Shining a Light on Domestic Violence

We can all be prepared to work towards ending domestic violence by listening to people who have been abused without judging or blaming them for the harm caused by another person. From Nov 16th to 19th, the parishes across the Sale Diocese unite in shining a light on Domestic Violence and praying for its end. … [Read more…]

Diocesan Mission Council Questions & Answers

DOS Webpage: Bishop Greg Bennet’s video download: Diocesan Mission Council The Diocesan Mission Council (DMC) is a key advisory and consultative council to the Bishop, advising him in all matters related to local, national, and global issues that influence the mission of the Diocese. The DMC exercises leadership and co-responsibility of the governance … [Read more…]

Pentecost Sunday

How are you coping with Coronavirus Covid-19? From 11.59pm on 31 May 2020 restrictions on gatherings at places of worship and ceremonies will be eased:Places of worship can open for private worship or small ceremonies for up to 20 people.The strict conditions are these: Clear signage around service schedules, Social distancing and hygiene requirements, Availability … [Read more…]


Fr Edwin, Deacon Jithin and Dean Peter have longed for the further easing of Mass attendance restrictions due to the Coronavirus.We have heard many expressions of sadness at the closing of our churches during this difficult and hard time. With the restrictions just announced we have worked on providing more opportunities for parishioners to attend … [Read more…]


We are blessed especially in the Cathedral Parish and give thanks for all our Mothers. We thank you for your sacrifices, wise counsel, love, faith and prayers. We love you and offer you our gratitude for your strength and you gentleness.We know, like Mary the mother of God, our mothers shed silent tears as their … [Read more…]

Prayers From Pope Francis in this time of tribulation

‘STRONG IN THE FACE OF TRIBULATION’ This is linked  to the Vatican Edition that may be updated weekly. The Vatican has made a free downloadable book of Pope Francis’s prayers, supplications and homilies available for readers around the world. Strong in the Face of Tribulation is available for download free of charge on the website … [Read more…]

Fourth Sunday Of Easter Christ The Good Shepherd

MAY 3, 2020 – 9.30AM MASS (Streamed on YouTube) My dear Parishioners – my brothers and sisters for whom I pray and look out for. Covid – 19 lock-down has been very hard on so many and in particular on myself. – Not having you with me in person in our beautiful St Mary’s Cathedral … [Read more…]

Live-streaming – a new experience

THANK YOU I want to express my sincerest thanks to all who helped be available for reading in our live-stream Holy Week ceremonies and Masses. We would all agree Archbishop-Elect, Pat., Fr Edwin, Deacon Jithin were outstanding. Also, we thank Mr Jeff Hobbs and those who assisted him. We apologise for the early struggles we … [Read more…]