Faith

  • Discernment to the Permanent Diaconate

    Discernment Sunday #2 with the Deacon’s Vocations Team will occur on May 28, 2017. Come for a chance to learn more about vocations to the Permanent Diaconate and have a chat with the team members. The Diocese of Parramatta is looking for men between the ages of 35 to...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Sunday 28th May 2017 at 11:00 am Celebrates Solemn Pontifical Mass of the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta. Wednesday 31 May 2017 Attends Safeguarding Seminar, Parramatta. Sunday 4th June 2017 at 11:00 am Celebrates Solemn Pontifical Mass of the Solemnity of Pentecost...
  • Calling young Australians to be part of an international conversation

    Young people across Australia are being called to share their views about life, faith, and their experience of Church through an online survey published today by the Australian Bishops. The survey seeks to capture the opinions and perspectives of young people as part of a national consultation process that...
  • Jim Dominguez connects the Order of Malta in South East Asia

    Learn more about Jim Dominguez and his contribution to business and the community Australian Catholic businessman, Jim Dominguez, is the Order of Malta’s Ambassador to South East Asia and the Far East. Ambassador is no mere title. Jim uses his official red Order diplomatic passport in his travels to...
  • Pope Francis meets President Trump

    Pope and Trump discuss peace, dialogue, support for immigrants Vatican Radio) Pope Francis and U.S. President Donald Trump met in the Vatican on Wednesday, discussing issues of peace, interfaith dialogue and religious freedom, as well as the role of the American Church in education, healthcare and support for immigrants....
  • St Vincent de Paul Society calls for 1 October deadline for asylum seeker applications to be revoked

    The St Vincent de Paul Society has condemned the Federal Government’s latest ultimatum to asylum seekers, urging it to revoke the arbitrary October deadline for submitting their claims and provide better funding to support legal support and interpreting services. The Society says the 1 October deadline for about 7500...
  • Nigerian Chaplaincy Celebrates Mother’s Day

    The Nigerian Igbo Catholic Community celebrated Mother’s Day on 14 May 2017 in the Diocese of Parramatta. Watch their celebrations below or click here.   Rev Fr Chukwunonyerem Akamadu, Chaplain to the Nigerian Catholic community will celebrate the next Nigerian Mass in Igbo on 11 June at 11.30am at Our Lady...
  • The sad release of skipping church

    By Ryan Suckling, Eureka Street There came a time for me, as it does for many, when going to church was no longer obligatory. I suspect it’s most common in those middle years of adolescence, when parents feel the need to loosen their hold over you, but with the...
  • Parramatta Coptic Catholics celebrate Papal Visit

    Fr Yousef Akladious is the parish priest for the Coptic Catholic community at St Mark’s Coptic Catholic Church in Prospect. Pope Francis’ visit to Egypt has been described as an incredible boost to national morale, while the country is rocked by instability and the Christian minority is persistently attacked...
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