Renald Anthony was clearly overjoyed at St Mary’s Cathedral, last Friday night, to be ordained a priest before his family and friends, attributing to God and to them the living fulfilment of his vocation.
Sport was recognised as proverbial manna from heaven at a special ecumenical celebration at St George’s Anglican Cathedral on April 6, the first such celebration of its kind in Perth history.
The Australian branch of a lay movement with its roots in the 16th century was launched in Perth last week by the global leader of an order looking after orphans, the sick, and those afflicted by physical and spiritual poverty.
March 9 saw a momentous event for the Ukrainian Catholic community of St John the Baptist Church in Maylands as the head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Australia, Bishop Peter Stasiuk CSsR ordained Perth teacher and icon painter, Richard Charlwood to the Diaconate in a liturgical celebration of great colour, prayerfulness and dignity, writes Robert Hiini.
The head of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy in Australia is praying Russia’s recent incursion into the Crimea does not signify the kind of expansionism that preceded the Second World War.