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Caring for our clergy

In the first in a series looking at some of the different programs within the Adelaide Archdiocese, LINDY McNAMARA discovers that working for the Clergy Care team is definitely not a job for someone wanting a 9 to 5 routine.

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Memorable anniversary Mass for Fr McGearty

When Father Sean McGearty arrived in Adelaide in 1958, less than six months after being ordained a priest in Ireland, he was greeted at Outer Harbour by the then Administrator of St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral, Father Leonard Faulkner, on behalf of Archbishop Matthew Beovich.


Celibacy revisited

In a world where chastity and celibacy are seen as naïve and to be pitied and where there’s a general skepticism that anyone is actually living them out, personal testimony is perhaps the most effective protest.