Apr 17, 2015

Do not be afraid: It is I

“Do not be afraid: It is I”Address at Vocation Discernment RetreatSeminary of the Good Shepherd, Homebush, 17 April 2015 Thank you Fr Michael for inviting me to contribute to this Vocation Discernment Retreat and to the Seminary for hosting us. Welcome to you all, whatever your stage of discernment. I invite you to open your […]

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Mar 30, 2015

The Ministry of Health and Aged Care

The Ministry of Health and Aged Care: A Vital Role for the Church Catholic Health Australia Governance Conference, Effective Governance and Leadership for Mission, Crowne Plaza, Coogee Beach, 30 March 2015 My thanks to Catholic Health Australia for inviting me to offer some brief remarks this morning on “The Ministry of Health and Aged Care: […]

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Mar 24, 2015

Opening School Year for Eastern Region

Introduction to Mass Opening School Year for Eastern RegionSt Mary's Cathedral, Sydney, 24 March 2015 Welcome to this year's CEO Eastern Regional Mass. It presents us with the opportunity to ask for God to bless our school year in 2015 and especially our new leaders, teachers, staff and students. I acknowledge the presence of Very […]

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Mar 24, 2015

A Vision for Catholic Education

 Address to Meeting of Priests and PrincipalsWaterview, Bicentennial Park, Sydney, 24 March 2015  Introduction Thank you. This is my first opportunity to address our priests and principals together. You are my chief collaborators in the great tasks of evangelization and education in the Archdiocese of Sydney, and so I am grateful for your presence today.  […]

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