More than 180 married couples and families gathered at St Mary’s Cathedral on Saturday 10 August for the annual Marriage Day Mass. The Mass reinforces that marriage is a journey worth celebrating and a commitment worth preserving.
Catholics congregate on 15 August to celebrate the feast of the Assumption of Mary. St Mary’s Cathedral’s mid-day Mass was celebrated by Cathedral Dean, the Very Rev Dr Sean Fernandez, who reflected that the Blessed Mother’s life of faith and service is a role model for Catholics.
“Let’s roll up our sleeves and put our faith into practice to help our brothers and sisters through direct involvement. These were the words of Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB at the 2022 LifeLink Christmas Appeal Liturgical Launch.
The University of Notre Dame Vice Chancellor, Prof Francis Campbell has last weekend presented Blessing of the Fleet President John Mintiullo and the 2022 Blessing of the Fleet Regina, Christina Manuele, with a Notre Dame Cross, made from beautiful Western Australian jarrah wood.
On 13 October 2022, St Mary’s Cathedral hosted a multifaith service, alongside others held across Australia to raise awareness of climate change and to seek greater commitment from the Australian government to stop new fossil fuel developments.
Chaplains and Pastoral Carers came together on 18 September 2022 to reflect and give thanks to God for their ministries in an inaugural Service of Blessing organised by the WA Heads of Churches.
Perth Auxiliary Bishop Don Sproxton represented the Archdiocese of Perth at a special commemoration service for the recently deceased Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.