Incredible speeches on diversity, loneliness, teachers, success from failure, electricity and the importance of living in the moment have moved students, staff and families to cheers, and some tears, at the 2023 Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CSPD) Voice of Youth public speaking finals.
Our young pilgrims depart for World Youth Day in Lisbon in mid-July this year. Here’s how they are preparing for this life-changing experience. Bishop Vincent’s invitation to the Youth of Parramatta to join him on pilgrimage to World Youth Day in Lisbon set the wheels in motion for the teams from Catholic Schools and Catholic Youth Parramatta.
On April 30th, 2023 students from St John XXIII Catholic College travelled to Florida USA to compete with their youth elite team at the prestigious Dance Summit Championships held in Walt Disney World.
Emmaus Catholic College student Layla Sharp and St John XXIII Catholic College student Sebastian Sultana are once again the toast of Western Sydney after some sensational performances over the summer reinforced their reputation as potential future Paralympic and Olympic athletes.
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.
With more than 20 years of experience leading some of Australia’s largest not-for-profit organisations, Executive Director Jack de Groot is excited to begin a new journey with Catholic Schools Parramatta Diocese (CPSD)
Almost 65,000 kindergarten students will start at NSW public schools this week as a new syllabus that mandates the use of phonics when teaching pupils to read is rolled out in all classrooms. Read more....
One of the most exciting young stars in Australian athletics, St John XXIII Catholic College student Sebastian Sultana continues to show why he’s regarded as a future Olympic star with his double gold win at the recent Australian All Schools Track and Field Championships in Adelaide.
Former St John XXIII Catholic College Stanhope Gardens student and Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta CAPTIVATE creative and performing arts program alumna, Emily Sinclair, is set to make a name for herself on stage and screen after recently graduating from the Actors Centre Australia (ACA).