October 18, 2018

Author Archive | Catherine Sheehan


Ignite festival to set Sydney on fire

One of the most powerful Catholic youth conferences held in Australia each year is set to bring its evangelising spirit to Sydney in 2019.

Dad Peter Sidgreaves with his wife Amy and family at their Camden Home. PHOTO: Alphonsus Fok

Camden Mayor a Man of Many Hats

Proud father of four and newly-elected Camden Mayor, Peter Sidgreaves, would like to see workers spending less time travelling to work, and more time with family. As a full-time IT Manager at Sydney Catholic Schools, Cr Sidgreaves travels two hours and 40 minutes every day. This means less time to spend with his wife Amy […]


Ending street sleeping in Sydney

The former Homelessness Czar in the UK has challenged the city of Sydney to “have a bloody good go” at putting an end to homeless people sleeping rough on its streets. Dame Louise Casey, Chair of the Institute of Global Homelessness Advisory Committee, was the keynote speaker at the Act to End Street Sleeping Symposium […]


Chapel restored to its former glory

When Archbishop Gilroy consecrated the Cardinal Freeman Chapel he said, “I gave you permission to build a chapel, but you have built a cathedral.”


Upholding dignity of work

Unions are more important than ever, Bishop Terry Brady said during the annual Labour Day Mass at St Patrick’s, Church Hill.


“A beautiful path to heaven”

Newly professed Dominican, Sr Moana Grace OP, says religious life is a “gift” and “a beautiful path to heaven.”


Full interview with Fr Hans Zollner: Confronting the reality of abuse

Father Hans Zollner SJ, President of the Centre for Child Protection at the Gregorian University in Rome and a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, is the Vatican’s foremost expert on safeguarding minors. In Australia last week, he spoke to Catholic Weekly journalist, Catherine Sheehan, about what the Church has learned […]