Godless Country

What have the Roman Catholics ever done for us?

Are we living in a Godless country? Though there are strong forces that would tell us the age of religion is past, Archbishop Anthony Fisher is not so sure...

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Prospectus

Our Catholic faith, and our works, has shaped our history for 2,000 years and continues to do so today, both in Sydney and beyond.

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Caring for our Retired Priests

Support our Spiritual Fathers, especially our Retired Priests, who have cared so much for us.

Greg Sheridan

Greg Sheridan AO on Christianity's Contribution to Society

The acclaimed Greg Sheridan AO shared his eloquent thoughts and remarkable experiences which shape his book 'God is Good for You'.

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St Mary's Cathedral
Roof Tile Appeal

Over the past few years, the Roof Restoration team has been working hard to replace the old roof tiles with brand new ones. For just $50, donate a roof tile for yourself, or on behalf of a loved one!

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Charitable Works Fund Appeal

For 2000 years the Catholic Church has worked to spread the faith, live charity and care for our elders. Catholics continue this work in Sydney today.

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For 2,000 years the Catholic Church has worked to spread the faith, live charity and care for our elders. Catholics continue this work in Sydney today.

Charitable Works Fund

Supporting our ministries of service and evangelisation.

Priests' Retirement Foundation

Caring for our retired priests who have cared so much for us.

St Mary's Cathedral

Restoring and preserving the heart of our Catholic Faith in Sydney.

Palestrina Foundation

Performing and preserving the Church’s treasury of sacred music, in Australia’s largest church.

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Talks on "Our Faith"

NEWS & TESTIMONIALS

CatholicCare’s HOPE Program and Communities of Care

With more than 100 programs running to assist those in need, CatholicCare is the main social services agency of the Archdiocese of Sydney. Every day, CatholicCare’s 600 staff and nearly 200 volunteers work to strengthen families, individuals, and build communities from their multiple sites. Recently we spoke with CatholicCare about ...

Greg Sheridan and Christianity’s Journey from New Testament to China

It comes as no surprise to many to hear that Christianity is going through challenging times. Christianity, particularly in the West, faces problems of fidelity on a mass scale, with church attendance plummeting, atheism and agnosticism on the rise, and the Church pushed from the public sphere. But, according to ...

St Mary’s Cathedral Choir in 2021

The Catholic Church has one of the oldest and greatest sacred music traditions of all time. Some Gregorian chants that the Church possesses are so ancient, that we don’t even know their origins. Incorporating Hebrew and Greek melodies, the body of Gregorian chants have grown through the centuries, numbering well ...

CatholicCare’s HOPE Program – Hayley’s Story

https://youtu.be/h4ozZwHaCyk   CatholicCare’s HOPE Program is a unique service for young vulnerable women aged 16-25, who are pregnant or who have a child under the age of two. Referred to the program by their social workers, these young women are often in a state of crisis. Some are homeless, single ...

Rosa’s Story – CatholicCare’s Communities of Care Program

Rosa, a client of CatholicCare’s Communities of Care Program. CatholicCare’s Communities of Care Program places a community care worker directly in the parish to provide practical support for the whole community. Rosa, a beneficiary of this program, shares her experience. I met Juliette (CatholicCare’s Community Care Worker) after mass one ...

LifeWeek at Sydney University

Faith often begins at home, but for some, their exposure to Christianity comes through the formative years of tertiary education. Many students have found themselves drawn to the truth, beauty and goodness of Catholicism through the university Chaplaincies.  One such Chaplaincy is that at the University of Sydney. Chaplaincy offers ...

CatholicCare’s HOPE Program – Hayley’s Story

  CatholicCare’s HOPE Program is a unique service for young vulnerable women aged 16-25, who are pregnant or who have a child under the age of two. Referred to the program by their social workers, these young women are often in a state of crisis. Some are homeless, single mothers, or have traumatic backgrounds. Others…

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Rosa’s Story – CatholicCare’s Communities of Care Program

Rosa, a client of CatholicCare’s Communities of Care Program. CatholicCare’s Communities of Care Program places a community care worker directly in the parish to provide practical support for the whole community. Rosa, a beneficiary of this program, shares her experience. I met Juliette (CatholicCare’s Community Care Worker) after mass one day where she explained her…

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Meet Fr Gary Rawson

  The willingness of our Priests to give their lives in service has often been the hallmark of their ministry. Such is the case with retired priest, Fr. Gary Rawson.   Born in 1935 in North Sydney, Fr Gary Rawson’s early life was marked by tragedy.  “When I was five months old the first child, my…

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Meet Mark Anderson, one of your seminarians

Mark Anderson’s journey is not the typical story of a seminarian. Now in his fifth year at Good Shepherd Seminary, Homebush, Mark recalls that in his 20s he was “not the kind of person you would expect in a seminary.” Mark was born and raised in Sydney. After school, he graduated TAFE as an electrician…

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Meet Fr William Challenor

  Meet Fr William Challenor The willingness of Priests’ to serve and give their life has often been the hallmark of their ministry, which was also the case with retired priest, Fr William Challenor. Fr William was ordained to the priesthood in 1961. He started his priestly ministry at Dee Why where he was baptised…

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