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  • The two sides of social media

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta These days it is rare to find a teenager who doesn’t have at least one social media account. It is usually more than one. Clearly, social media is no fad. We are only at the beginning of what...
  • GALLERY: Christ brought to the streets of Parramatta

    Joyful singing and prayer took over the streets of the Parramatta CBD as young people from across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains gathered for the eighth annual Palm Sunday celebrations on 25 March 2018. Over 800 youth, Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv and other clergy from the Diocese...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    News and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   Diocese of Parramatta News   Catholic Outlook Survey Tell Bishop Vincent and the Diocese of Parramatta what you think about CatholicOutlook. All responses are anonymous and confidential. Take the survey here: www.surveymonkey.com/r/catholicoutlook Positions Vacant Risk Officer                               – Chancery...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Sunday 8th April 2018 at 10:00am Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the Second Sunday of Easter at St Luke’s College, Marsden Park. Sunday 8th April 2018 at 3:00pm Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the Second Sunday of Easter with the Divine Mercy Procession at Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Kellyville....
  • Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish is hiring!

    Youth Co-ordinator (part-time), Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, Greystanes   The Parish of Our Lady Queen of Peace, Greystanes, invites applications for the position of Youth Co-ordinator. This is a part-time paid position (10 hours per week). The successful applicant would need to demonstrate: Essential Qualities: An ability...
  • CatholicCare is hiring!

    Garden Crew Supervisor The Organisation CatholicCare Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains (CatholicCare) aims to serve the community of the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta by overseeing the provision of high-quality social services operating according to the principles of Catholic Social Teaching. As an organisation, CatholicCare respects the dignity, worth,...
  • Charity starts at home: HIPPY Program enriches disadvantaged parents and children

    You’re a new parent, yearning to provide for your child, but what if you never learnt the alphabet? CatholicCare Social Services’ HIPPY program creates the opportunity for disadvantaged families to learn the skills that give their children a brighter future. Linda McDonald is the Coordinator of HIPPY for CatholicCare...
  • Discipline and punishment are not the same thing

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta In 1998, Tom Herner, an academic working in the area of supporting students with challenging behaviours, wrote this: “If a child doesn’t know how to read, we teach; if a child doesn’t know how to multiply, we teach;...
  • Catholic Youth Walk for Christ

    1,500 youth from Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains took part in the eighth annual Good Friday Walk from Blacktown to Parramatta. Leaving St Patrick’s Church Blacktown at 10pm on Friday 30 March and arriving at St Patrick’s Cathedral Parramatta by 7.00am on Saturday 31 March, the youth sang,...
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