The beatification of John Paul II will be webcast live from Rome by Catholic social networking site Xt3.com from 6pm Sydney time on Sunday 1 May.
John Paul II's beatification will emphasise the richness of John Paul II's personality, and the impact of his pontificate on the life of the diocese of Rome and on the whole world, says the Vatican.
'Pope John Paul II' - a poem by Doonside St John Vianney Parishioner Mary Ann Matulis.
Dr Tracey Rowland has described Pope Benedict XVI’s bestselling 'Jesus of Nazareth' as revealing Jesus as the eternal high priest and sacrificial victim as well as the King of his people.
Year 11 students from Emmaus Catholic College in Kemps Creek recently participated in their very own 'Amazing Race' during an excursion to Sydney's CBD.
A larger-than-life statue of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop, created by Adelaide sculptor Judith Rolevink, is about to be tested by fire as part of the bronze casting process.
St Nicholas of Myra Parish Penrith and Our Lady of the Rosary Parish Kellyville are holding special Divine Mercy Sunday celebrations on 1 May.
Catholic Diocese of Parramatta Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia, Right Rev Monsignor Robert McGuckin VG EV, has been made a Prelate of Honour of His Holiness.
Australian Catholic Bishops Conference President Archbishop Philip Wilson has expressed a warm welcome to Bishop-Elect Father Peter Comensoli, who has been named Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Sydney.
Three long-serving priests of the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta - Fathers Eric Burton, David Scott and Les Campion - have received the Cross Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice 2011.