BISHOP MARK EDWARDS APPOINTED TO WAGGA WAGGA
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Mark Edwards OMI the sixth Bishop of Wagga Wagga.
Bishop Edwards, who will turn 61 next month, was born in Indonesia and grew up in Adelaide, Darwin and Melbourne’s southeast, attending St Leonard’s Primary School and Mazenod College. Mazenod was founded by the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, the order he would eventually join.
He was ordained to the priesthood in 1986 and has held leadership positions within the Australian Province of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate. He was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne on November 7, 2014 and ordained bishop the following month.
Bishop Edwards’ priestly ministry has largely centred on secondary school and seminary education, including serving as rector of Iona College in Brisbane and as aspirants’ master and novice master at St Mary’s Seminary in Mulgrave. …… Read More
HOLY SPIRIT NOVENA
Celebrate Pentecost, the descent of the Holy Spirit on the Church
This is a powerful and moving novena to help us open ourselves up to the third person of the Holy Trinity.
Read more at: Pray More Novenas – Novena to the Holy Spirit
CARDINAL PELL IN NEW INTERVIEW
The Culture Wars are Real
“I’ve seen too many people [make the leap] from possible to probable to fact. Certainly, people do not like Christians who teach Christianity, especially on life and family and issues like that.” Read more
IS THE CORONA VIRUS A JUDGMENT FROM GOD?
COMMENTARY: Mary Healy
It is a question being debated by many Christians even bishops and cardinals.
The key to interpreting rightly the biblical passages on divine chastisement is to read them in light of the distinction between God’s positive will and his permissive will. ….… more
RECEPTION OF HOLY COMMUNION IN THE HAND
Fr Tony Percy VG- 14 July 2020
Archdiocesan Protocols for Coronavirus (COVID-19) The protocols for reception of Holy Communion that the Archdiocese has adopted are informed by the best medical expertise. In … Read More