Author Archives: Holy Family

Plenary Council Reflection of a Magisterial Catholic

Msgr Harry Entwistle, Ordinary of the Ordinariate of the Southern Cross, has asked us to prayerfully reflect on the question posed by the forthcoming Plenary Council, “What do you think God is asking of us in Australia at this time?” … Continue reading

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Christmas Greetings and Times

For all of the friends of the Gippsland Ordinariate those who are near, and those who are far away, this year has been rich in blessings of many kinds. Our missal is now a couple of years old, and it … Continue reading

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Original Sin – forgotten?

I have been thinking. I have been thinking that we have forgotten original sin. In the great leap forward of humanity into a culture of death, and those within the Church that follow the world, and not Christ, we have forgotten … Continue reading

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Novena of masses for the crimes, and sins of the Clergy

The Gippsland Ordinariate is offering a Novena of Masses in reparation for the heinous sins, and crimes, of some of the clergy, not only in Australia, but in the USA, Chile, Italy, Ireland, and throughout the world.  These masses will … Continue reading

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Fidelity, and Trust in God

I have been thinking a bit lately about ‘Fidelity’.  What does it mean to be faithful?  ‘Faithful’ means loyal, full of faith or trust; firmly and resolutely staying with a person, group, cause, belief, or idea, without waver, despite the … Continue reading

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Church and State: Mandatory Reporting and the Confessional

On the 7th June, in the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly, (and now in South Australia, starting on October 1st), it has been enshrined in law through the introduction of the Ombudsman Amendment Bill 2018[1] giving the State[s] power to … Continue reading

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Holiness and you

If we want the Church to spread the good news of Christ, we have to be the Good News of Christ.  We have to become saints, nothing else matters.  The reformation of the Church starts here, now, with us.  Pray … Continue reading

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