On Good Shepherd Sunday, Archbishop Costelloe explained that the call upon all our lives is the same - to return our lives to Christ and to return Christ to the centre of our lives, following his example in laying down our lives for others.
Catholics across Australia are being urged to learn more about euthanasia and the dangers it poses to society, with the launch of a new pamphlet which offers the alternative to euthanasia and explores the truth and the myths of this debate.
Archbishop Costelloe is to be featured as one of the most influential 100 West Australians. Here, he gives a brief interview to the West Australian newspaper about his perspective on his role as Catholic Archbishop of Perth.
Over several days in late April, St Mary's Cathedral will play host to some world class music as it hosts the new Director of the Royal School of Church Music and through a carefully chosen repertoire to honour our nations diggers on Anzac Day.
A simple plan to help Perth's homeless , which includes providing packs containing toiletries and necessary items, that was successfully devised by a 10-year-old Whitford Catholic Primary School student is once again under way for the third year in a row.
In a joyous ceremony that moved from complete darkness and silence into floods of light and celebration, Archbishop Costelloe received numerous people into the Catholic Church reminding believers that with Jesus we do not need to be afraid.
Archbishop Timothy Costelloe shares the deep desire in each one of us for life and for love, for integrity and wholeness suggesting that we mirror Jesus daily, ready to surrender control, to let go and allow God to be the main actor in our lives.
In his Easter message, Archbishop Costelloe speaks of how Jesus offers us an extraordinary gift - his peace. This gift, says the Archbishop, is offered to the Lord’s first disciples, and continues to be offered to all of us today.
Clergy from across the entire Archdiocese of Perth assembled together in St Mary's Cathedral to renew their priestly promises and for the blessing of the Oils of Catechumens and of the Sick, and the consecrating of the Oil of Chrism.
Why not consider joining us to celebrate the Easter Triduum at St Mary’s Catholic Cathedral in Perth? Some of the highlights of the music to be featured includes section from Handel's 'Messiah' and Mozart's 'Exultate Jubilate'.
Both the emeritus and present Archbishops of Perth gathered people around the banqueting table of the Lord to celebrate Mass and to offer healing for all those who have lost children in the womb.
Thousands of Catholic school teachers and staff across WA gathered recently over a three-day period to celebrate the new school year, to renew their commitment to Catholic education and to welcome new staff members.
West Coast Eagles’ ruckman Scott Lycett joined a “bigger team” this week when he was baptised into the Christian community at Our Lady of the Mission Catholic Church in Whitford.
The Emmanuel Centre for people with disabilities and their families ran a course recently that looked at Mental Health Issues that was facilitated by Tasha Broomhall from Blooming Minds.
Pope Francis has written to Nigerian bishops assuring them of his prayers and solidarity with the African nation as it suffers from violent attacks by the terrorist group, Boko Haram.
The Catholic News Service offers a review of Disney's latest version of Cinderella which it believes injects vibrant new life into the venerable fairy tale. The result is an exuberant live-action retelling of the oft-filmed fable.
NSW State Opposition Leader Luke Foley has spoken about his Catholic values, saying that his mother instilled in him as a child faith in three institutions: the Labor Party, the Catholic Church and the Eastern Suburbs RLFC.
Pope Francis has this week encouraged laypeople immersed in the world to engage in earthly realities to serve the good of man.
Cristian, a 33-year-old farmer, who lives in a remote Andean village in Peru, speaks about how young, mountain farmers are working together to grow and harvest a wide variety of sustainable crops, a Rural Development Program run by Caritas Australia.
Two Perth women are part of a larger group made up of 14 women from across Australia taking part in the Young Catholic Women’s Interfaith Fellowship.
UK performers, The Sixteen, who are recognised globally as one of the world’s greatest ensembles, recently performed in St Mary's Cathedral during the Perth International Arts Festival.
Pope Francis has again encouraged Catholics worldwide to spend 24-hours reflecting on the mercy of God. Archbishop Costelloe has taken up the challenge and compiled a suggested set of new mysteries for the Rosary - the Merciful Mysteries.
Archbishop Tim Costelloe has blessed and official opened the new, architecturally stunning St John Bosco College, in Piara Waters, Perth in the presence of students, teachers, parents and dignitaries.
