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Articles in Category: Bishop Peter Ingham

Reclaiming Halloween

31 October 2015

Halloween is growing in popularity but its roots are lost on most people.  It is observed on 31 October, the "een" or "eve" of All Hallows Day (All Saints Day) on 1 November.

"Hallow” occurs in the Lord's Prayer – "hallowed be thy name" (may God's name be held...

Chrism Mass 2015 | Bishop Peter Ingham's Homily

02 April 2015

Chrism Mass 2015 | Bishop Peter Ingham's Homily

My Brother Clergy, Religious Brothers and Sisters, People of the Diocese

Today’s joyful celebration of the Chrism Mass transports us back to the Last Supper on the first Holy Thursday because to that occasion we trace the origins of the Eucharistic Sacrifice of the Mass and the...

Christmas message from Bishop Peter Ingham

24 December 2014

Christmas message from Bishop Peter Ingham

When Jesus Christ was born in Bethlehem, the angels proclaimed “Glory to God in the highest and peace on earth to people of goodwill.”

The recent shocking events in Sydney, Pakistan and Cairns have left us with heavy hearts – a certain numbness. Many are asking: where is peace on...

Chrism Mass Homily 2014

14 May 2014

My Brother Clergy, Religious Brothers and Sisters, People of the Diocese

Last Sunday week, I travelled to Townsville for the funeral of a fellow bishop, Michael Putney, who joined the Bishops’ Conference just two years after me. For nine years I was a member with him of the...

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