Echoing the thoughts of so many people in Adelaide, Bishop Greg O'Kelly SJ extends the warmest of welcomes to Archbishop Patrick O’Regan as he "comes into our midst".
These days of restrictions because of COVID-19 are a special challenge to us.
Bishop Greg O’Kelly SJ received rousing applause when he addressed more than 3000 people at the Walk for Life rally in Adelaide last month. His speech is published below.
We know the comment that someone’s dreams turned to ashes. It happened in our State earlier this year: more than 80 homes destroyed on Kangaroo Island; more than 60 in the Adelaide Hills.
Some years ago I led a group of parishioners on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, a place of life-changing opportunities.
It is Christmas time again, thank God, and our hearts grow fuller. There is a magic to Christmas, as you can see in the eyes of children. For us adults it is also the time of grace.