Laudato Si

  • Things to do in Laudato Si’ Week

    It’s Laudato Si’ Week in Australia 16 to 24 May 2022 when we celebrate Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ and respond to his call for action by Catholics around the world. Check out what's on here....
  • Diocese of Parramatta launches Laudato Si’ Action Campaign

    The Diocese of Parramatta has launched a campaign to encourage all people and our parishes, schools and organisations to take stock of how we care for our common home and listen to the 'cry of the earth, cry of the poor'....
  • Children take the lead caring for the planet

    Children take the lead caring for the planet...
  • 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...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Homily

    Homily of Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv Mass of the 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, on the occasion of Lunar New Year at St Monica’s Parish, North Parramatta 29 January 2017 To view a gallery of photos from the Mass and New Year festivities, click here.  ...
  • Bringing Laudato Si’ to Life: from Vision to Action

    By Sr Louise McKeogh FMA, Catholic Outlook, December 2016 Two gatherings at Australian Catholic University’s campuses at Strathfield on 10 November 2016 and North Sydney on 11 November 2016 were an opportunity to listen to and dialogue with Columban priest and eco-theologian Fr Sean McDonagh SSC. He spoke of caring for creation and bringing Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ (On Care for Our Common Home) to life within the...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Thanksgiving Mass for RCIA & Sacraments of Initiation teams: 4 November Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv will celebrate the annual Thanksgiving Mass for RCIA and Sacraments of Initiation teams and facilitators. Mass at 7.30pm in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta. RSVP 2 November: Office for Worship tel (02) 8838 3457...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Couple Evening: 28 October Everyone is warmly invited to attend the Life, Marriage & Family Office Marriage Enrichment evening entitled ‘Communication 101’. This DVD presentation features Dr Gary Chapman, the well-known author of the Five Love Languages. This event is free and a light supper will be served.  Starts...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Holy Hour for Vocations: 20 October Everyone is welcome to join the Holy Hour for Vocations from 7pm-8pm for adoration, prayer, music and quiet time in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel in St Patrick’s Cathedral, 1 Marist Place, Parramatta. Annual CCD Mass: 21 October Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv together...