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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Olivia Lee: The Signs of Love in Life

    Unconditional love The doctors said her younger brother may not live through the surgery and to prepare for the worst. Chris Lee could come out in a vegetative state and it would fall on the family to determine whether to switch off life support. Olivia Lee was on the...
  • Ann D Clark Lecture Part 1: Reading signs of the times

    Pope Francis and the challenge of being church today Ann D Clark Lecture delivered by Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta, Evan Theatre, Penrith Panthers, 18 August 2016 Part 1: Reading signs of the times Friends, What a difference the Holy Spirit can make! When Pope Emeritus Benedict...
  • Photos from the Installation of Bishop Vincent

    Photos from The Liturgical Reception and Mass of Installation of Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv are now available. To view photos by Alphonsus Fok click here (Please credit Diocese of Parramatta) To view photos by Giovanni Portelli click here (Please credit Diocese of Parramatta)...
  • Parramatta’s streets fill with flags, palms, smiles and song

    Posted on 21 March 2016 Parramatta CBD came to a standstill as hundreds of Catholics from Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains filled the streets for the annual Palm Sunday procession. The procession commenced at Parramatta Town Hall with the blessing of palms and featured groups of young people...
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