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  • This is what a Sydney Catholic looks like

    This is what a Sydney Catholic looks like – By Robert Hiini, The Catholic Weekly. This is what an average Sydney Catholic looks like – a lot like Shelly Barnes. The Greystanes photographer, wife and mum of three adult sons matches recent data which reveals the average Mass-going Catholic...
  • Msgr John Boyle celebrates new mission in Rome

    Monsignor John Boyle, formerly of St Bernadette’s Parish Castle Hill, was appointed Rector of Domus Australia by Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP. Catholic Outlook spoke to Msgr Boyle on the six month anniversary of his appointment and the challenges he is facing in the Eternal City. Fireworks exploded from Castel Sant’Angelo...
  • Manly Reunion Gathering Address Part 6: Conclusion

    Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta – Address at the Manly Reunion Gathering at DOOLEYS Lidcombe Catholic Club, Lidcombe, 30 August 2017   THE PRIESTHOOD IN AUSTRALIA Reflections on its future in the light of the Royal Commission   PART 6: CONCLUSION As we are cut loose from the safe...
  • Manly Reunion Gathering Address Part 5: Breaking Open the Priesthood

    Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta – Address at the Manly Reunion Gathering at DOOLEYS Lidcombe Catholic Club, Lidcombe, 30 August 2017   THE PRIESTHOOD IN AUSTRALIA Reflections on its future in the light of the Royal Commission   PART 5: BREAKING OPEN THE PRIESTHOOD I visited Mundelein Seminary in...
  • Manly Reunion Gathering Address Part 4: Holding the Tension Between the Old and the New

    Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta – Address at the Manly Reunion Gathering at DOOLEYS Lidcombe Catholic Club, Lidcombe, 30 August 2017   THE PRIESTHOOD IN AUSTRALIA Reflections on its future in the light of the Royal Commission   PART 4: HOLDING THE TENSION BETWEEN THE OLD AND THE NEW...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   Call for Nominations: Deanery & Diocesan Pastoral Councils Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv is calling for nominations for Deanery Pastoral Councils and the Diocesan Pastoral Council. For more information, including the nomination kit, please visit parracatholic.org/advisorycouncils or contact...
  • Manly Reunion Gathering Address Part 1: Introduction

    Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta – Address at the Manly Reunion Gathering at DOOLEYS Lidcombe Catholic Club, Lidcombe, 30 August 2017   THE PRIESTHOOD IN AUSTRALIA Reflections on its future in the light of the Royal Commission   PART 1: INTRODUCTION Thank you for this opportunity to share with...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Sunday 8th October 2017 at 11:00am Celebrates Solemn Pontifical Mass of the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta. Monday 9th October 2017 – Saturday 14th October 2017 On Annual Retreat. Tuesday 17th October 2017 Attends a meeting of the Bishop’s Commission of Pastoral Life. Wednesday...
  • 500th Anniversary of the Reformation Commemoration

    The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney invites you to the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation Commemoration. This gathering will focus on the historical event from the 16th century which left its imprint on many areas of society throughout the centuries and launched a history of learning. In addition to Most Rev...
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