As the Canonisation of Mary MacKillop draws near, Vocation Director for the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta, Fr Paul Roberts, reflects on Fr Julian Tenison Woods' role in the Josephite story.
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.
Nine seminarians from the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta's Holy Spirit Seminary have joined seminarians from St Charles Seminary in Western Australia for an annual silent retreat.
Catholic clergy from across the nation will come together for the convention of the National Council of Priests of Australia, to be held at the Sebel Hotel in Parramatta this week (12-16 July 2010).
The Lord Mayor of Parramatta, Cr Paul Garrard has hosted a civic reception for Bishop Anthony Fisher OP and Bishop Kevin Manning at Granville Town Hall.
VATICAN CITY - A world meeting of clergy will take place in Rome from 9 to 11 June, marking the end of the Year for Priests called by Benedict XVI to mark the 150th anniversary of the death of St John Mary Vianney.
Three seminarians for the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta, Leo Napuli, Alfredito Dalagdog and Niño Canete, have been instituted as lectors by Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP.
The Diocese of Parramatta has welcomed Bishops of Oceania attending the Federation of Catholic Bishops Conferences of Oceania, with Bishop of Parramatta Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP presiding at a Mass at St Patrick's Cathedral.
All are invited to join with Bishop Anthony in welcoming 10 Bishops from Oceania, with Mass at St Patrick's Cathedral at 7pm on Wednesday 12 May, as part of the Assembly of the Federation of Bishops Conferences of Oceania.
A message from The Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP World Day of Prayer for Vocations (Good Shepherd Sunday, 25 April 2010)