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Students from 15 Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta high schools gathered at the fourth annual Social Justice Day to discuss genuine human encounters in our digital world. This annual day is aimed at launching the yearly Australian Catholic Social Justice statement, which this year is focused on addressing how the internet has changed the way we communicate, work, learn, and do business - and how we can contribute towards a more just and loving digital world. Read more...
More than 500 Special Religious Education teachers (SRE/catechists) from across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains made their way to St Andrew the Apostle Parish, Marayong, joining 200 student SREs from 19 Catholic high schools, for the annual Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) Mass and Awards Ceremony. Read more...
Sacred Heart Parish Westmead and local Catholic schools are thriving and now seek the support of the community to meet local needs through the creation of the Westmead Catholic Community. Subject to planning approval, a new Parish church and contemporary school facilities for Sacred Heart Primary, Mother Teresa Primary, Catherine McAuley Westmead and Parramatta Marist High School at a central location in Darcy Road will better support the local community through faith, learning and outreach. Read more...

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Twenty-seven outstanding young leaders from secondary schools across the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta were recognised through the Bishop of Parramatta awards for student excellence in 2019. Read more...
Up to 75 Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta school were represented at the annual Diocesan Education Mass which featured an inspiring homily by Bishop Vincent Long aimed at re energising schools in their mission to transform the lives of their students. Read More...
STUDENTS from Patrician Brothers’ College Blacktown have taken their passion for space to new heights after competing at a prestigious space design competition last month. Read more...

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Former St Andrew’s Primary and Parramatta Marist High student William Loh once questioned his faith but will soon be ordained as a Catholic priest at St Mary’s Cathedral. Read more...
The original Australian play Forgotten premieres at Riverside Theatres this week, telling the story of the young women who faced adversity and systematic oppression in the Parramatta Female Factory during the 19th century. This haunting production features students from CAPTIVATE, the creative and performing arts program of Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta. Read more...

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A captivating new play by Cate Whittaker will have its world premiere at Riverside Theatre on Wednesday 24 July. ‘Forgotten’ sheds light on one of the most famous convict uprisings in Australian history at the Parramatta Female Factory. Learn more...
Catholic Schools in Western Sydney are gearing up for an out of this world adventure as they head overseas these school holidays to compete in a space design competition at NASA Headquarters in the United States, forming the largest Australian contingent. Read more...

 

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