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Francis spoke at an event to mark the close of the Year for Consecrated Life Respond to the crisis of vocations with intensified prayer, rather than despair or a lax admissions process, Pope Francis told women and men religious. He said he is tempted to lose hope, too, asking God, “What is happening? Why is … Continue reading “Prayer is the key to vocations crisis” – Pope Francis

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP has released his pastoral letter to the clergy, religious and layfaithful of the Catholic Archdiocese of sydney for the Year of Csonecrated Life on All Saints Day, 2015. Watch the video:   You may download and read the letter from the Archdiocese of Sydney website: http://www.sydneycatholic.org/pdf/Archbishops Pastroal Letter – For All … Continue reading For All the Saints – The Archbishop’s Pastoral Letter for the Year of Consecrated Life

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP Ordains Four New Priests Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese, 2 Nov 2015 Four new priests for the Archdiocese of Sydney More than a thousand of the ordinands’ family, friends and community members packed Sydney’s St Mary’s Cathedral last Saturday to witness Archbishop Fisher ordain the “international peacekeeping force” of Father Gustavo Criollo … Continue reading Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP Ordains Four New Priests

Building up God’s kingdom in Sydney by Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP 19 Aug 2015 From today, Archbishop Fisher tells new priests, ‘you will participate in Christ’s power to build up God’s Kingdom in Sydney through word and sacrament … through you, those hungry for truth will be fed, those thirsty for consolation, inspired, and those needing … Continue reading Archbishop’s Homily at the Ordination of Two New Sydney Priests