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  • Preparing for Christmas in word and song at St Mary's Cathedral
    By Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese             25 Nov 2004
    "From Darkness to Light", a ceremony to mark the First Sunday of Advent, will be held at St Mary’s Cathedral this Sunday evening, 28 November 2004. It will be an evening of readings and music. ...
  • Catholic Administrators gather in Sydney
    By Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese             22 Oct 2004
    Cardinal Pell will give the first keynote address at the inaugural Catholic Administration Conference to be held in Sydney from 24-26 October 2004. ...
  • Joint Statement on the Australian Labor Party's Schools Policy, Great Australian Schools
    By Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese             28 Sep 2004
    In response to the Australian Labor Party's Schools Policy Great Australian Schools, we offer the following comments. ...
  • Catholics gather to remember victims of terrorist attacks
    By Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese             10 Sep 2004
    Cardinal George Pell, Archbishop of Sydney, will celebrate a special Mass in St Mary’s Cathedral on Tuesday 14 September 2004 in remembrance of all the victims of terror attacks. ...
  • My Foetus and the ensuing debate over abortion
    By Most Rev. Anthony Fisher OP             6 Aug 2004
    Julia Black´s film My Foetus is designed to ignite debate about an important contemporary issue. ...
  • Holy Father accepts retirement of Bishop Geoffrey Robinson
    By Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese             16 Jul 2004
    The Holy Father, Pope John Paul II, has accepted the retirement of Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney, Bishop Geoffrey Robinson, due to ill-health, on Thursday 15 July 2004. ...
  • My Foetus Documentary to Screen on ABC
    By Most Rev. Anthony Fisher OP             12 Jul 2004
    Grief counsellors, priests and pastoral carers are bracing themselves for the forthcoming Channel 4 documentary, My Foetus, due to be broadcast on ABC’s Compass programme next month. ...
  • Death of Bishop John Heaps
    By Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese             22 Jun 2004
    Bishop John Heaps, a former Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Sydney, died at Calvary Hospital, Kogarah, yesterday, 21 June 2004, a day after admission. ...
  • Comprehensive study on Becket and Henry considers Faith vs Public Affairs
    By Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese             28 May 2004
    Becket & Henry, the Becket Lectures has been written by Chief Justice James Spigelman AC and will be launched in Sydney by Cardinal Pell next Monday, 31 May 2004. ...
  • EASTER CELEBRATIONS at St Mary's Cathedral
    By Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese             10 Apr 2004
    The Easter Vigil, celebrated by Cardinal George Pell, Archbishop of Sydney, will begin outside the southern entry of the Cathedral with the Blessing of the New Fire. From this fire the Easter Candle is lit. ...
  • GOOD FRIDAY at St Mary's Cathedral
    By Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese             9 Apr 2004
    Good Friday commences with Stations of the Cross. The Stations (Way) of the Cross is a solemn procession of prayer at each of the 14 stations, which mark the last hours leading to the death of Jesus. ...
  • Holy Thursday at St Mary's Cathedral
    By Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese             8 Apr 2004
    The blessing of Sacramental oils will take place at the annual Chrism Mass to be celebrated by Archbishop of Sydney, Cardinal George Pell on Holy Thursday morning at 10.30am . ...
  • Cardinal Pell welcomes Muslim cleric at St Mary's Cathedral for Interfaith Prayer Service
    By Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese             30 Mar 2004
    Cardinal George Pell, Archbishop of Sydney, will welcome Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf to St Mary's Cathedral for an Interfaith Prayer Service on Thursday 1 April 2004 at 12 noon. ...
  • Easter Mass times now available
    By Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese             25 Mar 2004
    The Holy Week and Easter Mass times for the parishes of Sydney Archdiocese are now available on this website. ...
  • Sydney Priests among Australia Day Honours List
    By Catholic Communications, Sydney Archdiocese             26 Jan 2004
    Three priests of the Archdiocese of Sydney have been named in the Australia Day Honours List. ...