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  • Address from Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv on Social Justice Statement

    Social Justice Statement 2017–2018 – Everybody’s Business: Developing an inclusive and sustainable economy On behalf of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, I present the 2017–2018 Social Justice Statement, Everyone’s Business: Developing an inclusive and sustainable economy. This Statement is inspired by the teachings of Jesus and by the unswerving...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Sunday 24th September 2017 at 11:00am Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time with Celebrating the Anniversaries of Marriage at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta. Sunday 24th September 2017 at 5:00pm Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time on the occasion of the Good...
  • Joint initiative to deliver a leadership program by women and for women in the Catholic Church

    The Council for Australian Catholic Women, the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, Catholic Mission and Australian Catholic University (ACU), are delighted to announce a joint initiative to deliver a specialised leadership program for women in the Catholic Church. Leadership for Mission is an initiative that has been specifically developed by...
  • Latest Appointments in the Diocese of Parramatta

    Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta, has confirmed these appointments in the Diocese of Parramatta:   Sister Catherine Ryan RSM Orders and Ministries Commission commencing 15 August 2017 for a period of three years. Mr Ross Follone Diocese Audit and Enterprise Risk Committee (DAERC) commencing 25...
  • ‘Dear Friends’ – Bishop Vincent’s Homily from 17 September, 2017

    Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv DD STL, Bishop of Parramatta Homily for the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time in Year A at St Gregory’s Catholic Church, Kurrajong 17 September 2017   Dear friends, We live in a world that is full of conflict, injury and pain. With...
  • LIFTED Live! In the Forecourt

    LIFTED Live! In the Forecourt Saturday October 28, 7-10pm St Patrick’s Cathedral Forecourt, Parramatta The five ACYF Deanery Formation Sessions have come to a close! We’ve been fortunate to meet so many young people pumped for the journey. Thank you to the 50 or so different young adult leaders who led...
  • Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv to deliver keynote address at National Catholic Mission and Identity Symposium

    The Bishop of Parramatta, Most Rev Vincent Van Long Nguyen OFM Conv will speak on the challenges of promoting Catholic Mission and Identity for the 21st Century at a major gathering of leaders in Catholic education in Sydney next month. Alongside Bishop Long will be a diverse range of...
  • Bishop Vincent address at the Manly Reunion Gathering

    Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv DD STL, 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   INTRODUCTION: Thank you for this...
  • Diocese of Parramatta Liturgy Conference

    Liturgy: the Living Presence of Christ – Diocesan Liturgy Conference Last month at an address at the Vatican, Pope Francis spoke about liturgical reform within the Catholic Church.  He emphasised that this was a gradual process that came to maturity at the Second Vatican Council, and has continued to develop,...
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