SPECIAL REPORT: Jesus wants us to experience the joy and reality of Christ’s resurrection with Him, Archbishop Costelloe says
Parishes across the Archdiocese of Perth gathered for the Easter Vigil Masses on Saturday, 3 April and Easter Sunday Masses on Sunday, 4 April at St Mary’s Cathedral, acknowledging the glorious resurrection of Jesus from the dead, conquering sin and death. This event marks the beginning and foundation of Christianity. By Amanda Murthy.
The Passion of Christ was celebrated by Christians throughout the world this year on Friday, 2 April. The day which commemorates Jesus’ journey to Calvary and His death on the cross, began with the Stations of Cross, followed by a 3pm service. The Archdiocese of Perth were allowed physical celebrations this year with restrictions on the number of people allowed, despite the pandemic still affecting the country. By Amanda Murthy.
Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB celebrated Maundy Thursday, or the Mass of the Last Supper on Thursday, 1 April 2021 at St Mary’s Cathedral. In his homily, the Perth Archbishop accentuated Jesus Christ’s “perfect love”, as demonstrated in his extraordinary gesture of washing his disciples’ feet. By Matthew Lau.
Iona Presentation College’s Dean of Mission and Catholic Identity Gemma Thomson, delivered a presentation on 25 March titled “Towards Plenary 2021 – Discovering a Christ-centred Church that is Humble, Healing and Merciful” at Newman Siena Centre. By Matthew Lau.