More than 300,000 unemployed people in Australia risk falling further into poverty as a result of the Federal Government's uneven indexation increases to pensions, according to the Australian Council of Social Service.
Although said with good humour, Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP wasn't joking when he told a pub full of young people at last night's Theology on Tap that he wanted the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta to produce 340,000 Saints.
Evangelism, inter-religious harmony and the fight against violent extremism are the themes of Mission Year, an initiative of the Catholic Church in Pakistan to coincide with the 60th anniversary of Catholic Mission in the country.
Delany College Granville has celebrated its school’s 70th anniversary with a Mass celebrated by Bishop of Parramatta, Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, and attended by more than 600 people at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta.
A band of brothers gathered with the faithful in St Patrick’s Cathedral on Sunday 22 February for the start of the seminary year.
Blessed John XXIII Parish Stanhope Gardens parishioner and World Youth Day pilgrim Trevor Tye's excitement in the countdown to Madrid 2011 went into overdrive when he received a $2000 WYD Gift Voucher from Harvest Pilgrimages.
Catholic Diocese of Parramatta Social Justice Co-ordinator Evan Ellis reflects on “Violence in Australia: a message of peace” - the theme of this year's Social Justice Sunday 29 September.
Catholic Outlook Dec 2014/Jan 2015: Christmas can be and should be a time that focuses on an acknowledgement that we really do need a Saviour who has and continues to redeem the world through His love.
A comprehensive response to Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment has been released in hard copy and online.
The 'Faith in Our Future' Blog reflects on Thursday 16 August Diocesan Pastoral Planning Consultation with the Parishes of Our Lady of Lourdes Baulkham Hills South and Christ the King North Rocks.