Diocesan Pastoral Planning Officer Daniel Ang reflects on the emerging vision of our Diocesan Pastoral Plan following a Thursday 21 March meeting with Parish Secretaries from throughout the Diocese.
The Faith in Our Future team goes to the summer break with a deep sense of gratitude for the guidance of the Spirit throughout 2012, and to all who have contributed to the development of the Diocesan Pastoral Plan.
Diocesan Pastoral Planning Officer Daniel Ang reflects on the recent National Pastoral Planners’ Network Conference, which brought together those working in the area of pastoral planning for dioceses across Australia and New Zealand.
The Catholic Diocese of Parramatta Pastoral Planning team has launched its 'Faith in Our Future' site, helping share the two-year pastoral planning journey being undertaken by the Diocese.
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 March 2013: This season of Lent reminds us of the need to match the faith that we live with the Gospel mission we have been called to fulfil. It is a season of repentance and conversion.
The Canonisation of Mary MacKillop was a significant event for Australian Catholics - but perhaps even more so for those who are not Catholic but are interested in finding out more about the faith.
The National Catholic Education Commission has supported the Gonski Report’s call for additional funding for all schools, but stresses that substantial analysis needs to be done to test the model and the report’s recommendations.
From the Catholic Outlook September 2012 Reflection of Sr Louise McKeogh FMA.
An invitation from the Bishop of Parramatta, Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, to participate in the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta’s survey for the Extraordinary Synod on the Family 2014