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  • 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:   Diocesan Youth Council – for a term of three years commencing 5 April 2018 Very Reverend Paul Roberts EV (Chairperson) Mr James Camden Sister Rosie Drum MGL Ms Qwayne Guevara...
  • Mass times at your fingertips

    Have you ever been in another suburb and not know when Mass was on? Have you ever had trouble finding the next Mass time? Well, the Diocese of Parramatta Diocese now provides a solution that put simply, just works! The app is a one-stop shop to get times for Mass,...
  • It is not all about STEM

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta Last month, NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes suggested schools needed to avoid the over-promotion of STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) above other areas, cautioning against following education ‘fads’. The comments were controversial because they were at...
  • GALLERY: Catholic Youth Walk for Christ

    1,500 youth from Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains took part in the eighth annual Good Friday Walk from Blacktown to Parramatta. Leaving St Patrick’s Church Blacktown at 10pm on Friday 30 March and arriving at St Patrick’s Cathedral Parramatta by 7.00am on Saturday 31 March, the youth sang,...
  • Pope Francis message for Vocations

    MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE 2018 WORLD DAY OF VOCATIONS   Dear Brothers and Sisters, Next October , the Fifteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops will meet to discuss the theme of young people and in particular the relationship between young people, faith...
  • Good Shepherd Sunday

    Good Shepherd Sunday will be celebrated in Catholic parishes across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains this Sunday, 22 April. The Catholic Church invites you to pray for those you might know whom God may be calling to a priestly vocation and would benefit from your prayers. A message from Fr John...
  • Vatican Astronomer to visit Broken Bay

    Br Guy Consolmagno SJ, the Vatican Astronomer, will visit the Diocese of Broken Bay in late April for a series of presentations about faith and science. The first is at the Catholic Youth Broken Bay Twilight Talks event at Hotel Pennant Hills on the evening of Tuesday 24 April,...
  • Fr Paul’s pilgrims follow in Our Lord’s footsteps

    Fr Paul Marshall, Parish Priest of Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, Greystanes, led 43 pilgrims on a 15-day pilgrimage around the Holy Land in October 2017. The spectacular pilgrimage was documented on the parish’s popular Facebook page. View images from the pilgrimage below. The biblical lands are steeped...
  • New program launched to form young women in Leadership for Mission

    Thirteen young women from across Australia gathered in Sydney recently as part of the inaugural intake for an inspiring new education and formation program called Leadership for Mission. Leadership for Mission, which was launched at a special event at Mount St Benedict, Pennant Hills on April 5, is an...
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