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  • ‘Dear friends’ – Bishop Vincent’s Homily 28 October 2018

    ‘Dear friends in Christ’ – Bishop Vincent’s Homily from 7 October 2018...
  • Ramsay Centre CEO lauds Campion graduates

    The CEO of the Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation addressed Campion College’s new liberal arts graduates at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta on Wednesday 13 December 2017. The two institutions have complementary missions in promoting the value of Western civilisation through the study of the liberal arts, which includes the...
  • Parramatta RSL Sub-Branch: A bridge between past and future

    Bryan West is the Secretary and Welfare Officer of the City of Parramatta Returned Services League Sub-Branch and has a key organising role in memorial services, including Anzac Day Dawn Service and the Remembrance Day Ceremony at Prince Alfred Park, Parramatta. Bryan is Catholic and an old boy of...
  • Powerful young voices call for just society

    The second annual Social Justice Day, held on 18 October, at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta, gathered students from Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta and other schools to learn about social justice issues and have fun making new friends. Students were challenged by Pope Francis’ call to build an inclusive society...
  • Long Bay Prison Governor: Trust everyone “Just don’t trust the Devil within”

    The Governor of Australia’s largest prison had a Parramatta childhood centred on the family fish and chip shop, the Parramatta Eels rugby league team, Parramatta Marist High School, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramtta and then, Our Lady of Lebanon Co-Cathedral, Harris Park. Pat Aboud is now Governor of Australia’s largest...
  • WYD Krakow put the ‘wow’ in Melissa’s mission

    WYD Pilgrim turned Youth Group Leader Melissa Fardella is a dynamic primary school teacher working for Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta. Her experience as a pilgrim at World Youth Day 2016 Krakow helped bring her back to the faith and even become a leader of the youth groups at...
  • Fr Bob celebrates 30 years of priesthood

    Fr Robert Bossini, the much loved Dean and Parish Priest of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta, celebrated a major milestone on 11 July 2017 – 30 years since his priestly ordination. “If I could do it again, I would,” he told Catholic Outlook with a smile. Fr Bob, as he...
  • Shroud of Turin at St Patrick’s Cathedral

    St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta is displaying a life sized replica of the Shroud of Turin in the Sacred Heart Chapel during Holy Week until April 18. The Shroud is the full length burial cloth that wrapped the body of Our Lord as He lay in the Holy Sepulchre, after...
  • Augustine Academy: an adventure in learning

    By Jordan Grantham   Ben McCabe founded the Augustine Academy, an institute of the Liberal Arts for senior secondary aged students in Razorback, NSW, after the idea came to him while praying in front of the Blessed Sacrament. “I find that I encounter God in a deep way through...