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  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) Early-bird registration has now opened for the largest gathering of young Catholics since World Youth Day Sydney in 2008! Bishop Vincent & Catholic Youth Parramatta invite young people from Year 9 to 30 years of age to celebrate the young heart of the Church,...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Friday 21st July – Wednesday 2nd August 2017 Annual Leave. Thursday 3rd August 2017 at 11:00am Votive Mass of St John Vianney with the clergy of the Diocese at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta. Thursday 3rd August 2017 at 5:00pm Celebrates Mass for the Franciscan Schools Conference at the Novotel Hotel at Brighton-le-sands. Friday...
  • Mary: The Model Disciple – Part I Mary At Prayer

    Delivered by Seminarian Jack Green to IGNITE Youth at Saint John XXIII Catholic Parish, Stanhope Gardens on 28 May, 2017.   I – Mary at prayer So, the first stop in this talk is to see Mary as a prayer and I don’t think there is a better place...
  • Bishop Vincent, Parra Catholic, Trafficking

    ‘My Dear Friends in Christ’ – Bishop Vincent’s Homily from 9 July, 2017

    Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv DD STL, Bishop of Parramatta Homily for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time in Year A 2017 9 July 2017     My dear friends in Christ, I think I would be stating the obvious if I said that it has never...
  • Witnesses to the Resurrection: St Philip the Apostle

    Name: St Philip the Apostle Feast Day: May 3 Death: Hierapolis, 1st century AD. Crucified and stoned to death. Shrine: Basilica of the Twelve Holy Apostles, Rome Patron: Pastry Chefs, Hatters, Uruguay, Cape Verde, Frascati Life and Scripture: St Philip was from Bethsaida in Galilee, on the East Bank...
  • Latest Appointments in the Diocese of Parramatta

    Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta, has confirmed these appointments in the Diocese of Parramatta:   Reverend Eugene Szondi Administrator of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop Parish, Upper Blue Mountains, as of 1 August 2017.   Reverend Edward (Ted) Tyler Will retire from active ministry...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) Early-bird registration has now opened for the largest gathering of young Catholics since World Youth Day Sydney in 2008! Bishop Vincent & Catholic Youth Parramatta invite young people from Year 9 to 30 years of age to celebrate the young heart of the Church,...
  • Mary: The Model Disciple – Introduction

    Delivered by Seminarian Jack Green to IGNITE Youth at Saint John XXIII Catholic Parish, Stanhope Gardens on 28 May, 2017.   Introduction I think it is quite fitting that in this month of May – the month the Church has traditionally set aside in honour of Our Lady –...
  • The tale of Fr. Brochero: Gaucho priest, devil’s worst nightmare

    If Jose Brochero doesn’t sound like a Gaucho name, nothing does. Last year, Pope Francis canonized Saint Brochero, a fellow countryman from Argentina also known as the “Gaucho priest.” He was beatified in Sept. 2013 by Pope Francis, who said Fr. Brochero was a priest who truly “smelled of his...
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