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  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   Postal survey on proposed change to the Marriage Act We remind you that the survey closes on Tuesday, 7 November 2017 (6pm local time). Any surveys received after this will not be counted. As we exercise our democratic responsibility...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Tuesday 17th October 2017 Attends a meeting of the Bishop’s Commission of Pastoral Life, Mary Mackillop Place, North Sydney. Wednesday 18th October 2017 at 10:00am Attends Catholic Education Social Justice Day at St Patrick’s Cathedral Hall, Parramatta. Wednesday 18th October 2017 at 2:30pm Presents at the Broken Bay Institute...
  • CatholicCare helps people in Western Sydney with insidious gambling addictions

    CatholicCare Social Services offers free gambling counselling in Blacktown, Castle Hill, Emerton and Parramatta. Gambling can be highly addictive, crippling people’s lives and that of their families. There are diverse reasons for addiction to gambling, including large winnings early in a person’s gambling experience, escaping from stress and trauma,...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond Call for Nominations: Deanery & Diocesan Pastoral Councils Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv is calling for nominations for Deanery Pastoral Councils and the Diocesan Pastoral Council. For more information, including the nomination kit, please visit parracatholic.org/advisorycouncils or contact Richard...
  • Bishop Vincent Long

    ‘Dear friends’ – Bishop Vincent’s Homily from 24 September 2017

    Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv DD STL, Bishop of Parramatta Homily of the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time in Year A with the Celebration of the Anniversaries of Marriage at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta 24 September 2017   Dear friends, One of the popular notions in...
  • 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...
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