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  • Bishop Vincent welcomes the new City of Parramatta Councillors

    Bishop of Parramatta, Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv formally welcomed the newly-elected City of Parramatta Councillors at the Diocese of Parramatta Chancery Office, on Wednesday 22 November. Over morning tea, Bishop Vincent and other leaders from the Diocese of Parramatta – including from CatholicCare and Catholic Education – met...
  • How Australians can help in Myanmar

    Catholic NGO Palms Australia urgently requires volunteers to support their partner communities in Myanmar, Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Kiribati and Kenya. It is widely acknowledged that peace and poverty reduction comes from sustainable development and capacity building, not just handouts or short-term intervention. Long-term volunteering from skilled and...
  • SOS call for two foster families

    Blacktown child and family agency, MacKillop Family Services, is urgently seeking two dedicated foster carers or families who can provide loving homes for two young teenagers living in Western Sydney. MacKillop Family Services is hoping to find a home for Luke*, a creative and caring 13 year old with...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   Special edition of Catholic Outlook At the request of Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv, Catholic Outlook will be back in print for a special, one-off December 2017 Christmas edition. This special edition will be a beautifully bound, 40-page,...
  • GALLERY: The Catholic Foundation

    Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv hosted The Catholic Foundation dinner on Saturday, 4 November. Bishop Vincent was the principal celebrant and ordaining prelate for the Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta which was followed by the dinner at the Novotel Sydney Parramatta. Replacing the Diocesan Works Fund, the newly established The Catholic...
  • Pope Francis message for First World Day of the Poor

    MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FIRST WORLD DAY OF THE POOR 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time 19 November 2017   Let us love, not with words but with deeds 1. “Little children, let us not love in word or speech, but in deed and in truth” (1 Jn3:18). ...
  • Liveloud Australia

    Liveloud is a Catholic-organised event designed to allow our members to experience the fullness of the Holy Spirit through our culture of praise and worship. It is also a gateway to attract and encourage non-community members and non-believers for them to experience Christ thru music. Liveloud Australia 2017 is...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   Special edition of Catholic Outlook At the request of Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv, Catholic Outlook will be back in print for a special, one-off December 2017 Christmas edition. This special edition will be a beautifully bound, 40-page,...
  • Chisholm Cottage needs your help

    Chisholm Cottage at Westmead Seeks Extra Volunteers to Provide Guest Services for Regional NSW Families in Need Chisholm Cottage – Sisters of Charity Outreach’s low-cost, shared accommodation service for regional NSW families needing to stay in Sydney for medical services and hospital stays– is currently looking for new volunteers...
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