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Class of 2022 Graduation Mass

Year 12 students and their families gathered at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta on the evening of Tuesday, 20th September for the Year 12 Graduation Mass.

‘Things That Unite Us’ As The School Community Comes Together For Mercy Day

The School Community has come together to celebrate Mercy Day. Mercy Day is one of the biggest days on the school calendar and is a highlight of the year for many students - It has been greatly disrupted over the past couple of years due to the pandemic so it was therefore extra special this year! Read more...

Year 12 Student Awarded the Bishop of Parramatta Award for Student Excellence

Congratulations to Year 12 student Leanne A. who has been awarded the 2022 Bishop of Parramatta Award for Student Excellence.

Smoking Ceremony Concludes Reconciliation Week

Catherine McAuley concluded the school’s Reconciliation Week celebrations with a smoking ceremony in Mercy Square.

ANZAC Day Commemoration

Catherine McAuley was one of only two schools to attend the Parramatta RSL ANZAC Day Dawn Service at Prince Alfred Park, Parramatta.

Year 9 Reflection Day

Year 9 students attended their Reflection Day at St Patrick’s Cathedral Parramatta last Friday, 25th March. The students focused on the Mercy value of excellence and also had the opportunity to tour the cathedral.

Opening School Liturgy of the Word and Commissioning of Student Leaders

The school celebrated the beginning of the school year on Friday, 4th February with our Opening School Liturgy of the Word and Commissioning of Student Leaders.

Students pledge action on the environment

Year 9 students from Catholic secondary schools across Western Sydney have met virtually to discuss what more they can do individually, and in their school communities, families and friendship groups to take action for environmental sustainability and care for the disadvantaged in Australia. Read more...

Student leaders encouraged to be ‘agents of the Gospel’

Coming to the end of their schooling journey, Year 12 student leaders have been given the opportunity to reflect on their years of Catholic education. Read more...

Students’ ‘Sea of Hands’ in support of Reconciliation

'Sorry begins with me,' read the message on one hand in a Sea of Hands as Our Lady of the Nativity Lawson joined a number of Catholic schools in the Diocese of Parramatta replicating the display which 24 years since its inception, continues to serve as a powerful symbol of reconciliation, hope and public support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Read more...





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