Adrian Middeldorp

  • Mexican Faith, Food and Culture feature at formation night

      Pilgrims continued their formation this week on the way to World Youth Day 2019 with an outline to the first half of the pilgrimage which will be undertaken in Mexico en route to Panama. Formation nights were undertaken at St Michael’s Primary, Blacktown and Sacred Heart Parish, Mt...
  • Vale Fr Eric Burton

    Fr Eric Burton, Emeritus Parish Priest of Christ the King, North Rocks died this afternoon at Rosary Village, Yennora aged 92.  Funeral details will be announced in due course. Born on 24 October 1925 and ordained 24 July 1950, Fr Eric was a priest for over 68 years. He...
  • All aboard to WYD Panama

      There was high energy at Patrician Brothers’ College, Blacktown on Monday 20 August as 150 young adults came together for the first Pilgrim Formation Night in preparation for World Youth Day, Panama. Pilgrims and chaplains joined together to begin a rigorous 12-session program over the next four months...
  • Catholic media provides different viewpoint and nourishes faith: survey

    The first comprehensive survey of people’s experience of the Catholic media landscape in Australia has revealed that users value Catholic media for the different perspective it provides and, in most cases, it has played a role in their personal faith development. The Australian Catholic Media User Survey was conducted...
  • Archbishop Mark Colerdige

    Archbishop Coleridge elected president of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

    The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has today elected Archbishop Mark Coleridge of Brisbane as president of the Conference. Archbishop Coleridge was ordained Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne in 2002 and later became Archbishop of Canberra-Goulburn. Since 2012, he has served as Archbishop of Brisbane. “With few illusions about myself or...
  • Jack de Groot

    New advisory body to monitor Catholic reforms in response to child sexual abuse tragedy

    The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Catholic Religious Australia have established a new advisory group that will play a crucial role in influencing and monitoring the Catholic Church’s ongoing response to the child sexual abuse scandal. Archbishop Denis Hart, president of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, explained that the...
  • Marsden Park at capacity for first Mass

    Bishop Vincent Long OFM Conv was welcomed by Deacon Tony Hoban, his wife Annette and over 300 people for the inaugural Mass at the newly established St Luke’s Catholic Faith Community, Marsden Park on Sunday 8 April 2018. At the Mass, held in the newly-built at St Luke’s Catholic...
  • Marsden Park – Growing in faith and numbers

    The Diocese of Parramatta is responding to exponential growth in the Marsden Park area with the establishment of St Luke’s Catholic Faith Community, a new parochial district in Sydney’s North West. Deacon Tony Hoban, Pastoral Director for the new Catholic community said it was decided to use the term “faith...
  • St Patrick's Cathedral Light's Up

    St Patrick’s Cathedral lights up the winter cold

    Braving the cold, thousands of enthusiastic visitors were treated to a spectacle of dazzling images and soothing music at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta over the weekend. The inaugural Light Up St Pat’s kicked off on Friday night, with images projected onto St Patrick’s Cathedral that delighted crowds. The main feature of...