The Southern Cross The Southern Cross

Read the latest edition. Latest edition

Around the parishes

4 Photos

Hunter Harlan McGuire was baptised by Fr Denis Ssemuju at St John the Baptist Church, Plympton on February 14. Pictured from left are Shannah Perre (standing in for godparent Safia Roscoe), godparent Matthew Reith, Fr Denis, Hunter with parents Ian and Jodi-Lee McGuire of Glengowrie.


Charlie Borda and Patrick Rodda were married at Our Lady of the Way Church, Glenalta on 12/12/20. Parents: Damian and Natalie Borda of Hawthorndene and Michael and Linda Rodda of Aberfoyle Park.


Giorgia Steller and Hayden Frances were married at St Peter’s Church, Robe, on 19/12/20. Parents: Michael and Rita Steller and Mark and Deirdre Frances.


The feast of St Josephine Bakhita was cause for much rejoicing amongst the African Catholic community last month. Mass was celebrated by Archbishop Patrick O’Regan with six baptisms and nine confirmations taking place in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral on February 14. St Bakhita is a Sudanese-Italian Canossian religious sister who lived in Italy for 45 years, after having been a slave in Sudan. She is the patron saint of victims of human trafficking. Photo: Ben Macmahon