Archbishop Tim Costelloe SDB has presided over the liturgy of the Rite of Election of Catechumens and Formal Recognition of Candidates at St Mary’s Cathedral, Perth encouraging over 150 individuals to come towards Jesus with hearts full of gratitude.
A 400-strong crowd were present at the Banksia Grove Catholic Primary School recently as priest-in-charge Father Vinh Dong unveiled two foundational stones personally blessed by Pope Francis.
In his Lenten Message for 2015, Archbishop Costelloe invites the Catholic community to reflect upon the message of Jesus where He calls His followers to repent and believe the Good News.
At a Solemn Mass, in the company of Perth's Lord Mayor and its Italian twin city Mayor, Archbishop Costelloe launched 2015's Project Compassion which takes the theme of Food For Life.
Archbishop Costelloe to launch Project Compassion, one of Australia’s largest humanitarian fundraising and awareness-raising campaigns which brings thousands of Australians together in solidarity with the world’s poor.
St Mary's Cathedral hosted a great celebration to inaugurate the Year of Consecrated Life in the Archdiocese of Perth as Archbishop Costelloe addressed 44 religious congregations and institutes present as "friends of God and prophets".
Pope Francis is encouraging all Catholics in the Archdiocese of Perth to take part in a global survey in the lead up to a meeting of bishops in the Vatican in October 2015 that will address matters relating to marriage and the family.
Looking for a local Christmas Mass or carols? Or maybe you're considering coming back to church this Christmas? Whatever your choice, you will be most welcome among us! This page lists details of Masses and services across Perth over Christmas.
In an Opinion piece that appears in today's edition of The West Australian, Archbishop Costelloe of Perth challenges the simplistic attitudes of some who blame child sexual abuse solely on celibacy.
The Australian Catholic Bishops extend the deepest sympathy and prayers of the Catholic Church in Australia to all people affected by the siege in Martin Place, Sydney which resulted in the loss of three lives earlier today.
From dawn to dusk, people flocked to St Mary's Cathedral to celebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, one of the principal feast days for the Archdiocese and for the cathedral.
St Mary's Cathedral overflowed with staff, students and their loved ones from the University of Notre Dame, Australia in attendance at the university's annual Graduation Mass.
WA's State Library has recently displayed the Rosendo Salvado Exhibition featuring a rare collection 19th-century photographs and artefacts about Dom Rosendo Salvado, offering an invaluable and unique insight into Western Australia during this era
The Annual Christmas Helpline run by St Kieran’s Parish Priest Fr Michael Gatt is heading for its 23rd year of service as tallies over the past two years’ festive seasons topped 100 calls.
Families, couples and single people of all ages gathered in St Mary's Cathedral to celebrate and thank God for the gift of life. In a moving homily, Archbishop Costelloe spoke a moving experience when he personally came to understand that life is
In a powerful homily at the Requiem Mass for Fr Pat Cunningham, Archbishop Costelloe reminded those present that "for Fr Pat life is now changed not ended".
In a moving ceremony, hundreds of worshippers accompanied clergy to fill St Mary's Cathedral in order to witness six young men being ordained to the diaconate for the Archdiocese of Perth.
In a homily given at St Mary's Cathedral on the Feast of All Souls, Archbishop Costelloe spoke of how we are encouraged by the faith of the Church to pray with great hope, confidence and trust, for those who have died.
Service in the Church was the principal reason for hundreds of Acolytes gathering in St Mary's Cathedral for a Mass to commission acolytes in the company of Archbishop Timothy Costelloe.
In his Sunday homily, Archbishop Costelloe speaks about seeing the world with God's eyes, not with a logic of strict justice as humans might, but through the lens of a God who is generous, compassionate and forgiving.
Archbishop Timothy Costelloe has welcomed the news of the appointment of the Most Rev Anthony Fisher OP as the ninth Catholic Archbishop of Sydney.
For the first time in nearly three decades the Head of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, His Beatitude Sviatoslav, will visit Ukrainian Catholics in Australia commencing his tour in Perth on Wednesday 17th September.
Archbishop Costelloe has spoken of the invaluable work of the Royal Commission and his desire that the extension given to the Commission help to end the scourge of abuse that has destroyed the lives of so many people.
