Holy Spirit Seminary

  • 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...
  • Seminarians begin their mission for 2018

    The Seminary of the Holy Spirit, Harris Park, opened its new academic year with Sunday morning Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta on 25 February 2018. The Seminary of the Holy Spirit forms young men intellectually, spiritually, morally, and pastorally in preparation for Ordination to the Sacred Priesthood. For...
  • Wing and a prayer for Year of the Rooster

    Chinese New Year started with a bang at St Monica’s Parish, North Parramatta on Sunday 29 January 2017. Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta concelebrated Mass to celebrate Chinese New Year with Fr Fernando Montano MG, Parish Priest and Chaplain to the Chinese Catholic Chaplaincy. To...
  • Future priests maintain they are ‘just normal guys’

    Source: Melissa Yeo, Parramatta Advertiser, 19 March 2017 This is no ordinary share house. While they still play a lot of Xbox, fight over who cleans the bathrooms and have to roster the washing up, the 18 men at the Holy Spirit Seminary are living together for a higher...
  • What is the role of faith in today’s world?

    ABC News, by Stan Grant, Friday 10 March 2017 The Link, Episode 2, What is the role of faith in today’s world? Jack Green, Chris Del Rosario and Joe Murphy are three men in their early 20s who are about to become priests. They are in their final year of...
  • 3 Amigos Embark on an Adventure of Faith

    By Jordan Grantham, Catholic Outlook Michael Axiak, Calvin Soares and Michael Sands are the Diocese of Parramatta’s new seminarians for 2017. In the Seminary of the Holy Spirit at Harris Park, they join 13 seminarians for our Diocese: Chris del Rosario, Jack Green, Joe Murphy, Andrew Rooney, Shinto Francis, Adam Carlow, Matthew Dimian, Galbert...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Catenians’ 17th Anniversary Dinner: 23 March 2017 You are invited to meet Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv at the Catenians’ 17th Anniversary Dinner Meeting. Commencing 6.30pm for 7pm at Lachlans Restaurant Old Government House, Parramatta Park. Cost $50 per person, $65 per couple. RSVP by 10 March to Michael Tan tel 0419 279 743, mghtan@tpg.com.au ‘Of Celtic Saints, English Martyrs and Aussie Links’3 March Pilgrimage Information...
  • Holy Spirit Seminary a seeding ground for authentic disciples

    On 18 February 2017, Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv blessed and officially opened the Seminary of the Holy Spirit Residence and James Dixon House at Harris Park in Western Sydney. The new accommodation will be home for 16 seminarians for the Diocese of Parramatta and two seminarians for the...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Sunday 29 January 2017 Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time on the occasion of Chinese New Year at St Monica’s Parish, North Parramatta, at 11.30am. Thursday 2 February 2017 Convenes a meeting of the Deans of the Diocese. Thursday 2 February 2017 Convenes a meeting of...