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  • Australian Catholic Bishops call for donations for the East Africa food crisis

    President of Conference appeals for donations for the East Africa food crisis ‘I am shocked to learn of the harrowing plight facing millions of people in a number of countries in East Africa,’ Archbishop Denis Hart, President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference said today. ‘Sadly, there has been...
  • Bishop Vincent, Parra Catholic, Western Sydney Catholic, Blue Mountains Catholic

    ‘Dear Friends’ – Bishop Vincent’s Homily from 6 June, 2017

    Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv DD STL, Bishop of Parramatta Homily for the Memorial of St Marcellin Champagnat on the occasion of Champagnat Day at Parramatta Marist High, Westmead 6 June 2017     Dear Friends, We live in a competitive world that reckons value in numbers...
  • Funeral of Fr Maurice McNamara to be live streamed on Facebook

    The funeral of Fr Maurice McNamara will be live streamed using Facebook. Funeral coverage commences 11AM AEDT at Bede Polding College, South Windsor. Just visit the Diocese of Parramatta Facebook Page on Wednesday 14 June, from 11am. To find out more about Fr Maurice McNamara, click here. If you wish to know...
  • The FaithFeed: Anthony – God’s Incredible Trust in Us

    Last Sunday, the Christian community celebrated the Feast of Pentecost, entering that first invitation of Jesus to his disciples to receive the Holy Spirit – God’s Spirit – so that they could go out and be channels of God in the world. Empowered by that same Spirit as our Baptismal...
  • Loosening the apron strings

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta The question that is often asked of children ahead of starting kindergarten is whether they can tie a shoelace, pack their bag and open their own lunchbox. This is an indication of the level of their independence. Young...
  • Steve Angrisano performs at LIFTED Live

    Catholic Youth Parramatta’s series of LIFTED Live events for 2017 launched again last week as International singer, song-writer and storyteller from the United States, Steve Angrisano joined the LIFTED Band and 200 youth and young adults at the Rooty Hill RSL for prayer, praise, worship, drama, testimony and adoration....
  • Child protection and professional standards strengthened in the Catholic Church

    Catholic Professional Standards Limited Announces Appointment of Chief Executive Officer The Board of Catholic Professional Standards Limited (CPS) today announced the appointment of Ms Sheree Limbrick as the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Ms Limbrick has a wealth of experience in stakeholder engagement and management, strategic planning...
  • Book Launch: Of Labour and Liberty

    Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv will launch Race Mathew’s new book, Of Labour and Liberty at the Whitlam Institute, in partnership with Monash University Publishing on Friday 16 June. Of Labour and Liberty arises from the author’s half a century and more of political and public policy involvement. It’s a response to...
  • Aboriginal student reconciles her art and heritage

    Xavier College, Llandilo, student Elissa Simonds uses her stunning paintings to send a powerful message and her Aboriginal heritage is the driving force behind her work. The talented Year 10 artist has been commissioned by the principal to paint a school mural, which will involve Ingenious themes.  She plans...
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