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Pastoral Letter from Archbishop Timothy Costelloe_8th Feb 2018

  Pastoral Letter from His Grace, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe regarding our Lenten journey for 2018… As a small part of this commitment I am asking two things.  Firstly that the first four days of Lent , Ash Wednesday to the Saturday after Ash Wednesday, be set aside as days of fasting and reparation in sorrow for Child… Continue Reading Pastoral Letter from Archbishop Timothy Costelloe_8th Feb 2018

10 Year Apology Anniversary_13th Feb 2018

The 13th February marks the 10th Anniversary of Kevin Rudd’s (former Prime Minister of Australia) National Apology speech made to the Stolen Generations of the Indigenous Peoples of Australia.   Please read the current Statement from Don Sproxton (Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Perth)  below…   10 Year Apology Anniversary Parish Fact Sheet  … Continue Reading 10 Year Apology Anniversary_13th Feb 2018

Year of Youth 2018

  http://youth.catholic.org.au/projects/year-of-youth   How-to-launch-the-Year-of-Youth-v2 (2017)   Ltr-from-Archbishop-Costelloe-SDB-re-Year-of-Youth-15-Nov-2017 OPEN NEW HORIZON FOR SPREADING JOY: Young People, Faith and Vocational Discernment A message from Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB “Let us take these next twelve months to focus on our young people who are part of our Church. They are not simply the future of our Church; they… Continue Reading Year of Youth 2018

Integral Ecology Seminar / The Record

By Caroline Smith Visiting theologian Professor Anthony Kelly brought new perspective to Pope Francis’ 2015 encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si’, at a seminar earlier this week. The event – which was held at the Redemptorist Monastery in North Perth on Tuesday 18 July – was hosted by the Centre for Faith Enrichment (CFE) and the… Continue Reading Integral Ecology Seminar / The Record

Statements from the Archbishop of Perth and ACBC President on the Final Hearings for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

The final hearings for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse began on Monday 6th January 2017. Both the Catholic Archbishop of Perth, Timothy Costelloe SDB, and the President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (ACBC), Archbishop Denis Hart, have released statements prior to the commencement of these final hearings. You can… Continue Reading Statements from the Archbishop of Perth and ACBC President on the Final Hearings for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

MercyCare | “Illuminations”: A concert to shine a light on acts of mercy in our community | 20 November 2016

On 20 November 2016, MercyCare is presenting “Illuminations: a concert to shine a light on acts of mercy in our community.”   Illuminations will be a concert of uplifting music for chorale and orchestra celebrating the final day of the Catholic Church’s Jubilee Year of Mercy.   The concert will run from 2:30pm to 3:30pm and… Continue Reading MercyCare | “Illuminations”: A concert to shine a light on acts of mercy in our community | 20 November 2016

The Record | Be the face of the Father’s mercy – Archbishop Costelloe tells agency staff

  By Rachel Curry Archbishop Timothy Costelloe has last week challenged Archdiocese of Perth agency staff to make sure every encounter people have with their agencies is “an encounter with the mercy of Jesus”. The Archbishop delivered the inspiring message during the annual Eucharistic Celebration for Church Agency Personnel at St Mary’s Cathedral on Thursday,… Continue Reading The Record | Be the face of the Father’s mercy – Archbishop Costelloe tells agency staff

Video via The Record | Archdiocese of Perth YOM Committee details resources for the Year of Mercy

The Record have published a helpful video on their YouTube channel, explaining what Year of Mercy resources are available for the use of Parishes and others of faith in 2016. One of these resources was created by our own JEDO Director, Carol Mitchell.   In the video, eRecord editor Jamie O’Brien speaks with Chairman for the Archdiocesan Year of… Continue Reading Video via The Record | Archdiocese of Perth YOM Committee details resources for the Year of Mercy

2016 Easter Message from Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB – The Record

Read the message below, or watch the video here. 2016 EASTER MESSAGE   By The Most Rev Timothy Costelloe SDB Archbishop of Perth   26 and 27 March 2016   Download the full text in PDF As we celebrate the great Easter mystery in this Jubilee Year of Mercy, I am reminded more forcefully than ever… Continue Reading 2016 Easter Message from Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB – The Record

The Record: Seminar encourages mercy and understanding on asylum seekers

  The Archdiocese of Perth has this month held a seminar with the aim of engaging parishes and other Catholics in the debate about asylum seekers and refugees. The event was held with the particular objective of creating an alternative message to what is often presented by mainstream society and in the media. Co-ordinated by… Continue Reading The Record: Seminar encourages mercy and understanding on asylum seekers

Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB’s 2016 Pastoral Letter for Lent

The Archbishop of Perth, Timothy Costelloe SDB, has released his 2016 Pastoral Letter for Lent, which addresses all Catholics who are beginning their Lenten journey for 2016.   From the opening paragraphs of the letter:   The opening prayer of the Mass for the First Sunday of Lent sets out for us a challenge as we… Continue Reading Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB’s 2016 Pastoral Letter for Lent

The Record » Caritas Australia celebrate Shrove Tuesday to commence Lent

Only days after the 2016 Project Compassion Appeal was launched at St Mary’s Cathedral, Caritas Australia has again turned its attention to its core mission of supporting long-term development programs in impoverished communities around the world. This time, however, it did so in the context of Shrove Tuesday – a pancake-based lunch held before Ash… Continue Reading The Record » Caritas Australia celebrate Shrove Tuesday to commence Lent

The Record – 50 years strong: Project Compassion Appeal launches at Cathedral

Give generously this Lenten season, as if Christ himself were appealing to your charity through the mouths of the poor, said Auxiliary Bishop Don Sproxton on Sunday as he launched the 2016 Project Compassion Appeal at St Mary’s Cathedral. More than 1000 people attended the Mass to celebrate the launch, which was made all the… Continue Reading The Record – 50 years strong: Project Compassion Appeal launches at Cathedral

The Record: Archbishop Costelloe’s response to clergy abuse themed drama

Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB has this week written a moving response in the lead up to the release of the clergy abuse themed drama, Spotlight. Starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachael McAdams, Liev Schreiber and John Slattery, the film tells the story of the award winning investigative work of journalists at The Boston Globe… Continue Reading The Record: Archbishop Costelloe’s response to clergy abuse themed drama

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