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Growing leadership for mission

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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. This way, as demonstrated by Jesus in the Passion Sunday account, is not a reign of power and privilege, of accumulation and domination, but a kingship of service and gift, of humility and embrace.

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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.

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Mass of Holy Chrism

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2014 Chrism Mass. Photography: Alphonsus Fok

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.

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A band of brothers on the path to priesthood

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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.

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Response to Ross Gittins’ Sydney Morning Herald column on capital funding to Catholic schools.


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Growing leadership for mission
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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.


Project Compassion 2015: sustainable food for life in West Timor

Project Compassion 2015: sustainable food for life in West Timor
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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.


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