Archbishop's Column

  1. April 4

    From Lenten Lament to Easter Hope

    TO my dear people in the Archdiocese, Within the Book of the Psalms are found psalms of communal lament (psalms 44, 60, 74, 79, 80, 85, 90). They are brutally […]

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  2. November 29

    Christmas: Small baby with the biggest embrace

      Dear Friends in Christ Jesus, Every Christmas we thank our all loving and merciful Father for sending us His Son, Jesus, into our world. Even as a small child […]

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  3. October 27

    In praise of merciful priests who are retired

    Dear Friends in Christ, The Year of Mercy will conclude on the Solemnity of Christ the King of the Universe (November 20). I thank everyone in the Archdiocese who has […]

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  4. May 30

    RCIA: Welcoming people into Catholic Church

    Over the years I have met many people who truly have longed to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Having made this pilgrimage myself several times, I have encouraged […]

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  5. March 28

    Easter faith and political issues

    TO THE people of God in the Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn. Easter faith is the fundamental source of Christian joy, hope and peace! Throughout the centuries, Christians have summarised […]

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