CatholicCare Social Services

  • African Catholics dance for the Lord

    The African Catholic community burst with vibrant songs and colourful cultural dress on Sunday 5 November at the All African Mass to celebrate the All Saints of Africa Centre, Blacktown. Msgr Ron McFarlane, Episcopal Vicar for Migrant Chaplaincies was Principal Celebrant of the Mass, concelebrated by Fr Christopher Antwi-Boasiako,...
  • Latest Appointments

    Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta, has confirmed these appointments: College of Consultors Very Rev Fr Peter Williams VG EV Very Rev Fr Christopher de Souza VG EV PP Very Rev Fr Wim Hoekstra EV PP Very Rev Fr Peter Blayney JV EV PP Very Rev...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Diocesan Works Fund Appeal in February 2017 This month’s DWF Appeal gives us the opportunity to act together as a diocesan family to support ministries and services that no single individual or parish can offer. The DWF supports the All Saints of Africa Centre in Blacktown for recent refugees and...
  • CatholicCare Parramatta and the NDIS

    Catholic Outlook, June 2016 What is the NDIS? The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the new way of providing individualised support for people with disability, their families and carers. The NDIS replaces the existing state system with an approach based on an entitlement to support people with a...
  • NAIDOC WEEK: bringing community together

    Posted on 11 July 2016 Hundreds of people gathered in the grounds of Holy Family Parish at Emerton on 4 July 2016 for one of the largest NAIDOC Week events ever managed by Aboriginal Catholic Services in the Diocese of Parramatta. The family fun day, run by CatholicCare Social...
  • Zwolowa exhibition highlights the work of the Lofa community

    Posted on 8 July 2016 The Zwolowa exhibition of inspiring paintings, art, artefacts, photographs and audio reveals the life of Lofa refugees in Australia and celebrates the continuity of culture. Part of the international refugee artist George Gittoes I Witness exhibition, Zwolowa: A Celebration of Lofa Culture and Community...
  • Social worker Ann O’Brien receives OLMC award

    Posted on 15 April Social worker Ann O’Brien was announced as the 2015 Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta Catherine McAuley Alumnae Award recipient at a special assembly at the College on 15 March 2016. Currently the Director of Marriage Support and Specialist Services at CatholicCare Social Services in...
  • Mamre Homestead Welcomes CreateAbility

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  • White Ribbon Day

    Today is White Ribbon Day. ABC’s Sarah Ferguson has spent six months on the frontline of our national crisis, reporting on domestic violence in her documentary Hitting Home with Sarah Ferguson, which aired last night. “It’s hard to imagine in Australia today there is a need for refuges, places...
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