Archbishop Fisher OP celebrates annual Mass for Consecrated Life

By Marilyn Rodrigues   July 27, 2018    Men and women representing around 70 religious orders and apostolic societies in the archdiocese of Sydney gathered at St Mary’s Cathedral today to celebrate the annual Mass for Consecrated Life.Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP welcomed the nearly 200 members of consecrated life who alone have offered thousands...

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Dynamic day lifts young spirits

By Marilyn Rodrigues   July 18, 2018    Sydney Catholic School’s students at Holy Spirit College, Lakemba, for the 10-year anniversary of World Youth Day in Sydney. PHOTO: Kitty Beale The Holy Spirit’s presence was evident when Sydney Catholic School students gathered for a high-energy day of music, prayer, and power-packed talks on World...

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Walk with Christ 2018 coincides with 200 years of the Blessed Sacrament

By Catherine Sheehan  This year the annual Walk with Christ Eucharistic Procession through the streets of Sydney’s CBD will coincide with the 200th anniversary of Eucharistic Adoration in Australia.Set to take place on the feast of Corpus Christi, Sunday 3 June, the Eucharistic Procession will commemorate the Blessed Sacrament being left with...

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Oceania Bishops Meet to Discuss Regional Issues

Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese, 13 Apr 2018 Bishops from across Oceania are meeting in Papua New Guinea this week to discuss human rights and environmental issues in the region. Source: ACBC Media Blog. In Port Moresby yesterday, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s Secretary of State, celebrated the opening Mass of...

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Australian Delegate Addresses Pope, Cardinals On life As a Young Catholic in Australia

Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese, 20 Mar 2018 “Young people are not satisfied with simple answers… young people are seeking depth,” Angela Markas, a young Melbourne woman and Australia’s delegate to the Pre-Synod Gathering of Young People, told those gathered at a pre-synod session held yesterday in Rome. Pope Francis was...

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Sydney is No 1 For Faith

Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese, 9 Mar 2018 Sydney is officially the most Catholic city in the country with the largest percentage of people identifying as Roman Catholic. Latest figures reveal that of the 650 Sydney suburbs, Bossley Park is Australia’s most Christian and Catholic, with 7,288 Catholics accounting for a...

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