‘All I need is God’s grace’: Fr Benedict FSF
A thousand people filled St Bernadette’s church at Dundas Valley on Wednesday 3 September, for the priestly ordination of Br Benedict of the Eucharist FSF (Mackenzie) by the Bishop of Parramatta, Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP.
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Celebrating the Journey 2014
Married couples from throughout the Diocese joined Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP for the annual Celebrating the Journey Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta, on Sunday 14 September.
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Empowering young hearts in Western Sydney
From the Homily of Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP - Confraternity of Christian Doctrine Annual Mass, St Patrick’s Church, Blacktown, Friday 5 September
You catechists are my arms and voices in our state schools; you are, in St Paul’s words, “stewards of the mysteries”, helping to ensure that our young people encounter Christ.
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Homily of Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP - Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross + “Celebrating the Journey”, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta, Sunday 14 September 2014
Catholic Outlook September 2014: CatholicCare Social Services - Diocese of Parramatta’s marriage preparation and enrichment courses have been given a boost through a community partnership with Courtney’s Brasserie in Parramatta.
Catholic Outlook September 2014: The Baby Gammy story has sparked a valuable debate around commercial surrogacy and reproductive technology. This debate only reinforces the Church’s commitment to the sanctity of life.