Springwood: a testament to courage and community
From the Address of Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP - Ceremony awarding Papal Honours to Mr Serge Rosato & Tree Planting Ceremony on the Anniversary of the Blue Mountains Bushfires, St Thomas Aquinas Primary, Springwood, Friday 17 October 2014
This community of Springwood and of this school of St Thomas Aquinas inspired our city and nation by the way it responded to such an ordeal one year ago. Today’s tree planting is a testament to courage and community, to the faith, hope and love lived in real relationships and real actions, to that resilience and dynamism that means Church, school and community are forever renewing themselves, just as our natural world is.
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Pope Francis awards Blue Mountains Bushfire ‘Hero’ Principal
Blue Mountains ‘hero’ School Principal, Mr Serge Roasato has received the Papal Medal ‘Benemerenti’ from Pope Francis. The award was conferred by Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP at the Springwood Thanksgiving Ceremony.
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The Church needs to have its doors open to everyone
|Rome Reports: Concluding message, presented by Cardinals Raymundo Damasceno, Gianfranco Ravasi and Oswald Gracias.|
From the full text of the closing message from the Synod on the Family
We, Synod Fathers, gathered in Rome together with Pope Francis in the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, greet all families of the different continents and in particular all who follow Christ, the Way, the Truth, and the Life. We admire and are grateful for the daily witness which you offer us and the world with your fidelity, faith, hope, and love.
Continue reading full text of the closing message at The Catholic Herald
Marriage, Family & the New Evangelisation
From the Catholic Outlook October Letter of Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP
The synod’s preparatory document recalls the beautiful truths we have received about marriage from Christ and the Catholic tradition. God confirmed and elevated the institution of the family by uniting Himself to one as Jesus grew up with Mary, Joseph and an extended family.
Continue reading Archbishop-elect Anthony’s Letter at Catholic Outlook
Bishop Anthony appointed Archbishop of Sydney
|xt3.com: Media conference address of Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP at the Catholic Diocese of Parramatta on Friday 19 September, on his appointment as the new Archbishop of Sydney.|
His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed the Bishop of Parramatta, Most Reverend Anthony Fisher OP, as the ninth Archbishop of Sydney, the Vatican announced on Thursday 18 September.
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Date set for Installation as ninth Archbishop of Sydney
The Liturgical Reception and Mass of Installation for the Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP as the ninth Archbishop of Sydney will take place on the evening of Wednesday 12 November at St Mary's Cathedral.
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Sydney Archbishop-elect media address: full transcript
Catholic Outlook: Our own Bishop Anthony appointed Archbishop of Sydney
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An exiting time for our Church
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From the Faith in Our Future Blog of Pastoral Planning Office Director Daniel Ang
It is with great joy that we celebrate the appointment of Bishop Anthony as the new Archbishop of Sydney!
While we are sad to see Bishop Anthony leave the Diocese of Parramatta to head eastward, we are thankful for his living legacy – our Diocesan Pastoral Plan, Faith in Our Future, which will continue to guide our communities, agencies and ministries.
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Full text of the Synod Fathers’ closing message from the Synod on the Family.
Blue Mountains ‘hero’ School Principal, Mr Serge Roasato has received the Papal Medal ‘Benemerenti’ from Pope Francis. The award was conferred by Bishop of Parramatta and Archbishop-elect of Sydney Anthony Fisher OP.
Address of Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, Ceremony awarding Papal Honours to Mr Serge Rosato & Tree Planting Ceremony on the Anniversary of the Blue Mountains Bushfires, St Thomas Aquinas Primary, Springwood, Friday 17 October 2014