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  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Sunday 28th May 2017 at 11:00 am Celebrates Solemn Pontifical Mass of the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta. Wednesday 31 May 2017 Attends Safeguarding Seminar, Parramatta. Sunday 4th June 2017 at 11:00 am Celebrates Solemn Pontifical Mass of the Solemnity of Pentecost...
  • Notre Dame welcomes new Dean of Philosophy & Theology in Sydney

    Catholic theology is more relevant in today’s world than ever before as it brings greater meaning to every element of modern society, according to The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Professor Christian Brugger. Professor Brugger was recently appointed Dean of the School of Philosophy & Theology at Notre Dame’s...
  • Calling young Australians to be part of an international conversation

    Young people across Australia are being called to share their views about life, faith, and their experience of Church through an online survey published today by the Australian Bishops. The survey seeks to capture the opinions and perspectives of young people as part of a national consultation process that...
  • Good things come to those who wait

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta We live in an ‘on demand’ world driven by the mobility of technology and accessibility to the internet. We can download books and music, watch TV shows and have multiple conversations, all from our smartphones – sometimes at...
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Greg Whitby calls for school funding clarity and an end to the divisive debate

    Executive Director of Catholic Education in the Diocese of Parramatta, Greg Whitby, has called for the resumption of constructive, meaningful debate between Catholic leaders and the federal government, and an immediate end to the confusion about what the new funding model will mean for Catholic systemic schools. “We are...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Positions Vacant The Diocese of Parramatta is seeking applications for several positions. For further details, go to https://parracatholic.org/employment/ Discernment to the Permanent Diaconate: 28 May Discernment Sunday #2 with the Deacon’s Vocations Team. Come for a chance to learn more about vocations to the Diaconate and have a chat...
  • New Executive Director appointed to National Catholic Education Commission

    Following a thorough national search and the identification of a number of highly-qualified candidates, the Bishops Commission for Catholic Education announced today, 17 May, that Christian Zahra will serve as the next executive director of the National Catholic Education Commission. Making the announcement, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe, Chairman of the...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Friday 19 May 2017 Delivers keynote address Wollongong Catholic Dinner – “Bishop’s Refugee Story” Saturday 20 May 2017 Celebrates Thanksgiving Mass for 35th Anniversary of Gia Dinh Den Ta Movement, St Mary Queen of Heaven Parish, 15 Georges Crescent, Georges Hall. Sunday 21st May 2017 at 10:30am Celebrates Pontifical...
  • School funding should be about equity not politics

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta School funding has been the big news story over the past fortnight. Just before last week’s Federal budget, the Turnbull Government announced a new funding model that would take effect from the beginning of 2018. The Prime Minister...
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