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  • CatholicCare’s financial counsellors: ‘Plan for the bad times’

    CatholicCare Social Services – Diocese of Parramatta provides Financial Counselling in Blacktown, Parramatta, Emerton and Springwood. Financial difficulty can affect anyone and often emerges during common difficulties. Marriage breakdown, a death in the family, unemployment, physical and mental illness are all financial pressure points that often leave people vulnerable...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Postal plebiscite on “same-sex marriage” announced The Australian Government has announced there will be a postal plebiscite on whether the definition of marriage in the Marriage Act 1961 should be changed to include “same-sex marriage”. Ballot papers will be sent out to households on Tuesday, 12 September and all...
  • MEDIA RELEASE

    MEDIA RELEASE 18082017 ST PATRICKS QUARTER The Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of the Diocese of Parramatta, has announced plans for a major project around the St Patrick’s Cathedral precinct that is expected to revitalise and renew the northern end of the Parramatta CBD. The project, known...
  • Archbishop Coleridge says ABC not interested in the ‘real story’ of the Catholic Church following controversial domestic violence report

    The Catholic Leader – ARCHBISHOP Mark Coleridge has condemned the ABC for its “antagonistic, one-sided narrative” of the Catholic Church, calling for a return to honest and true reporting of “the real Australia”. The Archbishop of Brisbane made his comments after a controversial essay published on the ABC website that explored domestic...
  • 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:   Very Rev Peter G. Williams Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia from 17 June, 2017 for three years. Very Rev Christopher de Souza Vicar General from 17 June, 2017...
  • Patrick finds hope and healing in Younger Widowed Support Group

    Patrick’s life was torn apart three years ago, when Police knocked on the door at 2am. Fearing the worst for one of his sons, he found out his beloved wife, Diane, had died. She had a heart attack while driving home from a concert and drove off a bridge....
  • World’s oldest Catholic charity expands efforts to help Parramatta homeless

    FOR ALMOST 1000 years, the Order of Malta has served the Lord by serving the least of His brothers. In September 2016, CatholicCare Social Services – Diocese of Parramatta thanked the Order of Malta for their generosity and compassion in providing 100 ‘Coats for the Homeless’ in the Diocese of Parramatta. The Order...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Positions Vacant The Diocese of Parramatta is seeking applications for several positions. For further details, go to https://parracatholic.org/employment/ Discernment to the Permanent Diaconate: 28 May Discernment Sunday #2 with the Deacon’s Vocations Team. Come for a chance to learn more about vocations to the Diaconate and have a chat...
  • CCSS is hiring!

    Volunteer English Teacher –  Catholic Care Social Services For many years now we have been conducting English language classes for Refugee women at Mamre House, Orchard Hills – a work of CatholicCare Social Services, Diocese of Parramatta. The classes are held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10am to 2pm...
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