of Director of Mission, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP). This role supports the evangelising mission of the Catholic Church in the provision of quality Catholic schooling, The CEDP mission...
  • 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...
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