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  • Priests and Brothers for the Sick

    St Camillus de Lellis is a name that rolls off the tongue, the well-known Patron Saint of Hopeless Causes and the Sick. Less well known is his over 400-year-old order, known as the Camillian Order, the Clerics Minor, Ministers of the Infirm, who are devoted to caring for people suffering...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   Special edition of Catholic Outlook At the request of Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv, Catholic Outlook will be back in print for a special, one-off December 2017 Christmas edition. This special edition will be a beautifully bound, 40-page,...
  • The Benedictine Abbot from Parramatta

    St Sylvester Gozzolini founded the Sylvestrine Benedictines in Italy almost 800 years ago. Today the order’s global Abbot General is from Parramatta, having attended St Monica’s Primary School, North Parramatta and Marist Brothers Parramatta for his secondary education. Most Rev Abbot Michael Kelly OSB Silv entered St Benedict’s Monastery,...
  • ACYF 2017 – Day Three

    The Australian Catholic Youth Festival 2017 was hosted by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in partnership with the Archdiocese of Sydney. It was held from 7-9 December 2017. The Diocese of Parramatta was covering the event daily and providing regular updates via: Catholic Outlook – www.catholicoutlook.org/category/catholiclife/youth/acyf/ Facebook – www.facebook.com/parracatholic/ Instagram – www.instagram.com/parracatholic/...
  • Perth announced as next ACYF venue as thousands flock to Mass in The Domain

    About 15,000 people gathered in Sydney’s Domain tonight for the final Mass of the Australian Catholic Youth Festival where it was announced that the next ACYF will be held in Perth, Western Australia. The outdoor Mass in the heart of Sydney was the biggest Catholic Mass held in Australia...
  • ACYF 2017 – Day Two

    The Australian Catholic Youth Festival 2017 is hosted by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in partnership with the Archdiocese of Sydney. It will be held from 7-9 December 2017. The Diocese of Parramatta will be covering the event daily and providing regular updates via: Catholic Outlook – www.catholicoutlook.org/category/catholiclife/youth/acyf/ Facebook – www.facebook.com/parracatholic/...
  • Stay Close to God and Make a Difference in the World

    Young people can make a difference in the world by dreaming big, staying close to God and not being afraid to choose comfort over greatness, the Australian Catholic Youth Festival participants were told today. The opening plenary session for Day Two of the three-day festival for young Catholics from...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Sunday 10th December 2017 at 9:30am Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the Second Sunday of Advent with the Rite of Acceptance to Candidacy to Holy Orders of Mr Jessie Balorio at Sacred Heart Church, Warragamba. Tuesday 12th December 2017 at 6:30pm Hosts the combined Committees and Councils Christmas Party for...
  • Launch of WYD at ACYF

    Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv officially launched the Diocese of Parramatta pilgrimage to World Youth Day 2019 at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival today. Speaking in front of Catholic youth from the Diocese of Parramatta, Bishop Vincent invited them to consider deepening their faith and partaking in the pilgrimage...
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