17 Nov 2022

Clocking up combined century of priesthood

Fr Tony Densley and Fr Michael Brennan were ordained at a time of great excitement and hope for the Catholic Church as the reforms of Vatican II were being implemented around the world. Fifty years later...

10 Nov 2022

Plea to combat antisemitism

Religious and community leaders used the annual Remembrance of the Shoah service in the Cathedral to raise concerns about increasing antisemitism while warning of the dangers of staying silent.

08 Nov 2022

How do we live in this world?

Sooner or later each person of faith has to choose how they will relate to the world around them. Some people of faith might choose to engage; some might choose to reject the world or some combination in between. At some stage we have to make a choice.

08 Nov 2022

New Nuncio visits SA

Witnessing the “big sky country” of the Mid North, learning about the early Polish Catholic settlement in the Clare Valley and celebrating the feast of St Hilarion were among the highlights...of first visit to SA.

07 Nov 2022

Tackling disadvantage a priority

The urgent need to tackle generational poverty and dis-advantage was highlighted by the SA Minister for Human Services Nat Cook at the celebration of Centacare’s 80th anniversary.

07 Nov 2022

Christmas card competition

The Southern Cross and Catholic Education SA is calling for students in the Adelaide and Port Pirie dioceses to use their artistic skills to design Archbishop O’Regan’s 2022 Christmas card.

03 Oct 2022

Expo to showcase past and present

An expo showcasing Centacare Catholic Family Services’ history, achievements and services will mark the 80th year of the organisation

03 Oct 2022

Former analyst embraces rank of service

Newly ordained deacon James Thomson experienced a “great sense of peace” as he prepared for the next big step in his journey to becoming a priest.

01 Oct 2022

Taking the next step

Local parishes and communities have been urged to take action to save the planet and its creatures, following the release of the Archdiocese’s Laudato Si’ Action Platform and Strategic Plan in September.

01 Oct 2022

Preparing the way for Diocesan Assembly

Archbishop Patrick O’Regan has asked parishes, communities and schools of the Adelaide Archdiocese to pray for the upcoming Diocesan Assembly at “every opportunity including Masses and regular gatherings”.

28 Sep 2022

Migrant and Refugee Mass

The beautiful sounds of the Viet Linh Choir from the Vietnamese Catholic Community contributed to the inspiring and uplifting Migrant and Refugee Mass.

20 Sep 2022

Caring for the Earth is close to home

The wisdom of ‘seniors’ and people from different cultures is being harnessed by a program established by members of the Croydon Park parish in response to Laudato Si’ and Pope’s call to respond to the cry of the Earth.

15 Sep 2022

Fertile ground for conversion

As Adelaide Archdiocese celebrates the Season of Creation during September, many school and parish communities are finding ways to heed Pope Francis’ call to care for our common home.

15 Sep 2022

Best friends make a perfect match

Spending time together, having common interests and ‘generally liking each other’ have provided the foundations for 50 years of happily married life, according to Lockleys parishioners Erica and Aldo Floreani.

05 Sep 2022

In the air and on the ground

“You’re lucky,” says the person next to me. “You don’t see that every day. You’re lucky you’ve come both on a clear day and now!

05 Sep 2022

Magnets with a message for Safeguarding Sunday

Parishes around the State will mark National Child Protection Week and Safeguarding Sunday by distributing fridge magnets to children to encourage them to have a say.

01 Sep 2022

Catholic tennis hits 100

Tennis in South Australia began in the 1870s and quickly gained impetus with the founding members of the colony. Courts were established mostly upon private property, one of the early facilities being ‘The Acacias’ where Loreto College stands today.

26 Aug 2022

Spotlight on Catholic schools

Catholic schools across the State will be opening their doors and showcasing their offerings to the wider community as part of the annual ‘open week’ event starting today.

26 Aug 2022

Voices of youth to be heard

The hopes and ideas of young Catholics will be discussed and prioritised at the 2022 Diocesan Youth Assembly being held at St Thomas School, Goodwood, on September 17.

12 Aug 2022

Moving with the times

Serving as a priest since 1957, Monsignor Rob Egar (or Fr Rob as he likes to be known) says he has learned to “roll with the punches” in an ever-changing world and Church.

06 Aug 2022

New priest looks forward to ministries of the future

Ordained in the familiar surrounds of St David’s Church in the Tea Tree Gully parish...Fr Nash will return home for his first appointment as assistant parish priest to St David’s and St Pius X Church at Dernancourt...

01 Aug 2022

Ordination to diaconate

The journey to the priesthood continues for seminarian James Thomson, who will be ordained to the diaconate in Adelaide next month.

01 Aug 2022

Celebrating Vocations Week

In his message for World Day of Prayer for Vocations earlier this year, Pope Francis said: “…in every vocation, we are met with the gaze of God, who calls us. 

15 Jul 2022

Hearing the voices of many

In our continuing series on the Interim Diocesan Pastoral Council, Holly Roberts and Fr Manu Kumbidiyamackal explain why they nominated to be on the Council and share their hopes for the future.

15 Jul 2022

Celebrating the Sacrament of the Sick

The experience of sickness and suffering can make us feel anxious and alone. We need someone to be with us, to comfort us, to listen to us, to encourage us.

13 Jul 2022

Monica's NAIDOC gift to Centacare

AFLW best-and-fairest Anne Hatchard has lit up Country in boots bearing her dots. SANFLW players have proudly worn her designs in Indigenous Round.

07 Jul 2022

Standing on the shoulders

Sharing stories and experiences of the Catholic Deaf Community with Archbishop Patrick O’Regan was a highlight of the 60th anniversary celebrations held at St Joseph’s Church Hall, Kingswood, in May.

06 Jul 2022

Plenary Council members pray for Christian unity

Members of the Fifth Plenary Council of Australia were encouraged on Tuesday evening to embrace the “new and demanding urgency” of ecumenism.

05 Jul 2022

Grandparents a treasure to cherish

The valuable role older members of the Church play in their families and forming the faith of the younger generation will be honoured in parishes around the Archdiocese later this month.

04 Jul 2022

Romero Rock Mass rejoicing 50 years

“The Mass is a life-giver, a celebration which is to involve us all... We need to include young people’s music and language so they can express their concerns in the liturgy.” – Sr Janet Mead rsm

22 Jun 2022

Celebrating vocation of families

The gift of families to the Church will be celebrated at the 10th World Meeting of Families (WMOF) being held in Rome later this month.

20 Jun 2022

See, judge and act in today’s world

The 25th anniversary of Fr Hugh O'Sullivan's death was marked with a memorial Mass. Fr Dean Marin reflects on Fr Hugh’s work with the YCW; the importance of the movement and ministry of its founder, Cardinal Cardijn.

02 Jun 2022

Procession of love for Mary and Ukraine

Almost 1500 faithful representing Catholic parishes and 13 multicultural communities throughout the Archdiocese gathered to honour Mary, Mother of the Church, at the annual Marian Procession.

02 Jun 2022

A stitch in time

A country teacher with a love for detective work has written the fascinating history of how English nuns came to establish one of Adelaide’s leading needlework studios.

01 Jun 2022

Marian Procession in focus

About 1500 faithful attended the annual Marian Procession held at the Adelaide Showgrounds on May 22. Click here for pictures of the event.