Speaking during the Mass of ordination to the priesthood of St Charles Seminary formed Nathan Barrie, Bunbury Bishop Gerard Holohan told the new priest that the effectiveness of his ministry will depend upon his having ‘the stench of the flock’ – quoting the image envisioned by Pope Francis.
29-year-old Nathan Barrie has been ordained a Deacon at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Bunbury with a Mass celebrated by Bishop Gerard Holohan and clergy from both the Bunbury Diocese and Archdiocese of Perth.
In his 2022 Pastoral Letter for Lent, Bunbury Bishop Gerard Holohan has said Lent is the springtime of the Christian life.
“As we seek to renew our efforts to nurture the divine life within ‘to the full’, Christ-like inner beauty emerges,” he said.
Bunbury Bishop Gerard Holohan has said Western Australia’s new Community and Family Services Amendment Bill will not protect children in any practical sense.