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  • We’re hiring! Pastoral Associate

    The Role Padre Pio Parish, Glenmore Park seeks to employ a Pastoral Associate. The position is reporting to and working closely with the parish priest. The pastoral associate provides valued assistance to the parish priest in the pastoral ministry, in collaboration with the parishioners. The position will be responsible for...
  • Making mistakes is critical to learning

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta It’s well known that the most successful entrepreneurs, scientists, inventors, writers and sports people have all failed and failed often. Read any interviews or biographies and you find failure is not only acknowledged but celebrated. In 2006, legendary...
  • 10,000 people attend Western Sydney marriage rally

    More than ten thousand people streamed in to Fairfield Showground on Sunday 8 October for a Family Festival organised by the Eastern Churches of Australia and backed by the Coalition for Marriage. The large gathering demonstrated the strong support for a ‘no’ vote amongst Australians of ethnic heritage. The...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Putting the HSC into perspective

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta Year 12 students across NSW are in the home-straight as they prepare for the Higher School Certificate (HSC) which starts on 16 October. The HSC marks the end of formal schooling and the period leading up to the...
  • An invitation from Bishop Vincent

    Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv is calling for nominations for: • Deanery Pastoral Councils, and • The Diocesan Pastoral Council Bishop Vincent seeks to enhance our communion and mission, and recognises that these councils express a rightful co-responsibility for the mission of the Church. These bodies, aligning with our Pastoral...
  • 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...
  • Snacking for Cruz Blanca and Dong Danh village charities

    Diocese of Parramatta clergy and staff held a fundraising afternoon tea on 4 August 2017, organised by Amy Donohue and Rita Akanis. A scrumptious spread of baked treats encouraged donations to flow for the support of two worthy causes – Cruz Blanca, Peru and a remote Vietnamese village. Elizabeth...
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