As principal celebrant at the University of Notre Dame's Silver Jubilee Anniversary Mass, Archbishop Costelloe spoke in his homily of how we are each to rely on Jesus and it is to him we owe our praise and gratitude.
Fr Glenn Humphreys, a member of the Vincentian Order who served as a Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Perth during the 1980s, found guilty of four counts of unlawful and indecent assault dating back more than thirty years ago.
Archbishop Costelloe is inviting “Catholics, fellow Christian brothers and sisters, and all those who believe in God” to pray to God “to bring about a satisfactory intervention” to the escalating crisis in Iraq.
St Mary’s Cathedral, the mother church of Perth’s Catholic community, will tomorrow (Thursday 7 August) honour the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 during what Prime Minster Tony Abbott has recently declared as a National Day of Mourning.
Archbishop Costelloe has added his voice to those of other church leaders and leading non-government care organisations in Western Australia with the offer of support and housing in the community for families with infants being held in offshore detention.
On the news of the death earlier today of His Eminence Cardinal Edward Clancy OAC, AM, Archbishop Costelloe made the following comment on behalf of the Archdiocese of Perth.
Today in St Mary’s Cathedral Archbishop of Perth, Timothy Costelloe , will celebrate a Mass to remember the lives of all those that recently lost their lives aboard flight MH17, remembering in particular
About 700 people attended a special Mass at St Mary’s Cathedral in memory of the 298 lives lost in the Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 tragedy. Archbishop Timothy Costelloe told those present to "hold firm to God's goodness".
The Archdiocese of Perth has released a statement following the sentencing of Fr Patrick Holmes in Perth District Court which speaks of the courage of the two women who came forward to police to tell their stories.
Michael Galovic trained in Europe and is today one of Australia's leading iconographers. A beautiful display of his icons is presently on show daily at St Mary's Cathedral.
The tragic global events of the past few days, including the loss of 298 innocent lives on MH17, are the focus of a reflective sermon from Archbishop Costelloe.
The Western Australian Branch of the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) chose St Mary's Cathedral as the venue in which to perform the final service of the 2014 State-wide Choristers’ Camp which this year celebrates its fortieth anniversary.
On the news that a federal parliamentary group is to be launched to promote cross-party support for a private member's Bill to legalise voluntary euthanasia, Archbishop Costelloe calls on society to reflect carefully.
Archbishop Costelloe comments on loving football and loving God as the AFL announces it will allow football games to be played on Good Friday for the first time.
Nearly a thousand pupils from schools across Perth gathered at Irene McCormack Catholic College with Archbishop Costelloe, Bishop Sproxton and other dignitaries for the launch of the 2014 LifeLink appeal.
Parishioners, priests, personnel and pupils both past and present gathered together on Saturday 24th May at St Michael's Catholic Parish in Bassendean to celebrate 100 years of Catholic worship and service in the local area.
People recently assembled from far and wide in St Mary's Cathedral for a Healing Mass and Anointing of the Sick led by Archbishop Timothy Costelloe, and organised by the Order or Malta.
In the lead up to the Royal Commission's two-week visit to Perth, Archbishop Costelloe has written to the entire Catholic community expressing profound sorrow for the past and a promise to make matters different in the future.
The Sunday Times approached Archbishop Costelloe's office wishing to know the steps he had taken to make the Catholic Church a safer place for children since issuing a letter of apology in December 2013. A full transcript of the comment is here.
Fewer seasons in the Church's calendar bring together a tidal wave of clergy and laity of any town and city like Easter. Perth is no different with the cathedral and parishes overflowing as we remember Jesus' passion, death and resurrection.
St Mary's Cathedral was standing-room only again as the Catholic community gathered to celebrate the annual Mass of Chrism. The main theme of Archbishop Costelloe's homily was that Jesus cannot and does not fail those of us who fail Him.
Following a guilty plea delivered by Fr Patrick Holmes OSCam at Perth Magistrates Court this morning, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe made the following public statement...
With much attention on Perth regarding the search of missing Malaysian Airways flight MH370, St Mary's Cathedral has provided a place for the general public to come to pray and reflect for all involved in this recent tragedy.
on 21st March, Crispin Witika was ordained priest in St Mary's Cathedral by Archbishop Timothy Costelloe before a crowd of great witnesses.
