Vatican Information Service: 28 February - This afternoon, shortly after 5pm, Benedict XVI left the Vatican for the last time as Supreme Pontiff.
Australia’s first pilgrim centre in Rome - Domus Australia - has officially opened, continuing the long established Church tradition of providing accommodation for pilgrims to holy places.
Opening & Blessing Ceremonies have been recenlty held for Building the Education Revolution Programs at two Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta Schools.
Opening & Blessing Ceremonies for recently completed Building the Education Revolution projects have been held at St Margaret Mary’s Primary in Merrylands and Corpus Christi Primary in Cranebrook.
An opening and blessing ceremony has been held at St Oliver’s Primary in Harris Park for the school's newly-constructed multi-purpose space and refurbished classrooms funded as part of the Building the Education Revolution Program.
The Bishop of Parramatta, Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, has blessed the newly constructed multi-purpose hall at Bethany Catholic Primary in Glenmore Park during a special ceremony for the school and parish community.
With a large contingent of young people expected to form a special Youth Pilgrimage to the Mary MacKillop Canonisation, initiatives are underway to help engage youth with the spirit of the woman who will become Australia’s first saint.
ROME: The Bishop of Parramatta, Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, has concelebrated yesterday's Mass of Thanksgiving for St Mary of the Cross, with thousands of pilgrims from Australia and around the world giving joyful witness.
The Bishop of Parramatta, Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, has blessed Sacred Heart Primary Westmead's new Building the Education Revolution-funded library and refurbished classrooms.
More than 80 beginning teachers and 25 principals and school leaders have been commissioned into their roles of service in the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta