Bishop Vincent Long

  • 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...
  • Family: An Oasis of Mercy

    From the Life, Marriage & Family Office The Shrine of the Holy Innocents at Kellyville provided a wonderful space for the families who attended the Family Sunday gathering on 23 October 2016 to explore the theme of ‘Family: An Oasis of Mercy’. With the aid of a Pilgrim Family...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Friday 31 March 2017 Presides at a Penitential Service for the Elect at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta, at 7.30pm. Saturday 1 April 2017 Celebrates Pontifical Vigil Mass for the Fifth Sunday of Lent at St Bernadette’s Parish, Lalor Park, at 6.00pm. Sunday 2 April 2017 Celebrates Pontifical Mass for...
  • Holy Week and Easter Ceremonies

    Palm Sunday on 9 April 2017 Everyone is invited to join youth and young adults of the Diocese of Parramatta for the Palm Sunday Procession, World Youth Day Mass & Event at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Parramatta on Sunday 9 April. The procession down Church Street with Bishop Vincent...
  • Irish Flair at St Patrick’s Family Festival

    By Jordan Grantham, Catholic Outlook   Families, friends and parishioners came together at the St Patrick’s Family Festival, organised by the Diocese of Parramatta’s Life Marriage and Family Office (LMF), from 2-5pm on Saturday 18 March 2017. Most Rev Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta attended and...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Holy Hour for Vocations: 16 March 2017 Everyone is welcome to join the Holy Hour for Vocations from 7.00pm-8.00pm for an hour of adoration, prayer, music and quiet time in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel in St Patrick’s Cathedral, 1 Marist Place, Parramatta. For information about priesthood in the Diocese...
  • A Message from Bishop Vincent Long

    Catholic Outlook, March 2017 Dear friends, After 19 years, the print version of Catholic Outlook (the official publication for the Diocese of Parramatta) will cease publication with March 2017 being the final issue. Catholic Outlook will continue publishing news and events online at www.catholicoutlook.org and through our various social...
  • Hearts and Stomachs Filled at Breakfast with the Bishop

    By Jordan Grantham, Catholic Outlook A hearty cheer from more than 200 young people opened Lifted: Breakfast with the Bishop on Saturday 4 March 2017, when James Camden, Director of Catholic Youth Parramatta, welcomed all gathered at the Rooty Hill RSL to tuck into the hearty fare of bacon,...
  • Final Print Edition of ‘Catholic Outlook’

    By Jane Favotto, Catholic Outlook, March 2017 In February 1998, Bishop Kevin Manning launched Catholic Outlook, a monthly newspaper for Catholics in the Diocese of Parramatta. Writing in the first issue, Bishop Manning said: “It gives me great joy to write my first letter to you in Catholic Outlook,...
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