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July 2021

 

  • Performing Arts Festival commemorates 200 years of Catholic education in Australia
    Performing Arts Festival commemorates 200 years of Catholic education in Australia
    29 Jul 2021

    The Catholic Arts committee is this year honoured to introduce “The Spirit of the Arts” to the annual Performing Arts Festival. Staff and students of Catholic Education schools were present for the festival’s opening ceremony at St Mary’s Cathedral on 22 July, led by Fr Vincent Glynn EV.

  • Benedict XVI exhibition showcases pontiff’s photographs, objects
    Benedict XVI exhibition showcases pontiff’s photographs, objects
    29 Jul 2021

    An exhibition of photographs and objects belonging to Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI is displayed at Poli Art Gallery, Rome, and online from 29 June to 22 December 2021.

  • 2021 Archdiocesan Marriage Mass to celebrate Sacrament of Matrimony, family life
    2021 Archdiocesan Marriage Mass to celebrate Sacrament of Matrimony, family life
    29 Jul 2021

    In a video and text released by the Vatican, Pope Francis’ prayer intention for June 2021, focused on the beauty of marriage, inviting everyone to pray for those preparing for marriage, which he said is “a vocation born from the heart.” On 28 August, the Archdiocese of Perth will celebrate a Marriage Mass at Saint Mary’s Cathedral.

  • VAD Legislation brings local Catholic healthcare sectors together
    VAD Legislation brings local Catholic healthcare sectors together
    22 Jul 2021

    Leaders from Western Australia’s Catholic acute, aged and disability healthcare sector have last month engaged in a special dialogue with Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB to discuss the impending impact of the Voluntary Assisted Dying legislation.

  • Grzegorz readies for Ordination to the Diaconate
    Grzegorz readies for Ordination to the Diaconate
    22 Jul 2021

    Redemptorist Mater seminarian Grzegorz Rapcewicz has spent 10 years discerning his vocation and is now set to be ordained to the Diaconate, en route to priesthood, on 12 August at St Mary’s Cathedral.

  • 2021 Agencies Mass: Agency workers fulfil the mission and ministry of Jesus Christ in the Archdiocese, says Bishop Don
    2021 Agencies Mass: Agency workers fulfil the mission and ministry of Jesus Christ in the Archdiocese, says Bishop Don
    22 Jul 2021

    Employees of the 26 agencies from across the Archdiocese of Perth gathered as a people of Christ on 15 July at St Mary’s Cathedral, to reflect on their roles to the community and pray for God’s continuous guidance in the important work they do.

  • 2021 NAIDOC Week Mass a celebration of Indigenous history, faith, culture
    2021 NAIDOC Week Mass a celebration of Indigenous history, faith, culture
    15 Jul 2021

    The Catholic community gathered to end the 2021 NAIDOC Week with a Mass at the Embleton parish, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, on 11 July. At the conclusion of Mass, ACM Pastoral Worker for over 12 years, Badimia Yamatji man Reg Carnamah, was presented with his 2021 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council (NATSICC) Adult Service to Community Award for his dedication and commitment to serving the people of Western Australia, through his various roles in the Archdiocese of Perth.

  • Property advisor honoured with Apostolic Blessing for services to the Church community
    Property advisor honoured with Apostolic Blessing for services to the Church community
    15 Jul 2021

    David Anthony Barnao, Principal of David Barnao & Co (now Barnao Property), has last week been gifted an Apostolic Blessing for his decades of resolute services to the Church and wider community.

  • Online 2021 Catholic Men’s Gathering centralised on Acts 2:37
    Online 2021 Catholic Men’s Gathering centralised on Acts 2:37
    15 Jul 2021

    The Year of Saint Joseph will be a crucial motivator for participants of the 2021 Australian Catholic Men’s Gathering, which will be launched nationally online from 31 July.

  • Archdiocese bids farewell to three loyal staff: Brian Bonser, Warren Lethridge and Caroline Fouche
    Archdiocese bids farewell to three loyal staff: Brian Bonser, Warren Lethridge and Caroline Fouche
    15 Jul 2021

    The Archdiocese of Perth honoured three of its’ long-serving staff, who officially retired on 30 June and 2 July respectively. Archdiocese Clergy Liaison Officer Brian Bonser, Manager: Compliance and Suppliers Warren Lethridge and Personal Assistant to Perth Auxiliary Bishop Don Sproxton Caroline Fouche reflect on their journey and provide advice for future staff.

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