A warm welcome once again to our forum for the student leaders in the systemic and congregational schools. I thank Mr Tony Farley, Mr Anthony Cleary, and other education leaders and staff for this initiative.
HOMILIES AND STATEMENTS
Drought, death and diaconate: three themes in our minds today. Drought because the Church in Australia is praying throughout the month of November for our parched land and those affected.
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ: it’s a joy to be here with you tonight as Most Rev. Anthony Randazzo is installed as Bishop of Broken Bay.
When was the last time you climbed a tree? For most of the children here it’s the most natural thing in the world, something you may regularly do just because the tree is there, or for the challenge of it, or in order to see further.
Part of the genius of Christianity over the centuries has been its ability to take to itself a whole menagerie of ideas that come from outside it. In our own age the analytical philosophy, democratic politics, capitalist economics, Marxist analysis,
After the 2016 Rio Olympics, an image went viral of the American swimmer, Michael Phelps, and the one in the next lane, Chad le Clos. Phelps is focused solely on the finishing line, but le Clos is turned towards his arch-rival Phelps.
It’s a strange and portentous book, the last one in the Bible, theApocalypse of St John or Book of Revelation. It opens as a letter from John, the beloved young friend of Jesus, who is all grown up now and writing to the seven Christian communities in what is Turkey today.
Tomorrow the Church will canonise a man whose life and work has been described by Pope Benedict XVI as ‘one great commentary on the question of conscience’, who was praised by St John Paul II
In the name of the Archdiocese of Sydney, the Reverend Father Anthony L’Estrange Robbie, the duly appointed Postulator for the Cause of Beatification and Canonization of the Servant of God Eileen Rosaline O ‘Connor
I offer my sincere congratulations to Bishop Anthony Randazzo on his appointment by the Holy Father, Pope Francis, as the fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Broken Bay