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Wilcannia-Forbes news

As the diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes in New South Wales awaits news of a new bishop – and indeed, news about its future as a diocese – I’ve just seen a feed announcing the death of its Bishop Emeritus, Douglas Warren, who apparently died yesterday, 6 February 2013, at the age of 93.  50 more words


Toowoomba's new bishop to be ordained tomorrow

I have arrived this afternoon in a very foggy Toowoomba.   Tomorrow morning is the consecration of Monsignor Robert McGuckin as the sixth bishop of Toowoomba. 77 more words


Archbishop Coleridge receives the Pallium on 29 June 2012

Please remember in your prayers our Archbishop, Mark Coleridge, who will receive the pallium from Pope Benedict XVI on June 29, the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul.  290 more words


Hands-on Archbishop

Archbishop Coleridge is wasting no time in putting his words into practice, of being “hands-on” from the outset.  It has been great seeing him in the Cathedral celebrating daily Mass, something he hopes to continue doing. 88 more words


Toowoomba has a new bishop

The information has just been released that the Holy Father has appointed a new bishop to Toowoomba.

Monsignor Robert McGuckin of Parramatta will succeed Bishop Bill Morris as the sixth Bishop of Toowoomba, and will be ordained bishop on 11 July 2012, the feast of Saint Benedict. 34 more words


Brisbane's big day arrives: Archbishop Coleridge takes canonical possession of the diocese

The weather was perfect today as the 7th bishop, and 6th archbishop took canonical possession of the Archdiocese of Brisbane.  Canon 382, 3 & 4 states: 760 more words


Back in Brisbane

It’s great to be home (did I say that already?)!

Today I began my practicum in the chancery and tribunal.  I’ll be doing this for the next six weeks. 68 more words

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