A special mass was held in the diocese on 4 November to mark the centenary of the death of Blessed Mary MacKillop and to give thanks to the Sisters of St Joseph.
On Tuesday 20 October, Higher School Certificate (HSC) examinations will commence for students across New South Wales.
Students at Good Samaritan Catholic College, Hinchinbrook, performed two plays in the lead up to Catholic Schools Week.
On Tuesday 8 September, 95 children from Good Shepherd Primary, Plumpton competed in their first ever Junior Rock Eisteddfod state grand final at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.
Good Shepherd Primary, Plumpton held a mufti day to raise money for the Make A Wish Foundation in honour of fellow student, Anthony Magtanong who is fighting the disease, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia.
The Summer Reading Challenge is open to all students enrolled in a Catholic school in the Parramatta diocese. Students will go in to the draw to win one iPod Touch in each age category.
Accomplished educator and CEO of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, Dr Peter Hill, as been invited to speak at the 2010 Ann D Clark Lecture.
Students at St Monica’s Primary, North Parramatta received a visit from Samantha, a representative from Guide Dogs NSW/ACT and her guide dog, Geralee on Tuesday 27 July.
On Friday 21 September, educational expert and author, Professor Andy Hargreaves delivered the 2012 Catholic Education Ann D Clark Lecture to over 300 educators from the Diocese of Parramatta.
Breakfast programs and healthy eating are becoming a regular feature in Sydney’s Catholic schools in a bid to battle obesity and improve learning.