Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Beginning teachers, new school principals and leaders gathered for a moving celebration at St Patrick’s Cathedral Parramatta as Bishop Vincent Long and Parish Priests blessed and welcomed Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese staff to their new roles.
Friday, May 27, 2022
The energy was high as more than 400 students from 24 schools across the Diocese of Parramatta attended LIFTED Live Jr at Wests HQ, Rooty Hill on Thursday 19 May.
Monday, June 7, 2021
In coming months, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta will complete a comprehensive three-year school Energy Efficiency program that is tipped to reduce carbon emissions by 2,442 tonnes each year. Read more...
Thursday, June 3, 2021
Truth-telling was the focus when Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta representatives were Welcomed to Dharug Country during Reconciliation Week. The powerful event held on the site of the Blacktown Native Institute in Oakhurst will have a lasting impact as Catholic schools in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains put Reconciliation into action in 2021. Read more...
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
On Monday 24 May 2021, the Catholic community of the Diocese of Parramatta celebrated 200 years of Catholic education in Australia at a Mass held at St Patrick’s Cathedral. The site of the first Catholic school established by Fr John Therry in 1820 is just a short stroll away in Hunter Street, Parramatta. Read More...
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Rebecca Urban | The Australian
St Patrick's Primary has connections to Australia's first Catholic school, established in Hunter Street Parramatta in 1820. Principal Bernadette Fabri recently spoke with The Australian newspaper's National Education Correspondent Rebecca Urban about the significance of the bicentenary of Catholic schools in Australia and what faith means to families in Western Sydney. Read more...
Monday, February 15, 2021
Students from over 30 Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) schools are on a mission this Lent, hoping to raise funds and awareness for the plight of some of the world’s most vulnerable through Project Compassion. Read more...
Friday, November 6, 2020
This week, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools will celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Rescheduled due to COVID-19, NAIDOC Week events include smoking ceremonies, an all-schools dance lesson streamed through Youtube and the virtual Murama Indigenous Youth Summit. Read more...
Friday, August 9, 2019
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) teachers were given the chance to see how the Positive Behaviour Support for Learning (PBS4L) framework is making a difference at Holy Cross Primary Glenwood. The school hosted up to 120 CEDP teachers and staff along with the Executive Director Greg Whitby and Director of Learning Sue Walsh, as they shared their PBS4L journey so far. Read more...
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Up to 250 parents participated in Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s third Chatterbox Live event. The popular Q&A session provided parents and carers with a direct line to Executive Director Greg Whitby. Read more...