Diocese of Parramatta

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Dating can be a meaningful part of marriage preparation to help people in discerning their call to married life and the right person for them to marry.

Theology of the Body Retreat with Fr Thomas Loya – Mt Schoenstatt

July 19, 2016

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‘Made for Each Other’ Youth Day a great success

On the Feast of the Assumption, August 15, around 20 young people from around Parramatta Diocese and beyond gathered at the Institute for Mission in Blacktown to take part in Made For Each Other, a day-long seminar focussed on the complementarity of man and woman. The day was centred on six short films from the… Read More ›


Dating is very common in today’s western cultures. In high school, many students consider dating as ‘cool’, if one is over a certain age and they are not dating or married, friends or family take it upon themselves to try and ‘set them up’ with someone. Internet dating is common and yet, dating hasn’t always been… Read More ›

Is marriage a vacation from a vocation?

In the Catholic tradition, most discussion about vocations tends to be focussed on priests, brothers or nuns. It is commonly thought that the path to holiness is via poverty, chastity and obedience. As for those who get married, they should worry about the ordinary, messy stuff of life such as earning money, paying bills, changing… Read More ›