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  • First Mass for Marsden Park

    Regular sacramental life begins for St Luke’s Catholic Faith Community, Australia’s newest Catholic community at Marsden Park when Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta celebrates the inaugural Mass at St Luke’s College on Sunday 8th April at 10am. The occasion marks a milestone for the community...
  • Discipline and punishment are not the same thing

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta In 1998, Tom Herner, an academic working in the area of supporting students with challenging behaviours, wrote this: “If a child doesn’t know how to read, we teach; if a child doesn’t know how to multiply, we teach;...
  • Parents are key partners

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta Schools strive to deliver the best outcomes for students. However, schools sometimes miss a golden opportunity to do even more for their students when they fail to engage parents as partners in education. We know that parent engagement...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   Diocese of Parramatta News   Happy Easter from Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv and the Diocese of Parramatta.   Confraternity of Christian Doctrine Lecture Series Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) has engaged Dr Laurie Woods to present on the Gospel...
  • Palm Sunday & Good Friday Night Walk

    Thousands of young people from schools, parishes and movements join with their family and friends each year for Palm Sunday and Good Friday with Catholic Youth Parramatta. Don’t forget to wear cultural dress or other CYP branded clothing from WYD or ACYF as we celebrate our local World Youth Day...
  • Rethinking the role of the school principal

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta There has been a lot of coverage in recent years on the growing number of stressed out school principals. It is pretty clear that leading a school community is not only demanding but can also be lonely work....
  • Sydney teachers learn how to combat human trafficking

    Sydney teachers learn how to combat human trafficking – clean up supply chains Teachers from Sydney Catholic secondary schools will tomorrow (March 20) take an important step forward in the move to slavery-proof supply chains of goods and services in the Sydney Archdiocese. The teachers are participating in a human...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   Diocese of Parramatta News   2018 Lenten Message from Bishop Vincent To read Bishop Vincent’s Lenten Message in full and watch the video, please visit: goo.gl/2F77m9 Confraternity of Christian Doctrine Lecture Series Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) has engaged Dr...
  • Students raise money for The Catholic Foundation

    Karen Fernandes and Kayley Romanos of St Oliver’s Primary School, Harris Park were honoured with awards from Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta, recognising their impressive fundraising for The Catholic Foundation. The primary school students raised over $55. Michael Mendieta, Director of the Catholic Foundation, presented...
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