The news of the mass shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida is heartbreaking.
HOMILIES AND STATEMENTS
A former university chaplain tells the story of a young man who had recently returned to the Sacrament of Reconciliation after a long time away and had become something of a Confession evangelist.
Your Eminence the Grand Mufti of Australia and President of the Council of Imams, Dr Ibrahim Abu Mohammed; Your Highness Shiek Kamal Moselmane of the Supreme Shiite Islamic Council of Australia; Mr Hafez Kassem, President of the Australian Federation of Islamic Councils; and other leaders or representatives of the Muslim community;
According to media reports Jesus has returned as promised and is living in Queensland. The IT specialist turned Jehovah’s Witness elder turned Messiah, Alan John Miller, leads the Divine Truth sect.
With most sacraments once is enough: Baptism, Confirmation and Priestly Orders are once-for-all sacraments; Matrimony is also, for most people.
One of my favourite films of all time is My Big Fat Greek Wedding. the sequel to which came out on Thursday…
Jesus said to His disciples, “with great desire have I longed to eat this Passover with you before I suffer” (Lk 22:15). So too, my dear brothers in the priesthood, and my dear brothers and sisters the faithful of Sydney, I have longed to celebrate Mass with you again while I have been suffering.
I write today to thank you all for the thousands of prayers and expressions of concern for me, that have come by email and letters, with gifts and cards, in so many different ways since I got sick at Christmas time.
Welcome to St Mary’s Cathedral for our Solemn Mass this morning. We are in the Octave of Christmas, that special time…
Indonesian people of Sydney I bring you news of great joy, a joy to be shared by the whole people…