Latest in: Bishop Vincent

  • Christmas 2017 Mass Times

    Christmas Mass and Reconciliation times across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains can be found here or by visiting: www.parracatholic.org   Merry Christmas from the Diocese of Parramatta.    ...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Sunday 3rd December 2017 at 2:00pm Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the First Sunday of Advent with the Catholic Charismatic Renewal at St Aidan’s Parish, Rooty Hill. Tuesday 5th December 2017 at 6:00pm Attends a meeting of the Diocesan Finance Council at the Chancery Office, Parramatta. Wednesday 6th December 2017...
  • 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...
  • ‘Brothers and Sisters’ – Bishop Vincent’s Homily from 26 November 2017

    Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv DD STL, Bishop of Parramatta Homily for the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe in Year A 2017 at Christ the King Parish, North Rocks 26 November 2017   Brothers and Sisters, Today, we celebrate the Feast...
  • One Week Until Australian Catholic Youth Festival

    Up to 20,000 young people from across Australia are making final preparations to travel to Sydney Olympic Park next week for the Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF). With just seven days to go before the national festival begins, anticipation is building among Australian Catholic youth, as well as bishops, presenters and performers. A...
  • Latest Appointments in the Diocese of Parramatta

    Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta, has confirmed these appointments in the Diocese of Parramatta:   Reverend Suresh Kumar Parish Priest of Padre Pio Parish, Glenmore Park from 1 December 2017 for a term of six years. Reverend Carlos Walker IVE and Reverend John ‘Sean’ Bradley...
  • Ordination to the Diaconate of Galbert Albino

    The Ordination to the Diaconate of Galbert Albino took place on 25 November, 2017 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, Greystanes. Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta, was the principal celebrant and ordaining prelate for the Mass. Galbert was thankful to all present at the Mass and...
  • 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”....
  • 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...
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