Latest in: Life, Marriage & Family

  • EXCLUSIVE: Australian interview with Cardinal Burke

    His Eminence, Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke gave Catholic Outlook’s journalist, Jordan Grantham, the privilege of an exclusive wide-ranging interview on current issues faced by the Church regarding His Eminence’s work with the Holy Father, the media, Amoris Laetitia and the dubia. Cardinal Burke has made two memorable visits to Australia,...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Sunday 17th September 2017 at 8:00am Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time at St Gregory’s Church, Kurrajong. Tuesday 19th September 2017 at 2:30pm Hosts an Afternoon Tea with Migrant Chaplains from the Diocese of Parramatta. Wednesday 20th September 2017 at 9:30am Celebrates Mass of Giving...
  • Catholic students attacked at the University of Sydney by same-sex marriage supporters

    Catholic students have been attacked by same-sex marriage protesters at the University of Sydney after trying to engage students, one on one, about why it was “ok to vote ‘no’”. Police had to restrain a protester who lunged at Catholic Chaplaincies team leader Tony Mattar in an attempt to...
  • Bishop Vincent’s pastoral letter on the same-sex marriage postal survey

    Pastoral letter on the same-sex marriage postal survey   Dear sisters and brothers, As I write to you, the national debate on same-sex civil marriage is in full swing. It is an issue that many feel passionate about and hence, it has potential to polarise the community. I appeal to all...
  • The ad they don’t want you to see

    An advertisement from a not-for-profit organisation promoting the positive role of fathers has been deemed “political matter” and will not be broadcast on television. Every year Dads4Kids does a new television Community Service Announcement (CSA) to be played on Australian Television as a community service announcement to celebrate Father’s...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond Proposed Change to Marriage Act Marriage is… The Church views marriage as a unique relationship between a woman and a man.  Marriage is also a fundamental institution for all societies because of its importance in uniting spouses as potential...
  • Big is bountiful: the beautiful Holmes family

    Well-known theologian Peter Holmes loves his wife and fathering eight children. Recent difficulty finding a rental home reinforced the importance of sharing the joys of large family life. Catholic Outlook caught up with Peter near his home within the Diocese of Parramatta. Large families bring palpable blessings and Peter thinks Catholics...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Postal plebiscite on “same-sex marriage” announced The Australian Government has announced there will be a postal plebiscite on whether the definition of marriage in the Marriage Act 1961 should be changed to include “same-sex marriage”. Ballot papers will be sent out to households on Tuesday, 12 September and all...
  • Reminder: Postal plebiscite on “same-sex marriage” announced

    Postal plebiscite on “same-sex marriage” announced The Australian Government has announced there will be a postal plebiscite on whether the definition of marriage in the Marriage Act 1961 should be changed to include “same-sex marriage”. Ballot papers will be sent out to households on Tuesday, 12 September and all...
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