DIOCESAN NEWS

News & Events Weekly UpdateNews and Events across the Diocese of Parramatta and beyond   Special edition of Catholic Outlook At the request of Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv, Catholic Outlook will be back in print for a spec (Read More)

New Apostleship of the Sea director breaks new groundThe Catholic Church’s ministry to seafarers who visit Australian shores has a new national director, with Roslyn Rajasingam this week beginning as the first lay woman to hold the role. Mrs Rajasi (Read More)

A letter from Bishop Vincent Long about the Royal Commission final report15 December 2017     Dear friends, Re: The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse After five years of work, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child (Read More)

STATEMENT OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS AND RELIGIOUS LEADERS ON RELEASE OF FINAL REPORT OF ROYAL COMMISSIONThe Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has today released its final report, which includes a large number of recommendations, many of which will have a significan (Read More)

Bishop Vincent Long’s DiarySunday 17th December 2017 at 10:30am Celebrates Pontifical Mass for the Third Sunday of Advent with the Dedication of an Altar at Our Lady of Mt Carmel Parish, Wentworthville. Thursday 21st Decem (Read More)

EVENTS & FEAST DAYS

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
4
Feast Day
Feast Day
Dec 4 all-day
St Barbara, Martyr St Peter Chrysologus
St Canice’s Church Mass 8:30 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church
Dec 4 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church @ St Canice’s Church
Dec 4 @ 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
10
Feast Day
Feast Day
Dec 10 all-day
Pope St Melchiades, Martyr
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass 8:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Dec 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
St Canice’s Church Mass 10:00 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
14
Feast Day
Feast Day
Dec 14 all-day
Sts Nicasius, Eutropia and Companions, Martyrs
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church 4:45 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Dec 14 @ 4:45 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass 5:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Dec 14 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Mass @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
16
Feast Day
Feast Day
Dec 16 all-day
St Eusebius, Martyr St Alice Sts Ananias, Azarias, and Misael, Martyrs
St Canice’s Church Mass 9:30 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church
Dec 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church 10:00 am
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church @ St Canice’s Church
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church 4:20 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Dec 16 @ 4:20 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
St Bonaventure’s Church Saturday Vigil 5:00 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Saturday Vigil @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
St Bonaventure’s Church Saturday Vigil @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
20
Feast Day
Feast Day
Dec 20 all-day
St Dominic of Silos Vigil of St Thomas, Apostle
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass 10:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church 10:30 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
27
Feast Day
Feast Day
Dec 27 all-day
St John the Evangelist, Apostle
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass 10:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Dec 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church 10:30 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Dec 27 @ 10:30 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
28
Feast Day
Feast Day
Dec 28 all-day
The Holy Innocents
Bodington Hospital Mass 10:45 am
Bodington Hospital Mass @ Bodington Hospital Wentworth Falls
Dec 28 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
 
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church 4:45 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church
Dec 28 @ 4:45 pm
Reconciliation at St Bonaventure’s Church @ St Bonaventure’s Church | Leura | New South Wales | Australia
 
29
Feast Day
Feast Day
Dec 29 all-day
St Thomas Becket, Martyr St David, King
St Canice’s Church Mass 12:00 pm
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church
Dec 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church 12:30 pm
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church @ St Canice's Church
Dec 29 @ 12:30 pm
Reconciliation at St Canice’s Church @ St Canice's Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia
 
31
Feast Day
Feast Day
Dec 31 all-day
Pope St Sylvester St Catherine Laboure
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass 8:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Dec 31 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
St Francis Xavier’s Church Mass @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church
Dec 31 @ 9:00 am
Reconciliation at St Francis Xavier’s Church @ St Francis Xavier’s Church | Wentworth Falls | New South Wales | Australia
 
St Canice’s Church Mass 10:00 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church
Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
St Canice’s Church Mass @ St Canice’s Church | Katoomba | New South Wales | Australia