Civic Farewell for Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP
|Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, Archbishop-elect of Sydney and Administrator of the Diocese of Parramatta, with the State Member for Parramatta, Dr Geoff Lee MP. Photography: Alphonsus Fok|
Leaders representing Western Sydney - including Local Members, Councillors, Business, Education, Civic and Interfaith Leaders, Sporting and Recreation Club management - gathered to farewell Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP at St Patrick’s Cathedral Hall Parramatta on Thursday 30 October.
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Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP Farewell Mass
The Mass of Thanksgiving to God on the Occasion of the Farewell of Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP, Archbishop-elect of Sydney and Administrator of the Diocese of Parramatta, will be held at St Patrick’s Cathedral Parramatta on Wednesday 5 November at 7pm.
The Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop Anthony. All are welcome.
Farewell Youth Mass
The Youth of the Parramatta Diocese will farewell Archbishop Anthony at a Mass at St Patrick’s Church Blacktown on Saturday 8 November at 11.30am.
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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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Bishop Anthony appointed 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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Breaking new ground for Christ
|Bernadette’s Castle Hill Parish and St Madeleine’s Kenthurst Parish Pastoral Planning Consultation, February 2012. Photography: Alphonsus Fok|
From the Faith in Our Future Blog of Pastoral Planning Office Director Daniel Ang
It is invigorating to see that our Diocesan Pastoral Plan has been widely recognised for the vision, sense of communion and missionary discipleship that it has generated among our agencies, parishes and people even in this first year of its life. We are seeking to break new ground in availing ourselves of new ways in which to live the original gift, the life and message of Christ, in all the cultures and contexts that form our Diocese.
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Springwood: a testament to courage and community
From the Address of Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP - 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 Rosato 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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