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Interfaith Prayer Service for Victims of Violence

Interfaith Prayer Service for Victims of Violence

19 Dec 2014

Leaders of many different faiths came together today to remember, reflect and pray for the victims who died in the Martin Place siege, their families and the all the hostages taken during the ordeal.

They also remembered victims of violence and terror in many other parts of the world. » Read More

Archbishop Announces First Catholic School for Students with Special Needs

Archbishop Announces First Catholic School for Students with Special Needs

19 Dec 2014

The city's first-ever purpose-built Catholic secondary Special School for children with moderate intellectual disabilities and complex learning needs will open its doors in February 2016. » Read More

Martin Place Siege Over - and Now the Healing Needs to Begin

Martin Place Siege Over - and Now the Healing Needs to Begin

16 Dec 2014

The terrifying siege has ended and now the healing must begin.

There has been a tragic loss of life and many people are traumatised. However today at St Mary's Cathedral the healing began with Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP offering the mass for the victims of the siege and the families, survivors, police and emergency workers, civic and political leaders. » Read More

Archbishop Urges Sydney's Young People to Live the Joy of the Gospel

Archbishop Urges Sydney's Young People to Live the Joy of the Gospel

2 Dec 2014

The Archbishop of Sydney, the Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP spoke of his hopes and vision for the Sydney Archdiocese by the year 2035... » Read More

Beginning of Advent and Blessing of Outdoor Nativity in Cathedral Square

Beginning of Advent and Blessing of Outdoor Nativity in Cathedral Square

1 Dec 2014

Youngsters dressed as angels and carrying baskets of rose petals sat patiently on the straw floor alongside the life-size figures of the outdoor Nativity in Cathedral Square while the Solemn Choral Mass for the first day of Advent was concluding inside St Mary's Cathedral. » Read More

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP to Celebrate Lourdes Healing Mass at St Mary's Cathedral

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP to Celebrate Lourdes Healing Mass at St Mary's Cathedral

27 Nov 2014

The fifth annual Lourdes Healing Mass will be held at St Mary's Cathedral on Saturday, 29 November... » Read More

Why Do We Need a Mother and Father?

Why Do We Need a Mother and Father?

21 Nov 2014

The Archbishop of Sydney, the Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP is returning from a unique interreligious Vatican conference which organisers hope will forge a global movement for marriage and recognition of the need for a mother and father. » Read More

Joy & Warmth Amid the Pomp & Spectacle of the Installation of the Most Rev. Anthony Fisher OP

Joy & Warmth Amid the Pomp & Spectacle of the Installation of the Most Rev. Anthony Fisher OP

13 Nov 2014

From the moment he arrived at St Mary's Cathedral last night to be installed as the ninth Archbishop of Sydney, the Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP was greeted with an outpouring of joy and affection.
The Installation Mass can be watched on demand at www.xt3.com/installation.
Photos by Giovanni Portelli and Steve Turner » Read More

Mass of Thanksgiving and Farewell to Bishop of Parramatta

Mass of Thanksgiving and Farewell to Bishop of Parramatta

7 Nov 2014

St Patrick's Cathedral at Parramatta was packed with family and friends, students, teachers, civic leaders and priests on Wednesday who gathered for a Mass of Thanksgiving to God on the Occasion of the Farewell of the Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, Archbishop-elect of the Sydney. » Read More

A Round of Farewells Before  Archbishop-elect's Installation

A Round of Farewells Before Archbishop-elect's Installation

31 Oct 2014

The past week has been a round of public and private farewells for the Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, Archbishop-elect of Sydney and Administrator of the Diocese of Parramatta. With more to come before his Installation is the Ninth Metropolitan Archbishop of Sydney on Wednesday 12 November at St Mary's Cathedral. » Read More

Speaking the Truth Lovingly - Archbishop-elect Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP

Speaking the Truth Lovingly - Archbishop-elect Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP

24 Oct 2014

Regaining people's trust and openness to the Gospel; reconnecting with those who have been away or who are only barely still connected; addressing their deepest needs and longings; and drawing them up to that something greater for which they were made is the fundamental task for a Bishop in Sydney today. » Read More

Archbishop-elect Presents Papal Medal for Bushfire Bravery

Archbishop-elect Presents Papal Medal for Bushfire Bravery

17 Oct 2014

One year ago today devastating bushfires raged through close-knit communities in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney.
The fires burned on multiple fronts, 196 homes were destroyed,132 more severely damaged. » Read More

Date Set for Installation for the Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP as ninth Archbishop of Sydney

Date Set for Installation for the Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP as ninth Archbishop of Sydney

3 Oct 2014

The Liturgical Reception and Mass of Installation for the Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP as the ninth Archbishop of Sydney will take place on the evening of Wednesday, 12 November 2014 at St Mary's Cathedral. » Read More

Dominican Sisters of St Cecilia Delighted at Appointment of fellow Dominican as Sydney's Next Archbishop

Dominican Sisters of St Cecilia Delighted at Appointment of fellow Dominican as Sydney's Next Archbishop

23 Sep 2014

The Sydney-based community of the Dominican Sisters of St Cecilia of Nashville are delighted at Holy Father Pope Francis' appointment of Bishop Anthony Fisher OP... » Read More

Messages of Congratulations & Support for Archbishop-elect Anthony Fisher

Messages of Congratulations & Support for Archbishop-elect Anthony Fisher

19 Sep 2014

From last night when the news was first released that the current Bishop of Parramatta, the Most Rev Anthony Fisher had been selected by His Holiness Pope Francis to become the ninth Archbishop of Sydney... » Read More

Archbishop-elect Anthony Fisher OP is Very Much a Man for All Seasons

Archbishop-elect Anthony Fisher OP is Very Much a Man for All Seasons

19 Sep 2014

Archbishop-elect Anthony Fisher OP has been appointed by Pope Francis to become the ninth Archbishop of Sydney. The bishop Anthony who succeeds Cardinal George Pell, has served as Bishop of Parramatta since 2010 and with his installation which is expected to take place by mid November is set become the city's first Dominican Archbishop... » Read More

The Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP Appointed New Archbishop of Sydney

The Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP Appointed New Archbishop of Sydney

18 Sep 2014

Pope Francis has appointed the Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP as the new Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney.
He has been Bishop of Parramatta since 2010. » Read More