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Write the WORD 2022-2024


Towards the Referendum: A statement from Australia’s Catholic Bishops

We urge all Australians to listen to the hopes and fears of each other. We urge people to act in a way that commits to redressing the disadvantage suffered by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and will allow them to reach their potential, thus promoting reconciliation for the good not just of some but of the whole nation.  (Read More)

The coming Diocesan Synod and the Universal Synod in Rome: The vision still has time

People must now be encouraged to deepen the insights of the gift of faith. Faith always needs to well up from within. Only when we listen can faith dialogue with the culture around it and exercise prophetic imagination. That’s what is at the heart of the coming journey of synodality. (Read More)

Indigenous students unite for Hawkesbury Immersion Day

115 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from four Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD) schools have come together at Bede Polding College Windsor for a memorable Hawkesbury Cultural Immersion Day, helping them better understand and identify with their cultural background. (Read More)

Bishop Vincent’s address at the 2023 Diocesan World Day for Migrants and Refugee gathering

  Bishop Vincent’s Address to the 2023 Diocesan celebration of World Day for Migrants and Refugees at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Seven Hills. 16 September 2023   Dear friends, I would like to pay my respect and acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which this meeting takes place, and also pay respect to Elders both past and present. We thank them for their stewardship of the land. Thank you for joining us on this Diocesan celebration of the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. Special thanks to Mr Tony Bleasdale OAM, Mayor of Blacktown, which is one of the most migrant and refugee friendly cities in Australia, with 188 nationalities represented. Of course, Blacktown also has a […] (Read More)

Fr Frank Brennan’s Homily: 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jesus’ story has always slightly jarred with me.  It was one thing for the landowner to be generous, giving everyone a denarius no matter how long they had worked.  But why rub salt in the wound of those who had worked all day and pay the latecomers first so that those who worked all day would realise that though they had been paid the agreed wage, others had received far more favourable treatment? (Read More)


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North Parramatta, NSW
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