Latest in: Life, Marriage & Family

  • 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...
  • Pope Francis marries airline employees on papal plane

    ON BOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (By Ines San Martin) – There’s never a dull moment with the whirlwind that is Pope Francis, who has many times been labeled the pope of firsts: On board the Airbus 321 going from Santiago to the northern city of Iquique in Chile, he married...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Saturday 25th November 2017 at 6:00pm Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the Vigil of the Solemnity of Christ the King with the Rite of Ordination to the Diaconate of Mr Galbert Albino. Sunday 26th November 2017 at 10:00am Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the Solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe at...
  • The Gabriels are off to Dublin

    Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv has announced that the Gabriel family from Mary, Queen of the Family Parish, Blacktown will represent the Diocese of Parramatta at the World Meeting of Families (WMOF) to be held in Dublin on 21-26 August 2018. Conrad, Natalia, Chris and Cate Gabriel have shared with Catholic...
  • 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,...
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