September 1, 2016
Sydney’s new shepherds: ordination of two auxiliary bishops

Sydney’s new shepherds: ordination of two auxiliary bishops

Welcome to St Mary’s Cathedral for the Mons Tony Randazzo and Fr Richard Umbers as bishops. On this Feast of St Bartholomew we commend their future ministry to the intercession of […]

Cronulla parish sets Year of Mercy in stone as a gift to future generations

Cronulla parish sets Year of Mercy in stone as a gift to future generations

More than 250 parishioners gathered last Sunday to witness the blessing of the new entrance mosaic commissioned for the Year of Mercy, at St Aloysius Gonzaga church, Cronulla. It was the […]

Archbishop’s Homily: a centenary of St Martha’s, Strathfield

Archbishop’s Homily: a centenary of St Martha’s, Strathfield

Dear brothers and sisters, it’s a great joy for me to be here this morning to celebrate the centenary of this parish. St Martha’s holds a unique place in Australia as […]

Andrew Denton trying to exclude Catholic voices from euthanasia debate

Andrew Denton trying to exclude Catholic voices from euthanasia debate

TV personality Andrew Denton has launched an extraordinary attack on what he has described as a “subterranean Catholic force” preventing the legalisation of euthanasia, saying that a network of Catholic politicians, […]

Finding their feet in a school of shepherds: meet our first-year seminarians

Finding their feet in a school of shepherds: meet our first-year seminarians

Seven men, aged 20 – 35, entered the Seminary of the Good Shepherd in Homebush, earlier this year. What paths had led them there, and why did they decide that it […]

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