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.

31 May 2022

Interfaith communities listen and share

Faith community representatives from across Adelaide gathered for ‘interfaith dialogue’ in April hosted by Archbishop Patrick O’Regan and his support staff.

18 May 2022

DPC - Rachele Tullio

... I have always been involved in a parish. As a youngster, I attended St Joseph’s Primary School in Thebarton. It was with the Sisters of St Joseph that my real relationship with God started.

18 May 2022

DPC – Stephen Bampton

From early in life my faith has been a core part of my identity and I deeply believe that parish and diocesan life more broadly have played roles in shaping both my youth and the person I am today.

10 May 2022

Knights celebrate 100 years of service

A gathering of 32 men in a room at the back of the Cathedral Hall was the early beginnings of an Order that has served the South Australian Catholic community with its good works over the past 100 years.

09 May 2022

Support flows for Ukrainian refugees

There has been an outpouring of financial and emotional support for the more than 140 Ukrainians who have fled the war in their homeland and sought refuge in Adelaide over recent weeks.

20 Apr 2022

Ukrainian Easter traditions continue

When many Catholic Ukrainians fled their homeland after the Second World War and came to countries like Australia, they brought with them the rich traditions of their culture and faith.

19 Apr 2022

Stations of the Cross find their way to Adelaide

A unique set of metal sculptures forming the Way of the Cross, commissioned more than 60 years ago by a small rural Catholic community in SA, has found a new home hundreds of kilometres away in Nth Adelaide.

14 Apr 2022

Easter Mass-goers encouraged to wear masks

The Catholic Archbishop of Adelaide, Patrick O'Regan, has encouraged worshippers to continue wearing masks when attending services over the Easter period.

10 Apr 2022

Remember why you started!

For Catholics, Easter is preceded by a time of preparation called Lent which seeks to renew our minds and hearts that we might, with joy, celebrate the central feast of our faith, the resurrection of Christ.

15 Mar 2022

Joyful ordinations during Lent

It was a day of joyful celebration and reflection on a long journey, at times interrupted by a pandemic, as the Adelaide Archdiocese welcomed two new priests into its fold over the weekend.

06 Mar 2022

Project Compassion supporting future generations

Catholic school students were encouraged to build strong foundations in their lives and open their hearts to those in need around the world, as the 2022 Project Compassion appeal was launched in schools on Shrove Tuesday.

04 Mar 2022

Triplets a precious gift from God

It was a long wait for Jasmine and Van Nguyen but their lives are full of Faith, Hope and Joy since their triplets came into the world last September.

01 Mar 2022

What's in it for us?

Sometimes we humans make decisions based solely on the principle of ‘What’s in it for me?’ Before deciding to contribute to something, sometimes there is a subtle calculus we apply to see, well, ‘what’s in it for me?’.

01 Mar 2022

Museum volunteer inspired by saint

Pauline Grear has had a long association with the Sisters of St Joseph so when her friend told her the Mary MacKillop Museum at Kensington needed volunteers, she jumped at the chance to help.

23 Feb 2022

St Josephine Bakhita Mass

The World Day of Prayer, Reflection and Action Against Human Trafficking was held on February 8, the feast of St Josephine Bakhita, who is the patron saint of Sudan and victims of slavery.

18 Feb 2022

Preparing for long-awaited ordinations

Planning is well underway for the long-awaited ordinations to the priesthood of Olek Stirrat and Anthony Beltrame which will be held in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral on Saturday March 12.

18 Feb 2022

Ambassadors enlisted to promote Lenten Appeal

Project Compassion Sunday will be celebrated...on February 27 to mark the start of the annual Lenten campaign. This year parishes are being asked to appoint a Caritas ambassador/s to promote the appeal...

08 Feb 2022

New schools open in year of expansion

Two new schools, additional year levels for four regional schools and a record intake of more than 48,000 students have provided a positive start to the year for Catholic education in South Australia.

08 Feb 2022

High hopes for rail trail to 'holy place'

A new $2.1m walking and cycling trail in the South East has been backed by the Adelaide Archdiocese in the hope it will encourage more pilgrimages to Penola.

07 Feb 2022

Changing of the Guard

It was a time for farewells over the holiday period as a number of priests prepared to take on new appointments in various parishes around the State and a new Vicar General taking the reins.

07 Feb 2022

How long, O Lord?

In mid-January 2020 who would have thought that two years on we would still be encountering the unpredictability of the COVID pandemic?