Jordan Grantham

  • Google Doodle celebrates Fr Georges Lemaître, proposer of Big Bang theory

      The Google Search homepage has billions of daily views and today visitors will see an awesome animation of Belgian priest physicist Fr Georges Lemaître, celebrated proponent of the Big Bang theory. Fr Lemaître (“leh-mate”) produced work that interacted with the research of other leading scientific minds of his...
  • Toongabbie’s Thomist philosopher

    Austin Woodbury Place is nestled in the quiet streets of Toongabbie, a hint of the little known history of one of Australia’s greatest philosophers, the Rev Dr Austin Woodbury SM. This Thomist, a philosopher in the vast legacy of St Thomas Aquinas’ thought, was much loved and held in...
  • Catherine McAuley Westmead embraces its Indigenous culture

      The Wandana Indigenous Education Team was welcomed into the learning community of Catherine McAuley Westmead to help students explore Indigenous culture. Wandana is a community-based project that aims to foster respect for all through an Indigenous art project. The team began their visit to the school with a...
  • Happy 25th Birthday to the Don Bosco Youth and Recreation Centre

    Each year over 70,000 jubilant children play on the extensive sporting facilities at the Don Bosco Youth and Recreation Centre, St Marys. The popular birthday venue celebrated its own 25th anniversary on the last weekend of June....
  • Catching up with Bishop Robert McGuckin

    Sydney born and bred, Bishop Robert McGuckin was a long-time priest of the Diocese of Parramatta, having served as Episcopal Vicar for Religious, Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia. On 11 July 2012 his episcopal ordination as the sixth Bishop of the Diocese of Toowoomba took place at...
  • Blacktown Parish supports ‘Catholic Women Speak’

      On 21 June 2018, the Parish Pastoral Council, along with our Parish Priest Fr Peter, attended a special consultation session organised by the Council for Australian Catholic Women. The Council is an advisory group to the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and was established to ensure that the dignity...
  • Fr Tovia bears “the sign that Jesus died for Samoa”

    Behind the serene and jolly countenance of Fr Tovia Lui is the backstory of his worldwide odyssey from Samoa, to Rome, and Australia via the USA....
  • Growing in Holiness Series: Olivia thanks God for every bite

    The Growing in Holiness article series shares the stories of Catholics in the Diocese of Parramatta who are striving to grow in holiness through the means provided by the heritage of the Catholic Church. The Catechism of the Catholic Church states in paragraph 2013: “All Christians in any state...
  • Growing in Holiness Series: Fasting helps Matt turn to God

    The Growing in Holiness article series shares the stories of Catholics in the Diocese of Parramatta who are striving to grow in holiness through the means provided by the heritage of the Catholic Church. The Catechism of the Catholic Church states in paragraph 2013: “All Christians in any state or...
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