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  • 30th Anniversary of St John Paul II’s Visit to Alice Springs

    Warning to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people – these websites may contain images, voices or references to those who have passed. This month marks 30 years since (now Saint) Pope John Paul II issued his ground-breaking address to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Blatherskite Park, Alice Springs....
  • Local launch of Social Justice Statement

    By Sr Louise McKeogh FMA, Catholic Outlook, November 2016 Social Justice Sunday on 25 September 2016 saw a most significant and meaningful launch of this year’s Australian Catholic Bishops Social Justice Statement at Sacred Heart Parish, Blackheath. To view a gallery of photos from the launch, click here. the...
  • Latest appointments

    Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta, has confirmed these appointments:   Rev Fr Florito Apalias – Assistant Priest St Thomas Aquinas Parish, Springwood, and Our Lady of the Nativity Parish, Lawson, commencing 19 November   Rev Fr George Azhakath MSFS – Assistant Priest St Patrick’s Cathedral...
  • Project Elizabeth: pregnancy and early parenthood support

    Source: Catholic Outlook, October 2016 Becoming a parent for the first time is both a wonderful and a challenging experience. Parent­ing can be one of the most rewarding but demanding roles a person can un­dertake. No baby is born with a manual outlining their temperament, nature or what they...
  • Online messages aim to inspire, reassure and encourage youngsters

    Source: Catholic Outlook, September 2016 Students from Holy Cross Primary School at Glenwood have participated in a new project initiated by CatholicCare Social Services Diocese of Parramatta, which seeks to consolidate online resources that can inspire, reassure and encourage primary school aged children. The project is called Be BRAVE/Inspir8...
  • Parliament right to ditch cuts to benefits for disadvantaged

    The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has welcomed the Federal Parliament’s decision to change plans to cut the energy supplement to welfare recipients. Plans to place the burden of budget repair on those who can least afford it were wrong morally and economically. The President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference,...
  • CatholicCare shares Coats for Homeless

    CatholicCare Social Services – Diocese of Parramatta, thanks the Knights of Malta for their generosity and compassion in providing 100 ‘Coats for the Homeless’ in our Diocese. It is only through such help that we are able to meet the needs of the most vulnerable in Western Sydney and...
  • News and Events Weekly Update

    CatholicCare Choices NDIS Information Day: 7 September In the Diocese of Parramatta, CatholicCare Choices is holding an information day on the National Disability Insurance Scheme: NDIS and YOU – Your Questions Answered. From 10am-4pm on Wednesday 7 September, Shop 3/163 Macquarie Road, Springwood. There is no charge but bookings...
  • We’re hiring! Executive Assistant

    Executive Assistant  The Role The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing an executive level of clerical, administrative, project facilitation and records management services to the Executive Director – CatholicCare Social Services. You will be responsible for delivering consistently high quality administrative services and compliance with CCSS policies and procedures....
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