Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta

  • Rosemary Goldie, the Parramatta Girl in the Vatican

      The most senior laywoman in the Vatican in the 20th century was a little known woman from Parramatta, Rosemary Goldie. The story of this personal friend of multiple Popes, Jacques Maritain and Cardinal Cardijn has an unlikely beginning, when she was raised by her devout grandmother, who sent Rosemary...
  • Celebrating St Patrick, who inspired a global missionary effort

    By Ben Smith, Catholic Outlook, March 2017 On 17 March we celebrate St Patrick’s Day. It is celebrated in more countries than any other national festival. In Ireland, 17 March is a public holiday. Celebrations also occur in Great Britain, the US, Canada, New Zealand, Argentina, Russia, the Caribbean, and...
  • New Ailsa Mackinnon Community Centre opens at OLMC Parramatta

    The new Ailsa Mackinnon Community Centre at Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta was officially opened by Dr Anne Bunde-Birouste and blessed by Bishop Vincent Long  OFM Conv on 17 February 2017. The special afternoon event was attended by Sr Ailsa Mackinnon RSM, the Sisters of Mercy Parramatta, members of...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Sunday 5 February 2017 Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time at St Thomas Aquinas Parish, Springwood, at 9.45am. Tuesday 7 February 2017 Attends an Ecumenical Service for the commencement of the Law Term at Leigh Memorial Church, Parramatta, at 9am. Tuesday 7 February 2017 Convenes...
  • 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...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Sunday 22 January 2017 Celebrates Solemn Pontifical Mass for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta, at 11am. Wednesday 25 January 2017 Delivers an address at the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta System Leadership Day. Sunday 29 January 2017 Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the 4th...
  • Bishop Vincent Long visits OLMC Parramatta

    Members of the school community at Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta welcomed Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv on 2 November 2016. Bishop Vincent joined staff for morning tea in the convent garden then toured the college with the Principal, Stephen Walsh. In May this year, Pope Francis appointed...
  • Social worker Ann O’Brien receives OLMC award

    Posted on 15 April Social worker Ann O’Brien was announced as the 2015 Our Lady of Mercy College Parramatta Catherine McAuley Alumnae Award recipient at a special assembly at the College on 15 March 2016. Currently the Director of Marriage Support and Specialist Services at CatholicCare Social Services in...
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