•  9 March 2024
     12:30PM - 2:30PM


Topic: “Dreaming of a constitutively synodal church?”

Join us for a light luncheon with Guest Speaker

Most Rev. Vincent Long van Nguyen OFMConv

Bishop Vincent Long was born in 1961 in Dong Nai in Vietnam. In 1989 he was ordained to the priesthood as a Conventual Franciscan friar and then studied in Rome and was awarded a licentiate in Christology and Spirituality from the Pontifical Faculty of St Bonaventure. He served as assistant and parish priest in the Diocese of Parramatta and as Assistant General in Rome from 2008 until 2011 responsible for the Asia-Oceania section of his Order. In 2011 he was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne and in 2016 was appointed the fourth Bishop of Parramatta. Nationally, he serves as the Bishops Delegate for Migrants and Refugees and is Chair of Australian Catholic Social Justice Council. Bishop Vincent is the first Vietnamese born bishop to lead a diocese outside of Vietnam and the first Vietnamese born bishop in Australia.

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Cnr Mary Street and Gladesville Road, Hunters Hill, New South Wales, 2110


There is a parking lot in front of the hall and more parking on the street. Enter via Mary St.

It is a 10 to 15 minute walk from Hunters Hill bus stops and shops. Proceed via Gladesville Road.

Before or after daytime events, you may wish to take extra time to enjoy the beautiful Marist grounds. Holy Name of Mary Church is usually open.