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ANZAC Mass of Remembrance to be Live Streamed

ANZAC Mass of Remembrance to be Live Streamed

24 Apr 2017

On Monday evening the 24th of April Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP will celebrate the ANZAC Eve Mass at St Mary's Cathedral with Auxiliary Bishops, Terry Brady and Richard Umbers, and concelebrating clergy including several chaplains to the services.

The Governor of NSW, Members of Parliament, Representatives from the Judiciary, Defence Force Personnel, Representatives from the RSL, Veterans and friends will be in attendance and all are welcome to join. The Mass will commence at 5:30pm.

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Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP's Easter Message 2017

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP's Easter Message 2017

12 Apr 2017

This year Archbishop Anthony sat down with some young people from the Archdiocese of Sydney to find out what Easter means to them.

The Archbishop asked them how they stay hopeful in the face of the many challenging situations we encounter in the world today. He recalled that the disciples were at a similar age to them and by the end of holy week they were disenchanted and disillusioned by the violence and devastation of what had happened to Jesus.

WATCH THE EASTER SERVICES AT THE CATHEDRAL LIVE

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Archbishop Fisher Announces New Anti Slavery Taskforce

Archbishop Fisher Announces New Anti Slavery Taskforce

31 Mar 2017

On Tuesday, 28 March, Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP appeared before a NSW Legislative Council Select Committee looking in to human trafficking.

The inquiry was tasked with inquiring into and reporting on human trafficking in NSW, including its prevalence and practical measures which might be put into place in NSW which would address human trafficking.

In his testimony before the Select Committee, Archbishop Fisher addressed the practical measures which might be put into place, not only at a governmental level, but also within the Archdiocese of Sydney itself. » Read More

Peaceful Stand for Life at Day for the Unborn March

Peaceful Stand for Life at Day for the Unborn March

27 Mar 2017

It was standing-room only at St Mary's Cathedral on Sunday for the Mass of the Fourth Sunday of Lent, which is also marked as the Day of the Unborn Child.

Held on the Sunday closest to the Feast of the Annunciation, the day when the Church celebrates God becoming a single-celled human embryo, it is a day to remember and pray for all unborn children, for an end to abortion, and for Catholics to rededicate themselves as being people of life.

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Sackcloth and Ashes: Archbishop Anthony Fisher's Pastoral Message to the Priests and People of Sydney, Lent 2017

Sackcloth and Ashes: Archbishop Anthony Fisher's Pastoral Message to the Priests and People of Sydney, Lent 2017

28 Feb 2017

On Friday last the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse concluded its hearings into the Catholic Church. » Read More

Archbishop Anthony Fisher's vision for the future of the Church following the Royal Commission Catholic 'wrap up'

Archbishop Anthony Fisher's vision for the future of the Church following the Royal Commission Catholic 'wrap up'

24 Feb 2017

What has become known as the Catholic 'wrap up' of the Royal Commission into Institutional Response to Child Sexual Abuse concluded its three week hearing today.

All the Royal Commissioners heard from Australia's leading Archbishops including Sydney Archbishop, Anthony Fisher OP.

The Archbishops were asked their views on a range of issues being discussed at this hearing including professional standards, priestly formation, celibacy, the seal of Confession, governance, Church structure and clericalism. » Read More

Episcopal Ordination of Gregory Homeming OCD, Bishop of Lismore with Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP as Principal Celebrant

Episcopal Ordination of Gregory Homeming OCD, Bishop of Lismore with Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP as Principal Celebrant

23 Feb 2017

The Most Reverend Gregory Homeming OCD was ordained the sixth Bishop of Lismore on the Feast of the Chair of St Peter at St Carthage's Cathedral, Lismore last night. » Read More

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP Update on Royal Commission Hearings And Payments to Victims of Abuse

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP Update on Royal Commission Hearings And Payments to Victims of Abuse

17 Feb 2017

My dear friends,

The Royal Commission into Institutionalised Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has released further figures on claims made against Catholic organisations, including what the Church has paid in response to those claims.

This includes allegations of abuse from 1950 to the present, drawn from records of known offenders, alleged offenders and even unidentified offenders. » Read More

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP Pastoral Message In Response To The Beginning Of The Royal Commission's  Final Hearing On The Catholic Church

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP Pastoral Message In Response To The Beginning Of The Royal Commission's Final Hearing On The Catholic Church

6 Feb 2017

My dear friends,

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has begun its final three-week review of the performance of the Catholic Church in Australia. And what has been revealed has already been harrowing.

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Medical Ethics a Priority for Notre Dame University

Medical Ethics a Priority for Notre Dame University

27 Jan 2017

He's not just a busy Australian archbishop dealing with a thousand-and-one daily issues to do with running an archdiocese; » Read More

Archbishop Fisher Congratulates Inspirational Australians

Archbishop Fisher Congratulates Inspirational Australians

27 Jan 2017

Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP gave his warm congratulations to several of the Australia Day recipients of honours, including the Australian of the Year... » Read More