The Bishop of Parramatta, Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, visited the Blue Mountains region on Monday 4 February to outline his hopes and vision for this most western part of the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta.
Bringing Augustinian Spirituality to a new generation of Australians has seen the Augustinian Fathers and The Broken Bay Institute-University of Newcastle to develop courses for postgraduates to use to enrich their lives and work.
Catholic Outlook February 2013: A formal decree approving St Mary of the Cross MacKillop as second patron of Australia has been received by the President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, Archbishop Denis Hart.
The Faith in Our Future team has resumed its work on the Diocese of Parramatta Pastoral Plan which will be released this year, developing recommendations Parishes can engage with to build cultures of discipleship and evangelisation.
Catholic Outlook December 2012/January 2013: Members of the Nigerian Catholic community are celebrating Mass in their native language of Igbo at St Oliver Plunkett’s Church at Harris Park.
John Aquilina was among a distinguished list of Catholics recognised in the Australia Day 2013 Honours.
The Australian Catholic Film Office has judged Cate Shortland’s ‘Lore’ as its Film of the Year, on the strength of its themes of survival, loss of innocence and discernment.
Message of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI for World Communications Day 2013.
CathNews: The Catholic Church says the draft anti-discrimination laws fail by not recognising religious freedom is a fundamental human right, not a special permission to discriminate granted by government, reports The Canberra Times.
More than 43,000 students and 4,500 staff in Catholic schools as well as Catholic Education Office and Chancery staff in the Diocese of Parramatta will pray the Angelus at noon each day as a sign of ‘unity, reverence and dignity’.