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  • An update from Bishop Vincent Long about the Royal Commission

    6 December 2017     Dear friends, Re: Royal Commission Update The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse will shortly release its final findings on public hearings, and its recommendations, related to the Catholic Church in Australia. These case studies included evidence around the pain and...
  • Pope Francis names new Bishop of Wollongong

    The Holy Father has today appointed Fr Brian Mascord, currently the Vicar General of the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, the fifth Bishop of Wollongong. Australian Catholic Bishops Conference president Archbishop Denis Hart said Bishop-Elect Mascord brings a wealth of experience in parish ministry, education, chaplaincy and governance. “Fr Mascord has...
  • International Day of People with Disability

    International Day of People with Disability – 3 December 2017 It is appropriate that we observe and celebrate the International Day of People with Disability as we prepare during the Advent season for the coming of our Lord, Jesus Christ. The theme this year is, “Transformation towards sustainable and...
  • New report: Catholic organisations employee more than 220,000 people across Australia

    More than 220,000 people work in Catholic organisations across the country, a new report has found, confirming the Catholic Church’s place as one of the largest employers in Australia. Bunbury Bishop Gerard Holohan, Bishops’ Delegate for Employment Relations, said those working in Catholic ministries – small and large –...
  • Charles Gordon O’Neill – a remarkable life

    Charles Gordon O’Neill – a remarkable life by Bishop Anthony Randazzo Bishop Terry Brady recently gifted me with a copy of the biography of Captain Charles Gordon O’Neill written by Stephen Utick. I must confess, I thoroughly enjoyed reading it.  As the subtitle says, his was a “remarkable life”....
  • 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,...
  • Everyone’s Welcome to the Largest Mass Since WYD08!

    All parishioners in the Diocese of Parramatta are invited to attend the Mass in the Domain on Saturday 9 December for the Australian Catholic Youth Festival. The Mass starts at 6.30pm and will follow an afternoon of concerts and festivities beginning at 4pm, featuring Australian and international musicians and...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Saturday 25th November 2017 at 6:00pm Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the Vigil of the Solemnity of Christ the King with the Rite of Ordination to the Diaconate of Mr Galbert Albino. Sunday 26th November 2017 at 10:00am Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the Solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe at...
  • Discernment to the Permanent Diaconate

    Discernment Sunday #5 with the Deacon’s Vocations Team will occur on November 26, 2017. Come and learn more about vocations to the Diaconate and have a chat with our team members. We are looking for men aged between 35 to 55 and residing in the Diocese of Parramatta. Our...
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