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For The Diary Priesthood

Lecture series to focus on future of priesthood

Conversations around the role, function, and future of the ministerial priesthood in Australia will be at the centre of a new lecture series honouring the founding president of the Manly Union. Source: ACU.

Priesthood Religious Orders

Joyful sacrifice: Trio ordained Passionist priests

Three Vietnamese Passionist deacons have been ordained to the priesthood in Adelaide. Source: The Southern Cross.

In The Dioceses Priesthood

Townsville’s Catholic community welcomes new priest

Townsville’s newest priest, Fr William Brennan, says he has a love for preaching the Word of God. Source: The Catholic Leader.

In The Dioceses Priesthood

Chinese-Australian Catholics have their prayers answered

When Sydney’s Chinese Catholic community answered Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP’s call to empower future clergy through sponsorship, little did they know they would be answering their own prayers. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

In The Dioceses Priesthood

Priest takes to the air to cover vast diocese

When he moved to Roma, Queensland, Fr Tom Duncan obtained his pilot’s licence so he could visit parishioners in more remote areas. Source: Outback Magazine.

In The Dioceses Priesthood

Two new priests for Brisbane

Hundreds gathered at Brisbane’s St Stephen’s Cathedral on Friday to witness Archbishop Mark Coleridge ordain two new priests – Fr Michael My Van Tran and Fr Bradley Davies. Source: Brisbane Archdiocese. 

Pope Francis Priesthood

Church could not go on without you, Pope tells parish priests

Pope Francis published a letter yesterday addressed to all parish priests in the world with his advice for building a missionary Church in which all the baptised share in the mission of proclaiming the Gospel. Source: CNA.

Priesthood Synod

Parish priests meet to share experiences of synodality

Some 300 parish priests from around the world are gathering in Sacrofano, outside Rome, this week for a meeting dedicated to listening, prayer, and discernment to address the question of how to be a local synodal Church on mission. Source: Vatican News.

Digital Life Priesthood United States

US seminarians to screen out technology to gain more prayer time

A new formation program at United States seminaries will see first-year seminarians have more prayer time and less screen time. Source: CNA.