Catholic Mission

  • Strong lay formation the answer for an outward-looking Church

    The training and formation of lay missionaries of the Church at all levels was high on the list of priorities for an international symposium in Rome recently, attended by Australian representatives on behalf of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference. The symposium, themed “Promotion and Formation of the Laity: Best...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Diocesan Works Fund Appeal The DWF Appeal is being held across the Diocese of Parramatta during February 2017. Donations to the appeal will provide financial support to our not-for-profit social services. Each year, more than 20,000 inquiries for assistance are received by the Ephpheta Centre, which supports the deaf,...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Diocesan Works Fund Appeal The DWF Appeal is being held across the Diocese of Parramatta during February 2017. Donations to the appeal will provide financial support to our not-for-profit social services. Each year, more than 20,000 inquiries for assistance are received by the Ephpheta Centre, which supports the deaf,...
  • True meaning behind Valentine’s Day

    Post on 12 February 2016 With Australians preparing to spend close to $800 million on chocolates, flowers and other romantic treats this weekend, Catholic Mission is reminding us that the meaning of Valentine’s Day on Sunday 14 February goes beyond the heart-shaped boxes. The worldwide celebration of romance is...
  • Catholic Mission National Director Appointed

    Cardinal Fernando Filoni, Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, has announced the appointment of Father Brian Lucas as National Director of Catholic Mission. This appointment follows the resignation of Mr Martin Teulan who has taken up another position. For just over thirteen years, Father Lucas has...