There is an accessible version of this website. You can click here to switch now or switch to it at any time by clicking Accessibility in the footer.

April 2014

  • Archbishop: we have failed terribly
    Archbishop: we have failed terribly
    24 Apr 2014

    In the lead up to the Royal Commission's two-week visit to Perth, Archbishop Costelloe has written to the entire Catholic community expressing profound sorrow for the past and a promise to make matters different in the future.

  • Christ is risen - Alleluia!
    Christ is risen - Alleluia!
    20 Apr 2014

    In the lead up to the Royal Commission's two-week visit to Perth, Archbishop Costelloe has written to the entire Catholic community expressing profound sorrow for the past and a promise to make matters different in the futur

  • Child Protection to the Sunday Times
    Child Protection to the Sunday Times
    20 Apr 2014

    The Sunday Times approached Archbishop Costelloe's office wishing to know the steps he had taken to make the Catholic Church a safer place for children since issuing a letter of apology in December 2013. A full transcript of the comment is here.

  • Easter in Perth 2014
    Easter in Perth 2014
    18 Apr 2014

    Fewer seasons in the Church's calendar bring together a tidal wave of clergy and laity of any town and city like Easter. Perth is no different with the cathedral and parishes overflowing as we remember Jesus' passion, death and resurrection.

  • The Triduum begins
    The Triduum begins
    17 Apr 2014

    As the 2014 Paschal Triduum begins, Archbishop Costelloe reflects on what Christ's life, death and resurrection mean for Catholics and Perth society at this time in history.

  • Statement from Archbishop Costelloe regarding Fr Patrick Holmes
    Statement from Archbishop Costelloe regarding Fr Patrick Holmes
    15 Apr 2014

    Following a guilty plea delivered by Fr Patrick Holmes OSCam at Perth Magistrates Court this morning, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe made the following public statement...

  • Perth celebrates the Chrism Mass
    Perth celebrates the Chrism Mass
    15 Apr 2014

    St Mary's Cathedral was standing-room only again as the Catholic community gathered to celebrate the annual Mass of Chrism. The main theme of Archbishop Costelloe's homily was that Jesus cannot and does not fail those of us who fail Him.

  • Perth United for Sports Celebration
    Perth United for Sports Celebration
    7 Apr 2014

    Nic Naitanui joined church leaders, school students and a whole host of sports-loving individuals at a celebration of God's Gift of Sport at St George's Anglican Cathedral on Sunday 6th April.

  • Prayer Focus for Flight MH370
    Prayer Focus for Flight MH370
    3 Apr 2014

    With much attention on Perth regarding the search of missing Malaysian Airways flight MH370, St Mary's Cathedral has provided a place for the general public to come to pray and reflect for all involved in this recent tragedy.