Members and friends of the Irish community in Perth gathered to fill St Mary's Cathedral for the annual celebration of the life and witness of St Patrick.
St Mary's Cathedral was ablaze with song and expectation as over 200 people presented themselves before Archbishop Costelloe to be accepted into the Catholic Church through the Rite of Election.
Project Compassion 2014 was launched by Bishop Sproxton at a Mass on Sunday 2nd March, with Archdiocesan staff and friends flipping pancakes to raise vital funds for global projects that help those most vulnerable to extreme poverty and injustice.
After 19 years of service to two Archbishops, Jane Pilkington waves goodbye to the important role she has played as Archbishop's Secretary and embraces retirement to a flurry of gratitude and honours.
Archbishop Costelloe awarded the 2013 BJ Hickey 2013 Biblical Scholarships to some of the recipients at a morning tea in the Cathedral Presbytery on Friday 20 December in the presence of Archbishop Emeritus Barry James Hickey and other guests.
Read or watch Archbishop Costelloe's Christmas Message to the Catholic community of Perth in which he speaks of our call to help to "heal wounds" and to "warm hearts"...
Archbishop Costelloe SDB was joined by the Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Paul Gallagher, Bishop Sproxton and about 100 clergy and over a thousand religious and laity in St Mary's Cathedral on Monday 9 December to celebrate the Archdiocese's Centenary.
As the Royal Commission focusses on the Catholic Church's role in dealing with child sexual abuse, Archbishop Costelloe writes to the Catholic community and society at large about failures and the future.
On behalf of the entire Catholic community, the Truth Justice Healing Council has released a COMMITMENT STATEMENT outlining the Catholic Church's commitment to repair past wrongs, to listen to victims, put their needs first, and ensure a safer future for
Archbishop Costelloe presided at the start of the Novena to the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary in St Mary's Cathedral on Sunday evening.
Praying the Scriptures in Advent! Popular Lectio Divina reflections released as App by the Broken Bay Diocese
The jubilees of nine priests serving in Western Australia were celebrated at the annual St Charles Day Clergy Mass and Dinner on 4 November.
"Reaching out to people in need in practical and life-changing ways is an essential part of our Christian faith" said Archbishop Costelloe SDB at the official launch of the 2013 Christimas Appeal for LifeLink.
The Christmas Season came early to St Mary's Cathedral with the singing of the Messiah on the eve of All Saints.
Excusing himself of the pun, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB observed that the retiring Editor of The Record, Mr Peter Rosengren, was leaving the paper with an "extraordinary record!"
Deacon Brennan Sia was Ordained to the Priesthood on Friday 27 September by Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB.
Archbishop Patrick Joseph Clune CSsR DD, following the exhumation of his mortal remains from Karrakatta Cemetery in May this year, was reinterred last night in the crypt of St Mary's Cathedral, Perth.
Archbishop Costelloe has invited the Catholics of the Archdiocese of Perth to join in solidarity with Pope Francis by participating in a day of prayer and fasting for peace in Syria, the Middle East and the whole world this coming Saturday, 7 September
Last Thursday, large crowds filled St Mary's Cathedral to pray before the the Pilgrim Statue of Fatima.
Extending Sunday trading might seem harmless but could reap destructive long-term effects on society
In front of 1600 Aussie Youth attending the "Aussie Gathering" in Rio de Janiero on Wednesday afternoon, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB called them to give Jesus their "Yes"
The 2013 Performing Arts Festival for Catholic Schools and Colleges was launched at Mass in St Mary's Cathedral on Thursday 25 July. Click here to see photos
Archbishop Costelloe has announced the appointment of Mr James Parker to the position of Archdiocesan Communications and Media Manager
By keeping our eyes firmly fixed on Jesus he will draw us closer together. This was the message of Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB at Choral Evensong in St George's Anglican Cathedral, Perth, last Sunday evening.
50 Years after Vatican II commenced, Pope Francis asks: "Have we done everything that the Holy Spirit has asked us to do during the Council?" The Archdiocese is holding four public lectures and discussions on the four key Constitutions of Vatican II
Archbishop's Easter Message on Youtube
"We, the bishops and priests, must have the courage and the humility to put aside, once and for all, any pretensions to superiority, any arrogance and hard-heartedness, any mean-spiritedness or lack of forgiveness, any self-centredness or selfishness."
