Embracing a culture of life Auxiliary Bishop Richard Umbers has called on all Catholics to reject the culture of individualism and selfish greed and instead embrace a culture of life, committed to defending the sanctity of life from conception to natural death. Bishop Umbers was preaching to a congregation of over 1000 people at the […]
Ukrainian Catholic leaders say they have been deeply moved by the tremendous support and prayers of all Australian Catholics amid the ongoing horror and devastation caused by the current war with Russia.
Think less about techniques than prayer, says author The work of evangelisation flows from a deep personal commitment to God marked by faithfulness to prayer and a daily decision to be all ‘for Christ’, without which our efforts to spread the Gospel are mere propaganda, Fr Jacques Philippe told Sydney Catholics last week. The popular […...
My hope is for a Church in which the Gospel is preached with joy, the wisdom of our tradition mined with fidelity, the sacraments celebrated with dignity and welcome, and the seminaries, convents and youth groups teeming with new life; a Church in which our parishes, chaplaincies and educational institutions are true centres of the new evangelisation, our laity theologically literate and spiritually well-formed, our outreach to the needy effective and growing, and God glorified above all. That will depend hugely on three factors: our clergy and religious; our families; and our young people.
Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP, Homily for the Mass of Installation