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St Patrick’s Church, Sydney (3)

Anniversary Year 2018 Archdeacon John McEncroe  The first Parish Priest In those earliest days, St Patrick’s and St Brigid’s were Mass centres, served by priests based at St Mary’s Cathedral. St Brigid’s is in fact the oldest place of Catholic worship in Australia. Governor Richard Bourke approved the site and building plan in 1833: “for […]

Wednesday 1 February

St Brigid (451-525)a Patron Saint of Ireland 2 Samuel 24:2,9-17; Psalm 32; Mark 6: 1-6 Brigid’s parents were baptized by St Patrick. As a young girl she desired to live for God alone. After taking religious vows, she organized other consecrated women to live in convents all over Ireland. Many miracles are attributed to her. […]