Two new priests ordained for the Diocese of Parramatta
Thomas Thien Hien Bui and Pio Yong Ho Jang were ordained priests for the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta on Wednesday 24 June in St Patrick’s Cathedral. They were ordained priests for the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta on Wednesday 24 June in St Patrick’s Cathedral. They were ordained by the Bishop of Toowoomba, Robert McGuckin, who has known the men for many years during his time as a former Vicar General in the Diocese of Parramatta.
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Papal encyclical Laudato Si ‘Praise be to you’ released
His Holiness Pope Francis has challenged ‘every person living on this planet’ to enter into a new dialogue toward building a better future in his encyclical letter Laudato Si’ – ‘Praise be to you’, released today in Rome.
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Don't Mess With Marriage - new website launched
This weekend Parishes and Schools across the Diocese will receive a copy of the Bishop’s Pastoral Message “Don’t Mess with Marriage”. As part of the initiative a new website has been created to assist people to take action in contacting their local MP.
On evening of 23 June 2015, 53 acolytes were instituted by Emeritus Bishop Kevin Manning during the celebration of Mass in St Patrick’s Cathedral in Parramatta.
Catholic Diocese of Parramatta statement to Penrith Press on Don’t Mess With Marriage 26-6-2015
Thomas Thien Hien Bui and Pio Yong Ho Jang were ordained priests for the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta on Wednesday 24 June in St Patrick’s Cathedral.
This initiative of the Archdiocese of Brisbane Justice and Peace Commission runs from 12-20 June.
A ‘Grandparents’ Kit’ has been developed on behalf of the Australian Catholic Bishops Commission for Pastoral Life that could be used for a parish event honouring grandparents on the Feast of St Joachim and St Anne on Sunday 26 July.