Rev Victor Manuel Lujano was ordained a Priest for the Archdiocese of Perth by Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB at St Mary's Cathedral Perth on Friday 8 March.
Achbishop Costelloe invites us to reflect on the relationship between faith and love as we begin our Lenten journey.
It was with great surprise and sadness that I heard the news on Monday night that Pope Benedict XVI had decided to resign
Archbishop Costelloe welcomes the statement by the Prime Minister announcing the establishment of a Royal Commission into child sexual abuse in religious and other institutions.
Around 150 bishops, priests, deacons and seminarians celebrated the feast of St Charles Borromeo at St Charles' Seminary on 5 November and honoured jubilarians amongst their ranks.
"As the new Archbishop of Perth I have started a journey of faith, together with you all, into a future which only God knows."
In addressing the Synod on New Evangelisation, Archbishop Costelloe said, "The greatest challenge facing the Church today is to return the Church to Christ and to return Christ to the Church."
When men and women of Faith work together, there is nothing that cannot be achieved.
St Francis Xavier was first sent to mission to the Portuguese in India. Through inculturation he immersed himself in the culture of Goa and south India, extending his evangelisation to Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, and to China.
Emeritus Archbishop Barry James Hickey, together with Archbishop Costelloe launch The Biblical Foundation
“But when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law.” Galatians 4:4
Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB presents Year of Grace art award as part of the Angelico Exhibition
On Sunday 22 July 2012, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB joined the University of Notre Dame Australia community for the first Graduation Mass held by the University in St Patrick's Basilica, Fremantle
MorLey Carmelite, Fr Tadgh Tierney OCD, pays tribute to Fr Joseph Kelly OCD who passed away on 13 July 2012
Archbishop Emeritus Barry James Hickey says Fr Gaetano Nanni will be long remebered and loved.
On Sunday 8 July, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB spoke at the 11am Mass in St Mary's Cathedral Perth about the significance of the Pallium.
On the Solemnity of St Peter and St Paul, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB, Archbishop of Perth, was honoured to be vested with the Pallium by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI
On Friday 15 June, the Most Reverend Timothy Costelloe SDB ordained to the Priesthood the Very Reverend Fr Harry Entwistle and announced his appointment by the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI as Ordinary of the Ordinariate of Our Lady of the Southern Cross
The Archbishop Emeritus of Perth, Western Australia, the Most Rev Barry James Hickey, addresses the Fiftieth Eucharistic Congress, Dublin, Ireland, on The Importance of Christian Marriage and the Futility of Alternatives to Marriage.
On Thursday 7 June, family, friends and Rockingham parishioners joined with Archbishop Costelloe, Emeritus Archbishop Hickey, Bishop Sproxton and many clergy of the Archdiocese to farewell Fr Henry Finbarr Walsh
Parish representatives from throughout the Archdiocese of Perth joined His Grace, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB, at the Sunday evening Youth Mass in St Mary's Cathedral Perth on 27 May, to launch The Year of Grace
Archbishop Costelloe SDB has released a video message in time for A Year of Grace which commences on Pentecost Sunday, 27 May.
A Year of Grace will be launched in Perth with Mass celebrated by Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB of Perth at 5pm on 27 May at St Mary’s Cathedral. All welcome.
President of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, Most Rev Dennis Hart, has announced the forthcoming establishment in Australia by Pope Benedict XVI of a Personal Ordinariate for former Anglicans.
A morning tea was held on Tuesday 4 May to say "thank you and farewell" to the Cathedral Presybtery cook Mrs Chris Doyle.
Malankara Syrian Orthodox Bishop, His Grace Paulose Mor Ireneous, paid a courtesy visit to the Archbishop of Perth, His Grace Timothy Costelloe, on Monday 16 April.
Good Friday Commenced at St Mary's Cathedral with Stations of the Cross in the Morning and the Lord's Passion celebrated at 3pm.
A near full Cathedral celebrated the Lord's Supper with Archbishop Costelloe and clergy.
Nearly 200 hundred priests renewed their commitment to the priesthood before Archbishop Costelloe at the annual Chrism Mass in St Mary's Cathedral Perth on Holy Tuesday evening.
