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Dedication of new teachers and leaders celebrated

Beginning teachers and new school principals gathered for a moving celebration at St Patrick’s Cathedral Parramatta this week. The annual Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta Commissioning Mass is an opportunity for Bishop Vincent Long and Parish Priests to bless and welcome these dedicated staff to their new roles. Read more...

CEDP Leaders rise to challenge ahead

In the final days of the summer holidays, more than 500 leaders from Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) schools gathered virtually to prepare for the 2021 school year. Read more...

Papal Honours for CEDP leaders and educators

21 members of the Diocese of Parramatta, including a significant number of CEDP staff, have been recognised by Pope Francis for their outstanding service to the Catholic Church as leaders and educators. Read more...

Schools celebrate NAIDOC Week

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...

Westmead Catholic Community Announcement

The Westmead Catholic Community was announced last year in response to the needs of the growing local community, including for more enrolment opportunities at Westmead’s four outstanding Catholic schools. This project has now been placed on hold by one year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more...

Bishop Vincent addresses Class of 2020

As students make their final preparations for the HSC, Bishop of Parramatta Vincent Long has shared a heartfelt message of support for the Class of 2020. View video...

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Draft New Curriculum for Religious Education to be shared with local families

Relieving Executive Director Christine Howe invites the community to learn more about how the Curriculum is about sharing our Catholic faith with children and young people in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. Watch the video...

Bold new approach to religious education for Western Sydney students

In response to the “signs of the times”, Catholic schools across Western Sydney are changing the way students learn about faith. A bold new Religious Education curriculum has been developed based on the big questions students themselves ask about life, identity and belonging. Read more...

Cyber safety partnership making home learning safer

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) is partnering with Family Zone to roll out cyber safety to support students with their home learning. Read more...

Bishop inspires schools to break down barriers at Education Mass!

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...

 

 

 

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