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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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Local

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.

Opinion

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.