Follow the link to view the homily given by the Most Rev Timothy Costelloe SDB at his Installation Mass as the 6th Archbishop of Perth
Follow the link to see the highlights of the Installation of Archbishop Timothy Costelloe, 9th Bishop and 6th Archbishop of Perth
Archbishop Timothy Costelloe of Perth says, "The greatest challenge facing the Church today is to return Christ to the Church and to return the Church to Christ."
The Solemn Mass & Reception for Archbishop-designate Timothy Costelloe SDB will take place on 21 March at 6.30pm at St Mary's Cathedral.
Hundreds farewell Archbishop Hickey who says he’ll continue to respond to the call to follow Christ in sacred orders while in retirement
Archbishop Hickey releases his seventh episode - Jesus is Real - in the A Word for Today's World series.
Breaking news: Melbourne Bishop Timothy Costelloe SDB to succeed Archbishop Hickey as Archbishop of Perth
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has issued pastoral recommendations for the Year of Faith
Archbishop Hickey to give an online video series of good news talks that will be available from 22 January via The Faith Centre website.
The University of Notre Dame Australia hosted a morning tea for the presentation of Mr Odhran O'Brien's Masters thesis on Bishiop Martin Griver (1814 - 1886) on 15 December 2011.
The newly appointed Consul of Italy to Western Australia came to visit Archbishop Barry Hickey on 14 December
A significant collection of architectural plans of Catholic and civic buildings in WA dating back 100 years donated to the Archives
Archbishop Hickey visited Sonshine radio studios to pre-record a radio series on the good news of Jesus
Archbishop Hickey gave a stirring address to the youth of Perth on the WYD theme for Rio in 2013, "Go and make disciples of all nations" (Matt 28:19).
A collection of winning Mandorla Art Award works are on display in The Faith Centre this week, which Archbishop Hickey launched on 11 November.
Queen of the Apostles in Riverton was one of six Catholic schools in Perth to win this year's LifeLink 'Express Yourself' art competition.
The Queen made an official visit to Clontarf Aboriginal College, and Mgr Keating blessed Ngulla Mia.
Archbishop Barry James Hickey, freshly arrived from his ad limina visit to Rome, joined the people of Fremantle for the 63rd Annual Blessing of the Fleet on Sunday 30 October 2011.
Archbishop Hickey welcomes the New Translation of the Mass. He announces the introduction of the Peoples' Responses this weekend in the Archdiocese.
Pope Benedict XVI will officially open Australia's first pilgrim centre in Rome today 19 October at 5.30pm ROME TIME.
Archbishop Barry Hickey and Bishop Don Sproxton have sent a letter home about their time so far in Rome at the Ad Limina Apostolorum (To the Threshold of the Apostles) meeting of Australian Bishops.
The Australian Catholic Council for Employment Relations met in Perth on the 16th and 17th of August.
Perth's first Bishop John Brady was laid to rest in St Mary's Cathedral crypt on 2 August.
Bishop Brady's great great grandniece Lorna Lavelle described as "surreal" the experience of being in Perth for the Reinterment of Bishop John Brady
Mr Odhran O'Brien, who recently submitted his Master's Thesis on the life of Bishop Griver will soon commence work in a State Government department.
Aboriginal Elders, adults and students and staff from Catholic Schools gathered together with the Archbishop and Dean of St Mary's Cathedral, Monsignor Keating, on Wednesday morning 6 July to celebrate NAIDOC Week.
Archbishop Hickey had great pleasure in welcoming Romanian Orthodox Bishop for Australia, His Grace Bishop Mihail, to Perth on Saturday 18 June and escorted him on a tour of St Mary's Cathedral.
Archbishop Hickey has issued a Pastoral Letter calling the clergy and people of the Archdiocese of Perth to urgently proclaim Jesus as Lord and Saviour to a world burdened and bound by sin and violence.
In the second of the University of Notre Dame Australia's Bishops Speaking Out lecture series, Archbishop Hickey gave an address on the Church in the Modern World at University's Fremantle's campus on Tuesday 7 June 2011.
