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  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond PROPOSED CHANGE TO MARRIAGE ACT Marriage is… The Church views marriage as a unique relationship between a woman and a man.  Marriage is also a fundamental institution for all societies because of its importance in uniting spouses as potential...
  • Joint initiative to deliver a leadership program by women and for women in the Catholic Church

    The Council for Australian Catholic Women, the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, Catholic Mission and Australian Catholic University (ACU), are delighted to announce a joint initiative to deliver a specialised leadership program for women in the Catholic Church. Leadership for Mission is an initiative that has been specifically developed by...
  • Learning for the future

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta Several years ago, schools in the Diocese of Parramatta started to make changes to the way that learning happened. I know that some of these changes didn’t go down well with all parents. Some became worried that the...
  • Why schools are cheating students

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta In life, there are always those who try to get an advantage when they are not entitled to it. In days gone by, students wrote answers to possible exam questions on the palm of their hand; today, technology...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond Proposed Change to Marriage Act Marriage is… The Church views marriage as a unique relationship between a woman and a man.  Marriage is also a fundamental institution for all societies because of its importance in uniting spouses as potential...
  • The facts about bullying

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta When I was a school principal, one of the most challenging parts of my role was dealing with the complex matter of bullying. It is complex because it usually involves many people and often many perspectives. While it...
  • ‘Dear Friends’ – Bishop Vincent homily from 24 August, 2017

    Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv DD STL, Bishop of Parramatta Homily for the Feast of St Bartholomew with the Executive Education Teams of Mt Druitt cluster at Loyola Catholic College, Mt Druitt 24 August 2017   Dear friends, One of the characteristics of Jesus I find fascinating...
  • Why we need more male primary teachers

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta In Australia, fewer and fewer males are pursuing careers as primary school teachers. In 2016, just over 18 percent of primary school teachers were male. While there have been campaigns to recruit more males to the profession, they...
  • Street retreat and the power of the Cross

    Teachers from Our Lady of Mount Carmel Wentworthville went on a spiritual retreat with a difference where they learnt first hand about the challenges of homelessness, mental illness, addiction and prostitution. Assistant principal Olimpia Pirovic said the group walked the streets of Kings Cross and were reminded of the...
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