This year, the liturgy included a special quadrennial commissioning ceremony, acknowledging those who have achieved important milestones in their formation and service as catechists.
Speaking on the occasion of the annual Mass for National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday, Perth Auxiliary Bishop Don Sproxton said it is our hope is that this Mass would be the most significant prayer for all our people and the great sign that Jesus walks with us into a new beginning that is opening up for Aboriginal and Torres Strait people and every other Australian in our land.
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.
Parish Renewal Co-ordinator Fr Nino Vinciguerra explained that the Parish Renewal team, with the support of Bishop Sproxton, has given much attention to the formation of Parish Pastoral Councils as leaders in the parish community.
The death of a baby, highlighted Pregnancy Assistance Counsellor Lisette Jas, at any stage of pregnancy can be a very sad, distressing, and overwhelming time.
Perth Auxiliary Bishop Don Sproxton has last weekend Saturday 18 March celebrated the Day of the Unborn Child Mass at St Mary’s Cathedral.