Laudato Si

  • 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...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    The Way of Mercy Pope Francis has called for a more merciful and inclusive church in “which we are all called to give consolation to each man and each woman of our time”. In response, the relics of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop and St Teresa of Kolkata...
  • Sydney Climate Change March

    Inspired by Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’, the Catholic community was well represented at the Sydney climate march on 29 November as world leaders gathered for climate change talks in Paris. A young woman from Parramatta Parish said she was overjoyed by the large turnout of people and was...
  • People’s Climate March

    Inspired by Pope Francis and his encyclical, Laudato Si, join the People’s Climate March, this Sunday, November 29 in the Sydney CBD.  ...