Youth

  • Picture of Tim Hart, composer ACYF

    Official Song for Australian Catholic Youth Festival Launched

    With just two weeks until the Australian Catholic Youth Festival, the Australian Catholic Bishops Office for Youth has launched the official song for the festival. The lively anthem that will have the festival participants jumping with joy is called Joyful Generation. Tim Hart, who lives in the Southern Highlands...
  • ACYF Competition

    Art, Film & Song competition to feature at major youth festival

    Young people in the Diocese of Parramatta  and across Australia are invited to showcase their musical, artistic and film making talents ahead of the Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) later this year. The Festival is seeking entries from singers and songwriters for the official theme song of ACYF. Do...
  • WYD 2016 IN-SYNC Photos

    Did you think WYD 2016 was just for those going on pilgrimage to Krakow? No way! It was for those back home as well! Young people, students, pilgrim parents and all those interested in WYD were invited to attend WYD 2016 IN-SYNC on 31 July 2016! The event was held...
  • One more sleep!

    There’s only one more sleep until Fr Rob Galea appears live in concert in the Diocese of Parramatta. Full details and where to purchase tickets can be found here....
  • MEDIA RELEASE

    Media Release – 02032016 – 1500 Western Sydney Pilgrims Set For Overnight Walk About 1,500 youth from Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains are set for an overnight 21 kilometre walk from Blacktown to Parramatta on Good Friday. The walkers will set off from St Patrick’s Church Blacktown at...
  • We’re bound for South Australia

    Check out the pictures from our ACYF Youth Ministry Commissioning Mass 2015 held Sunday 29 November, 2015. Our Diocesan Administrator, the Very Rev Peter G Williams commissioned our youth and young adults at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta with their family and friends present before the journey to the Australian...
  • ‘The Holy Spirit in the lives of ordinary Human Beings’: Diocesan Awards 2015 recipients

    For the first time in the history of Diocesan Awards, The Diocesan Citation of Merit for Youth and The Diocesan Certificate of Recognition have been given out to people within the Diocese of Parramatta. The recipients of seven Citations of Merit for Youth, one Certificate of Recognition, 48 Medals...