The courage of candidates who receive the rite of election, is a reminder of the wonderful gift of faith which we, as Catholics can often take for granted, said Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB at a Rite of Election celebration held on Thursday, 10 March at St Mary’s Cathedral Perth. This year, 48 catechumens and 39 candidates across 21 parishes will receive the Rite of Election over two celebrations at St Mary’s Cathedral. By Amanda Murthy.
Perth Auxiliary Bishop Don Sproxton has spoken about the death and resurrection of Jesus in his homily at an all-night Easter Vigil.“One of the things that we learn in the life of Jesus is that He was the first person to experience death not because He was a sinner, and not because He had a determination to depend on His own resources, but rather because of the trust and the faith that He had in the Father, and in the Father’s plan for Him,” Bishop Sproxton explained. By Jamie O’Brien.
Parishes across the Archdiocese of Perth gathered for the Easter Vigil Masses on Saturday, 3 April and Easter Sunday Masses on Sunday, 4 April at St Mary’s Cathedral, acknowledging the glorious resurrection of Jesus from the dead, conquering sin and death. This event marks the beginning and foundation of Christianity. By Amanda Murthy.