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Catholic bishops endorse ‘Uluru Statement from the Heart’

Australia’s Catholic bishops, on the recommendation of their key Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander advisers, have endorsed the Uluru Statement from the Heart. The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference made the decision as it gathered online for its biannual meeting earlier this month. The bishops’ consideration of the matter was informed by the words of St…

Lucy and Matthew find a place to call home

The Bishop’s Christmas Appeal supporting CatholicCare’s Homes to Homes helps homeless young families to find a place to call home. To ensure no mother or child is homeless and without help or hope, please make a donation today. As we come to celebrate the miracle of the birth of Our Lord, we are called to…

Vale Fr Michael “Mick” O’Callaghan

Fr Michael “Mick” O’Callaghan, Emeritus Parish Priest of Our Lady of the Way Parish, Emu Plains died on 5 March 2021, aged 78. Born on 22 April 1942 and ordained to the priesthood on 27 August 1976, Fr Mick was a priest for 45 years. Fr Mick was born in Coleraine, Victoria – a town…

Vale Bishop Bede Heather

Bishop Bede Heather, Bishop Emeritus of Parramatta died on 25 February 2021, aged 92. Bishop Bede was born on December 7, 1928 and ordained a priest on July 15, 1951. He retired as Bishop of Parramatta in 1997. He was born in Strathfield, the third child of William and Alice Heather. Educated at St Patrick’s…

Meet new dad, Dale

My name is Dale, and I have participated in parenting and family programs provided by CatholicCare. Since the age of 15, drugs and alcohol were a large part of my life. After an abusive childhood, I turned to them to numb the pain and the drinking got bad. But then I met my now partner,…

Meet new mum, Sharen

Parramatta Catholic Foundation supports works of Faith, Hope and Charity across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. Our current appeal seeks to build support for the 2020 Pregnancy Support Award-winning CatholicCare Project Elizabeth pregnancy support service. If you can help, please click here to donate today. “My name is Sharen, and I have participated in parenting and family programs…
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