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Students embrace Indigenous cultural journey

Around 40 students from 10 Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools attended the third annual Murama Youth Summit for a deeper appreciation of Indigenous culture and to learn how to keep culture alive! Read more...

Education Mass creates a ‘first’ for the Diocese of Parramatta

It was a first for Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta recently when the largest cross section of Western Sydney schools attended the annual Diocesan Education Mass at the Cathedral Church of St Patrick’s in Parramatta. Read more…

Annual CCD Mass 2018

It was a great celebration of this ministry when over 400 SREs from across the Diocese joined the 300 student SREs from Catholic schools, including Loyola Senior High School Mt Druitt, for the Annual Diocesan Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) Mass and Awards Ceremony. Read more...

Primary students skill up at Catholic Trade Training Centres

Primary students learnt how taking on a trade could lead to a dream job when Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) opened its Trade Training Centres during National Skills Week. Read more...

Captivate shines during spectacular showcase performance!

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta students had the opportunity to shine when the Captivate performing and creative arts program recently hosted its 10th Anniversary Showcase at Quaycentre, Sydney Olympic Park. Read more...

Loyola Literacy Team acknowledged with prestigious award

The inspirational Loyola Senior High School Mount Druitt Literacy Team was recently acknowledged with an Australian College of Educational Leaders NSW Leadership Award. Led by Antoinette Meade, this passionate team of educators includes Sally Johnstone, Bridget Ward, Magda Mizzi, Samantha Fresco and Chrissy Payne. Read more...

Governor’s visit to Loyola full of sunshine!

As part of a day out in western Sydney, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSCG, Governor of NSW, and his wife Mrs Linda Hurley, recently toured Loyola Senior High School and Catholic Trade Training Centre, Mount Druitt. The Governor praised the great facilities at the school and commented that “students demonstrated a tenacious attitude to their learning.” Read more...

Palm Sunday Walk

Last night our students were invited to join the youth and clergy of the diocese, to participate in the Palm Sunday Procession. We walked from Parramatta Town Hall together through Parramatta to share in the Eucharist with the Bishop at St Patrick’s Cathedral Parramatta. Read more...

Lenten Message 2018 - Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv

Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv reminds us that with the celebration of Ash Wednesday, we begin a season of Lent which is meant to be a journey of renewal and transformation. Read more...

Australian Training Awards 2017 Finalists

Loyola Trade Training Centre and McCarthy Trade Training Centre were successful in becoming one of three Australian finalists in this year’s Australian Training Awards. Whilst we were not winners we were recognised nationally as having an exemplary educational program that caters for the diverse needs of so many students. Read more…