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Voting choice to be shaped by our belief in Christ

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As responsible citizens we should properly exercise our democratic right and do so in a prayerful way.

From Very Rev Peter G Williams, Diocesan Administrator, Catholic Outlook March

It is imperative that we Catholics fully inform ourselves before exercising our democratic rights by voting so that our choice will be shaped by our belief in Christ and our desire that in all things the common good might be sought so that we live in a society where the principles of justice, peace, fairness and respect for human dignity prevail.

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A season of spiritual renewal

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Lent cannot leave us where we are but invites us to renewal

From Pastoral Planning Office Director Daniel Ang

As we hear the Word of God proclaimed over these weeks of Lent and in Holy Week and encounter Christ in the sacraments He has given, we are brought into acute consciousness of our own discipleship as a gift and challenge. Our Pastoral Planning Office, together with the agencies of our Diocese, is offering a range of Lenten resources for your home, parish and ministries. We hope these materials inspire and support your own family and community to walk in the steps of Christ, in his love and grace to undertake a fruitful Lenten journey.

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Lent calls us to the ongoing process of conversion

From Very Rev Peter G Williams, Diocesan Administrator, Catholic Outlook February

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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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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The Pope, the Pop Star and the Mardi Gras

The Pope, the Pop Star and the Mardi Gras
06/03/2015

The hyper-eroticism and gender fluidity of Mardi Gras are a stark contrast to the moral vision of the Catholic Church that has often been publicly mocked and ridiculed during this event.


Project Compassion 2015: choosing food for life in Central NSW

Project Compassion 2015: choosing food for life in Central NSW
06/03/2015

A First Australian living in a remote rural community, Karen can’t always afford or access healthy food. Centacare Wilcannia-Forbes and Caritas Australia have helped Karen to budget and choose healthy food for her family.


Holy Week and World Youth Day in the Diocese of Parramatta

Holy Week and World Youth Day in the Diocese of Parramatta
05/03/2015

Catholic Outlook March 2015: Holy Week is a pretty special time for young people in the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta.


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