RCIA

  • Welcome to your new (Catholic) family

    Workshop strengthens parish teams welcoming new Catholics...
  • All in the family: the Stanleys of Baulkham Hills become Catholic

    RCIA / New Converts to Catholicism 2017 The Stanley family was received into the Catholic Church this Easter at St Michael’s Parish, Baulkham Hills. Parents Claire and James decided they and their children, Asha and Luke, should convert to the Catholic faith. Claire, James, Asha and Luke have now...
  • Mary and mortality took Melvin to Christ

    RCIA / New Converts to Catholicism 2017 Melvin Singh, wife Siow Yuen and their three sons have been on a dramatic journey to God. Melvin was born into a family that observed Sikhism and Hinduism but he grew cynical of organised religion and became “a loud and proud atheist”...
  • Young Brittaney embarks on life as a Catholic

    RCIA / New Converts to Catholicism 2017 Brittaney Herring-Cullen became a Catholic on Saturday 15 April 2017 at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Greystanes. Brittaney was inspired to join the Catholic Church by her grandfather and grandmother’s examples of service in the Catholic Church. Soon she will start...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Saturday 4 March 2017 Attends Breakfast with the Bishop with Catholic Youth at Novotel Sydney, Rooty Hill, at 9.00am. Sunday 5 March 2017 Celebrates Solemn Pontifical Mass for the First Sunday of Lent with the Institution of Lectors at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta, at 11.00am. Presides at the Rite...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Wednesday 2 November 2016 7.30pm: Celebrates Solemn Holy Mass for All Souls’ Day in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta. Thursday 3 November 2016 Attends a meeting of the Bishops of the Province of New South Wales. Friday 4 November 2016 7.30pm: Celebrates Holy Mass with RCIA and Sacramental Teams from...
  • 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...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Friday 21 October 11am: Celebrates Holy Mass for the Special Religious Educators of the Diocese followed by presentation. 7.30pm: Celebrates Holy Mass for the conferral of the Sacrament of Confirmation at Holy Name of Mary Parish, Rydalmere. Sunday 23 October 11am: Celebrates Holy Mass of the 30th Sunday in...
  • 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...
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