Institute for Mission

  • Heat on for parish secretaries at fire training

    ‘Putting out fires’ is nothing unusual for the resourceful parish secretaries working in the Diocese of Parramatta but yesterday the flames were very real. On Thursday 8 March, 20 parish secretaries and business managers gathered at the Institute for Mission, Blacktown, for a day of risk management and safeguarding...
  • The FaithFeed: Anthony – God’s Incredible Trust in Us

    Last Sunday, the Christian community celebrated the Feast of Pentecost, entering that first invitation of Jesus to his disciples to receive the Holy Spirit – God’s Spirit – so that they could go out and be channels of God in the world. Empowered by that same Spirit as our Baptismal...
  • Grow your faith with some yummy herbs

    By Jordan Grantham, Catholic Outlook   A spirituality and gardening workshop from the Institute for Mission (IFM) teaches parishioners about faith and care for the natural environment. ‘Growing Herbs and Growing Faith’ is the name of the IFM’s two hour workshop, run by Charbel Dib, Resource Coordinator at the...
  • News & Events Weekly update

    Discernment Afternoon for the Permanent Diaconate Single men and married couples aged 35-55 who are interested in the ordained ministry of the permanent deacon are invited to a discernment afternoon on Sunday 2 April 2017 to meet the permanent diaconate vocations team. The discernment program consists of five sessions...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    We’re hiring! 3 positions in the Diocese of Parramatta The Diocese of Parramatta is seeking applications for three positions: Facilities Management Coordinator and Property Officer located in Parramatta; Parish Secretary at St Finbar’s Parish located at Glenbrook. For further details, click here. Applications for these positions close on Monday...
  • 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,...
  • We’re hiring! 3 positions in the Diocese of Parramatta

    1. Assistant Housekeeper Seminary of the Holy Spirit – Harris Park, Parramatta This is a part-time role, two days a week. Your main responsibilities will include: Ensuring all areas are clean and well maintained Working within a small team contributing to the smooth and efficient running of the facility...
  • 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...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Positions vacant 1. Graphic Designer & Team Support – Brand, Networking, Video: The Institute for Mission at Blacktown requires a full-time team member who specialises in graphic design. Applications close on 31 January 2017. For a position description, click here. 2. Assistant Housekeeper: Holy Spirit Seminary at Harris Park...
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