Latest in: Life, Marriage & Family

  • Irish bishops urge voters to protect the unborn

    LEICESTER, United Kingdom – As Ireland’s May 25 referendum on abortion approaches, several bishops issued statements over the weekend urging the Irish people to vote “No” on the proposal. Ireland currently has some of the most robust pro-life laws in the European Union, although most European abortion laws are...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   Diocese of Parramatta News   Catholic Outlook Survey Tell Bishop Vincent and the Diocese of Parramatta what you think about CatholicOutlook. All responses are anonymous and confidential. Take the survey here: www.surveymonkey.com/r/catholicoutlook The Catholic Foundation May Appeal The...
  • Marriage and Life-giving Love with Natural Fertility Services

    Natural Fertility Services is an educational service located at the Diocesan Ministry Centre Blacktown within the Diocese of Parramatta. The Coordinator, Catherine Bourne, provides the Fertility Awareness and Family Planning Decisions component at the Diocesan Pre Marriage Courses and educates couples wishing to learn about Natural Family Planning (NFP) on...
  • Natural Family Planners meet in Parramatta

    The Executive Committee of the Australian Council of Natural Family Planning (ACNFP) held one of its three face-to-face meetings for the year in Parramatta on the weekend of 14-15 April. The ACNFP is the peak body in Australia which is responsible for training and accreditation of educators in the...
  • Youth walk the pro-life talk for 1500km

    Fifteen fresh-faced young adults have walked 1500 kilometres from Brisbane to Melbourne to raise awareness of the pro-life cause. Since 2012, Crossroad Australia has walked from Brisbane to Melbourne, praying and talking about pro-life issues. As part of their journey, they visited several parishes in the Diocese of Parramatta....
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   2018 Lenten Message from Bishop Vincent To read Bishop Vincent’s Lenten Message in full and watch the video, please visit: goo.gl/2F77m9 Walk the Lenten Journey on your mobile phone The Xt3 Lent Calendar App 2018 is available for download...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   2018 Lenten Message from Bishop Vincent To read Bishop Vincent’s Lenten Message in full and watch the video, please visit: goo.gl/2F77m9 Pre-marriage preparation courses The Life, Marriage and Family Office are again offering Pre-Marriage preparation courses for couples...
  • The Joy and Importance of Life, Marriage and Family

    ‘A wedding takes a day, a marriage lasts a lifetime’ is the underlying theme of marriage preparation programs in the Diocese. The Life, Marriage & Family team worked with Priests and Deacons preparing over 300 couples for marriage in 2017. Weekend courses and individual couple sessions prepared engaged couples...
  • Sr Catherine’s Reflection – Peace and Stillness

    Magnificent clouds of jacaranda are breaking in to the rush of pavement walkers as they pause, looking up in silent wonder at the breathtaking blue-purple haze above.  Then, momentarily refreshed by these wondrous pools of quiet in their busy day, they hurry on. Already shopping malls are abuzz with...
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