Archdiocese News

  1. New head of Sydney Catholic Schools appointed

    New head of Sydney Catholic Schools appointed

    December 18, 2018 |Tony Farley is stepping into his new role as Executive Director of Sydney Catholic Schools at a challenging time for Catholic education. His appointment was ann
  1. Church reports on work since Royal Commission

    Church reports on work since Royal Commission

    December 18, 2018 |The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Catholic Religious Australia have submitted their report on the Church’s progress on Royal Commission recommend
  1. Celebrate tender, humble Jesus says Pope

    Celebrate tender, humble Jesus says Pope

    December 18, 2018 |Visitors have brought their Baby Jesus figurines for a traditional blessing by the Pope in St Peter's Square.
  1. Croatian Catholics celebrate at Summer Hill

    Croatian Catholics celebrate at Summer Hill

    December 17, 2018 |Parishioners of St Anthony of Padua Croatian Parish in Summer Hill celebrated the 50th anniversary of their church on Sunday 16 December. Archbishop Anthony Fis
  1. Ancient art to grace St Mary’s Cathedral

    Ancient art to grace St Mary’s Cathedral

    December 14, 2018 |Leaders of the Australian Armenian community will gather at St Mary’s Cathedral for the blessing and unveiling of their special gift to the Catholic Church in
  1. Catholic students shine at HSC awards

    Catholic students shine at HSC awards

    December 13, 2018 |Catholic school students in NSW topped 15 different Higher School Certificate courses this year, four of them students from Sydney’s systemic Catholic schools
  1. Horsley Park Parish “down but not out”

    Horsley Park Parish “down but not out”

    December 12, 2018 |Parishioners of Our Lady of Victories in Horsley Park have come out fighting, saying they are “down but not out,” after the theft of $10,000 worth of goods
  1. Archbishop: “Be slow WYD pilgrims”

    Archbishop: “Be slow WYD pilgrims”

    December 11, 2018 |Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP urged about 90 young people heading to World Youth Day in Panama to reject the constant busyness of the world and instead be “slo
  1. An early Christmas for seafarers in Sydney

    An early Christmas for seafarers in Sydney

    December 10, 2018 |Seafarers on three ships docked at Port Botany received some early Christmas cheer from the Apostleship of the Sea ministry.
  1. Vatican unveils Sand Nativity

    Vatican unveils Sand Nativity

    December 10, 2018 |The annual unveiling of the Vatican's Christmas tree and Nativity scene brought some much-needed warmth to people's hearts.