Archbishop Hickey and the clergy of the Archdiocese of Perth would like to pay tribute to the life and ministry of Father Gordon Herbert Bennett who passed away peacefully on Tuesday 10th May 2011 at Little Sisters of the Poor, Glendalough, aged 90 years.
HOLY THURSDAY - CATHEDRAL MASS OF THE LORD'S LAST SUPPER - PHOTO GALLERY
A selection of photos taken during the Chrism Mass celebrated by Archbishop Hickey, Bishop Sproxton and the clergy of the archdiocese. The faithful packed the Cathedral supporting the work of their priests.
The Military Hospitaller order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem held its annual national Chapter in Perth on 8 - 11 April.
Earlier this month, Archbsihop Hickey met with Madeleine Clear, an entrant in the Mandorla Art Prize 2010.
The 40 Days for Life campaign is currently underway in Perth. It's aim is simply to pray peacefully for an end to abortion. Read more to find out details of where it is happening and how to get involved.
Last Thursday, the feast of St Patrick, marked the centenary of the Episcopal consecration of Patrick Joseph Clune CSsR as Bishop of Perth. A Mass in the Cathedral was held to commemorate the occasion.
The evening of 4 March saw a packed Cathedral for the ordination of five deacons to the priesthood by Archbishop Hickey.
Neil Stocker, who worked for the organ company commissioned to dismantle and reinstall the organ in the renovated Cathedral of St Mary's in Perth, was among those who lost their lives in the recent Christchurch earthquake.
On Tuesday, February 22, Ivan Dragicevic, one of the six visionaries of the alleged apparitions of Medjugorje was in St Mary’s Cathedral to address a packed Cathedral and pray together to Mary.
A memorial Ecumenical Service took place in St Mary's Cathedral on 12 February at 10am to commemmorate the recent victims of a Church massacre in Egypt.
Perth’s first Bishop is coming home, 140 years after he died in France. An exciting project is underway to recover the remains of Bishop Brady from a village cemetry in Southern France.
The book "Our Cathedral", authored by Cathedral parishioner John Winship, was launched recently by Archbishop Hickey.
120 bishops, priests and seminarians gathered at St Charles' Seminary Guildford on Monday 8 November for the annual clergy and seminarian celebration of St Charles' Day. The Seminary Rector, Monsignor Kevin Long took the opportunity to announce the long a
Archbishop Hickey hosted an historic meeting of the Council of Priests in the recently refurbished Chapter Hall of the Cathedral Presbytery
St Mary's Cathedral's season of Choral and Organ Music continued on Sunday 30 October with the choice of music both reflecting the sombre nature of the Church's rememberance of the dead in November and the joy of All Saints on the first of November.
Bishop Sproxton, together with Mr Brett Mendez, launched the LifeLink Christmas Appeal at St Mary's Cathedral on Tuesday 19 October.
Fr Pat Byrne SVD, former Secretary General of the Pontifical Society of the Holy Childhood, is visiting Perth to thank the people of the Archdiocese for their generous support of the Missions.
An image of Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop is being projected onto the Ceremonial Entrance of St Mary's Cathedral Perth in anticipation of the canonization of Saint Mary MacKillop on Sunday 17 October 2010.
Archdiocese of Perth set to celebrate the canonization of St Mary of the Cross MacKillop.
Death of Fr Thomas (Tom) Columba Gaine. May He Rest in Peace.
Archbishop Hickey ordained to the Diaconate five seminarians from St Charles' Seminary on Friday 20 August at Blessed Mary MacKillop Parish Church, Ballajura.
Archbishop Barry James Hickey presents his pastoral letter in preparation and celebration of NATIONAL MARRIAGE DAY...
The First Ordinations in St Mary's Cathedral since its completion in December 2009 were celebrated by Archbishop Hickey on the Feast of the Transfiguration, 6 August 2010. Those ordained were Fr Benny Calanza and Fr Rodrigo Tomala.
Archbishop Hickey today met with the Prime Minister, the Honourable Julia Gillard.
The Australian Ambassador to the Holy See today called on Archbishop Hickey to update His Grace on the preparations in Rome for the canonization of Blessed Mary MacKillop
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Archbishop Hickey blessed the Subiaco Parish Facility on 22 July in the presence of Parish Priest Fr Joseph Walsh and about fifty guests.
