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Message from Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP regarding the NSW Government’s COVID Freedom Plan – 9th September 2021

MESSAGE FROM ARCHBISHOP ANTHONY FISHER O.P. RE: TODAY’S ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE NSW GOVERNMENT’S COVID “FREEDOM PLAN” AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR PLACES AND ACTIVITIES OF WORSHIP - 9th September 2021 Dear friends in Christ, Announcements have been made today about Sydney beginning to reopen once 70% of the adult population has had two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, and foreshadowing further easing once we reach 80%. The roadmap states that places of worship will be included in this reopening. In discussions with the NSW Government and NSW Health, I joined other religious leaders in insisting that worship is an essential service, not mere ...

Ninth Pastoral Letter from Archbishop Anthony Fisher 16th May 2021

Click the image above to read the Ninth Pastoral Letter from Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP to the Clergy and Faithful of Sydney 

Inaugural Archbishop’s Prize for New Composers

Description This Competition recognises and continues the historical contribution of the Church to the arts, and is designed to encourage a musical culture in Australia by providing a platform for new composers to have their work performed. In particular, it is hoped that the Prize will enable the development of a uniquely Australian flavour of musical work and so the text is drawn from one of Australia’s greatest poets, Les Murray. The piece will be a choral work of no more than 5 minutes in length, setting the poem Animal Nativity, by Les Murray, to music. Full details on the website below. Website https://www.sydneycatholic.or...