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Tell Us about Your Priest

As part of the Year of the Priest, we want to pay tribute to all our priests who make such a difference to our lives and are such an integral part of our parish and Church life, our communities and our schools. ...

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  1. Father Bob Sheridan, Parish Priest, Sacred Heart Parish, Blackheath

    Father Bob Sheridan, Parish Priest, Sacred Heart Parish, BlackheathSeventy-five might be the normal retiring age for Catholic priests but at 77, Father Robert Sheridan has no intention of stepping aside. ...

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  2. Fr Paddy Sykes, Senior Chaplain Royal Australian Navy, Command Chaplaincy Centre, HMAS Kuttabul, Potts Point, NSW

    Fr Paddy Sykes, Senior Chaplain Royal Australian Navy, Command Chaplaincy Centre, HMAS Kuttabul, Potts Point, NSWComing from a non-military background and only recently ordained, Chaplain Paddy Sykes admits he had to struggle to "find something meaningful to say" in 1996 when he was unexpectedly asked to deliver a homily on Anzac Day at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Griffith where he was serving as assistant priest. ...

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  3. Fr Sacha Bermudez-Goldman SJ, Director of Jesuit Refugee, Services Australia

    Fr Sacha Bermudez-Goldman SJ, Director of Jesuit Refugee, Services AustraliaWhen Nicaraguan-born, American-educated Fr Sacha Bermudez-Goldman SJ was ordained in Melbourne on June 30 2007, Jesuit Bishop Greg O'Kelley described him as an "irredeemable optimist who would have admired the iceberg that sank the Titanic." ...

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  4. Father Andrew Grace, Parish Priest at Sacred Heart Church, Griffith and Member of the Military Ordinariate

    Father Andrew Grace, Parish Priest at Sacred Heart Church, Griffith and Member of the Military OrdinariateTwo near fatal car crashes have played pivotal roles in Fr Grace's life. Although the first crash occurred several years before his birth, it would influence his life and his faith. ...

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  1. Priests For The Third Millennium
    Priests For The Third Millennium What sort of priests are needed for the third millennium? Sydney Auxiliary Bishop, Julian Porteous explores this question in his thoughtful, carefully-researched and fascinating new book: After the Heart of God. ...

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  2. Benedict XVI: Priests are a gift of grace
    Benedict XVI: Priests are a gift of grace Benedict XVI dedicated his General Audience catechesis on June 24th to the Year for Priests. ...

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  3. A Special Tribute
    A Special Tribute They are our unsung heroes. Selfless, tireless, devoted and hard working, Sydney's 484 parish and religious priests support us in good times and in bad. ...

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  4. St Jean Vianney - Cure d'Ars and Patron Saint of All Priests
    St Jean Vianney - Cure d'Ars and Patron Saint of All Priests On the 150th year after the death of Saint Jean - Marie Vianney and on his August 4 Feast Day, the Pontiff will proclaim the nineteenth century Priest as Patron Saint of All Priests of the World. ...

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