Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv

  • Five new seminarians welcomed to Holy Spirit Seminary

    Five new seminarians welcomed to Holy Spirit Seminary...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Sunday 5thAugust 2018 at 8:00am Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the 18thSunday in Ordinary Time at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta. Sunday 5thAugust 2018 at 2:00pm Attends the Abraham Conference at Western Sydney University, Parramatta. Tuesday 7thAugust 2018 at 9:30am Presides at the Blessing of Official Opening of the Special Needs...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary, 4 May 2018

    Sunday 6th May 2018 – Thursday 10th May 2018 Attends the Plenary Meeting of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Saturday 12th May 2018 at 9:00am Attends the Lifted Live Breakfast with Catholic Youth Parramatta at Rooty Hill RSL. Saturday 12th May 2018 at 5:30pm Celebrates Pontifical Vigil Mass of...
  • Interfaith Friendship grows at Blacktown Mosque Open Day

    20 parishioners from Mary, Queen of the Family Parish, Blacktown attended the Open Day of the Afghan Osman Mosque on Prince Street, Blacktown on 28 October 2017. Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta, also attended in a sign of friendship and interfaith dialogue. This was the...
  • The Pope who came to dinner

    Guess who sat next to Pope Francis at the dinner table during a recent retreat organised by the Vatican Congregation for Bishops? Parramatta’s Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv was on a retreat in Italy with fellow bishops from 2-16 September when the Holy Father paid a visit. “I spent...
  • Father’s Day Appeal: Caring for Those Who Cared

    The Australian Catholic Bishops’ Social Justice Statement for 2016-17 is titled A Place at the Table: Social justice in an ageing society. It acknowledges and celebrates the value, dignity and significant contributions of older people to the life of the community. In solidarity with all generations, older people and,...
  • Canonisation of Mother Teresa on Sunday 4 September

    Pope Francis will declare Mother Teresa of Kolkata a saint at a special Mass at St Peter’s Basilica in Rome on Sunday 4 September 2016. At the same time in Sydney, the Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, Archbishop of Sydney, will celebrate a Mass of thanksgiving at St Mary’s...
  • Catholic bishops support for West Papuan people

    The Bishop of Parramatta, Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, is currently in Papua New Guinea for the Executive Committee of the Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania. Statement released by the federation on 22 August 2016 The Executive Committee of the Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of...
  • Installation of Bishop Vincent Long as 4th Bishop of Parramatta

    Posted on 6 June 2016 The Liturgical Reception and Mass of Installation of Bishop Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv as the fourth Bishop of Parramatta will take place on Thursday 16 June 2016 at 7.30pm in St Patrick’s Cathedral in Parramatta. An outdoor screening of the celebration will...