Melbourne News

San Diego Bishop visits Melbourne

Monday 26 June 2017

Media and Communications Office

Visiting United States Bishop Robert McElroy was guest of the Pope Francis Fellow program in Melbourne over the weekend, to deliver an important lecture and to conduct a seminar.
The Helder Camara oration was delivered at Newman College, University of Melbourne, on Friday evening, under the title ‘Listening to Pope Francis: Challenging nationalism, market rule and overconfidence in technology’, while Saturday’s seminar was badged ‘Pope Francis and the Common Good: Where is our society going?’

Archbishop Hart ordains two new priests and two new deacons for Melbourne Archdiocese

Saturday 24 June 2017

Media and Communications Office

St Patrick’s Cathedral in Melbourne was filled to capacity once again today, as Archbishop of Melbourne Denis Hart ordained two new candidates to priesthood for the Archdiocese, as well as a permanent deacon and a deacon transiting to future ordination.

Ordained as Permanent Deacon was Mr Hubert Fernando, along with Mr Tho Tran, whose diaconal ordination is part of his studies for and progress towards the priesthood.

The candidates for priestly ordination today were the Rev Marcus Goulding and Rev Trevor Tibertsma.