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  • Growing in Holiness Series: Fasting helps Matt turn to God

    The Growing in Holiness article series shares the stories of Catholics in the Diocese of Parramatta who are striving to grow in holiness through the means provided by the heritage of the Catholic Church. The Catechism of the Catholic Church states in paragraph 2013: “All Christians in any state or...
  • Bishop Long’s Diary – February & March 2017

    Sunday 26 February 2017 Celebrates Solemn Pontifical Mass for the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time with the commencement of the Seminary Academic Year at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta, at 11.00am. Celebrates Pontifical Mass for the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time with Tamil Chaplaincy at Sacred Heart Parish, Westmead, at...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Sunday 5 February 2017 Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time at St Thomas Aquinas Parish, Springwood, at 9.45am. Tuesday 7 February 2017 Attends an Ecumenical Service for the commencement of the Law Term at Leigh Memorial Church, Parramatta, at 9am. Tuesday 7 February 2017 Convenes...
  • We’re hiring! 3 positions in the Diocese of Parramatta

    1. Assistant Housekeeper Seminary of the Holy Spirit – Harris Park, Parramatta This is a part-time role, two days a week. Your main responsibilities will include: Ensuring all areas are clean and well maintained Working within a small team contributing to the smooth and efficient running of the facility...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Sunday 22 January 2017 Celebrates Solemn Pontifical Mass for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta, at 11am. Wednesday 25 January 2017 Delivers an address at the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta System Leadership Day. Sunday 29 January 2017 Celebrates Pontifical Mass of the 4th...
  • We’re hiring! 2 positions

    1. Graphic Designer and Team Support – Brand, Networking, Video Institute for Mission (IFM) – Diocese of Parramatta. The IFM requires a full-time team member who specialises in Graphic Design. Supporting the delivery of programs and resources, this important team role: Exercises initiative in the creation and delivery of...
  • Bishop Vincent Long’s Diary

    Saturday 26 November 2016 Celebrates Holy Mass of the 1st Sunday of Advent with the Rite of Ordination to the Diaconate, St Thomas the Apostle Parish, Blackburn, Victoria. Tuesday 29 November 2016 Celebrates Holy Mass on the occasion of the re-dedication of Parramatta Marist High at Westmead. Wednesday 30...
  • Shinto Francis a candidate for Holy Orders

    By Jordan Grantham, Catholic Outlook, November 2016 Seminarian for the Diocese of Parramatta Shinto Francis was accepted as a candidate for Holy Orders at Richmond Parish during Mass with Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv on 16 October 2016. Shinto’s journey on the path to ordination has been rewarding; strengthening...
  • Bishop Vincent, Parra Catholic, Trafficking

    Bishop Vincent’s homily

    Homily given by Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of Parramatta 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, with the Rite of Candidacy to Holy Orders of Mr Shinto Francis at St Monica’s Church, Parish of Richmond, 16 October 2016 Dear friends in Christ, God works in mysterious ways....