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  • 95 Years of Educational Excellence

    On Thursday 26 October, Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta celebrated Mass at St Gabriel’s School Castle Hill to mark their 95th Anniversary. The school community, of families, past students and local dignitaries joined together for the occasion. St Gabriel’s has been providing educational excellence for...
  • GALLERY: LIFTED Live cracks 1,000 young people

    Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv and over 1,000 young people of the Diocese of Parramatta attended LIFTED Live in the Forecourt! at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta on Saturday 28 October, 2017. The annual youth celebration of faith, diversity and creativity featured stages, bands, artists, stalls, food and amusements that...
  • Every child has a place at school

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta In June, Queensland senator Pauline Hanson suggested that students with disabilities should be educated separately because of the burden it placed on teachers and other students. That comment sparked heated debate in the community. Parents of children with...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Sunday 29th October 2017 at 11:00am Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time at St Raphael’s German Chaplaincy. Thursday 2nd November 2017 at 7:00pm Celebrates Solemn Pontifical Mass for All Soul’s Day at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta. Saturday 4th November 2017 at 10:00am Delivers an address to the St Clare...
  • Cardinal Gilroy Biography

    FIRST EXTENDED BIOGRAPHY OF CARDINAL NORMAN THOMAS GILROY TO BE LAUNCHED Archbishop Anthony Fisher, the ninth Archbishop of Sydney, will launch the biography of his predecessor, the fifth Archbishop, Cardinal Norman Thomas Gilroy, at St Benedict’s Hall, University of Notre Dame, Broadway, on Thursday, 26 October. The launch coincides...
  • Great teachers inspire for a lifetime

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta I recently launched a podcast series called ‘bluyonder voices’ where I chat to educators and educational leaders. One of the first questions I always ask is ‘Which teacher inspired you most and why?’ Without a pause, my guests...
  • 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...
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