14 Sep 2016

Homily for Mass for Silver Jubilee of Ordination to the Priesthood. Holy Name Priory Church, Wahroonga, Feast of the Holy Cross

On this day, 25 years ago, I was ordained to the Priesthood of Jesus Christ. It was the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross and the readings were full of foreboding about the Son of Man being lifted up on the Cross, like the serpent lifted up by Moses on a stick, that we might have life (Num 21:4-9; Phil 2:6-11; Jn 32:13-7).

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12 Sep 2016

STATEMENT BY MOST REV. ARCHBISHOP ANTHONY FISHER OP, CATHOLIC ARCHBISHOP OF SYDNEY AND CHAIR OF THE BISHOPS COMMISSION FOR FAMILY, YOUTH AND LIFE

The causes of poor mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and suicide are complex and require serious study and compassionate treatment. It is far too important an issue in our community and we should not play politics with mental health.

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11 Sep 2016

HOMILY FOR MASS OF THE HOLY NAME OF MARY IN THANKSGIVING FOR THE INSTALLATION OF MOST REV. CHRIS CARDONE OP AS ARCHBISHOP OF HONIARA – HOLY CROSS CATHEDRAL, HONIARA

My thanks to His Grace the Archbishop of Honiara, Most Rev. Chris Cardone OP, for the honour of preaching at this Mass of Thanksgiving. I have known Archbishop Chris since the 1980s when I was a student in the Dominican Order and he was a newly-minted priest.

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