North Rocks

  • Vale Fr Eric Burton

    Fr Eric Burton, Emeritus Parish Priest of Christ the King, North Rocks died this afternoon at Rosary Village, Yennora aged 92.  Funeral details will be announced in due course. Born on 24 October 1925 and ordained 24 July 1950, Fr Eric was a priest for over 68 years. He...
  • Twofold effect of faith

    Twins Julia and Lisa Hoban were both awarded the inaugural Diocesan Citation of Merit for Youth Award from the Diocese of Parramatta in 2015. Nominated for their dedication to the youth and music ministries in Christ the King Parish, North Rocks, the sisters have taken on significant roles to...
  • The Guadalupe Missionaries “MG”

    The Guadalupe Missionaries “MG” (Spanish: Misioneros de Guadalupe) are a missionary society from Mexico City, Mexico. Founded in 1949, they are dedicated to foreign missions around the world and have a presence through their 150 priests in Mexico City, Japan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Kenya, Angola, Mozambique, Brazil, Cuba and...
  • Mexican with an amazing lexicon

    By Joseph Younes, Catholic Outlook, March 2016 Whilst living in Hong Kong, Fr Fernando was invited to Australia in 2006 by the then Bishop of Parramatta, Bishop Kevin Manning. The invitation was simple enough, to lead the Chinese Chaplaincy in the Diocese of Parramatta. Fr Fernando took up the offer...
  • Our Past in Our Future: Christ the King, North Rocks

    By Elizabeth McFarlane When visiting Christ the King Parish in North Rocks, the first thing that may strike your eye is the unique architectural design of the church. Designed by John King, the roof is said to echo the tent that housed the tabernacle of the Old Testament. Christ...
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