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  • Vatican awarded international prize for video on migrants, refugees

      A Vatican video campaign on migrants and refugees has become an internationally-recognized best practice in promoting positive change in society through social advertising. The International Social Advertising Festival or Publifestival awarded its “Best Strategy in Social Action” prize to a video made by the Section for Migrants and Refugees of the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human...
  • Faith in the future

      Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta When I was a student, my parents had what you might call blind trust or acceptance when it came to the work of schools. They never saw it their place to question teachers, they never dreamed of...
  • ‘Sisters and brothers’ – Bishop Vincent’s Homily from 17 June 2018

      Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv DD STL, Bishop of Parramatta Homily for the 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time in Year B 2018 at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church, St Marys 17 June 2018     Sisters and brothers, “From Little Things Big Things Grow”....
  • Welcoming new home for CatholicCare Parramatta

    Nestled in a suburban street in North Parramatta is a warm and welcoming cottage behind a white picket fence. It is the new home of CatholicCare’s counselling and therapy services, and it is open to anyone seeking support during a difficult period in their life. “We’re here to help...
  • Help for people forced into labour in Australia

      ACRATH (Australian Catholic Religious Against Trafficking in Humans) is running a campaign in several community languages across Australia to alert workers to action they can take if they are being seriously exploited at work. The Radio and Print Project (RAPP) is focussing on the Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese...
  • The Eucharist and Matt’s vocation

    Matt Bretania has just joined Holy Spirit Seminary but will be with third year students at the Catholic Institute of Sydney, where he has studied for the past two years. Canadian by birth, from Edmonton, Alberta, he moved to Australia in late 2014 to study worship leadership in Sydney....
  • Finding faith through music and ministry

      When 19-year-old Claire Brown stood in the middle of Randwick Race Course for the final Mass at World Youth Day in Sydney 10 years ago, she knew she was witnessing something she’d never forget. It wasn’t just because she was surrounded by almost half a million people from...
  • Bishop Vincent, Parra Catholic, Trafficking

    Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

      Thursday 21st June 2018 Convenes a meeting of the Council of Priests and College of Consultors at the Chancery Office, Parramatta. Thursday 21st June 2018 at 6:30pm Receives a relic of St Anthony of Padua and celebrates Votive Mass of St Anthony of Padua at St Anthony of...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   Diocese of Parramatta News   Peter’s Pence Collection The Peter’s Pence Collection is traditionally taken up throughout Catholic parishes around the world either on 29 June, the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, or on the Sunday closest...
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