The ordination of the Archdiocese’s newest priest, Pasquale (Pat) Lopresti, at St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral on Saturday was an opportunity to celebrate the “great generosity of God”.
The 2020-21 Federal Budget has delivered a financial boost for some but does little to support the country’s most vulnerable and will increase inequality, according to some Catholic groups.
Two inner city Catholic colleges have been coming to terms with the tragic death of two former students, St Mary’s College graduate Chelsea Ireland, 19, and her boyfriend Lukasz Klosowski, 19, who was an old scholar of Christian Brothers College.
With experience restoring majestic cathedrals and churches in Europe and Australia, Christian Frenzel’s specialist skills are in high demand, however he worries about who will continue to look after these centuries-old buildings in the future.
At 85, Bob Korotcoff OAM has no plans to slow down and is living proof that one is never too old to serve the community.
Raised in a staunch Catholic family at Semaphore, Fr Peter Sheedy believes his call to the priesthood came early in life, when he started serving as an altar boy at Sacred Heart Church.
Becoming a Catholic in 1992, Jim Birch AM believes the only time his faith has been truly tested was when he was in the head job at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital (WCH).