This year, as our Catholic community celebrates the wonderful feast of Christmas with the rest of our society, we do so at the very beginning of the Jubilee Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis. This special year began on December 8 and will conclude next year on the Solemnity of Christ the King on November 20, 2016.
04 December 2015
“Blessed are the merciful: they shall have mercy shown to them” (Matt 5:7).
On December 8, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Pope Francis will inaugurate, in St Peter’s Basilica in Rome, the Jubilee Year of Mercy by opening the Holy Door.
17 November 2015
Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB has today, September 2, asks the Archdiocese of Perth to unite in prayer for the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris.
02 September 2015
Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB has today, September 2, spoken on the release of Pope Francis’ letter regarding the upcoming Jubilee Year of Mercy and an important initiative.
04 August 2015
To launch the new Archdiocesan website, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB, speaking in a video to launch the site,said that over time, he hopes to share on a regular basis.
03 August 2015
Perth Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB, last Saturday August 1 ordained eight men to the priesthood in front of an estimated 1000 people, including family and friends of the candidates, at St Mary’s Cathedral.
28 April 2015
Archbishop Costelloe has asked that the Catholic community join their prayers and thoughts with the communities in Nepal, and neighbouring countries.
26 April 2015
Archbishop Costelloe spoke at a moving ceremony that interspersed the commemoration of the 100th landing of the ANZAC forces at Gallipoli with the theme of the Good Shepherd.
The giving of gifts as everyone knows is associated with Christmas. And yet it has increasingly become a feature of our Easter celebrations. More often than not, Easter gifts take the form of chocolate, and especially of chocolate eggs . . . Read the full text in PDF