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Memorial of Saint John Vianney – 4th August 2023

Today, we celebrate the feast of St John Vianney, patron saint of parish priests. Known as the "Curé d'Ars," St John was born in Lyons, France; he was a 'delayed vocation' who had great difficulty with his seminary studies. Sent to Ars, where few people practiced their faith, he transformed the parish by his holiness, preaching, prayer and penance. People flocked to Ars to confess to this holy pastor, who often spent 16 hours a day in the confessional. After 42 years in Ars, St John Vianney died on this date and was canonised in 1925 by Pope Pius XI. We give thanks to all our priests for their service to the community in proclaim...

Priestly Ordinations

Join Most Reverend Anthony Fisher OP, Archbishop of Sydney, Auxiliary Bishops, Clergy of Sydney for the Ordination of Deacons William Chow, John Jang, Ronnie Maree, Br William Loh OP, Moises Tapia Carrasco, Miguel Perez Campos and Joseph Murphy. The Mass of Ordination will commence at 10.30am, with first blessings by the newly ordained priests to follow.,