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  • First Bishop of Perth Reinterred

    Perth's first Bishop John Brady was laid to rest in St Mary's Cathedral crypt on 2 August.

  • A Surreal Experience!

    Bishop Brady's great great grandniece Lorna Lavelle described as "surreal" the experience of being in Perth for the Reinterment of Bishop John Brady

  • Three Priests Ordained for Perth

    Archbishop Hickey ordained three men for the Archdiocese of Perth on Friday 12 August in a packed Cathedral.

  • Australian Catholic Council for Employment Relations Meets in Perth

    The Australian Catholic Council for Employment Relations met in Perth on the 16th and 17th of August.

  • Cardinal Emeritus Edward Clancy R.I.P.

    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.

  • Two new priests for Perth

    The long-awaited ordinations to the priesthood of Christian Irdi and Mark Baumgarten took place with great celebration in St Mary's Cathedral. Archbishop Costelloe spoke of their lives being "very counter-cultural".

  • We'll take families out of detention

    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.

  • National Day of Mourning

    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.

  • Distaste for disabilities

    Dr Joe Parkinson, bioethicist for the Archdiocese of Perth, reflects on the situation arising from the surrogacy agreement between an Australian couple and the Thai surrogate that has left a twin boy and girl separated from each other.

  • Pray and fast for Iraq, says Archbishop

    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.

  • Courageous victim achieves justice

    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

  • Diaconate of Marlon, Alexis and Noe

    At a moving ceremony where three men were ordained to the Diaconate, Archbishop Costelloe shared how we are all called into the Church not just for our own sakes but for the sake of others, stating that the whole world is our neighbour.

  • Silver Jubilee of Notre Dame

    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.