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  • Diocesan and Deanery Pastoral Councils – Why they Matter

    How do we cooperate across parishes and regions in our mission to serve Jesus Christ? How do listen to one another, identify key priorities and make informed decisions to serve those in need and increase the faith and witness of our church? About five years ago, consultations took place...
  • How to help children deal with traumatic events

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta It’s been difficult to escape recent media coverage of catastrophic hurricanes, terrorist attacks and shootings. As adults, we all respond differently to traumatic events and it is the same for children. It is not always easy for parents...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   Postal survey on proposed change to the Marriage Act We remind you that the survey closes on Tuesday, 7 November 2017 (6pm local time). Any surveys received after this will not be counted. As we exercise our democratic responsibility...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Tuesday 17th October 2017 Attends a meeting of the Bishop’s Commission of Pastoral Life, Mary Mackillop Place, North Sydney. Wednesday 18th October 2017 at 10:00am Attends Catholic Education Social Justice Day at St Patrick’s Cathedral Hall, Parramatta. Wednesday 18th October 2017 at 2:30pm Presents at the Broken Bay Institute...
  • Making mistakes is critical to learning

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta It’s well known that the most successful entrepreneurs, scientists, inventors, writers and sports people have all failed and failed often. Read any interviews or biographies and you find failure is not only acknowledged but celebrated. In 2006, legendary...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   Call for Nominations: Deanery & Diocesan Pastoral Councils Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv is calling for nominations for Deanery Pastoral Councils and the Diocesan Pastoral Council. For more information, including the nomination kit, please visit parracatholic.org/advisorycouncils or contact...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Sunday 8th October 2017 at 11:00am Celebrates Solemn Pontifical Mass of the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta. Monday 9th October 2017 – Saturday 14th October 2017 On Annual Retreat. Tuesday 17th October 2017 Attends a meeting of the Bishop’s Commission of Pastoral Life. Wednesday...
  • Tell the Catholic Bishops of Australia how you get your Catholic news

    If you regularly or semi-regularly consume Catholic media, whether that be traditional newspapers, magazines or web-based publications and social media platforms, then the Australian Catholic Media Council wants to hear from you! The Council has developed a short survey to find out what you value in Catholic media. Do...
  • Putting the HSC into perspective

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta Year 12 students across NSW are in the home-straight as they prepare for the Higher School Certificate (HSC) which starts on 16 October. The HSC marks the end of formal schooling and the period leading up to the...
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