Reflections and Homilies from the Vicar General Father David Ranson Regarding the Bushfire Crisis

Australia Day 2020

28 Jan 2020

A little later in the year, towards the end of May, the 54th World Communications Day will be celebrated. However, just ...

Homily for Sunday 19th of January

20 Jan 2020

In a challenging article this weekend, the Melbourne academic, John Carroll, suggests that the “new snobbery is not over ...

Sunday of the Baptism of the Lord 2020 Homily

12 Jan 2020

At the beginning of each Mass of Christian Burial we turn our attention to the two great symbols of our spiritual life: ...

Feast of the Epiphany 2020 Homily

6 Jan 2020

We are but a few days into the new year, a new year which has started with the most extraordinary sense of our vulnerabi ...

Solemnity of Mary Mother of God Homily

1 Jan 2020

When I left Melbourne, I enjoyed lunch with some friends including Michael Leunig. We fell to talking about the culture ...

Christmas Homily

25 Dec 2019

Our nation comes to Christmas this year with a weariness from the combination of heat, fire and smoke that have marked o ...