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  • Getting the right career advice

      Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta My experience with the school’s career advisor in Year 10 went something like this: I made make an appointment, talked about the kind of careers I thought I might interested in and listed what I thought were...
  • Applications open for $20,000 Catholic education research opportunity

      Catholic school educators are invited to apply for the opportunity to research a subject that will help schools meet a current or future challenge. Now in its fifth year, the annual Brother John Taylor Fellowship provides up to $20,000 in travel and accommodation for an employee of a...
  • Catherine McAuley Westmead embraces its Indigenous culture

      The Wandana Indigenous Education Team was welcomed into the learning community of Catherine McAuley Westmead to help students explore Indigenous culture. Wandana is a community-based project that aims to foster respect for all through an Indigenous art project. The team began their visit to the school with a...
  • Malia: Deepening her faith, despite the darkness

    Malia Lolesio, parish secretary and youth minister from Emerton, shares how she deepened her Catholic faith even when she was feeling at her lowest. If you’ve never met Malia Lolesio at a Catholic Youth Parramatta event, or in the parish office at Holy Family, Emerton, where she is the parish...
  • Learning to make a difference

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta How many parents have had to forage around in cars and handbags or forgo their morning coffee to track down a gold coin for school fundraising activities? Schools involved in fundraising rely on the generosity of their parent community...
  • Creating a safe Catholic Church conference

    The Diocese of Parramatta and the Diocese of Wollongong and are co-hosting two days of presentations by Fr Hans Zollner SJ. Fr Hans will address the most significant issues facing the Catholic Church today with respect to harmful behaviour, including the theological and spiritual implications arising from the abuse crisis...
  • Why student and parent voices are so valuable

      Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta If you’re a customer of a major bank or insurer, then it’s likely you would have received an invitation to complete a customer feedback survey. Businesses everywhere particularly in the digital age are seeking feedback on the...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

      News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   Diocese of Parramatta News   Liturgical Ministry Formation Courses The Office For Worship is taking enrolments for its Liturgical Ministry Formation Courses for those who are interested in being Readers, Extraordinary Ministers of Communion, Bringing Communion to...
  • Catholic Super CEO heads up sustainable investment talks with global leaders in Rome

      Global leaders in the Catholic and business community converged in Vatican City last week for the 3rd Rome Roundtable, cementing actions to make the world’s economy fairer and more sustainable. Catholic Super CEO Frank Pegan, who represented the investment community at the meeting in his capacity as Chair...
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