The Dean of St Mary's Cathedral, Monsignor Michael Keating, celebrated the Performing Arts Festival Opening Mass at St Mary Cathedral on Friday 23 July 2010.
Students and staff from Prendiville College visit St Mary's Cathedral
Fr Lai and Sr Anna recently in Perth from Vietnam to commence theological studies this semester at The University of Notre Dame Australia.
On 20 July 2010, Archbishop Hickey celebrated the Requiem Mass at St Mary's Cathedral of Fr Stephen Edward Durkin.
Mr Risfat Odeh Kassis, a guest of Act for Peace, visits Archbishop Hickey and Bishop Sproxton
Archbishop Hickey met with around 60 people at St Mary's Cathedral on Thursday 24 June to outline his vision for the establishment of a Centre to promote Evangelization in the Archdiocese of Perth.
On Sunday 30 May 2010, a special organ recital was given by Ms Jacinta Jakovcevic in St Mary's Cathedral, Perth, to mark the 100th anniversary of installation of the Dodd Organ.
The State President of the Knights of the Southern Cross, Mr Peter Murray, the State Executive Officer, Mr Geoff McKebery . . .
Around 60 students from Trinity College were the first group to be confirmed by Archbishop Hickey in St Mary's Cathedral on 3 June 2010.
At the Mass of the Chrism on Holy Tuesday, Archbishop Hickey gave an impassioned homily to his priests.
The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary this year rang out with the Easter "Alleluia" for the first time in three years, having been officially reopened last December after closing for renovations and completion in 2006.
St Mary’s Cathedral Perth was full to capacity today with over 1000 people gathering for the annual St Patrick’s Day Mass to celebrate Ireland’s National Day and the Feast Day of St Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland.
Archbishop Hickey met with the Archdiocesan College of Consultors on Wednesday 24 February 2010 to discuss future directions of the Archdiocese.
Archbishop Hickey has extended to the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart sincere congratulations on the announcement of the date for the canonisation of Blessed Mary MacKillop.
His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI announced on Friday evening, 19 February 2010, that Blessed Mary MacKillop would be canonosed a saint on
Fr Quang Van Nguyen from the Diocese of Xuan Loc, Vietnam, arrived in Perth last week.
The National Liturgical Council Annual Conference was hosted by the Archdiocese of Perth through the auspices of the Archdiocesan Liturgy Office and its director Sr Kerry Wilison RSM.
At a morning tea held in Church Office on Wednesday 3 February, Archbishop Hickey farewelled the former Dean of St Mary’s Cathedral, Monsignor McDonald, and welcomed the incoming Dean, Monsignor Keating.
Seen in the grounds of St Mary's Cathedral on Friday 22 January 2010, was this small orphaned joey from Shark Bay.
The death this week of Dom Paulino Gutierrez OSB, aged 99 years, brings to an end a continuous line of Spanish born Benedictine monks in New Norcia dating back to the foundation of the Monastery in 1846 by Bishops Salvado and Serra.
On 8 January 2010, Archbishop Hickey, together with six concelebrants and family and friends, celebrated a Pontifical Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Rose Mary Narkle (nee Willoway), who died on 20 December 2009.
Archbishop Hickey was joined by a capacity congregation on Sunday 20 December 2009 to celebrate his 50th anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood and 25th anniversary of his Consecration as a Bishop.
The attribution of a second miracle to the intercession of Blessed Mary MacKillop has opened the way for her canonisation as Australia's first saint sometime in 2010.
The final Liturgy of Blessing associated with the re-opening of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary was celebrated on 17 December 2009 . . .
Archbishop Hickey was joined by many Noongar people and other guests for the Liturgy of Blessing of the Aboriginal Pathway and Cermonial Fire on Tueday 15 December 2009 at St Mary's Cathedral.
On Thursday evening 10 December 2009 the refurbished Dodd and Hobday Organs were blessed by Bishop Donald Sproxton...
Archbishop Barry James Hickey officially opened and re-dedicated St Mary's Cathedral on 8 December 2009.
You can now view our special footage from Channel 7 News on St Mary's Cathdral...
The first ceremony in the now completed St Mary's Cathedral saw five former Bishops and Archbishops of Perth laid to rest in the new Cathedral Crypt.
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