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Heartfelt plea for an inclusive Church

Young Adelaide Plenary Council member Maddy Forde has called on the Catholic Church to give greater consideration to the realities of people’s lives in a courageous ‘intervention’ at the first general assembly being held this week.

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Frs Winter, Vildzius, Fountain and Morris were among nine deacons ordained for the Adelaide Archdiocese in 1971 by Archbishop Gleeson. Also pictured in The Southern Cross was Fr Cummins CM, Rector of the St Francis Xavier Seminary where they all trained.

Four priests celebrate 50 years of ‘being there’

Half a century ago they were part of a record number of young men to be ordained priests in the Archdiocese. Frs Allan Winter, John Vildzius, Richard Morris and Peter Fountain reflected on their combined 200 years of priesthood after their anniversary celebrations last month.


Students book their spot on winner's list

Students at Immaculate Heart of Mary School, Brompton, love reading and writing and their efforts were recognised recently when they received two awards in a literacy competition.