Archdiocese News

  1. Pope makes Mary focus for next WYD

    Pope makes Mary focus for next WYD

    June 24, 2019 |“Mary arose and went with haste" will be the theme of the next WYD in Lisbon in 2022.
  1. Vocations prayer site starts

    Vocations prayer site starts

    June 20, 2019 |Australians are embracing a new online prayer community ahead of national youth festival.
  1. Parish a well of digital good news

    Parish a well of digital good news

    June 18, 2019 |Great things are happening at St Declan’s in Penshurst and they want the world to know about it.
  1. Les Murray the mystic remembered

    Les Murray the mystic remembered

    June 14, 2019 |Australia’s poet Les Murray was a mystic who regarded all reality as “suffused with the presence of God".
  1. Bishops back gender clarity call

    Bishops back gender clarity call

    June 13, 2019 |Catholic bishops have welcomed the Vatican’s recent statement that gender is fixed from birth.
  1. Priesthood is ‘something big’

    Priesthood is ‘something big’

    June 11, 2019 |Two young Aussies were ordained for the Pauline Fathers in a moving ceremony at Penrose Park.
  1. Thousands gather for Tiananmen vigil

    Thousands gather for Tiananmen vigil

    June 6, 2019 |Hong Kong's largest crowd gathered for the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.
  1. Cardinal Pell appeal gets underway

    Cardinal Pell appeal gets underway

    June 5, 2019 |A Melbourne court has begun hearing Cardinal George Pell's appeal against conviction for child sexual abuse.
  1. Order of Malta takes on big challenges

    Order of Malta takes on big challenges

    June 5, 2019 |Ancient order considered pressing social issues during its national assembly in Sydney last week.
  1. Archbishop reveals precious moments of priesthood

    Archbishop reveals precious moments of priesthood

    June 5, 2019 |While speaking at a recent lunch for student leaders, Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP spoke of the profound experiences he has had as a priest, including having a