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December 5, 2021
At 100 years of age, Dr Monica Bullen is not only one of Sydney’s most experienced parishioners but also one of its most inspiring.
December 4, 2021
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December 2, 2021
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November 25, 2021
A group of Sydney charities that feed, shelter and clothe the homeless have teamed up to ensure an annual feast for the disadvantaged has been able to continue, despite COVID-19 restrictions. Street Feast, held to mark Pope Francis’ World Day of the Poor on 14 November, normally brings together hundreds of homeless people at outdoor […]
November 24, 2021
Voluntary Assisted Dying (VAD) laws threaten to turn Australia into a two-class society, Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP has warned.

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HOMILY FOR THE LOURDES DAY MASS FOR THE ORDER OF MALTA

“When Jesus saw the crowds, he felt sorry for them, because they were harassed and dejected, like sheep without a shepherd” (Mt 9:35-10:8). Our translation “felt sorry for” misses the mark: it’s both mild and aloof. But our English word ‘sorry’ does share the same root as the word ‘sore’, just as our words ‘sympathy’ and ‘compassion’ share roots with ‘pathos’ and ‘passion’.

HOMILY FOR THE MASS OF ORDINATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD OF REV. ANDERSON RODAS & REV. RAFAEL GALICIA

Theodor Geisel—‘Dr. Seuss’ to those who grew up on his stories—was a Pulitzer Prize and Academy Award winning children’s author. He composed and illustrated more than sixty children’s books, mostly in anapestic tetrameter, the preferred meter of poets like Byron. Over 600 million copies of his books were sold in his lifetime, and translated into 45 languages, including Spanish, so Mexicans and Columbians could read him

HOMILY FOR MASS FOR 1ST SUNDAY OF ADVENT C – INVESTITURE OF KNIGHTS OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE

Integrity commissions are all the rage. The states have them and the Commonwealth will too—eventually. Such agencies attempt to root out abuses of office, perversions of justice and other corrupt conduct in public administration. Their investigations have brought down premiers and other public officials

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