November 26, 2019
Building the Kingdom of God Together, is the theme of our Diocesan Synod which commenced on Saturday when about 400 people gathered to pray, dialogue, listen, celebrate, and share food, drink and fellowship as well as Eucharist.
November 25, 2019
Bishop Bill Wright put the following question to the 400 people who gathered in prayer, community and hope on Saturday 23 November for the first session of the diocesan Synod.
November 19, 2019
What a week it has been, the heartache of bushfires and drought and yet the readings of the thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time remind us to keep on persevering. We are people of faith, hope and love.
November 05, 2019
November is upon us and the month of the Holy Souls, in which we remember those who have died, and we pray for them, in order to move them more fully into the presence of God.
October 29, 2019
The end of October is upon us with the weather heating up and the drought still with us. The barrenness of some of our countryside was evident to me as I drove around much of our diocese in the past week, continuing my visit to parishes in order to speak with parish leaders and some of the members of their advisory councils, about the Plenary Council’s listening and discernment process, and our own Diocesan Synod, as well as other areas of pastoral life.
October 22, 2019
Once again I write this message on a Sunday evening and I am conscious that on this, the 20th Day of October, it is World Mission Day in this Extraordinary Mission Month, which was proclaimed by Pope Francis for the centenary of the promulgation of the Apostolic Letter Maximum Illud by Pope Benedict XV, on the activity of missionaries in the world.