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Sacraments are crucial to understanding Easter: Archbishop Fisher celebrates the Easter Triduum

Sacraments are crucial to understanding Easter: Archbishop Fisher celebrates the Easter Triduum

3 Apr 2018

The culmination of Holy Week - the Sacred Triduum of Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and the Easter Vigil - marks the holiest time in the Christian calendar.

Last week, while one billion Catholics around the world celebrated the occasion, Catholics in the Archdiocese of Sydney participated in liturgies on each day of the Triduum, walking with Christ through His Passion, death and resurrection.

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Chrism Mass Celebrated at Cathedral

Chrism Mass Celebrated at Cathedral

29 Mar 2018

It's the one Mass of the year which embraces everyone in the archdiocese - including those who will die and those yet to be born - and when priests solemnly renew their promises to serve. » Read More

'Experience Easter anew, through the eyes of a child': Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP

"Experience Easter anew, through the eyes of a child": Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP

29 Mar 2018

In his Easter message for 2018, Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP invites us to look at the Easter story anew, through the eyes of a child. He encourages us to not allow our Lenten regrets to overcomplicate our Easter, but rather to experience the hope and joy of Easter with the simplicity that children often see, and adults often miss.

As part of the video message, Archbishop Fisher includes excerpts from his recent visit to St James Catholic Primary School in Glebe, where he discussed the significance of the Easter story with the Year One class.

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Papal Awards for Seven Sydney Catholics

Papal Awards for Seven Sydney Catholics

9 Mar 2018

A married couple and a beloved Aboriginal elder were among seven Sydney Catholics presented with papal awards for outstanding service by Archbishop... » Read More

Response to NSW Government Decision to Join National Child Abuse Scheme

Response to NSW Government Decision to Join National Child Abuse Scheme

9 Mar 2018

Anthony Fisher OP, Archbishop of Sydney, responds to the NSW Government decision announced today. » Read More

Prayers of Forgiveness and Reparation held at St Mary's Cathedral

Prayers of Forgiveness and Reparation held at St Mary's Cathedral

6 Mar 2018

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP was joined by the Archdiocese of Sydney's three auxiliary bishops, those who had been affected by abuse within the Church, as well as priests, staff and lay faithful for Prayers of Forgiveness and Reparation in St Mary's Cathedral on Friday evening.

The reflections from the liturgy are available to listen to online or download as an audio podcast by clicking below.

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As the Questions Show, Carlton Parish Talks a Hit with Everyone

As the Questions Show, Carlton Parish Talks a Hit with Everyone

21 Feb 2018

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP was the first speaker in "The Challenges of our Times," a monthly forum on the relevance of religion... » Read More

Archbishop Urges Law Makers to Protect Religious Freedom at Red Mass

Archbishop Urges Law Makers to Protect Religious Freedom at Red Mass

2 Feb 2018

The Catholic Archbishop of Sydney, Most Rev. Anthony Fisher OP, delivered a strong call for the protection of religious freedom in Australia this week before a congregation of lawyers and lawmakers that included NSW Attorney-General, Mark Speakman MP, Opposition Leader Luke Foley MP, and Chief Justice of NSW, Tom Bathurst.

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Archbishop to celebrate Australia Day in Rome

Archbishop to celebrate Australia Day in Rome

18 Jan 2018

Sydney Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP will spend Australia Day celebrating a very special Mass in Italy. » Read More