Palm Sunday 2015 & World Youth Day 2016 launch
The Palm Sunday 2015 Procession, Mass & Launch of WYD Krakow 2016 pilgrimages was celebrated at St Patrick’s Cathedral on 29 March.
Go to Palm Sunday & World Youth Day launch photo gallery
Visit the new Catholic Diocese of Parramatta WYD Krakow 2016 site
Mass of Holy Chrism
The Catholic Diocese of Parramatta’s Mass of Holy Chrism will be celebrated at St Patrick’s Cathedral, 1 Marist Place, Parramatta, at 7.30pm on Wednesday 1 April.
Everyone is invited to celebrate the Chrism Mass with Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Parramatta, Most Rev Kevin Manning DD, the priests, deacons and faithful.
Bishop Kevin will bless the Oil of the Catechumens and the Oil of the Sick, and consecrate the Oil of Chrism. Bishop Kevin and the priests will renew their commitment to priestly service.
Go to Chrism Mass 2015 Event Details
Growing leadership for mission
|A personal and dedicated relationship to Jesus Christ is the perennial basis of the Church’s offering to the world. |
From the Faith in Our Future Blog of Pastoral Planning Office Director Daniel Ang
The season of Lent calls the whole Church to conversion, to a deeper and dedicated relationship to Christ and our neighbour. As disciples we are called to go wherever the Master goes and to build up the Church and the world in the way of Jesus.
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Lent calls us to the ongoing process of conversion
From Very Rev Peter G Williams, Diocesan Administrator
Lent is meant to be highly personal, but at the same time an experience shared by and with the Catholic community. I pray that this Lent may be a time of rich spiritual rewards for the Catholic community of the Diocese of Parramatta.
Continue reading at the Catholic Outlook site
A band of brothers on the path to priesthood
|New seminarians George Stanton, Jack Elkazzi and Jessie Duan Balorio. Photography: Alphonsus Fok|
Fourteen men in formation for the priesthood in the Diocese of Parramatta at Holy Spirit Seminary joined their Rector, Rev Fr John Hogan, and the Diocesan Administrator, Very Rev Peter Williams, in St Patrick’s Cathedral on Sunday 22 February for the start of the seminary year.
Go to Commencement of the Holy Spirit Seminary Year 2015 Photo Gallery
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Response to Ross Gittins’ Sydney Morning Herald column on capital funding to Catholic schools.
Faith in Our Future Blog: The season of Lent calls the whole Church to conversion, to a deeper and dedicated relationship to Christ and our neighbour.
Wanting to protect his family’s future in West Timor, Indonesia, farmer Vinsen enrolled in the Sustainable Agriculture Program – an initiative supported by Caritas Australia and run by local partner Yayasan Mitra Tani Mandiri.