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Bishop Greg’s Christmas Message 19 December 2019

Posted December 19, 2019
As this year draws to an end, many of us are wondering what is happening to our world. There is so much turmoil in the world and in Australia we have been struck by drought and fires. In our own diocese forests and farms have been burning for several months and there is no end… View Article

Be witnesses to the goodness of God, young Catholics urged

Posted December 10, 2019
American speaker, evangelist and author Katie Prejean McGrady has told 5,500 young Australian Catholics that they are made “not only for something great” in this world, but that they are ultimately made “to worship God for eternity”. Mrs McGrady was addressing the evening plenary session on the second day of the 2019 Australian Catholic Youth… View Article

Pope: Make the world more human by guaranteeing the dignity of the disabled

Posted December 7, 2019
by Lydia O’Kane On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, December 3rd, Pope Francis recalls how the promotion of the right to participation plays a central role in combating discrimination and promoting a culture of encounter and quality of life. In his message marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities,… View Article

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis Third World Day of The Poor

Posted October 31, 2019
MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS THIRD WORLD DAY OF THE POOR 34th Sunday in Ordinary Time 17 November 2019 The hope of the poor shall not perish for ever “The hope of the poor will not perish for ever” (Ps 9:19). These words of the Psalm remain timely. They express a profound truth that faith… View Article

Bishop Appointed for Broken Bay Diocese

Posted October 9, 2019
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Anthony Randazzo the fourth Bishop of Broken Bay, a diocese that covers much of Sydney’s North Shore and the New South Wales Central Coast. Bishop Randazzo, currently an auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Sydney, succeeds Archbishop Peter A. Comensoli, whose episcopacy in Broken Bay ended in July 2018 after… View Article